Assistant Project Manager

Job Locations US-TX-Plano
ID 2023-4245
Category
Project Management
Position Type
Regular

Overview

Assistant Project Manager

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.

 

Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Assistant Project Manager to join our Solar team. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Help assist Senior Project Manager to manage overall project performance (quality, scope, schedule, cost, communication, resource issues, risks, and customer satisfaction), utilizing the resources of team members.
  • May serve as single-point-of-contact by establishing, maintaining, and managing customer, subcontractor, and joint venture partner's expectations (where applicable) relating to project performance.
  • Reports project status and performance data as required to management, project sponsors, and other stakeholders.
  • Supports the planning, monitoring, and controls of the project throughout its life-cycle (bid, contract award, engineering/design, procurement, construction, closeout).
  • Independently submit and record project invoices.
  • Run financial reports for assigned projects.
  • Monitor project deadlines and benchmarks and support the Project manager with monthly reports.
  • Prepare and present meetings notes when necessary.
  • Resolve questions regarding the project; research and provide appropriate answers after reviewing with the team and the Project Manager to stakeholders.
  • At any given time could be involved in a combination of:
  • Managing a major project.
  • Mentoring others. (based on PMI's PMBOK®)
  • Assist in marketing and business development activities.
  • Assist in changes to the project plans.
  • Developing process for managing Projects.
  • Reviewing Standards for Project Execution (Checklists, Flowcharts, etc.)
  • Mentor and support Project Assistants

Required Experience

  • Industry experience in Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Energy Storage or Power Delivery Projects
  • Knowledge and application of PM processes
  • Knowledge and application of Financial Management.
  • Basic understanding and application of contract commercial terms.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • At least 2-4 years experience as a Project Coordinator or similar role.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or business-related discipline
  • CAPM certification or related certification (i.e. PMP)

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood Professional Services Inc. (Westwood) was established in 1972 and has since become a leader in many of the markets it serves. Westwood is a full-service, multidiscipline professional engineering firm and serves wind, solar, power delivery, residential and commercial development, and public infrastructure clients and their projects from multiple offices across the U.S.

 

In 2021, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at # 4 and #21 respectively on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood also ranked consistently higher four years in a row on the Engineering News Record (ENR) list as a leading design firm in the country. The firm consistently ranks on industry top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement on award-wining projects nationwide.

 

Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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