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Project Director - ICS

ICS, 280 N. Providence Rd, Media, Pennsylvania, United States of America ● Media, PA 19063, USA Req #925
Monday, May 15, 2023
ICS, a Legence company

ICS is a solutions-based consulting firm, specializing in planning and project-related solutions. At ICS, we care about people. We care about the success and wellbeing of our employees, clients, and communities. This translates into an unparalleled work environment and a superior client experience that thrives on integrity, quality, collaboration, and smart innovation. Through our culture shaped by our values, our mission of positively impacting people through innovative facility solutions will be possible.

Sometimes, it’s not about where you’re going on life’s journey, but about who you’re going there with. Our mission is to enrich the lives of our employees and exceed the expectations of our clients. We’re a company with heart.

Introduction: ICS is a rapidly growing solutions-based consulting firm, specializing in strategic planning, design, and commercial construction.  In our Media, PA location, ICS leads a family of companies for our parent company LEGENCE.  ICS and LEGENCE leads the renewable energy space with more than 10M square feet of net zero buildings.  

At ICS, we pride ourselves on our ability to meet the differing needs of our varied clients. To suit our clients’ needs, we offer a full range of delivery methods, from traditional design-bid-build projects, turnkey design-build energy projects, Energy as a Service and renewable energy solutions. In all of our delivery methods, ICS can serve as program manager, construction manager as advisor, owner’s representative, or combination of all three. 

At ICS, we also care about people.  We care about the success and wellbeing of our employees, clients, and the communities in which we live, work, and play.  This translates into an unparalleled work environment that thrives on honesty, service, quality, innovation, and personal and professional growth.  Through our mission and vision, and a culture shaped by our values, we believe our commitment to our employees will provide our clients and communities with leaders committed to making a meaningful impact to those around us. 

ICS is seeking a well-rounded, self-motivated, and client-focused Director of Construction to lead our growing implementation team of professionals out of our Media, Pennsylvania (Suburban Philadelphia) office.

Job Summary: The Project Director is responsible to serve as a main point-of-contact for clients while also leading and mentoring team of project managers.  The Project Director ensures that assigned projects are successful by working with clients, contractors, partners, and internal team in following standards, practices, and schedules that result in value-added projects being on-time, on budget and ultimately forming lasting relationships with our customers. Position is responsible to support the project development process and transition and manage the overall pre-construction and construction process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support internal project development team to ensure necessary estimates, project budgets, scopes, schedules, and structure is available.
  • Work with client and internal team to ensure project planning, expectations, resources, and support are in place and ready for project kick-off.
  • Attend project meetings such as construction meetings, design meetings, board meetings, and project oversight meetings as required per project and project team.  Ensure continuous and ongoing communication with client.
  • Critical oversight of project budgets ensuring they are on task and on budget on regular basis.
    • Reconcile total project budget(s) with all project related costs.
    • Ensure proper management of all contractual documentation. 
  • Proactive oversight of project schedules and management of project controls and contracts, ensuring proper support and resources are available for necessary phases in projects.
  • Oversight and quality review of construction documents. 
  • Effectively resolve any project conflicts or challenges.  Work with project partners (clients, contractors, architects, engineers) and internal team to ensure proper resolution of project challenges.
  • Ensure proper process, standards, documentation, and safety protocol are followed by project teams.
  • Perform all Project Management duties as required per project and project team.
  • Effectively manage and lead team of project managers.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Problem Solving:

Problems and solutions are unique and unpredictable but are similar to those previously encountered.  Solutions require judgment such as setting priorities, evaluating results and/or coordinating with others.

Supervision Required:

Supervision is present to review and collaborate on established organization objectives.

Decision-Making Impact:

Independent judgment is required to analyze problems and perform needs assessments.  Uses judgment in adapting broad guidelines to achieve desired result.  Regular exercise of independent judgment is used.  Makes recommendations that affect policies, procedures, and practices.  Refers exceptions to policies and procedures to the supervisor.

Decision making impacts multiple departments, the organization, and areas outside of organization.

Work Complexity:

Tasks are multiple and diverse with some connectedness across processes.  Work requires the direct application of a variety of procedures, policies, and processes.

Time Management

This position is expected to work in the office, when not out on site.  If work from home is needed, it must be approved by manager.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Mentoring and manages a team
  • Holding team and team leaders accountable
  • Providing reviews
  • QAQC
  • Financial Oversight of Project
  • Assisting with major project concerns or client issues

Qualifications (Education, Experience, and Licenses/Certifications required):

  • 15+ years in industry-related project management role.
  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, architecture, or related field is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Must have ability to influence and convey project expectations and updates to project team, partners, and clients.
  • Ability to travel to project sites.
    • Must hold valid driver’s license
  • Ability to attend project-related meetings outside of normal business hours.
  • Ability to lead and manage a cohesive team.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience in estimating and project management software.
  • Proven ability to maintain excellent integrity and ethical standards within role.

Physical Requirements:

  • Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, talking, hearing, and vision.  Position frequently requires climbing/balancing and reaching with arms and hands.  Position occasionally requires kneeling and crouching and the ability to lift and carry over 20 lbs.

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Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
About Legence
Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit https://www.wearelegence.com/.

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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School
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  • ICS, 280 N. Providence Rd, Media, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Media, PA 19063, USA