Project Manager

  • 1 Full-Time opening available.
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Closing Date: Open


FPD has an immediate opening for an experienced Project Manager in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. FPD, an electric construction and power advisory services company, is currently looking to hire a Project Manager with 5+ years of experience managing large, electric construction projects in the power industry, on projects ranging from $3-$15 million. Candidate must be experienced in estimating labor, materials, and other needs for medium to large projects for periodic and major maintenance activities for turbine outages, turn-key overhauls and relocations including steam & gas turbines, generators, valves, boilers and BOP. Read and understand bid documents, mechanical plans, blueprints, and equipment operating instructions. Prior experience with both negotiated and hard bid work, along with a proven track record essential.

As a part of a project management team, the Project Manager will manage one or a number of contracts. Duties include pricing, bidding, budgeting; job cost management and reporting; purchasing; employment law and labor compliance; implementation of union agreements; environmental compliance; subcontract administration and business law as it relates to our operations (prompt payment, liens, etc.). Must be experienced in guiding Owner's Engineer in all technical related issues, including EPC specifications and negotiations and project scheduling.

BS degree in Engineering, Construction or related area preferred but not required. Client prefers candidates that have a CPM (Certified Project Manager) or a PMI/PMP (Project Management Professional) certification. As a Project Manager, you must be both a capable engineer and administrator, using critical path methods and computer cost control as tools in taking the facility from contract signing through start-up. Involvement throughout the project cycle, coordinating all engineering input for the initial bid to the customer, preparing a detailed project budget, schedule and managing final execution of project and cost. Candidate is expected to track the project against the schedule and budget and give status reports to the customer & executive staff on a regular basis. Previous experience working for large EPC firms like KBR, FLUOR, ABB, Bechtel, Black & Veatch, Burns & McDonnell, or similar firm would be a big plus.


  • 5+ years experience in all aspects of managing commercial/industrial electrical construction projects.
  • BS Degree (preferred but not required) in electrical engineering or construction management (electrical).
  • Strong digital applications skills. Knowledge of spreadsheets and platforms (MS Excel, Timberline, Primavera).
  • Ability to manage projects up to $15 million.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills. Strong organization/time management skills.

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FPD Power Development is an electric construction and advisory services firm located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. FPD is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.