Are you someone who likes to be on-time and keep things on track? Do you want a direct impact on customer happiness? Do you find yourself re-imagining what is possible and want to set a new standard? If so, we want you to join our team!
Project Managers at SmartWatt are the master of all things project management for comprehensive energy conservation projects. You oversee your assigned projects from planning to procurement to successful execution. You are not only ensuring the project runs smoothly and gets completed on-time, but that customer satisfaction is high, safety and risk management are spot on, the quality is excellent, and there is profitability and positive cash flow.
Our Project Managers contributions to the team include:
Collaborating with development teams to create cost budgets and refine scopes of work,
Reviewing and approving customer contacts and agreements,
Developing, managing, and directing project plans and schedules while proactively identifying project risk management and implementing mitigation strategies,
Procuring, managing and coordinating project resources (i.e. material, subcontractors) to ensure effective project delivery which includes timely execution of the project close-out process,
Owning and controlling Profit & Loss (P&L) of assigned projects and ensuring projects meet financial targets; this includes owning project billings and collections.
The core components of success are (i.e. must haves):
A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management, Business or related, and
At least 5 years of experience in Project Management, Project Engineering or a related role, preferably in the Construction industry
A High School diploma, and
At least 10 years of experience in Project Management, Project Engineering or a related role, preferably in the Construction industry
Active Driver’s License
The following are a definite plus, so if you’ve got it be sure to tell us!
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Experience in MEP project management and/or energy performance contracting (highly preferred)
Experience working with local vendors and subcontractors (highly preferred)
Experience working within best practices for energy efficiency projects
Our most successful Project Managers come to us with the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Technical knowledge; up-to-date on best practices as they relate to energy efficiency projects and/or construction management.
Communication; demonstrated ability to successfully communicate across all levels of an organization
Planning; proven success in effectively setting priorities and establishing timelines
Work quality; history of producing high quality work and an ability to take corrective actions.
Customer focus; passionate about ensuring customer happiness.
Computer skills; proficiency with the MSOffice Suite, familiarity with scheduling software and/or project management information systems (preferred), and an ability to learn new technologies.
SmartWatt is a purpose-led company and it is important that all SmartWatt’ers share the following values:
Commit to Win – for SmartWatt, there’s value in winning. Winning is fun. It creates energy, fuels momentum, stimulates growth and defines success.
Deliver on Commitments – Integrity is not a tired cliché with SmartWatt. Keeping our word and keeping it real are at the heart of our corporate DNA.
Outperform Yourself – We love what we do and we seize every opportunity to outperform our competitors, but more importantly – to always outperform ourselves, knowing there is always a next level.
Embrace the Unconventional – The status quo, the way it’s always been done, predetermined solutions and convention wisdom are the basics, not the end game here. Exceptional is standard practice at SmartWatt.
Connect & Collaborate – In our client relationship, partner alliances and in the SmartWatt culture there is no winning without shared values and ongoing collaboration.
To be successful at SmartWatt these values MUST resonate with you!
The work environment:
As a Project Manager you will spend about 25-50% of your time out of the office working on customer sites which will require driving, walking and standing during those times. The other 50-75% of your time will be spent in an office setting sitting for prolonged periods of time utilizing the computer and phone. While on customer sites the environment can vary and there is potential to be exposed to hazardous conditions, extreme temperatures and/or dusty or noisy conditions; although this is rare. The position also frequently communicates with customers and co-workers and must be able to exchange accurate information in an understandable way.
The travel required for this position is approximately 25-50% of the time and will be mostly regional.
Come join a company that is committed to going further to understand what is needed and engineer what is possible.
What we do?
SmartWatt is a nationwide, fast-growing company that maximizes the value of infrastructures by optimizing energy and building systems. We design and build energy efficiency upgrade projects that help our customers achieve financial savings, energy reductions and an enhanced environment that fosters productivity, comfort and safety.
Why we do it?
We are driven and passionate about partnering with our customers and providing expertise to create more efficient and optimized environments for their employees, students, teachers and communities to thrive in. We strive to be better, do better and achieve better results for our customers. Our teams of experts don’t follow trends. We set them. We embrace change. We challenge the norm. We make promises - and we keep them. We earn our customers' business by creating value for them, showing genuine concern and understanding of their needs, building deep relationships, and ensuring they are happy. Our customers see and feel our constant care for every project.
Our Benefits and Perks…
At SmartWatt, we ensure you are supported and valued. To help do this, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Check out our benefits page for a list of ways that SmartWatt supports your health, your future and how we have some fun while doing it!
In true SmartWatt fashion, we are continually reviewing and re-imagining what we can offer to meet our employee’s needs. We reward our team’s hard work and talent in a way that is valuable to them.