Industrial Services Group, Inc.
  • 06-Oct-2017 to 05-Dec-2017 (MST)
  • Operations
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Summary/Objective  The project manager sets up the estimates, the budgets, and the schedule for the customer's project and develops the execution strategy. He/She selects work team and subcontractors to be used on the project. Coordinates and collaborates with supplier's specialists and the customer to insure all requirements are met. When problems and delays occur, the project manager is the first responder, ready to make changes required to move the project forward.


Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Plan the project

  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management
  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete the project
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion


Staff the project

  • In consultation with the appropriate manager, recruit, interview and select staff and/or volunteers with appropriate skills for the project activities
  • Manage project staff and/or volunteers according to the established policies and practices of the organization
  • Ensure that personnel files are properly maintained and kept confidential
  • Ensure that all project personnel receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the project
  • Contract qualified consultants to work on the project as appropriate


Implement the project

  • Execute the project according to the project plan
  • Develop forms and records to document project activities
  • Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured
  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project
  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards


Control the project

  • Write reports on the project for management and for funders
  • Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures
  • Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly)
  • Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date
  • Prepare financial reports and supporting documentation for funders as outlined in funding agreements


Evaluate the project

  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
  • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase


Work Environment The performance of this position will require exposure to field operations areas that require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. For the most part, the employee will be exposed to a mobile office environment located at different job sites. The employee may be exposed to extreme temperatures, confined spaces, and industrial work environment.

Physical Demands

Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. The position will require walking and climbing stairs for periodic periods throughout the day. The employee may reach above shoulder heights or below the waist or lift as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques are required.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position. While on site, 10 to 12 hour shifts may be called for.


Travel 30% - 50% travel is expected with this position.


Basic Qualifications Associate's degree or equivalent; and/or 2 to 4 years' related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Project Management experience Must possess professional business acumen. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with all levels of employees, including the customer Must be confident in problem solving/decision making scenarios

Preferred Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management. Prior planning and construction management experience, preferred. Degree in a construction related field is a plus.


Other Comments Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

Industrial Services Group, Inc.
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