Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. Project Manager in Houston, Texas

Project Manager

Location:Houston, TX

Job Code:822

of openings:1


A leading comprehensive engineering design and consulting firm, SSR provides innovative solutions for clients with facility and infrastructure challenges. To achieve client needs, SSR has multiple locations across the US. Working with a diverse group of individuals in a variety of markets, our team of experts partner with our clients to deliver advanced solutions that last.

SSR is committed to providing opportunities and benefits to colleagues that promote living fully. Through various competitive benefits and programs available, SSR supports the health, well-being, and personal growth of its employees. SSR offers benefit options including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a generous contribution to employee-owned Health Savings Account, 401(k) with matching up to the full IRS maximum, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other employee incentives and wellness programs.

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SSR is looking for a Project Manager for Houston.

The Project Manager provides high level consultations to the senior engineering staff on the most unique and complex design problems and investigations. Establishes new and innovative design and investigative techniques and assists in the development of new technical policies and procedures for the firm. Provides guidance to the senior engineering staff, consults with individual engineers, ensures that technical training is available to the most senior members of the engineering staff and that the firm is practicing "state of the art" engineering analysis and design.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete definition of project scope, requirements and schedule with the client and communicates scope and requirements to the project team.

  • Prepare and implement a proactive Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) plan for projects.

  • Responsible for the profitability of the project

  • Involved in negotiating fees and contracts as may be appropriate.

  • Prepares man-hour budgets, communicates budget information to the project team, monitors profitability of the project, and takes such steps as may be necessary to improve profitability.

  • Identify, negotiate, and administer fees for legitimate additional services.

  • Schedule work, communicate schedule information to the project team, and monitor manpower requirements.

  • Facilitate communication between the client and the project team and documents important issues.

  • Ensure that client invoices are accurate, descriptive, well documented, and delivered in a timely manner.

  • Monitor accounts receivables and initiates corrective action where appropriate.

  • Manage the project during the design and construction phases, and coordinates activities of the project team and construction administration personnel; moreover, participates in the marketing and follow-up processes.

  • Participate in the planning and budgeting processes - including preparation of monthly billing as required by general management.

  • Supervise job closeout process: Documentation, filing, record drawings, construction cost database input, follow-up marketing and team debriefing.

  • Participate in a formal training program.

An ideal candidate will possess the following requirements:

  • A BSME, BSEE or BSAE degree and 3 years related project experience, or seven years or more practical experience on similar projects.

  • Must have Project Management experience.

  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and web browser applications

  • Knowledge of project approach and system design

  • Time-management

  • Oral & written communication skills

  • Technical writing skills

  • LEED Certification preferred

  • Renewable energy systems & net zero experience a plus

SSR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer


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