Marine Construction Project Manager-Palmer, Alaska

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The Marine Construction Project Manager directs, plans and coordinates the activities of marine construction projects so that the goals and objectives are accomplished safely within the scheduled time frame and budget.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 The Marine Construction Project Manager develops, leads, plans, organizes, and directs marine construction projects to include managing scope, estimation, cost control, logistics, scheduling, supervising project teams and serving as the client liaison for projects from start to finish and throughout the entire project life cycle with emphasis on meeting deadlines and profitability.
 The Marine Construction Project Manager will also participate in client engagements, proposal team tasks including evaluation of proposals, definition of scope, schedule and cost estimates, solicitation and evaluation of subcontractor bids, and review of proposal packages before submittal.
 Negotiates, reviews and implement contracts and subcontracts; works within defined project scopes and budgets; manages deadlines and prioritizes assignments and tasks.
 Oversees project logistics to include permits, scheduling staff, vessels, and coordinating equipment allocation and rentals.
 The Marine Construction Project Manager directs and supervises staff and project teams by assigning tasks, monitoring work flows, resolving problems, reviewing and evaluating staff work products, methods, and procedures.
 Coordinates with HSEQ project safety, quality and requirements while executing work in accordance with TerraSond policies, procedures and systems.
 Collaborates and reviews QA/QC, accuracy, completeness and compliance of data, deliverables and reports with TerraSond Program Management, subject matter experts, deliverables team, clients and others connected to survey project.
 Writes operation reports, maintain logs, update records and prepares client invoices in a timely manner.
 Reviews and evaluates staff performance, conduct performance conversations and assists in establishing staff career path goals and objectives.
 Performs administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules, and making decisions and suggestions for the purchase of materials and services.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 The Marine Construction Project Manager will have demonstrated solid and proficient understanding of project requirements, including budget, estimation, cost control, scheduling, regulatory requirements, and project submittals.
 Excellent time management skills with thorough understanding of task assignment and efficient use of time and resources.
 Excellent cooperation skills working efficiently with a team, training, coordinating, and leading others in accomplishing work activities.
 The Marine Construction Project Manager must have unquestionable ethics, integrity, and demonstrated commitment to excellence and safety requirements.
 Proof of effective written and verbal communication skills.
 Highly Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word and Excel.
 Knowledge of codes, surveying principles, techniques and procedures preferred.
 Familiarity with field instrumentation and relevant software preferred.
 Ability to travel and work in other cities.
 Ability to work in inclement weather of Alaska.
 Ability and willingness to perform work in both field and office settings.

Required Background/Experience:

 5+ years project management experience. Prior military service will be considered for experience. Marine construction project management preferred.
 Experience managing own projects, communicating well with clients and mentoring junior staff members.
 Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or relevant discipline preferred.

Skills and Special Requirements/ Licensing:
 Valid Driver’s license required, must be legally eligible and insurable to drive
 Alaska RPLS is highly desirable
 Part 107 License is a huge plus
 Because this position may involve off shore survey work the ability to pass a Merchant Mariners Physical may be required
 Possess or ability to procure a passport
 Possess or ability to procure TWIC

Work Environment and Physical Demands:
Work duties are performed in office and field environments. Survey work may be required to include working at sea for extended periods of time and may require living and working in close, cramped quarters. This position requires occasional heavy lifting of survey equipment. Adjusted work schedule, long days, and evening/weekend hours may be required to meet project deadlines.

About Us:
TERRASOND, an experienced multidisciplinary organization, remains one of the few truly independent, agile, client-focused survey companies. We deliver innovative, reliable geospatial solutions with a strong company-wide culture in HSE/Q.

OUR GREATEST resource is our people.

Our mission is to collect, compile, and identify geospatial and geophysical information that provides the best possible solution offering the lowest risk for our clients.

Local around the globe, we excel at executing remote and challenging surveys. We have successfully completed thousands of surveys in over 22 countries around the world for over 330 clients. These range from inland surveys to deep ocean seabed exploration and mapping projects. 

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

If you require an accommodation to complete the application, please contact Human Resources at (907) 745-7215 x147.

TerraSond is committed to a drug free workplace. Drug screening and background checks are required.

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