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Major Project Director

Full Time

Premier Technology, Inc.

Blackfoot ID 83221 USA

Posted 06/19/2024

Job Descriptionback to top

Primary Function (not a remote position):
As a Major Projects Director you will play a key role in our success by assuming overall responsibility for the execution of major fabrication projects. In this capacity, you will not only oversee project execution, but also lead and manage the team of Project Managers responsible for the daily management of projects. Your primary focus will be ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and in accordance with customer quality requirements including ASME NQA-1 standards. This role requires the ability to navigate changing scopes, budgets, and schedules while maintaining excellent customer relations and negotiation skills.       

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Chief Operating Officer and Business Unit Managers to provide oversight and management for large scale projects and/or portfolios of projects.
  • Assume overall responsibility for the successful execution of major projects.
  • Provide strategic direction and guidance to project teams, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
  • Lead, mentor, and manage a team of Project Managers responsible for day-to-day project management activities.
  • Review, understand, and becomes an expert in the contract documents of assigned projects including drawings, specifications, commercial terms, etc.
  • Work with Project Managers and coordinate with internal departments and subcontractors to ensure project scope, schedule, budget, and quality requirements of highly complex projects are understood, followed, and completed.
  • Manage changes in project scope, budget, and schedule effectively using a hands-on approach or at the directive level.
  • Provide guidance and support to Project Managers in addressing change requests and requests for equitable adjustments where appropriate.
  • Lead negotiations for major contracts, change orders, and other project related agreements with customers, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Resolve high-level disputes and conflicts through effective negotiation and communication.
  • Maintain senior level relationships with customers with an understanding of their strategic needs and expectations.
  • Communicate progress to the customer, internal stakeholders, and management.
  • Assist with preparing proposals, preliminary schedules, and final schedules.
  • Review project proposals, establish, execute, and monitor project plans for the whole project and for each execution phase, and arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.
  • Identify and target select markets for business development initiatives.
  • Nurture relationships with potential customers, understanding their needs and fostering opportunities for future work.
  • Drive growth by expanding the company’s customer base in strategic markets.

Promote and actively embrace the concept of professionalism, with an emphasis on quality, commitment, integrity, ingenuity, teamwork, the community, and the environment. Safety is a deeply rooted cultural value and it must be promoted and enforced at all times.

Other Qualifications: 
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of the conditions that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Regular, predictable, and on-site attendance is an essential function of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Premier Technology is a federal contractor, as such, this position will work on government contracts and requires that you are a US Citizen (not just authorized to work in the US).

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit in a stationary position for extended periods of time while working at a computer. The employee is frequently required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet – typical of what is generally found in an office setting. The employee will occasionally find it necessary to enter a manufacturing environment. The manufacturing environment is typical of that type of setting – employees may be exposed to inclement weather, loud noises, tripping hazards; and there may be exposure to sparks, welding arc, open flame, and moving equipment. 

Benefit Options: 
Medical, Dental, Vision - 100% Employee Paid Coverage
Company Paid Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Employee Assistance Program
Supplement Benefits - Accident, Disability, Critical Care, Hospital, Term Life, Whole Life
Legal Shield/Identity Theft Protection/Gun Owners Insurance
Pet Insurance
401k Retirement Plan with Company Match  

Other benefits:
4-Day Work Week
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Paid Holidays
Employee Performance Bonus
Craft Development and Training Opportunities
Tuition Assistance
Employee and Dependent Scholarships 

Premier Technology, Inc. is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Requirementsback to top

Minimum Qualifications/Experience: 

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree (B. A. or B. S.) from a four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in the areas of fabrication/construction, DOE/DOD, or commercial nuclear is preferred.
  • Preferred experience includes management of projects under an ASME NQA-1 quality assurance program.
  • Proficient with computer software including Microsoft Suite. Ability to become proficient with other software is mandatory.
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints. Must be able to understand and manage budgets. Must be able to direct and lead a team for project success.
  • Senior level negotiating skills preferred.

Job Detailsback to top

Location Blackfoot, ID, 83221, United States
Categories Manufacturing & Production, Program Management (Technical), Project Management
Sec Clearances DoE Clearance, Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph, Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph, Top Secret/SCI, Top Secret/SSBI, Top Secret/EBI, Top Secret (TS), Secret, Confidential, Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

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Contact Informationback to top

Contact Name Kathy McDaniel
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Primary Phone 2083396493
Job Code MPD

Major Project Director

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