Project Engineering Manager in West Valley, NY

CH2MHILL BWXT West Valley, LLC (CHBWV) Posted: 2024-07-10

West Valley, NY 14171

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Salary Range: $157,307– $192,264 annually

CH2M HILL BWXT West Valley, LLC (CHBWV) is the prime contractor selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Phase 1 – Facility Disposition Project at the West Valley Demonstration Project. The site is a scenic 30-minute drive south of Buffalo, New York. In cooperation with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, CHBWV continues to decontaminate and decommission facilities at this site.

We are a premier employer in the Western New York and southern-tier areas. Our benefit and compensation package includes:
• competitive pay and opportunity for variable pay incentives
• extensive benefit offerings focused on your physical, financial, and emotional wellness
• 401(k) employer match and enhanced employer contributions - up to 9% total company contribution!
• 4-day workweek (10 hours per day)
• tuition reimbursement & professional development
• atmosphere fostering work life balance

Lifelong careers are common at CHBWV. If you are interested in joining the CHBWV family, apply to one of our current job openings or join our Talent Community.

Project Engineering Manager
Job Summary/Purpose of Position:
Responsible for the coordination, implementation, and performance of engineering activities for the site’s projects. In this position, the person manages engineering (mechanical, electrical, civil, structural) personnel
and coordinates associated projects with other groups. Incorporates strong engineering principles and approach to design, fabrication, testing and implementation of engineering tasks and projects.

Mnimium Qualifications:
• BA/BS in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, civil, structural), Construction Management, Project Management, Facility Management, or other relevant discipline or the demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.
• A minimum of ten (10) years directly related professional experience and a minimum of four (4) years of professional experience in the DOE environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of mechanical, structural, civil and electrical design principles.
• Knowledge and understanding of Integrated Safety Management system and Project Management

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Major Responsibilities/Scope of Work:
• Must possess basic knowledge and understanding of corporate policies, procedures, regulations, and requirements for 413.3B Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets and the
implementing Guide 413.3-1. Must have a working knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems and familiarity with implementation documents from DOE such as the Earned Value Management System
Interpretation Handbook.
• General knowledge of DOE, Federal government, and CHBWV plans, organizations, policies, operating, and accounting systems. Must be able to anticipate, identify, and resolve a wide variety of complex
• Demonstrates knowledge of resources and capabilities of other departments/groups for appropriate incorporation into various projects.
• Must have strong written and oral communication skills to be able to effectively and efficiently communicate and interact with DOE. Must be able to prepare excellent written or verbal communications
to develop, document, and clearly present project support concepts and detailed plans in a manner which gains acceptance from internal and external customers. Materials developed may be used by DOE to
promote project information or concepts to DOE Headquarters and/or U.S. Congress.
• Must convey confidence, patience, and tact to communicate sensitive issues effectively, succinctly, and diplomatically to senior management, support staff, DOE counterparts, and the public.
• Demonstrate the ability to proactively identify potential problems or opportunities, analyze the issues using all appropriate resources, develop alternatives, and arrive at the most optimum approach to
mitigate problems or exploit opportunities.
• Must apply skillful team building and partnering techniques to gain support within assigned functional areas.
• Must balance focus and resources for project size and work scope to improve overall quality of performance on all assigned functions. Must plan, develop, and implement strategic short- and long-term
programs essential to the mission.
• Must resolve budget constraints with management, applying knowledge of corporate financial plan while recognizing corporate requirements, government contract limitations, and project planning estimates.
• Must be able to make presentations to employees, management, and project stakeholders. Must be able to produce, edit, and present technically accurate documents, reports and forms.

Major Responsibilities/Scope of Work
1. Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following established safe work practices and procedures; investigating and reporting identified safety concerns or situations.
2. Implement standards contained in the Company “Code of Ethics & Business Conduct,” Company EEO practices, and DOE directives.
3. Performs project coordination activities to ensure the EVM portions of the program run efficiently.
4. Supports program teams in the development and preparation of program baselines and financial forecasts, estimate at complete (EAC) development and reviews, preparation of financial packages,
EVM reporting and compliance support, audit support, baseline development and internal integrated baseline reviews, financial and investigative analysis, and real-time information and analysis to PMs.
Instill a strong project management planning and implementation mentality by conducting all activities with the utmost attention to personnel/environmental safety, fiduciary responsibility, and contract delivery.
5. Must implement the 413.3B Capital Asset requirements and associated EVMS guidelines requirements.
6. Must converse with DOE, EFCOG, other sites in the complex, and other EVMS compliance organizations
to maintain a good program/project management process at CHBWV
7. Responsible for interfacing with local and headquarter DOE personnel on the issues of EVMS and Capital Assets projects.
8. Responsible for implementing the General Manager’s goals and objectives of EVMS.
9. Work with Planning and Integration on annual and lifecycle budgets and development of manpower requirements with appropriate labor rates, and overhead allocations for DOE cost systems.
10. Accomplish staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems,
policies and procedures.
11. Establish internal controls to ensure control and integrity of project data.
12. Establish and maintain excellent relationships with DOE by understanding the customer’s needs, communicating in an effective and timely manner, proactively resolving issues and responding to
customer requests.
13. Assure timely and appropriate support for project activities and operational needs by prioritizing needs and assignment of engineering resources based on these needs.
14. Support work scopes designated as projects by implementing and adhering to principles of project engineering and project management, as defined in corporate and commercial standards.
15. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops/seminars; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices.
16. Regular attendance is required.
17. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
1. Treat all employees fairly in all aspects of the employment process by complying with the spirit and intent of federal, state, and local legislation, regulations, and executive orders providing for equal
2. Exercise normal supervisory authority over the subordinates to include work assignments and review, hiring, discharge, change in salary, promotion, discipline, training and guidance.
3. Maintain department staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees maintaining a safe, secure, and legal work environment; developing personal growth opportunities.
4. Coach, counsel, and discipline employees by planning, monitoring, and appraising job performance.

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$157,307– $192,264 annually

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets.
U.S. Citizenship is required for employment.
This Organization Participates in E-Verify

CHBWV is a drug free workplace. Candidates accepting a job offer will be required to pass a pre-placement physical, drug screen, and background investigation. All employees are subject to being randomly selected for drug testing without advance notification.

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