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Lehigh Hanson Project Coordinator - Houston in Houston, Texas

AutoReqId: 9496BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Houston-TX

Job Posting:

WE GIVE DOWN-TO-EARTH A WHOLE NEW MEANING

We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We’re a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO

We are seeking a qualified Project Coordinator for our South Texas operations and will be based in Houston, TX.

The Project Coordinator is responsible for working on projects at various plants in the Houston area with the ability to learn the business and drive projects to completion.

This position is ideal for an entry-level Engineer. If you are adept in multi-tasking, an effective communicator, and want to kick start your career with an industry leader, we want to hear from you!

  • Manage projects from conceptual level all the way through commissioning.

  • Communicate with municipalities to obtain necessary permits.

  • Coordinate with public utilities to obtain new services.

  • Identify opportunities to reduce construction cost through value engineering.

  • Involve all levels of operations personnel in all phases of new projects to ensure functionality and promote buy-in.

  • Assemble and lead multi-discipline team throughout project.

  • Quantify benefits of changes

  • Develop cost/benefit model to calculate the economics of a project.

  • Create clear Scope of Work for contractors to bid.

  • Gather and compare contractor and Engineer’s estimates.

  • Compile, present and defend AFE (Authorization for Expenditure).

  • Develop accurate project budgets.

  • Develop accurate project schedules.

  • Kickoff and manage project execution to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Oversee commissioning and handover of new equipment.

  • Lead contractors in by following and promoting all company policies, safety, and environmental procedures.

  • Work closely with operations team to generate new cost saving project ideas.

HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil, Mechanical, Industrial, or Mining Engineering or Construction or Project Management or equivalent from an accredited institution preferred.

  • Demonstrated leadership and ownership of assigned projects.

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, total cost, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, angles, total quantities and volume.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • Ability to communicate clear and concise instructions in a professional manner.

  • Ability to manage contractors.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Demonstrated drive and initiative.

  • Experience in Project Management will be considered.

  • Experience in the following preferred: AutoCAD, Blue Beam or Adobe Pro, Excel, Word, Microsoft Project or other scheduling software.

  • Experience working with municipal permitting utility services highly preferred.

  • Commitment and engagement through high level of work ethic and utilization of abilities for the best of the company.

  • People management (i.e. management of subordinates’ performance and enabling teamwork).

  • Demonstrated openness to change, flexibility, and adaptability.

  • Entrepreneurial management (i.e. consideration of long-term risks and opportunities).

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects.

  • Strong strategic thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills.

  • Persuasion and negotiation skills.

  • Sustainable management (i.e. compliance with laws and regulations).

  • Ability to travel up to 50% depending on project location mix.

BRING YOUR HUMBLE OVERACHIEVER ATTITUDE AND LET’S ELEVATE OUR COMPANY EVEN HIGHER!

At Lehigh Hanson, we care a great deal about your health which is why there is no waiting period to participate in highly competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs. In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions.

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Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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