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[Project Manager] Project Manager needed- 1+ year contract assignment with per diem

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1+ year project
Must have 10+ years with high voltage (transmission/substation or telecommunications)
5 years must be in a Project Management capacity
Must hold a Bachelors Degree
PMP is a preferred, but not required

Location: Reading PA
Paid premium 1.5 OT for hours over 40
Per diem is $90/day x 7 days a week
Paid trips home every 3-4 weeks
Reimbursed Mob/demob
Reimbursable mileage (for those that travel)
Medical/Dental/Vision insurance options thru Planet Forward (Blue Cross/Blue Shield)

Our Transmission & Distribution global practice has an immediate need for a Project Manager to support a program consisting of a combination of small to moderate size transmission, substation, and communication projects.
The Project Manager will manage, direct and coordinate all aspects of the work related to the engineering, permitting, construction, and capitalization of multiple concurrent high voltage overhead transmission line, substation, and communication equipment improvement projects.
The Project Manager will report directly to the Lead Project Manager and is responsible for cost management of the individual projects, the successful completion of the projects within the specified dates, and establishing and maintaining a professional and satisfactory relationship with the Owner, subcontractors, regulatory agencies and any other project stakeholders.
Ensure that the project review process and other quality control guidelines are followed.
Consult and assist clients with concepts and designs
Provide managerial direction and work assignments to telecommunication & network engineering project managers.
Establish project teams, coordinate activities of multiple disciplines, ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.
Provide performance feedback to department managers for project team members as appropriate.
Demonstrate creativity, foresight and judgment in anticipating and solving problems.
Establish and maintain relationships with prospective and existing clients.
Identify opportunities and manage team efforts for submittals, proposals, presentations, contract negotiation, and related activities.
Write articles and/or make conference presentations for marketing purposes.
All other duties as assigned


Candidates for this position must have a Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or related field from an accredited curriculum.
Minimum of ten years of high voltage transmission line or substation project experience with at least 5 years related project management experience.
Project management experience must include construction phase of project execution.
Must have detailed knowledge in substations, networks/telecommunications, or transmission lines.
Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government and public contacts on project-related matters.
Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus but not mandatory.
Ability to travel.
Valid driver's license required.
Proven ability to develop business and establish relationships with clients.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
The ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead, and manage change.
Demonstrated success in project management.
Proficiency in the use of basic computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

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