• Project Manager II - Energy & Utilities

    Location US-MA-Norwell
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Engineering - Project Management

    CHA Consulting, Inc. is a highly diversified, full-service engineering and construction management firm working to responsibly improve the world we live in. With decades of experience, CHA brings together the talent, technology, and partnerships to meet our clients’ evolving needs. Located throughout the United States and Canada, we provide a wide range of planning and design services to public, private and institutional clients.


    CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking a Project Manager II focused on energy and utility projects in our Norwell, MA office.


    The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall management and oversight of projects within the Industry & Energy group. The project manager will manage all project aspects from development, through engineering, construction and project close-out. Primary functions include interfacing with the client manager, client and project team. The Project Manager will work effectively and efficiently to complete projects within the scope, budget and schedule. The Project Manager is responsible for managing the overall client relationship including any technical, financial or logistical issues that may arise.   


    • Responsible for preparing proposals including development of scope, schedule and budget by coordinating with CHA technical groups and market staff.
    • Responsible for meeting the client’s needs and addressing issues that arise during the project.
    • Responsible for developing a comprehensive project schedule and communicating updates to the client, management and project team; manages project completion through project scheduling, expediting of required submissions and the management of the document submittals/approvals; exercises judgment and discretion and implements project controls while maintaining project quality.
    • Responsible for coordination of all project plans, specifications, and the contract with client, subcontractors, purchase orders, daily correspondence, and all other project related documents; maintains a set of contract documents that contains all the current contract changes and clarifications.
    • Conducts regular project progress meetings with client manager and provide progress reports to project team.
    • Communicates with project team so that the project is being delivered as effectively and efficiently as possible per the contract documents.
    • Responsible for all project financials including budget, forecast, cash flow, subcontractor billings/payments, and manages project to maintain positive cash flow throughout its life cycle; Responsible for project resource planning in coordination with the technical leaders
    • Reviews, manages and approves subcontractor payments.
    • Manages subcontractor selection process and executes subcontractor notice to proceeds
    • Develops project specific health and safety plan (HASP) in coordination with health and safety manager and communicates the plan with the project team; monitors compliance with the HASP by the project team.
    • Responsible for preparation and submission of project close-out documents for the client.
    • Provides a high level of service and responsiveness to client and co-workers.


    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, engineering management, or a related degree is required.
    • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial engineering preferred.


    • 10 years of relatable electrical, mechanical, and/or civil engineering experience required in the field of design.
    • 5 years of project management experienced required.
    • Experience preparing proposals, project plans, extra work authorizations and project closeout documents for projects required.
    • Experience in Microsoft Office suite required.
    • 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.
    • An articulate and persuasive communicator, both one-on-one and in front of large groups required.
    • Must have good written communication skills.
    • Good interpersonal and leadership skills required.
    • Strong ability to work in a team environment required.
    • Ability to travel as needed required.
    • Knowledge of MS Project and/or Primavera P6 preferred.
    • Consulting industry experience highly preferred.


    CHA takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and a variety of opportunities for our employees’ professional growth and development.


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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