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Project Lead

Troy, MO


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

$50-56 per hour

Start Date:


We are looking for an experienced Project Lead to support projects including, but not limited to Office Renovation, Heat Mitigation Ph 3, and HVAC Renewals.


Detailed Description of Responsibilities:

  • Manage overall project schedule and budget including management reporting.
  • Prepare project status reports addressing schedule, budget, safety, and current open issues.
  • Monitor contractor performance as to cost and schedule performance tracking.
  • Development of detailed user criteria documentation for the building expansion activities.
  • Development of scope of work for the procurement of AE and construction type services.
  • Manage Project Engineers to review Specifications, Utility Standards, Drawing Reviews, and coordination with customers.
  • Monitor and coordinate architect/engineer site visits and responses to contractor inquiries.
  • Monitor delivery and review of shop drawings and submittals
  • Attend job site meetings with contractors and consultants to monitor progress on activities.
  • Provide an initial review of vendor and contractor payment applications, validating actual project progress against approved schedule of values.
  • Evaluate, negotiate, and make recommendations regarding proposed change directives & change orders.
  • Oversee the contractor’s Quality Control program and ensure Quality Control procedures adhere to the plans Experience managing team of project engineers, construction coordinators, and safety personnel.

Required Qualifications:

  • Construction and/or engineering firm project management experience
  • Construction project management experience +5 years working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience with individual project sizes of 55M or greater construction type projects.
  • Technical knowledge of design/building construction engineering and schedule management
  • Experience managing team of project engineers, construction coordinators, and safety personnel.
  • Experience working in construction of industrial automotive manufacturing facilities (or similar industrial manufacturers).
  • Intermediate to Advanced skill level with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project)

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Technical knowledge and understanding of project scheduling and estimating
  • General understanding of construction safety programs and requirements
  • Software capabilities: AutoCAD, Blue Beam, Microsoft Visio

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $50 to $56 per hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.


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Our eligible talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits

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