Project Management Group Manager
Utilities | Chicago, Illinois | Lisle, Illinois | Remote [Work from Home]

Who We Are

We’re a people-first organization. We value knowledge and learning. We believe in the power of connection and collaboration and we seek to build relationships that mean something. We employ some of the best and brightest in the industry and we work hard to maintain a culture that our people can be proud of.

Working For Primera

Our Utilities division is a talented team of experts working together to provide solutions that are vital to energizing our future. We provide full-service electrical, civil, and structural engineering services to support electric and gas utilities nationwide. We’re also fortunate to support wind farms and renewables; transmissions systems; and university and industrial facilities.

Who You Are

  • You are a leader in the project management arena. Highly-motivated with at least 10 years of experience in managing complex projects. You have hands on experience with project management, staff development, and building teams.
  • Your qualifications and experience are impressive. You have a bachelor’s degree in project management, business administration or a related field. You have experience with a wide array of utility projects, and strong knowledge of project management methodologies, tools and techniques. A PMP certification is required.
  • You have excellent communication and organizational skills. You have exceptional presentation skills and a proven ability to mentor and lead a team.
  • You are proficient with business applications including Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
  • You’re a people person. You have a positive attitude and enjoy developing relationships with staff and clients alike. You enjoy leading and mentoring people and have the ability to properly delegate.

What You'll Do

  • You’ll define and implement project management standards and procedures for our organization.
  • You’ll be accountable for the success of your group. You will manage department resources, mentor and develop the talent in your group both technically and in the softer skills. You will assign staff to projects and monitor their progress. You will manage the group’s productivity and project budget performance.
  • You’ll coordinate and conduct professional training and development of staff, evaluate work performance, and conduct department meetings.
  • You’ll review and approve the project plans. You will assure conformance to quality management processes.
  • You’ll enhance our reputation. Our clients’ trust is critically important to us. You’ll ensure that Primera’s management systems and processes for keeping this trust are followed and continually improved. You will act promptly to identify and manage risks and opportunities in achieving client satisfaction.
  • You’ll enjoy what you do. You’ll work with great people, continue to learn and grow, and have a good time doing it!

Some of What You'll Enjoy

  • An excellent benefits package including 401K match and employee stock ownership, gym and transit subsidies, paid volunteer time off, parental leave, continuing education reimbursement and much more
  • Flexible work scheduling in a fast-growing company
  • Colleagues that appreciate differences in people, perspectives, cultures, and ideas
  • The fruits of our employee-led committees focused on offering engaging social, wellness and community service activities all year long

Equal Employment Opportunity
Primera is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Primera’s practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion and compensation, shall not be based on any person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, disability, physical handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status or other protected group as defined by law.

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