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Job: Project Manager - Equipment Installation and Capital Project Construction, Walbridge, Detroit, MI

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Job title:
Project Manager - Equipment Installation and Capital Project Construction
Job location:
Detroit, MI  48226 United States
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Project Manager

Job Description


Project Management / Director


We want you to join our team.

Through industry-leading innovation our company has forged a legacy of quality and safety since our founding in 1916.

What we offer you:
  • Career planning, development & growth
  • Outstanding training programs

Why choose Walbridge:
  • Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to have an impact
  • Strong values which are the foundation of our growth for over 100 years
  • International, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversity practices


The Project Manager will actively manage crews of self-performing heavy industrial trades such as millwrights, ironworkers and riggers as well as manage and direct subcontractors engaged in heavy industrial and process work.

Project types include small to medium industrial related projects including automotive manufacturing facilities, primary metals and industrial process facilities; power generation and utility projects.

The project manager will provide overall administrative and technical direction for one large, complex project or may direct several small and/or medium size projects.

Responsibilities to include customer interface, estimating changes in scope, scheduling, procurement, construction oversight, safety oversight, cost and progress monitoring, management and reporting.


  • Provide overall management direction for self-perform industrial projects ranging from $1 - $50 MM.
  • Actively manage crews of self-performing heavy industrial trades such as millwrights, ironworkers and riggers.
  • Manage and direct subcontractors engaged in heavy industrial and process work.
  • Oversee total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule.
  • Thoroughly understand Owner's contract requirements and initiate and manage changes accordingly.
  • Includes interfacing with client representatives, A/E representatives, union officials, subcontractors, security, etc.
  • Plan, coordinate and/or supervise activities of all company personnel on assigned project(s).
  • Authorize/approve all project purchase requisitions, change requests, etc.
  • On union projects, may assist in jurisdictional disputes and negotiations as required.
  • Ensure all company, client, and project policies, procedures, standards, etc., are adhered to. Interpret policies as required.
  • Maintain official project logs and documentation files.
  • Assist with implementation/interpretation of safety programs.
  • Provide direction to planning, scheduling, logistics, and engineering functions as required.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.


  • Bachelor Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or equivalent relevant experience and professional training.
  • 10+ years supervisory or equivalent experience in similar type self perform construction.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead project teams from contract award to project close-out.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods); Company policies, procedures and standards; and union jurisdiction, labor agreements, negotiations essential.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, supervisory and planning skills required.

EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V

Walbridge is an equal opportunity employer with a culture that promotes diversity in the workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, status as an individual with a disability, military, or protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning career development, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment.


(Job number: 3867810)
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