Project Manager

Taylor, TX

The primary accountability of this position is to deliver capital projects within budget and on schedule. Other key accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Project scoping, scheduling and cost estimation.
  • Development of project execution plans and strategies including identification of stakeholders, risks and constraints.
  • Value-based selection of engineering consultants and construction contractors through solicitation and review of bids and proposals.
  • Negotiation of design and construction cost proposals.
  • Active management and administration of engineering consultant and construction contracts.
  • Coordination of design and construction activities with Engineering and Operations staff.
  • Review and evaluation of design and other technical documents prepared by engineering consultants.
  • Formal and Informal reporting on project progress.
  • Development and updating of spending forecasts.
  • Interaction with Federal, State, County and local regulatory agencies, other utilities and property owners to obtain necessary easements, permits, licenses, certifications and approvals.
  • Oversight of construction activities and coordination with Construction Inspector.
  • Completion of close-out documentation for asset booking and capitalization.
  • Providing technical guidance and advice to support Operations staff.

What's required to be successful

  • 4-year degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Construction Management or a related technical discipline.
  • 6-10 years of experience with a general knowledge of civil engineering, project management and construction/operation of water/wastewater facilities and infrastructure.
  • Experience in Alternative Project delivery such as Design Build, Progressive Design Build, P3 etc.
  • Project assignments will be varied in scope and require the use of independent judgement and initiative.
  • A solid understanding of current trends and technology for water/wastewater conveyance and treatment systems is required and a basic understanding of water/wastewater utility operations and private water utility economics is preferred.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas or ability to obtain registration within 1 year is preferred.
  • Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) operator certifications are a plus.
  • This position requires a general understanding of industry safety regulations, as well as federal, state and county water quality and design regulations and technical standards.
  • Must also be extremely well versed in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Location Taylor, TX (76574)
Job Type Full Time
Company EPCOR
Posted 25 days ago