1+ months

Director, Project Management

Cleveland, OH 44114

Unit Description


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Sodexo is hiring a Distributive Energy Plant Project Director at our client, Medical Center Company (MCCo) located in Cleveland, Ohio. MCCo is a distributed energy facility that provides utility services to their members as a district energy system within the Cleveland, OH market. 

This district energy system optimizes the use of fuels, power and resources within the community, saving money and operating in a more environmentally friendly manner.


Reporting to the Executive Director of Facilities, the Project Director will handle overall planning, execution, budget adherence and management responsibilities related to the engineering, design, construction, and maintenance of capital projects for the facility. The Project Director will ensure adherence to contract specifications, regulatory requirements, and ensure smooth integration with other project components. The selected candidate will manage commercial and contract issues, have overall responsibility for the budget, schedule, QA/QC, safety and reporting, as related to projects and outages.


The Project Director will collaborate with the management and plant team to resolve technical issues, coordinate with operations, maintain project schedules, and cost forecasts and provide field project engineering coordination with contractors and facility personnel. In addition, this position will successfully coordinate and integrate project scopes, including cost reporting and budget management, schedule, quality, and safety.



  • Overall responsibility for cost, schedule, safety, quality, risk management, engineering, construction, and commissioning of facility capital projects.
  • Collaborate and manage facility personnel and contractors to ensure adherence to standards, permits, performance quality and safety expectations.
  • Management and coordination of design, operational reviews and approvals.
  • Review/develop technical standards, specifications, drawings and documents (i.e. overall responsibility of document control plans for projects).
  • Manage day to day project contractual issues.
  • Work with management to implement internal Project Control tools.
  • Assist in negotiation of agreements.
  • Report to management on project progress, costs, schedules, safety, quality, etc.
  • Lead and participate in the selection and negotiation of project contractors.
  • Identify, communicate and manage risk.
  • Responsible for project Quality Assurance/Quality Control.
  • Manage contractors as required.
  • Coordinate multiple contractors at various stages of the project.
  • Support the development of the capital cost estimate at the various project stage gates.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 10 years applicable plant experience including project management, scope development, planning, scheduling, execution, engineering and design, risk management, and commissioning
  • Engineering degree or equivalent experience with a strong proven track record will be considered.
  • PMP or other recognized Project Management Certification or equivalent experience with a strong proven track record will be considered.
  • Experience to include coordinating multi-disciplinary activities and a proven ability to work across departments and work groups internal and external.
  • Experience to include negotiating, managing, and implementing contracts.
  • Experience to include cost estimates, cost control and managing budgets.
  • Experience to include proficiency with scheduling software (i.e. P6 and/or Microsoft Project).
  • Experience to include working with all Hazardous Work Permitting (i.e. Lockout/Tagout, Hotwork, Confined Space, Excavation, etc.)
  • Highly proficient at Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, One Note, etc.).
  • Certified First Aid/CPR/AED a plus.
  • Attended OSHA 10/30hr a plus.
  • Certified to operate aerial lifts a plus.
  • Certified to operate industrial trucks a plus.
  • Ability to be on call 24/7.
  • Ability to work long hours and continuous days on occasions to support operations.

Physical Requirements: Job will entail:

  • Lifting up to 50lbs.
  • Climbing ladders/stairwells.
  • Squatting, kneeling, bending, crawling
  • May include working in confined spaces and/or working from heights

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.


Make an Immediate Impact.

Are you a strategic Facilities professional who can drive innovation with exceptional results? As you grow your career, do you want the support of an industry leader in Facilities Management?

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Position Summary

Specifies and coordinates the implementation of a large project. Responsible for meeting project objectives within quality, time, and budget targets, and for managing associated risks. Typically requires strong technical skills, proven project management experience, and an understanding of the business issues.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 5 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 5 years experience in developing and implementing organizational efficiency initiativesSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


Posted: 2020-08-20 Expires: 2020-12-24

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