Project Engineering Manager - PEM, Utility & Industrial Building

Contractual | 12 months |
Fort Dodge, IA, Iowa, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 404-4067

Title: Project Engineering Manager
Location: Fort Dodge - Factory, IA
Duration: 12 months


  • The team is looking for a PEM with Utilities and Industrial Building Infrastructure project experience who has managed a very large CAPEX project.
  • The candidate MUST HAVE experience in managing multi-million dollar new manufacturing facilities or new production line projects.


  • The Senior Engineer I (II & III) will manage small, minor, and major capital projects from end to end (concept, scope, cost, resources, funding, etc.) They maintain visibility to the design process assure adherence to all established key components and project deliverables and directly manage overall project execution including construction and commissioning.
  • The Sr. Engineer will coordinate with the client as well as various other groups inside and outside of the organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of pre-project approval documents including project charter, project management plan, project kick start, estimate and milestone schedule creation.
  • Monitor design progress and deliverables are met in adherence to established project key components.
  • Receive design details from the design team with a full understanding of project deliverables to coordinate bid package development and release for construction bidding and field execution.
  • Select contractors and contracting methods based on engineering ways of working methodology.
  • Direct and execute installation, construction, and commissioning of assigned projects.
  • Manage adherence to project scope and secure approvals for all changes in projects based on engineering ways of working methodology.
  • Manage and control project budget providing cost forecasts and cash flow projections through development of project cost and status reports on at least a monthly basis or as requested by project stakeholders.
  • Manage and maintain project milestone schedules with integrated detailed scheduling as agreed upon in the project charter.
  • Provide construction management and plant startup assistance as needed to ensure successful project execution.
  • Evaluate, select, and issue contracts for construction firms through bidding and prequalification vetting processes.

Basic Qualification(Minimum):


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited University is required, Master's Degree is preferred.

Experience (Years/Type): 

  • Experience in managing multi-million dollar new manufacturing facilities or new production line projects.
  • Experience in execution of construction management, scheduling, cost planning, tracking cost, stakeholder communication, capital project management, managing contractors, bidding, startups, and commissioning. With a focus on Utility and Building Infrastructure.


  • Scheduling software knowledge (P6 or Project), Cost Reporting, and trending through project management tools and Microsoft Excel.
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing/factory environment is required.
  • Prior experience on a capital project is required.
  • Ability to work in manufacturing environments, including utility departments, roofs, cooling towers, catwalks, and areas with extreme temperature variations.
  • General understanding of best practices for utility design, installation, and operations.

About us:
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