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Project Manager - Aggregates

Irving, TX
The Project Manager role is based in Irving, TX, and reports directly to the VP/GM.

The Project Manager is responsible for working on projects at various Aggregate and Sand & Gravel plants in the Southwest Region with the ability to learn the business and drive projects to completion.   

What you’ll get to do
  • Manage projects from conceptual level all the way through commissioning.
  • Work closely with plant management to identify plant improvements.
  • Involve all levels of operations personnel in all phases of new projects to ensure functionality and promote buy-in.
  • Build and lead multi-discipline team throughout project.
  • Quantify benefits of changes. 
  • Develop cost/benefit model to calculate the economics of a project.
  • Create clear Scope of Work for contractors to bid.
  • Gather and compare contractor and Engineer’s estimates.
  • Compile, present and defend AFE (Authorization for Expenditure).
  • Develop accurate project budgets.
  • Develop accurate project schedules.
  • Kickoff and manage project execution to meet project budget and schedule.
  • Oversee commissioning and handover of new equipment.
  • Lead contractors in by following and promoting all company policies, safety, and environmental procedures. 
Essential Experience and Skills
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in project engineering.
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil, Mechanical, Industrial, or Mining Engineering or Construction or Project Management or equivalent from an accredited institution preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership and ownership of assigned projects.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, total cost, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, angles, total quantities and volume.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to communicate clear and concise instructions in a professional manner.
  • Ability to manage contractors.
  • Demonstrated drive and initiative.
  • Experience in Project Management higly preferred and will be considered.
  • Experience in the following are highly preferred: AggQC, AutoCAD, Excel, Word, Microsoft Project.
  • Experience with value engineering. 
  • Commitment and engagement through high level of work ethic and utilization of abilities for the best of the company.
  • People management (i.e. management of subordinates’ performance and enabling teamwork).
  • Demonstrated openness to change, flexibility, and adaptability.
  • Entrepreneurial management (i.e. consideration of long-term risks and opportunities).
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects.
  • Strong strategic thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Persuasion and negotiation skills.
  • Sustainable management (i.e. compliance with laws and regulations).
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