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Project Manager / Engineer with Business Development Experience

Smith Seckman Reid
Denver, CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
The Project Manager/Mechanical Engineer holds overall responsibility for assigned projects of low to medium scope and complexity. Project management duties involve planning and executing a management plan specific to each project, delivering quality products and services to the client in a timely manner, managing project financials, and serving as the primary contact between the SSR project team and the client. Responsible for Total Project Success on assigned projects for all results related to people, product, and profit. 
High Deductible Health Plan, 401K with company match, Paid Life Insurance, Highest HSA Contribution, Wellness program, Long term disability leave, Short term disability leave, Educational Tuition Reimbursement, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Accrued paid time off, Flex Spending Account (FSA), AND MORE. See full list here:
SSR is committed to providing opportunities and benefits to colleagues that promote living fully. 

Relationships are of great importance to SSR. We strive to recruit a diverse group of people who will work well with our team and our clients. We offer an environment that encourages individuals to pursue their hobbies and personal interests by promoting a healthy balance between life and work.
We are always looking for people who are hard-working and innovative, with a desire to better themselves and their colleagues.

Through various competitive benefits and programs available, SSR supports the health, well-being, and personal growth of its employees. SSR is a 2019   A/E/C Building a Better World Award Winner which recognizes our commitment to community outreach and improvement.

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  • Confirms the project scope and requirements with the client and other stakeholders, working with the Client Relationship Manager (CRM) or Location Leader as needed
  • Helps develop a financial plan for the project by negotiating fees and contracts as may be appropriate, preparing the proposal letter, and participating in the man hour budgeting process; works with CRM or Location Leader as applicable
  • Assists in developing the project staffing plan and preliminary man hour budget with the Senior Project Manager (PM), CRM, Department Head, or Location Leader as applicable
  • Ensures a Project Coordinator (PC) is assigned to the project and works with the PC to have the client fill out the BIM Questionnaire to ensure proper model set up, model information flow, and management
  • Participates in and learns how to structure project kick-off meetings to convey project scope, client expectations and standards, man hour budgets, etc.
  • Works with design team to confirm a final man hour budget based on discipline work plans that identify tasks and hours to complete
  • Works with the client to understand schedule expectations and, with team input, proposes interim milestones to the schedule for proper information flow, adjusting as necessary throughout the project
  • Schedules work, communicates schedule information to the project team, monitors manpower requirements, and assists in updating eResource with current man hour projections
  • Prepares and implements a proactive Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) plan for projects
  • Ensures that invoices are accurate and delivered in a timely manner, monitors and participates in collections of account receivables, and updates the projected monthly revenue earnings for each project
  • Attends meetings with owners, clients, and architects; facilitates communication between clients and the project team; and documents important issues
  • Monitors project budget throughout project and works with project team to schedule work in accordance with man hour budgets
  • Identifies, negotiates, and administers fees for additional services as needed
  • Builds, develops, and grows any business relationships vital to the success of the project and engages in business development activities with the current client base
  • Performs risk assessments to develop response strategies; manages risks throughout the project
  • Responds to contractor’s and client’s request for information quickly and efficiently
  • Manages the Construction Administration (CA) process by designating CA personnel to ensure building systems are installed consistent with the design and predetermined quality standards
  • Supervises the job closeout process to ensure documentation, lessons learned, and filings are complete
  • Works alongside and engages with the Senior PM, CRM or Location Leader to increase knowledge of project scope, budgeting, and revenue projections
  • Actively attends internal and external training and other educational opportunities to obtain knowledge in necessary technical areas

At least ten (10) years of applicable project/client management experience
Experience (or Bachelor's degree) in at least one of the major technical disciplines practiced by the firm
Professional Engineers License (PE)
Knowledge in: Demonstrated ability to manage projects from small to large scope and complexity
Knowledge in: Experience designing multi-discipline projects

Equal Opportunity Employer
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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Smith Seckman Reid


Denver, CO



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