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Automation and Controls Project Manager

Chicago, IL 60642

Posted: 05/15/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Direct Category: Project Managers Job Number: 81668

  • This position includes individual and team-oriented responsibility for the management, development, and application of automation and controls systems for energy efficiency, automated demand response, cogeneration and process control applications.
  • This position is primarily responsible for Project Management and leadership of the implementation of controls integration projects that include internal and external resources.
    • Internal resources include programming and modification of BMS Systems, PLCs, HMIs, and SCADA applications; developing detailed design and implementation plans; and testing and commissioning of automation and control systems.
    • External resources include panel builders, electrical and mechanical contractors.

  • Coordination and management of client projects – includes reporting and accountability of schedule, budget, project performance and quality.
  • Project Accounting using Deltek Ajera
  • Oversees and participates in project planning, estimating, scheduling, staffing, procurement and execution of project scope of work
  • Maintains and manages client relationship and expectation
  • Manages the project MOC process
  • Communicates and coordinates 3rd party interface with vendors or construction contractors on commercial as well as technical related project requirements
  • Manages several cross-functional matrix projects through the full project life cycle process
  • Assists in the development and implementation of account and project strategies
  • Supports Business Development sales efforts
  • Support effort in preparation and development of project proposals and strategy
  • Participates in proposal review meetings, client site visits and estimating efforts as required in the development of the proposal
  • Ensure quality assurance and customer satisfaction
  • Implement security methodology in accordance with stakeholder requirements in order to mitigate loss and risk.
  • Ensure the assembly of all required documentation and user manuals created during the development process in order to transfer essential knowledge to customers and end users.
  • Provide QC of the final deliverables that will be sent to customer to ensure quality and contractual compliance
  • Lead project teams consisting of internal staff and sub-consultants
  • Train and mentor junior staff

  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Control Engineering or higher.

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in industrial and commercial control system, design, programming, and commissioning.
  • Three (3) or more years of direct experience Project Management
  • Experience with Rockwell, Inductive Automation, Siemens, Opto22 and web development software desired.
  • Experience with SQL database development desired.
  • Experience with industrial mechanical systems such as refrigeration systems, compressed air systems, steam systems, and process control systems desired.
  • Experience System and Project Commissioning
  • Familiarity with National Electrical Code.
  • Proficient with workplace software such as Excel, Word, and Powerpoint.
  • Experienced with understanding networks, operating systems, and Internet communications.
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