R.A. Wylan & Co. Inc.,
Career Center

Automation Projects - Team Leader

Location: Phoenix, AZ
Job Type: Direct Hire
Degree: Associate of Science;
Date: 8/14/2018
Job ID: 02598009
Job Description
The Project Manager – Team Lead is responsible for the successful management of project scope, budget, schedule, cash flow and client satisfaction.  The position requires reading and understanding project contracts, responsibility to understand the scope of a project in detail and planning for the successful execution of that scope using the resources available. This role will focus on managing our water and wastewater projects.

The Project Mannager will also lead a team of engineers and will be responsible for team efficiency, managing team work/life balance, developing the team professionally and creating an innovative team environment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the profitable and successful delivery of automation projects
  • Establish and maintain plans for the success of automation projects including scope, schedule, cash-flow, budget, and client satisfaction
  • Drive quality assurance audits throughout the execution of each project
  • Communicate resourcing needs to department managers in a timely manner
  • Monitor and direct the work of project team members
  • Communicate status with clients
  • Negotiate change orders with clients
  • Work with accounting on milestones and percent complete values for invoicing.
  • Work with accounting to verify project schedules are accurate for revenue projections.
  • Work with purchasing to ensure parts are being purchased on time and project plans are being updated with timing of purchases.
  • Assist Sales in producing preliminary project plans and labor estimates
  • Lead, mentor and coach direct reports.
  • Work with direct reports on development plans and career pathing.
  • Ensure direct reports are meeting utilization targets.
  • Work with direct reports on meeting their training objectives.
  • Conduct performance reviews
Secondary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Participate in improvement efforts for project management process efficiency
  • Interact with vendors and suppliers to understand their products and pricing structures
  • Participate technically on projects where appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor of Science degree
  • Five years’ experience
  • Skills and Abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Understand I&C construction specifications
  • Strong math skills
  • Basic business knowledge including markup, margins, overhead costs, unit costs, etc.
  • Ability to read electrical and mechanical drawings
Basic knowledge of Allen-Bradley, Schneider, and Wonderware products
  • Basic knowledge of industrial control components including relays, terminal blocks, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of industrial instrumentation including flow, pressure and analytical instruments
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary duties.  The work is active.  Typically the employee may sit comfortably to do the work.  However, travel to industrial job sites and mobility in construction areas is frequently required.  Lifting up to 40 pounds is required.  The work requires sight, hearing, speaking, and typing capability.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the primary duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary duties.
This job is performed in a variety of environments including climate controlled, indoor environments sitting at a desk, and outdoor construction environments where there will be loud noise, exposure to dangerous situations requiring Personal Protective Equipment, heavy equipment, and high voltages.