Lehigh Hanson Project Coordinator - Servtex Quarry in New Braunfels, Texas

AutoReqId: 6465BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: New Braunfels-TX

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Project Coordinator for our Servtex Quarry in New Braunfels TX.

Reporting to the Project Engineering Manager, the Project Coordinator is responsible for working on projects at various plants with the ability to learn the business and drive projects to completion.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What you’ll get to do:

  • Manage projects from conceptual level all the way through commissioning

  • Work closely with plant management to identify plant improvements

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

  • Build 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

  • Seek out opportunities for improved efficiencies.

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

Who we are looking for:

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

  • Understanding of general economic principals.

  • Demonstrated leadership and ownership of assigned projects.

  • Experience in prioritizing tasks.

  • 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 lead multi-disciplinary team of professionals.

  • Ability to manage contractors.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Manage contractors to ensure projects are completed safely, on time, and on budget.

  • Demonstrated drive and initiative.

  • Experience in Project Management will be considered

  • Experience in the following are highly preferred: AggQC, AutoCAD, Excel, Word, and Microsoft.

  • Experience with value engineering.

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

  • Internal and external customer management.

  • Performance and result management.

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

  • Demonstrated openness to change, flexibility, and adaptability.

  • Establish trust and relationships.

  • 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).

  • Professional competence (i.e. knowledge of the industry and cross-functional understanding.

Benefits & Compensation

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

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EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled