The Project Manager I holds overall responsibility for assigned projects of low to medium scope and complexity. Duties include planning and executing a specific project plan, delivering quality products and services to the client in a timely manner, managing project financials, and serving as the primary contact between the project team and the client. The Project Manager I ensures that projects are executed according to the plan and is responsible for the results of assigned projects (Total Project Success).


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead design team to achieve the client expectations 
  • Accountable for project costs, schedules, performance and safety 
  • Communications, escalations and resolving client issues 
  • Acting as point of contact to senior-level client project and executive sponsors 
  • Report into senior management
  • Lead mid-size, multi-disciplinary projects
  • Responsible for adhering to all SSR's safety standards and practices 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical, Construction, or Civil 
  • Engineering and 5 years of relevant working experience with advanced knowledge in mechanical engineering or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience 
  • 5 years’ experience in project management/execution with an understanding of standard project management processes/procedures 
  • Experience in working with Food Manufacturing, Chemical, Renewables, Petroleum Clients, construction of mid-size industrial plants, or power stations will be advantageous 
  • High level interpersonal skills, tact, and diplomacy
  • Ability to develop business opportunities
  • Ability to manage small to mid-size projects
  • Proficient in executing fast tracked projects
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to meet project deadlines
  • Scope management and client management skills
  • Engineering consulting firm experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, while being capable of interacting effectively with plant operations from the maintenance level through and including the executive level 
  • Must have a proven track record of accomplishments as a project manager or engineer on industrial projects and be capable of supervising and directing a team of engineers, contractors, and vendors 
  • Working knowledge of excel including macros
  • Self-starter with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task while working on numerous projects simultaneously at various stages of completion 
  • Possess and able to maintain a valid driver’s license 
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office, MS Project required 

Working Conditions:

  • Office, plant, or client site environment*
  • Ability to sit and work at computer for an extended period of time 
  • Ability to walk up numerous flights of stairs/ladders multiple times a day and/or work in 
  • tight spaces in extreme conditions 
  • May work near moving mechanical parts and equipment*
  • Office, Commercial and/or Industrial setting with the potential of exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals* 
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.*
  • Periodic weekend, holiday or evening work as needed
  • Travel and/or field experience required
  • Company will provide training, administrative/engineering controls, and personal protective equipment as necessary


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