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The MIT Department of Facilities’ Utilities Group seeks a Senior Project Manager to apply diverse knowledge of engineering principles and practices in the areas of power plant and utility distribution. Will represent the department and Institute with clients and policy makers to resolve internal, external, and public challenges; consult with clients for facility requirements; develop scope of possible solutions; manage and develop project plans for complex, moderate to large-scale design and construction projects; identify and coordinate with necessary regulatory groups; coordinate general contractors/construction managers, engineers/architects, material suppliers, and subcontractors on project deliverables, quality, specifications, and materials; resolve disputes and obstacles; review bids and contracts; prepare correspondence, reports, and project records; identify process improvements and report on consistent project standards and quality metrics; work with hourly labor force; assist contractors and operating personnel. The Senior Project Manager will manage engineering professionals and administrative, architectural, and construction staff; independently resolve complex issues and recognize when to escalate; and give presentations and prepare written reports; persuade, influence, negotiate, and form alliances; and listen to other opinions and incorporate into the work plan.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering; ten years’ engineering experience; strong command of mechanical engineering principles.
Full knowledge and understanding of relevant Massachusetts building codes and utility/power plant regulations.
Experience managing large scale and complex, predominately engineering, design and construction projects (typical scope between $1MM and $150MM).
An understanding of how small utility projects can have as great an impact as large projects; and excellent interpersonal, communication, collaboration, and customer service skills.
Utility and/or plant project management experience is preferred.
Registration as a professional engineer (PE) in MA is desired.
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