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Field Project Manager


This is a Contract position in Ypsilanti, MI posted November 19, 2021.

Field Project ManagerChicago, IL 60661Orchard LLC has been retained by well-established solutions provider within defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure sector to identify & recruit an energetic Field Project Manager to support their federal work in Chicago, IL.

The initial period of performance is 15 Months with strong potential FTE opportunity for the right fit.

Owing to the nature of the work, we are only able to accept applicants who can able to obtain minimum federal clearance to work.Position Description:Our client is now hiring a Field Project Manager with a desire to work on creating innovative, practical solutions while acting as a client representative.

In this role you will: manage all onsite activities for a small project, or a subtask of a larger project, in accordance with the project schedule.

This includes directing and coordinating subcontractor activities in accordance with project/client procedures, scope of work, and contract specifications.

Serves as the primary point of contact with the client for all site activities related to assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Willingness to relocate to job site is expected.

Our clients extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience as a client rep at a field level will propel your career and leadership opportunities forward.

We need our Field Project Managers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills.Responsibilities:Collaborates with Project Director to establish project schedule and budget, and monitors progress in meeting schedule and budget requirements.Develops project documents, processes, and procedures required to support quality control and final project deliverables.Collaborates with Project Director to determine number of hours required for successful completion of project tasks.Anticipates project staffing needs, identifies and interviews available personnel, and makes staffing assignments in accordance with schedule requirements.Establishes objectives and conducts performance appraisals for direct reports.Establishes a project safety plan and ensures that it is communicated to all employees on the job site.Actively promotes and supports safety policies and monitors the job site for good safety practices.Posts all required legal notices at the job site.Establishes site security measures and monitors site access by subcontractors and others.Chairs weekly job meetings; prepares and submits summary of project progress and pending issues to Project Director.Submits monthly reports to client, and responds to client issues and expectations.Assists Project Director in pricing and negotiating changes to the scope of work with the client and subcontractors.Reviews bid documents and assists with bidder solicitation activities.Documents and executes changes in scope of project.Anticipates problems and works with client, architects/engineers, subcontractors, and Project Director to identify and implement corrective actions.Keeps client and Project Director informed of the day to day activities of the project.Maintains accurate documentation of job progress through daily logs and other reports.Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.Required Skills/Experience:Bachelor’s degree in a technical or construction related field (or equivalent experience)10 years related work experience is required3 years in a leadership role at a field siteEnrollment in PM certification program is preferred, but not required.Experience with Federal projects a plusProven ability to perform in a lead capacityExcellent written and oral communications skillsFamiliarity of industry practices and regulations are required.If your experiences and interest align with this exciting opportunity, we need to hear from you.

Apply todayEstablished in 2010, Orchard (formerly Talent Orchard) has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.

Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery.

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