Title:  Senior Project Manager, Advanced Energy

Requisition ID:  113
Job Supplier:  CHA Consulting, Inc.

Parsippany, NJ, US, 07054

Date:  Jan 16, 2023

Company Overview

CHA Consulting, Inc. (CHA) is an innovative, full-service engineering consulting and construction management firm delivering sustainable, integrated solutions to the world's most challenging infrastructure projects.  With decades of experience, we bring inspired talent, forward-leaning technology, and essential partnerships to meet our clients’ evolving needs. We are your trusted advisors and partners committed to responsibly improving the world we live in.

Job Description

CHA Consulting Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager (Job ID 4906) to join our Advanced Energy group in the Parsippany, NJ office.

Our Project Management teams work closely with and on behalf of our clients to ensure the on-time, on-budget, high quality completion of a design and construction project. We actively lead a project and support the owner from preliminary planning and design through construction and project close-out with a focus on three core priorities: schedule, cost and quality. We are experts in the oversite and management of construction, and we’ll bring a deep bench of talent and expertise to make the owner’s vision a reality.


At CHA, the Project Manager works diligently to complete projects within the scope, budget and schedule while thoroughly understanding all project risks and applicable financial measures. This senior, key role is responsible for managing the overall client relationship including any technical, financial or logistical issues that may arise. Our Project Managers apply creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented problems. The Project Manager sells and develops work with specific clients, ultimately leading to a “seller/doer” dual role.

Our Project Manager are leaders in identification of target market areas and marketing plan development. The Project Manager clearly and successfully communicates updates to the client, management and project team, as well as prepares for and attends monthly project review meetings with operations. Our Project Manager are skilled collaborators who routinely interact with organization leaders, clients, customers, officials, contractors and others. This senior role is crucial in initiating and maintaining extensive contacts with key engineers and officials. The Project Manager plays an important role in setting visions and strategies for other Project Managers and understands the professional goals of others.  Starting salary negotiable based on experience.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, architecture, science, planning, engineering management or a related degree is required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • PE/P. Eng. or equivalent professional license preferred
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience required; a minimum of 10 years of project management experience required
  • Experience preparing proposals, project plans, extra work authorizations and project closeout documents for projects required
  • Demonstrated experience in managing client relationships
  • Experience understanding and interpreting client contract requirements
  • Ability to track and oversee multiple projects required
  • Experience utilizing problem-solving skills, exercising discretion, and making independent judgments required
  • Experience managing project accounting processes to include project budgeting, forecasts and cash management required
  • Experience in Microsoft Office suite required
  • Knowledge of Deltek Vision preferred
  • An articulate and persuasive communicator with the ability to adapt communication style to suit various audiences
  • Knowledge of MS Project and/or Primavera P6 preferred
  • Ability to travel as needed required

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to walk throughout large facilities that may require PPE such as steel toe shoes, hardhat, eye and ear protection, face masks, and/or respirators. 
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs to access roof or other locations.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must have reliable transportation. Travel by car within 300 miles of office can be expected occasionally. Travel by plane can be expected occasionally.

Culture/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

At CHA, we are helping to build a world where thought leadership, social responsibility, and diversity thrive, and we are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining a highly talented and diverse team of individuals to help us do it. Our aspiration to responsibly improve the world we live in – combined with hiring practices, training opportunities, and engagement with our communities – reflect a company culture that is progressive and forward leaning.

We as an organization celebrate the values of inclusion and equality, and advocate for the full participation of all people in an environment free of discrimination. To support these values, we invite all qualified applicants to be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Level:  Senior (5+ Years' Experience)
Job Type:  Salaried
Starting Salary $:  135000

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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