Eaton Corporation Civil & Structural Project Manager in Houston, Texas

Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Systems and Services Division is seeking a Civil & Structural Project Manager. The Civil/Structural Project Manager will be based out of either Warrendale, PA, Moon TWP, PA, Houston, TX, Deerfield Beach, FL, Raleigh, NC or Denver, CO.

Position Overview :

The purpose of this position is to provide project management expertise in civil, structural and mechanical aspects of large Design & Build construction projects. This position will provide project management expertise to teams of designers, engineers, construction managers and contractors.

The position is responsible for the overall management and execution of Design/Build projects. The person in this role will be supporting the sales force, senior project managers and zone manager during the front end sales process to ensure a seamless transition from quote into execution.

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Knowledge and understanding of Design/Build projects

  • Construction estimating and sales support

  • Contract and subcontract knowledge and experience

  • Ability to implement project financial controls

  • Responsibility for project profit and loss

  • Knowledge and skills to manage project scope changes

  • Ability to develop and maintain project schedules

  • Ability to work with and manage design teams

  • Ability to improve contractor efficiencies

  • Ability to manage contractor budgets

  • Ability to manage subcontractor AIA forms

  • Ability to manage safe work environment and program which includes but not limited to job site safety analysis, rigging plans, environmental risk planning, job audits, confined space programs and lock and tag procedures.

  • Ability to create and maintain project QA/QC process

  • Contingency planning expertise and knowledge

  • Ability to create, prioritize and maintain project action item list.

  • Ability to maintain accurate as-built documentation and punch-lists

  • Ability to maintain daily/weekly progress reports

  • Document control experience and expertise

Position Criteria:

  • Ability to travel within the US and outside of the US without restrictions


Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree or Associates degree in civil, structural, electrical, mechanical engineering or Construction Management from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 10 years of project management experience (Associates degree requires a minimum of 15 years of project management experience)

  • Minimum of 5 year of Experience with Microsoft Project or Primavera Scheduling software

  • No relocation is provided. Only candidates that reside within a 50 mile radius of the locations listed will be considered

  • Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Professional Engineer qualification

  • Working knowledge of NERC/FERC, NESC, NEC, ANSI, NETA

  • PMP certified

  • 10+ years’ experience with substation project management

  • US Army Corp of Engineers experience (USACE)

  • Certified EM385 1.1

  • OSHA 30 Certification

  • First Aid & CPR Trained

  • US Army Corp of Engineer Experience

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Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time