Project Manager (Engineering) - Chicago

Date Posted: 04/05/2021

Equity Staffing has an exciting new Project Manager opportunity with a growing Engineering Consulting firm that is eager to grow one of their CHI area offices. The opportunity is a great fit for candidates with 10+ years of Project Management experience overseeing electrical substation, transmission line, and fiber engineering/construction experience!

$66 - $70/hr. based on experience
Office located in Downers Grove, IL - will require some local travel to job sites in Northern IL

Duration: 1 year and opportunity to convert as full time employee! Company offers FTE's nation's #1 rated employee stock ownership program, annual company/individual performance bonuses, 401k matching, PTO and more!

Primary Responsibilities:

- Manage multiple stakeholders, ability to self-start when project conditions change
- Manage existing client relationships and ability to build new relationships
- Lead project teams to solutions and deliverables
- Understand client needs and processes and procedures for budget authorizations, budget management, scope awards, outage coordination, and labor utilization


- Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering or Bachelor's in Construction Management/Science
- PE license preferred, not required with other relevant experience
- 10+ years of Project Management experience focused in Electrical Utilities - substation, transmission line, fiber engineering/construction
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Experience in client facing roles and demonstrated ability to effectively manage client relationships
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
- Ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead, and manage change
- Demonstrated success in project management



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