Job Title

Project Director (Design and Construction)

Positon Type

Position Summary

SSOE’s Project Construction Management Team is looking for a Project Director, to lead projects in support of our design/build clients who are expanding and building throughout the world. SSOE provides engineering and project expertise to our clients and as a Project Director, you will be responsible for total project delivery management and project leadership focusing on client success for the full life cycle of projects.

This role is open for consideration for the following office locations: Midland, MI; Birmingham, Alabama; Nashville, TN; Toledo, OH.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will serve in a role supporting our clients, leading and ensuring the integrated project is being completed per the jointly agreed deliverables.
  • Provide oversight and coordination between various engineering partners and stakeholders.
  • Assure all services are meeting client’s expectations and ensuring a successful project delivery.
  • Assist client in all bidding and estimating activities, selection of construction suppliers, advising and presenting options to the client to ensure the success of the project.
  • Maintains a thorough understanding of the start-up process and project closeout process.
  • Responsible for the full performance of every phase of a major project or a group of small projects including capital planning, inception, design, construction, commissioning/validation, and project closeout.
  • Responsible for clarifying all areas of scope and ensures stakeholder alignment.
  • Develops an integrated aligned design and construction strategy.
  • Implements new strategies throughout the project workflow integrating them in the project execution plan.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree / DIRECT / 8+
OSHA 10/30-hour Construction Certificate preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Engineering preferred or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Fifteen years experience with at least eight years in project management.
  • PE (Professional Engineer) license desired.
  • PMP or CMAA certification or desired or will be required to be obtained within two years of taking the role.
  • Attentive to detail, follow-up procedures and documentation of an action.
  • Proven good facilitator with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to qualify for company auto insurance required.

About SSOE Group

As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 6 years (BD+C), SSOE focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (BD+C).

With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 70-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit www.ssoe.com for additional information and career opportunities.

  • SSOE was founded in 1948 and currently has more than 20 locations worldwide.
  • We are a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management.
  • SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.
  • 9 out of 10 clients surveyed would recommend us to a colleague.
  • 95% of our fee has been returned to our clients in project savings over the last 5 years.
  • 150 of our clients have been with us for over 20 years.

Equal Opportunity and Disability Accessibility Statement

SSOE is an equal opportunity employer and provides fair and equal treatment to all individuals, employees, and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability, genetic information, military / veteran status, or any other protected group status under federal, state, or local law. SSOE complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and related laws. SSOE does not make employment decisions based upon any protected status under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may email their request to hrassist@ssoe.com for assistance. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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