Location(s): United States; Illinois, Iowa, Texas; Chicago, Burlington, Dallas, Ft Worth, Richmond, Glen Allen
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Role Summary: The Project Management Specialist will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
Essential Responsibilities: As the Project Management Specialist, you will:
Plan and implement electrical projects at various customer work sites in the US, including the activities of staff and subcontractors
Electrical projects will be focused in the commercial construction markets and may include, but are not limited to, retail, airports, entertainment, hospitals, education (schools, colleges, universities) and multi-story residential
Be the primary customer contact for the duration of each project
Commission, resolve specification issues, handle correspondence, provide periodic updates, ensure customer satisfaction, and negotiate / coordinate with staff as appropriate
Respond to call-out type repair requests from customers
Lead the regional implementation of New Product Introductions (NPI) and take actions necessary to expand existing product lines and grow the business through development of new products and services
Translate customer needs / requirements into detailed project plans while driving internal execution to meet project targets and on time delivery
Manage a network of internal and external resources (including contractors) in support of project execution
Identify opportunities to expand the project in ways that bring value to our customer and satisfy our profitability requirements
Take part in the writing of reports that describe the results of a project
Assemble and customize contractually required documentation at the onset and end of a project
Participate in the development of proposals for projects
Manage the project budget and timeline and ensure the resources are available to complete the project within budget and on time in order to meet customer obligations
Effectively lead and manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting or exceeding loading targets of greater than or equal to the average for your role, with a minimum of: $6-8MM (30 – 40 projects)
Ensure that delivered products and services achieve highest quality and performance levels
Negotiate change orders with the customers
Professionally represent GE during all customer communications
Manage a varied staff that will include employees, customers, partner companies, or subcontractors
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 4 years of experience in an engineering or project management position)
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a project management, engineering or manufacturing role
Minimum of 2 years of project management experience working in a lead capacity implementing projects in a field environment
Ability and willingness to travel, as required
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to work independently
Strong problem solving skills
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Locations: United States; Illinois, Iowa, Texas; Chicago, Burlington, Dallas, Ft Worth, Richmond, Glen Allen
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