Stantec Project Manager, Mechanical in Seattle, Washington
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The Project Manager, Mechanical applies buildings mechanical engineering principles, superior client service skills, and project management best practices to deliver projects that meet project requirements, exceed client expectations, and meet project financial and other objectives. This individual welcomes opportunities and challenges within a project and brings consulting skills into each client interaction. The Project Manager adds value while helping differentiate Stantec from other firms and position itself as a top tier design firm in the industry.
Your Key Responsibilities
Project Involvement - approximately 70% of time
Work with PM's and SME’s on key projects to develop and deliver client drawings, specifications, presentations, reports, and other deliverables.
Successfully manage projects of significant scope, complexity, and revenue budget.
Apply buildings engineering and project management knowledge while leading cross-functional resources to meet project requirements within established timeframes and budgets.
Meet technical, contractual, schedule, budgetary and client service objectives for projects.
Apply strong engineering skills, experience and knowledge to the design and oversight of the design for building projects.
Manage and plan the production resources and workflow to produce the design documentation, drawings, and calculations required for engineering projects.
Act as a QC reviewer on Mechanical Engineering projects.
Business Development/Marketing - approximately 10% of time
Be the primary contributor to building Stantec’s Mechanical Engineering practice in Seattle, Washington.
Develop and maintain industry relationships and visibility with current and prospective clients, sub-consultants, and partner firms in the local and regional A/E industry.
Assist with the development of the annual business plan and budget for the business center and working with the leadership team to achieve key performance indicators.
Develop presentation materials and present to clients and at strategic industry events.
Represent the firm through attendance at industry and community events, meetings, and conferences.
Develop project proposals.
Assist the marketing department with the development of mechanical engineering marketing materials and content.
People and Practice Management - approximately 10% of time
In conjunction with other stakeholders, identify and forecast staff needs and assignments based on current and projected workload and ME requirements.
Hold project team members accountable for delivery standards and best practices.
Responsible for managing the financial performance, quality control processes, and project delivery for Mechanical Engineering projects.
Ensure compliance with best practices, including Stantec PM Frameworks.
Technical Leadership - approximately 5% of time
Maintain awareness of operational, technical or regulatory changes within Mechanical Engineering and AEC overall, disseminate such knowledge to staff and firm, and integrate into existing processes and standards.
Maintain and update Mechanical Engineering specifications, technical documentation and standards in collaboration with other Sr. Mechanical technical resources in Stantec.
Oversee mechanical Engineering Design delivery process and best practices and coordinate with other disciplines.
Provide oversight for Mechanical Engineering staff’s education and certification process & balance firm, studio and staff needs.
Learning/Maintaining and Expanding Technical and Managerial Skills - approximately 5% of time
- Maintain current knowledge of technologies and trends impacting Stantec's core service offerings and markets and continually strengthens skills.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Comprehensive understanding of building project components, project management and delivery systems; ability to continuously evaluate and refine processes to increase efficiency and client satisfaction.
Outstanding client service skills with ability to lead practice members in consistently delivering an exceptional standard of service to every client.
Managerial skills; with ability to engage, develop, and retain top-tier talent.
Ability to manage clients, projects, fee, scope and teams to achieve budget, schedule and deliverable objectives while meeting key stakeholder critical success factors.
Familiarity with, and ability to produce, project-related documents and documentation standards required of a Project Manager.
Ability to integrate design elements with other disciplines to deliver a coordinated design.
Strong knowledge of applicable codes and standards.
A strong knowledge of technical issues supporting delivered design services.
Business acumen with ability to identify, develop and map strategy, prepare, interpret and manage budgets, and analyze business results.
Business development skills with ability to identify and develop prospects, nurture key relationships, cross-sell services, negotiate, and engage business.
Deep technical understanding and working knowledge of buildings systems, including HVAC and Plumbing.
Deep understanding of and ability to apply sustainable design principles within projects.
Outstanding consulting skills; with ability to present a credible, engaging image in keeping with Stantec’s high service standards.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and polished presentation and public speaking skills.
Education and Experience
Bachelors' degree in Mechanical Engineering plus 5 years related professional experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated skills.
Experience successfully delivering Mechanical Engineering consulting to Architects and Owners in diverse markets including healthcare, commercial, data center, higher education, life sciences, civic and government.
PE license preferred, but not required.
Training and professional experience in project management.
Client consulting experience in a consulting engineering environment.
Proven track record of hiring, developing, managing, and retaining top talent.
Qualifications listed below, while not necessarily a requirement for this position in each circumstance, provide additional depth and value to the role.
Successful history of collaboration and teaming with contractors on Design-Build projects.
Office Location and Schedule
This position is located in one of Stantec’s Seattle, Bellevue or Lynnwood, WA offices.
Some travel will be required, but not frequent. (10 to 20%)
This position requires weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Job: Mechanical Engineer
Primary Location: United States-Washington-Seattle
Other Locations: United States-Washington-Lynnwood, United States-Washington-Bellevue
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Req ID: 210000JQ
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