Associate Civil Project Manager – Data Center



Job Description

Olsson provides multidisciplinary design services for some of the largest and most forward-thinking and desirable companies in the world to work for. The large hyperscale data center campuses we design throughout the U.S. will give you the opportunity to work on some of the largest and most complex engineering-driven projects being built today. Our clients are relationship based and truly value the work we do for them, affording us the opportunity to contribute to society’s technological and connected community through the design of the critical infrastructure that is the foundation of these projects.

The Associate Project Manager, manages mid to large sized projects for the team and may assist Senior Project Managers on hyperscale, multi-discipline projects. This position is involved in the full project life cycle and is responsible for ensuring timely completion of projects in accordance with established scope, schedule, and budget. This role leads the successful delivery of projects that provide purposeful, high-quality solutions to successfully solve engineering and design needs.

Primary Responsibilities include:

Assembles project teams and assigns individual responsibilities to ensure technical skills, capabilities, and expertise align with project objectives.

Creates and communicates project scope, schedule, and budget with the project team, client, and contractors and serves as primary liaison by informing all parties of project progress and challenges.

Develops project budgets, reviews costs, and tracks adherence of planned budget to maintain client satisfaction and contribute to the execution and financial success of projects.

Secures appropriate resources for all stages of the project, ensuring timely completion of assignments.

Recognizes potential risks or additional costs within project plans and implements strategies to minimize impact.

Organizes and conducts routine project meetings with the client and project team to establish alignment on project expectations and performance.

Documents all project deliverables and maintains records including correspondence, design plans, and other project related files.

Develops and maintains strong relationships with clients to secure future work.

Coordinates contract negotiations.

Mentors staff within the team on project management best practices utilizing Olsson

Project Management programs and other project support services resources.

Adheres to regulations and enforces safety standards.

You may travel to job sites for observation and attend client meetings.

Olsson currently has one opportunity for an Associate Project Manager to support our Data Center Site Design group. This role offers flexible work options, including remote and hybrid opportunities, to accommodate diverse working preferences and promote work-life balance. Candidates can work hybrid schedules, work remotely, or work out of any Olsson office location in these regions/areas.

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