Jones Edmunds, one of ENR's top 500 design firms has an exciting opportunity for a full-timeProject Manager for our Gainesville Office. Would you like to be a part of planning, designing and implementing infrastructure solutions that help provide water, wastewater, and reclaimed water services to communities throughout Florida? At Jones Edmunds, we understand the technical, but also take into account the bigger picture - regulatory drivers, funding, and environmental factors that impact our water supply, distribution and transmission, collection, treatment and disposal. We use the latest in modeling technology to really focus on water capacity, water management, water quality and conservation.
The Project Manager exercises discretion and independent judgment in managing projects of various scope with complex features, and in accordance with the Jones Edmunds Project Management Manual. The Project Manager is responsible for overall project quality, schedule adherence, and financial performance. This individual assigns tasks to and oversees engineers, technicians, and administrative staff working on the project. The Project Manager has extensive interaction with technical and non-technical staff, clients, officials, contractors, vendors, and others. The Project Manager prepares the scopes, budgets, and schedules for assignments. This individual is expected to attend project meetings and develop and make presentations concerning specific aspects of engineering assignments. The Project Manager is responsible for continued marketing and sales to clients with whom they are working.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Manage projects in accordance with the exercise of discretion and independent judgment, use of experience and knowledge, and in compliance with Jones Edmunds Project Management Manual.
Develop concise scope, schedule, and fees for projects and additional scope/services requested by clients that yield highly successful projects for clients and the Company.
Develop project plans and manage project performance.
Negotiate fees and prepare contracts, including additional fees for out-of-scope work and additional work desired by the client.
In conjunction with the Director and Operations Manager, select project teams including task managers, engineers, scientists, CADD staff, Technical Communications staff, administrative support, and subconsultants.
Oversee the work of staff on a project-by-project basis.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date project plans in the Company’s management information system including project fundamentals, labor projections, financial goals, and quality program planning.
Communicate regularly with the team on project activities and track project progress on completed work relative to agreed-on scope and deliverable goals.
Prepare for and participate in regular project performance reviews with Department Managers and Operations Managers.
Conduct project team meetings and make presentations to clients.
Communicate with clients about project progress, including any challenges or changes required on a project.
Work with team members to maximize profitability while maintaining a high level of quality.
Provide consultative value to clients.
Establish, develop, and maintain relationships with clients and potential clients.
Develop client proposals for projects to ensure a complete scope that meets Company, industry, and client standards and expectations.
Input, monitor, and update marketing opportunities alone or in conjunction with the Primary Client Contacts.
Work closely with the Primary Client Contacts to ensure they are informed of project progress, accomplishments, and challenges.
Work closely with the Primary Client Contacts to develop new projects and maintain client satisfaction.
May be assigned as the Primary Client Contact for a client or clients.
Present a professional and positive image of Jones Edmunds.
Ability to design a complete project, system, component, or process and prepare complete project documents.
Ensure project documents are consistent with project plans and within project scope and budget.
Analyze and correlate scientific and engineering data and recognize discrepancies in results using a series of related detailed steps or processes.
Identify problems, evaluate options for resolution including risks associated with each, and implement appropriate solutions.
Quality Program Responsibility
Responsible for proper quality assurance and quality control on projects in accordance with the Jones Edmunds Project Management Manual and Jones Edmunds Quality Program to ensure projects meet Company, industry, and client standards and expectations.
Hold team members and reviewers accountable to the Jones Edmunds standard for quality.
Conduct and document brainstorming on all projects before the cost proposal is prepared.
Manage quality control activities to ensure appropriate quality control staff are engaged, and to ensure timely completion and documentation are occurring in accordance with the Company’s Quality Program.
Ensure quality control is being implemented on subconsultant work product.
Manage the QC tracking system to ensure quality control is properly documented.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: BS in Engineering, Science, Architecture, Management, or related field from an accredited college or university. A minimum of 12 years of progressive professional experience in an A/E firm focused on municipal civil/environmental projects, and at least 18 hours of continuing intellectual instruction in training programs approved for continuing education hours by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers during the prior 2 years may be substituted for a BS.
Registration: May require registration as a Florida Professional Engineer, Geologist, or Architect
Experience: 8+ years of progressive consulting or related experience
Other: Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable MVR
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Must have knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, leadership, accounting, finance, and practical application of engineering science and technology, including applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to design services. Must stay up to date on knowledge of construction and government standards relevant to engineering and have the ability to apply new technical knowledge on the job. Must also possess the skills required to positively and productively interact with the client.
Jones Edmunds & Associates will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.,) to fill this position.
We are a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment with Jones Edmunds & Associates any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen and motor vehicle report.
About Jones Edmunds
Jones Edmunds is a Florida-based consulting firm providing quality, professional services in engineering and environmental sciences. Dr. Richard H. Jones, Ph.D. and Robert C. Edmunds, P.E joined forces to form Jones Edmunds in 1974, after a fateful meeting over processing equipment in Germany. In the decades that followed, the firm expanded throughout the state of Florida, growing in size and expertise. Today, we provide solutions in areas ranging from water resource management to civil engineering. Our passion for problem-solving means we wake up every day thinking about the next infrastructural problem facing our country, whether it’s tackling flooding issues, water quality concerns, transportation improvements or developing asset management solutions for successful operations & maintenance or capital planning.