Senior Project Manager

To apply to this job, please send your resume to careers@decimaintl.com with your name and position applying for.

DESCRIPTION

Decima International is a professional services company, providing project management and controls services to clients in the United States and the Middle East. Our mission is to become the premier professional services provider across all industry sectors we are engaged in. To accomplish this, Decima International’s founders established a simple yet powerful formula:

Approach each client engagement as a partnership, create an environment that attracts the most talented professionals and allows them to flourish, and regulate growth to maintain excellence in our service standards.

 

If you are interested in a long and rewarding career working with high-profile clients on some of the most challenging projects in the world, then Decima is where you belong. At Decima, you will be able to explore incredible growth and professional development opportunities.

We are looking for a driven and capable Sr. Project Manager to support us with the development of multiple data center projects for one of the top technology clients in the world. This is a client-facing role that requires strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, the ability to self-direct, client representation, and an emphasis on strong project management fundamentals. Must be able to manage multiple projects concurrently and across multiple regions. A strong background in data center development, design, engineering, controls, and operational requirements is a big plus.

You will play an integral role in mentoring staff, forming long-term relationships with clients, and pursuing new work, including strategy development, positioning, proposing, and negotiating contracts.

We are looking to bring in dedicated individuals with a passion for innovation, and talent for multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment. We will help you grow, pursue, and fulfill what inspires you so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Versed in modern project management techniques within the complex, multi-functional organizations; have an understanding and knowledge of engineering, design, procurement and contracting, safety, construction, and commissioning

  • Establish a strong relationship with the client and communicate with both technical and management-level personnel

  • Manage assigned work from start to close out, covering all aspects related to work delivery to ensure that the work is conducted in a timely and effective manner.

  • Prepare PowerPoint decks and present to management on progress, findings, and recommendations

  • Review project plans, requirements, and specifications

  • Prepare RFPs and support the process of contractor selection and contract award

  • Work with contractors to establish CPM baseline schedules

  • Perform resource analyses to identify potential bottlenecks and resource strain

  • Identify project risks, gaps, and opportunities and provide recommendations to stakeholders to mitigate the impact of these risks and take advantage of opportunities

  • Facilitate, run and chair project meetings (including OAC meetings) and maintain accurate meeting minutes and action items

  • Review and validate project progress, contractor pay applications, and invoices

  • Carry out financial and technical appraisals of project options. Perform feasibility studies, site surveys, and liaison with designers, engineers, superintendents, and construction managers as required

  • Support business development efforts by contributing to strategy development, positioning, proposing, and negotiating contracts

  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned
     

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Required

    • Minimum 15 years of construction and project management experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, engineering, project management, or related technical field

    • An excellent understanding of construction, mechanical and electrical systems

    • Strong working knowledge of pre-design and pre-construction, contract management, project delivery methods, building systems/components, and technology

    • Experience developing various types of reports, targeting different audiences

    • Experience in client-facing positions

    • Demonstrated ability to understand technical and complicated construction programs and the ability to communicate progress to both technical and management-level personnel

    • Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate with any audience clearly and accurately

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

  • Preferred

    • Masters in Construction Management

    • Degree in Mechanical Engineering

    • Earned Value Management experience

    • Active membership in PMI, CCMA, or similar association

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

    • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certification

    • Strong background in data center development and construction
       

POSITION DETAILS

  • Primary Location: Plano, TX

  • Position: Sr. Project Manager

  • Position Classification: Salary based full-time regular hours

  • Travel: 25-50% travel expected

  • Current work permit required. This position does not offer sponsorship for employment (e.g., H-1B visa sponsorship or transfer not offered)
     

PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS

  • Microsoft Project

  • Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft 365

     

Decima International is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law.

At Decima International, we offer a competitive salary package, including paid time off and performance-based bonuses. We also provide excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance for our employees.