Michels Corp Project Manager -Tunneling in New Berlin, Wisconsin

Project Manager -Tunneling

Location: New Berlin, WI

Division: Michels Tunneling

Employment duration: Full time

Employee Referral Bonus: Tier 1


The essential duties and responsibilities of the position include, but not limited to:

  • Promote safety – assist with the implementation of all applicable HSE programs, policies and procedures

  • Directly supervise the project team. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; providing feedback; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Review project proposal or plan to fully understand the scope of the work and contract to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project, under direct supervision.

  • Proactively build and sustain relationships with clients and general/sub-contractors, both while on the job and through networking outside of work. Ensure we are proactively communicating with the client at all times.

  • In coordination with field leadership, coordinate activities of the project to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.

  • Manage project to ensure profitable and timely operations, exceeding budget and quality expectations.

  • Responsible for contract management: initial conversations through final project close-out. Additionally once awarded/executed, serve as the point of contract for customers (internal and external) on contractual matters, ensuring timely review and reconciliation/approval of variations.

  • Review status reports prepared by project personnel and modify schedules or plans as required.

  • Assist with preparation and/or review of project reports for management, client, or others.

  • Confer with project personnel to resolve problems and escalate as appropriate.

  • Coordinate project activities with activities of government regulatory or other governmental agencies.

  • Assist with estimating work as necessary. Review bid requirements thoroughly and ask follow-up questions as necessary ensuring all necessary information is captured during bid day.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Construction Management, desired but not a requirement.

  • 7-10 years of related experience.

  • Experience in the following areas is preferred; soft ground EPB (Earth Pressure Balance) tunneling, segmental linear systems, probe drilling, various types of grouting (compaction, compensation, permeability, etc.), tunnel boring machines, tunnel guidance systems, shaft construction, open cut construction, concrete structures and underground survey, and CPM scheduling method.

  • Possess the ability to successfully negotiate terms and conditions.

  • Manage tight deadlines.

  • Positive attitude with the desire to take initiative and continue to grow professionally.

  • High level of organization and attention to details.

  • Applicants must be able to thrive in fast-paced environments.

  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication to collaborate with various levels of management.

  • Excellent computer software skills, specifically with Microsoft Office Suite, Primavera P6, AutoCAD or similar 2D-3D drafting software.