Associate Project Manager Marine Systems - Gov Projects at ABB

| Houston, TX
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Associate Project Manager Marine Systems - Gov Projects
Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

As an Associate Project Manager in Marine Systems, Process Automation Marine & Ports in Houston, Texas, you will be leading the execution of small projects, ensuring that they are executed in line with procedures, specifications, standards requirements and targets.You will manage, design, small and medium new build projects for shipyards and designers subcontracted to US (United States) Government.
This position reports to

Head of Project Management and Engineering
Your responsibilities

  • Project Planning and Tracking: Use of IPM (Integrated Project Management) / Microsoft Project or similar tools for planning of project related activities and costs
  • Document Processing and Control: Ability to use multitude of document storage and transfer programs. Has understanding of commercial, regulatory and government classification requirements for proper handling of Proprietary and Confidential Unclassified Information
  • Project Requisition, Ordering and Receiving: Experience or ability to learn SAP. Experience or ability to learn issuing purchase requisitions for project execution purposes
  • Negotiation and Scope Management: Ability to maintain project within contract scope. Ability to negotiate additional scope with adequate manning, technical and equipment scope
  • Vessel Engineering and Operational Knowledge: Intermediate to advanced knowledge of the Engineering, Navigational and Operational Equipment onboard US Naval and Coast Guard vessels. Ability to link design, manufacturing and operational knowledge to ensure quality designs are implemented in all projects
  • Problem Solving: Ability to understand, seek and remediate project obstacles in a timely manner to safeguard project delivery timeline
  • Budget Management: Ability to manage multi million dollar cost budgets, taking account for equipment, services and man hour costs to prevent project overruns, while seeking opportunities to margin improvement
  • Strategic Project Management: Ability to enforce/adjust project priorities and effectively manage resources to support constantly changing project requirements
Your background

  • Bachelor Degree of Science (Required) and 5 years of relevant experience
  • Recommended focus in Electrical, Naval Architecture, Naval Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Controls Engineering
  • Project Manager Certification (Recommended)
  • Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt (Recommended)
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Project or Similar
  • US Navy or US Coast Guard Vessel Maintenance or Operational Experience a plus
  • Active Security Clearance of Secret or Higher a plus
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Wellbeing program
More about us

ABB Marine & Ports supplies world-leading technologies that are driving the evolution of sustainable shipping. Electrical propulsion, data-driven decision support and integrated solutions for ship and shore from ABB are paving the way to a zero-emission marine industry, providing greater efficiency and reliability to shipowners, and preparing vessels to meet the demands of tomorrow. Our automation and electrical solutions are making port and terminal operations safer, greener and more productive. ABB Marine & Ports operates in 26 countries and has 2,000 employees. look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to [email protected] Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid
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