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Project Manager/Study Manager, Minerals & Metals

  1. Minerals & metallurgy
  2. Scottsdale
R-110610

Why join us? 

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data, and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships, and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate, and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are seeking a Project Manager/Study Manager to join our growing Minerals & Metals Team in Scottsdale, AZ (near Phoenix, AZ).

Relocation assistance may be a negotiable benefit for this position.

About Us:

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Our Minerals and Metals team combines global-caliber expertise with local capabilities to provide tailored solutions for projects of any size, scope or complexity in the aluminum, gold, copper, iron ore, nickel, fertilizers, and sulfur product sectors, among others. As a Minerals and Metals life cycle service provider of choice, we provide cutting edge, innovative technologies and achieve mining value by integrating cross-functional teams with our clients to deliver services at the heart of their mining environments. We believe in working openly and transparently, together, delivering world-class projects.

How your experience will contribute to the team:

  • Prepare proposals for studies and plant engineering mandates and execute these in accordance with the project scope, budget, and schedule when awarded.

  • Develop and implement execution strategies.

  • Develop, coordinate, and maintain project schedules to ensure cost, quality, and schedule objectives are met.

  • Manage and control project budgets.

  • Prepare project forecasts.

  • Identify scope changes and request change orders in advance of performing work.

  • Using established project management tools, measure monthly the progress of projects to ensure budgets and schedules are being met and if necessary, take corrective action.

  • Ensure that reviews of documentation are carried out in accordance with the Project Instructions.

  • Prepare project status reports.

  • Ensure that interdisciplinary coordination is carried out in accordance with the Project Instructions.

  • Prepare engineering and construction work packages as required to support the execution of the project.

  • Initiate a prompt identification and correction for any engineering issues.

  • Oversee and manage the procurement requisition process and review bids and the tendering documents to ensure conformance with the project scope and technical specifications.

  • Develop, maintain, and coordinate all interfaces with client operations groups.

  • Ensure that suitable and sufficient staffing is available to meet the performance objectives of the projects.

  • Support the identification and prequalification of subcontractors.

  • Clearly communicate the engineering scope, including the technology and design information, to team members to meet project requirements.

  • Review drawings and develop scopes of work. 

  • Manage subcontractors, including change management.

  • Establish and maintain a climate favorable to the application of ethical and professional best practices in the execution of the project engineering work.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer preferred, preferably in Arizona, Utah, and Nevada.

  • PMP certification preferred.

  • Minimum 10 years of related experience.

  • Previous experience managing studies.

  • Previous brownfield experience preferred.

  • Previous experience with copper, molybdenum, and other base and minor metals; precious and platinum group metals; lithium, and REEs preferred.

  • Site and/or operations / supervisory experience working in a mine, mineral processing plant, or copper smelter is an asset.

  • Working knowledge of capital cost estimation, planning, and cost control methods.

  • Proficiency in a variety of standard project management methods and techniques.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong organizational, leadership, and collaborative skills.

  • Ability to meet assignment schedule and deliver quality deliverables under pressure.

  • Self-motivated and goal oriented.

  • Proficient with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Proven time management skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a positive attitude.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work. 

Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • PTO plus two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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