Meet the Gradiant team at IWC San Antonio on Nov. 12-16 and WETEX Dubai on Nov. 15-17
Gradiant is a technology driven water Service Company with a vision of solving the world’s most challenging and highest value water treatment problems, currently focused on purifying contaminated water from oil and gas extraction and other industrial processes. Gradiant’s technologies were developed at MIT and are now commercially converting highly contaminated waste streams to drinking quality water. The company offers the opportunity to work on challenging problems in a high growth environment and ability to make large scale impact on the energy and environmental security of the world.
Gradiant is an equal opportunity employer, offering a friendly workplace and competitive compensation and benefits.
Gradiant is seeking a Project Manager for managing their Water treatment projects. The Project Manager will report to the Senior Project Manager and will directly work with local & global staff of Engineering team consists of Mechanical Engineers, Mechanical Designers, Electrical & Instrumentation Engineers and Process Engineers.
The role involves studying, understanding, executing the projects within the schedule and budgets. Manage each phase of the project from design to completion and ensure efficient use of resources and enhance cost-effectiveness. Responsible for meeting Project P&L, delivery targets, key performance indicators, scope management, cost control and value-added services. The role is challenging and offers significant potential for innovation and growth.
The candidate should have strong technical, organizational and communication skills related to Project Management. Specific knowledge of water treatment systems, design specifications & standards is desired.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the completion of specific assigned projects and ensuring these projects are on time, on budget, and within scope.
Overall responsible for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project.
Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements, assigning personnel to phases and elements, and reviewing bids from sub-contractors.
Generating contractual agreements and finalizing terms & conditions.
Ensuring the project’s compliance with the applicable codes, practices, policies, performance standards, and specifications.
Cooperating and Communicating with the Senior Project Manager/Project Director and Engineering Manager and collaborating with various discipline engineers & other project team members to create more efficient project methods and to ensure project timelines are met.
Interacting with clients, interpreting their needs and requirements, and translating them into an actionable plan.
Identifying and implementing risk management; formulating and taking corrective measures. Managing project risks, including the development of contingency plans.
Ensure all engineering documents and deliverables are prepared accurately and per required schedule.
Define project tasks and resource requirements.
Track project deliverables using appropriate tools and initiating the necessary corrective actions.
Manage project budget and project resource allocation.
Monthly progress reporting, budget, cash flow and expenses tracking.
Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress.
Holding regular meetings to ensure that everything is going according to time and budget restrictions.
Cost negotiations and managing sub-contractors of various disciplines to achieve desired deliverables.
Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications, calculating time requirements, and sequencing project elements.
Monitoring overall progress and use of resources, initiating corrective action where necessary.
Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving problems.
Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, summarizing information & trend, and recommending actions.
Prepare project progress reports, MOM and attend meetings with Clients/Vendors.
Attend regular meetings/interaction sessions with customers to enhance customer relationship management in resolving issues, work implementation, understanding customer needs and improving relationship with customers.
Presenting detailed project summary to the management and conducting post-implementation analyses to determine areas for improvements.
Provide direction and support to project team. Manage, develop, and motivate staff to help realize their maximum potential to contribute towards achieving the objective of the project.
Support engineering, project management and deployment groups to identify and resolve issues.
Responding to any client complaints, concerns or requests throughout the project. Ensure client satisfaction and manages escalations and acting as point of contact to the client.
Generate innovative solutions and approaches to ensure best approach and solution are adopted to increase quality of service, efficiency, safety, environmental standard in meeting customer needs and requirement.
Making sure that all health, safety, contractual and legal requirements are being met throughout the process.
Maintains project data base and backing up data.
Support Gradiant Subsidiaries across the globe as required.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field with a minimum of 15+ years of experience preferably in Design & Construction of Water and Waste water treatment plant/ Refineries/Chemical plants or equivalent.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
Proficiency in MS projects or Project Management software systems.
Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of Project Management.
Excellent project management and supervision skills.
Ability to work independently and in an interdisciplinary team environment to perform all duties in a professional and timely manner.
Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement.
Excellent organizational, time management, leadership, and decision-making skills.
The ability to work with multiple discipline projects.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Familiarity with commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures for EPC projects and design/manufacturing company.
Reliance on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Microsoft Office Tools – Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook.