Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: San Antonio
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 78221
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Zachry Group is seeking CONTRACT Project Expediters for our Home Office (San Antonio, Texas). The Project Expediting role emphasizes a proactive, systematic & standardized approach which aggressively pursues all available courses of action to detect and avert delays to the contractual delivery date stated within the contract. The Project Expediting role will serve as the single point of contact for all expedited fabricated material or equipment no matter what the criticality level is.
All Project Expediters will use the Project Procurement Management System (PPMS) to track, update, maintain & report. This database will be web-based and accessible from any network. Within PPMS you will be able to monitor contractual awards, change orders and obtain copies of the documents at any time. Even though PPMS will be the main tool, there are times when “off-line” tools may be required, i.e. Excel spreadsheets. These spreadsheets may be used however the PPMS will still be required to be updated with comments regarding the status of fabrication, manufacturing and or delivery. Dependent upon project requirements other tools or systems may be used to support Expediting efforts.
•Monitor the execution of awarded contracts
•Monitor the execution of change orders
•Expedite all “Project Expediter” contract obligations
•Update Project Team regularly
•Mitigate cost & schedule impacts
•Update/Maintain Expediting changes within PPMS
•Send PPMS generated Expediting reports to Project Team weekly
•Monitor Engineered drawing submittals
•Release Supplier’s to ship once Electronic Material List is submitted/approved
•Embed at manufacturing/fabrication facility
•Coordinate & conduct Supplier Meetings (weekly/bi-weekly, monthly)
•Travel to equipment suppliers, project sites, engineering offices
•Duration will be dependent upon project requirements, however could entail periods of up to one year for major projects where Project Expediter will be required to spend significant time in suppliers shops. Travel expenses will either be covered or per diem granted; moving expenses may apply for extended durations. Under extended durations of travel (greater than 3 weeks) allowances will be made to allow travel back home on certain weekends depending upon the circumstances.
•Extended travel is a valid possibility for this position, lengthy embedding in supplier shops should be viewed as a rarity unless assigned to a major and lengthy project
•High school Diploma / GED
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
•Previous expediting experience or equivalent of previous related industry experience
•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
•This role must be capable of juggling many details and communicating effectively to multiple groups
•Strong organizational skills are required and the individual must be versatile, strategic, and innovative
•The individual must be proactive and sensitive to the time critical nature of the contracts and be willing / able to effectively expedite to both the Supplier and Zachry personnel while maintaining a strong rapport and open communication
•This role requires an individual with the personality and ability to obtain cooperation without creating a climate of threat
•Engineered equipment experience a plus, more specifically Pipe, Steel etc.
•Related Industrial construction experience
•Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree
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