job summary: A Project Manager is needed for a world class utility company in the Charleston, WV area. This role involves managing projects of varying complexity, ensuring safety, efficiency, and customer satisfaction through leadership, coordination, and effective communication with stakeholders while adhering to project management standards and qualifications in the construction and utility industry. location: Charleston, West Virginia job type: Contract salary: $31.36 - 45.71 per hour work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Conduct or assist in planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating assigned project activities. Perform coordination and administrative tasks as delegated by the lead project manager (PM) or supervisor.Act on behalf of the lead PM/supervisor during times when they are unavailable. Develop an understanding of various project management principles and techniques and implement them successfully.Support and hold employees and contractors accountable for the company System Safety Process, ensuring a safe working environment focused on Zero Harm.Develop, review, and coordinate the project plan, schedule, budget, tools, and staff. Perform coordination roles as assigned to increase awareness in all knowledge areas of project plans.Communicate project details and status updates. Lead planning meetings and project/outage updates with a supportive role in stakeholder presentations. Provide written and oral reports and other communications.Develop working relationships with the project team, plant and OpCo staff, internal and external customers or partners, contractors, vendors, and suppliers.Foster teamwork and seek customer satisfaction. Provide general guidance and feedback to improve design, systems, procedures, schedules, and costs. Ensure efficient and timely performance of project work activities.Obtain resources required for project execution. Manage contracts for outside services, including developing requests for proposals, evaluating competitive bids, selecting vendors, participating in contract negotiations, overseeing vendor performance/quality, ensuring work is performed in accordance with the contract, etc. Qualifications: Project Manager Associate: Education: Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, business, project management, or related field of study (dependent upon business unit requirements) OR Associate's degree in the same discipline plus two years of qualified experience. Project Manager: Education: Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, business, project management, or related field of study.Experience: Three years of qualified experience (for Bachelor's degree holders) OR Two-year Associate's degree in the same disciplines with five years of qualified experience.Qualified experience includes various project management and construction-related activities.Knowledge in construction safety, negotiations, scope development and control, cost estimating, construction contracting, project controls and reporting, and quality control is beneficial.Experience in Construction management is required, utility experience is a plus. qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedEducation: Bachelors skills: Project ManagementConstructionProject controls Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).