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Project Manager

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Date: Dec 4, 2022

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 65461 

Job Category: Metals 

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


If it isn't grown, it's mined. Our mining and metals teams help our clients to safely and sustainably mine the minerals and metals used in our everyday lives. Want to play a part of innovating and optimizing the mining life cycle on greenfield and brownfield facilities? Apply today!


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Project Manager in Gary, IN or Chicago IL. The project manager will be responsible for developing and managing capital projects while providing a timely on site presence for Hatch clients located in the Chicago and North West Indiana area.  They will act as Hatch’s local representative in the area to support engineering work performed by multiple offices.  They will act as an initial key point of contact for clients located in this area. 


Key Responsibilities:


  • Displays and actively promotes behavior aligned to Hatch’s goal of achieving a total EHS culture including ensuring the development of project safety management plans in alignment with Hatch policies and procedures.
  • Develops and obtains sign-off from client on Project Execution Plan (PEP) and Client’s Requirement Specification.
  • Develops and resources an appropriate organization structure and ensures that the entire project team has the required resources for the work.
  • Provides leadership to the project and creates a highly committed and aligned team environment with all who can influence the project’s outcomes.
  • Ensures governance on the project, specifically compliance to Hatch and client delegations of authority, procedures and policies. Authorizes all commitments of expenditure on the project (subject to agreed delegation), and approves payment of invoices, manages claims responses and settlement processes.
  • Develops a detailed scope, cost and schedule control baseline, and manages any project changes in terms of this agreed control baseline.
  • Carries clear responsibility and accountability for delivery of the project goals as set down by the client/project director. Coordinates all client contacts, including major correspondence between Hatch and the client, and maintains working relationships at all levels throughout the period of the project.
  • Monitors and controls all contractual commitments to assure that all work is being performed in accordance with the specifications, drawings, terms of the contract and client expectations.
  • Conducts regular project progress and client meetings to review the progress and issues in all disciplines of the project.
  • Establishes and ensures that the processes for effective scope control (i.e. Trend and Change Management) for the project are in place and that these processes are agreed by the Client
  • Establishes and manages processes for the early identification of any potential changes to the Hatch prime contract and ensures that those changes are identified to the Client.
  • Ensures that Hatch’s standard suite of tools and procedures are properly set-up and deployed at the project.
  • Ensures that project and tollgate reviews are scheduled, prepared for and held in accordance with the Hatch Project Lifecycle Process for the project or study’s particular Front End Loading Phase.
  • Directs and reviews all discipline functions throughout the project lifecycle and ensures that the discipline leads actively manage best practices within each of their fields.
  • Ensures that the required business and workplace integration activities occur. Specifically, that project documentation (contractual, engineering, maintenance and workplace change related) is managed (received, reviewed, comments incorporated, responded and incorporated in plant records).
  • Obtains client's acceptance of the work and sign-off for the completed project. Is responsible for the preparation and submission of the final project close out report, and prompt closeout of the prime contract.


Qualifications and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • 5 – 10 years’ experience in cross functional leadership roles including involvement in at least one significant heavy industrial EPC/EPCM project in package/area management across functions.
  • Advanced safety awareness
  • Ability to function well in a team environment and clearly communicate both verbally and written with all team members
  • Coordination, organization and planning of community and industrial relations awareness.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Experience in managing multi discipline projects.
  • Experience in leadership, management and administrative processes.
  • Experience in engineering, procurement and construction, and other project-related activities, their interfaces and interdependencies. Broad knowledge of industry standards.
  • Proven background of resourcefulness under pressure.
  • Relationship building.
  • Strong customer/client focus
  • Judgment problem solving.
  • Strong leadership skills/proven leadership skills and abilities.
  • Business development skills.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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