Position Title: Project Manager
Department: Operations
Reports To: AUC General Manager
Location: Houston, TX
Type/Compensation: Salaried exempt; base pay plus annual discretionary bonus

Seven Seas Water Group (www.sevenseaswater.com) is a portfolio company owned by investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (“MSIP”).  Seven Seas Water Group operates two businesses within the water infrastructure space.  Seven Seas Water, which provides water treatment and desalination for governmental and industrial customers in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the AUC Group (www.aucgroup.net), which provides decentralized wastewater treatment plants for industrial and municipal customers in the United States.  Seven Seas Water delivers ~18 billion gallons of clean water annually.  We operate 11 water treatment plants internationally.  We have more than 140 wastewater treatment plants under lease in the United States with property developers, municipal customers, and utility districts.  We consistently maintain a 97%+ plant availability for our customers.

MSIP is a leading global private infrastructure investment platform.  Founded in 2006, MSIP has made over 30 investments across its three flagship closed-ended funds.  Since inception, MSIP has had more than $13 billion in commitments.  For further information about Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners, please visit www.morganstanley.com/im/infrastructurepartners.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager who will take on the management of Waste Water Treatment Plants with the goal of delivering every project on time, within budget and within scope; while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction with Project Engineers, General Contractors, and Developers.

Job Duties

  • Coordinate Procurement activities and management of Fabricators and Vendors in support of the execution of projects
  • Responsible for Quality Assurance program of Fabricators
  • Work in a team environment with Sales Estimator to ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Develop project installation and timeline model using Microsoft Office Project, utilize scope of work to define objectives of each milestone. Then manage entire project to meet that defined process. 
  • Work close with Field Supervisor to ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques; change order management.
  • Communicate/Report and escalate to management any issues as needed.
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the General Contractor, Project Engineer, and Client.
  • Implement Job Site Safety consistent with OSHA requirements, responsible for maintaining company EMR rating remain below 1.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, Operate and Maintenance Manuals, Project Submittals.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
  • Work closely with accounting to create a Schedule of Values and invoice consistent with the schedule. A goal of positive cash flow on each project.

Education/Experience

  • Preferred B.A. or B.S. in the field of engineering, construction management, or commensurate. Qualified work experience in Waste Water Treatment Plants or similar.
  • Proven working experience in project management in the construction industry or comparative projects requiring similar management at all levels of implementation.
  • Solid background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in managing people, processes, vendors/fabricators in a construction environment.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, bi-lingual in Spanish and English is strongly desired.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Experience in Managing Project Coordinator or Project Administrative support
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office Project
  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques

How to Apply

Send Resumes to Talent@7Seaswater.com

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success.  We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law.  In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

Applicant will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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