Project Manager - NE
Pentair Ltd. - Malvern, PA

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Pentair Thermal Management is the world's leader in heat-tracing project execution from materials manufacture through detailed engineering and inclusive of construction services. Pentair Thermal Management serves the global Hydrocarbon Processing Industry as well as other industrial segments such as Power Generation and Pulp/Paper. We also operate within the commercial and residential market spaces. We have more than 2,000 employees in over 50 countries and provide innovative solutions to the most challenging heat tracing, specialty heating, temperature measurement and floor-heating applications. We offer our employees the opportunity to have an impact on a global scale while supporting them locally in an environment full of challenge, camaraderie, flexibility and industry leading growth potential.

Project Manager

Responsible for profitability of individual E/P and EPC projects, by ensuring that appropriate cost and schedule controls are put into place. Also, technical design review/analysis; preparation of highly qualified contract documents; planning/coordination with Clients, contractors, subcontractors and other internal disciplines during project execution.

Verifies scope of work definition for assigned projects and ensures that the executed contract documents accurately reflect that which was portrayed in the commercial quotation. Appropriately and proactively manages any contractual issues which represent financial risk to the company.

Plans, organizes and directs all design engineering, procurement, system installation, and commissioning activities for an assigned project.

Responsibility for profitability on assigned projects. Manages revenue, costs and gross margin against cost estimate for assigned projects. Monitors project financial status and controls project costs during execution to maintain profit margins.

Establishes Customer relationship at appropriate level and manages his/her expectations relative to scope, price and schedule. Captures scope change and effectively communicates this to the Customer in a timely manner.

Directs and oversees senior field supervisor of all installation/retrofit work on assigned projects.

Ensures that schedules are maintained and the projects proceed in accordance with the contract documents and Customer expectations.

Coordinates the thorough compilation of project controls data including but not limited to cost forecasting, scheduling and manpower progress.

Plans and justifies expenditure of manpower, equipment, tools, and other appropriate

resources for effective and timely execution of assigned work.

Maintains timely communications and harmonious relationships between internal disciplines so that project details, planned execution strategy and/or design revisions can be coordinated to minimize cost and delay throughout the various phases of each project.

Provides periodic and frequent project status and financial reporting for upper management and sales teams.

Oversees the timely invoicing for an assigned project, and personally reviews Customer invoices. Ensures that all monies are collected in an acceptable time frame.

Promotion of a safety first culture throughout all aspects of Project Management

Acting as a liaison, optimizes the interdepartmental alignment of various engineering, procurement and construction project execution activities.

Conduct technical design reviews and analysis, as needed.

Have the ability to gain in-depth knowledge of heat tracing technology and understand engineering and construction practices.

A proven appreciation for, and a demonstrated capability in the application of advanced methods of data collection, technical data analysis and engineering/construction progress reporting is required.

Possesses exceptional listening skills

Composure - Is cool under pressure, is considered mature, can handle stress, is able to handle difficult labor situations, is a settling influence with a clear conviction in a crisis situation.

Customer Focus - Is driven to meeting or exceeding the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers

Functional/Technical Skills - Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment. Knowledge and fluency in Microsoft Office (ie Word, Excel, etc) and Project reporting/scheduling software (P3, Microsoft Project, Access, etc).

Organized - Can marshal resources to get things done; can orchestrate multiple disciplines and technical activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently

Written Communication - Is able to articulate field related issues and contract clarifications in written form


Requires a Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in construction or a related technical field. A Bachelor of Science degree is preferred.

Minimum of 10 years of related experience including at least two years of project management experience

Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills, combined with organizational skills and attention to detail

Knowledge of industry standards and codes (NEC, CEC, IEC, IEEE)

Ability to exemplify our core values: Integrity, Teamwork, Excellence, and Accountability

Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Able to develop relationships with clients, contractors, subcontractors, etc.

Knowledge of Engineering and Construction Industry

Professional Engineer Registration

Engineering Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

Experience in the Petrochemical Industry with exposure to Heat Tracing technology

Engineering, maintenance, project and/or operations experience at an operating petrochemical facility or a heavy industrial site is a distinct asset.