Project Manager - Engineering

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Pillar Innovations
Grantsville, MD, United States

Phone: 240-679-3512
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Project Manager - Engineering


Grantsville, MD 

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Job Description:


Pillar Innovations is now accepting applications for a full-time Project Manager.  As a Project Manager, the general role is to coordinate and accomplish the necessary tasks and requirements in a dedicated, organized, and efficient manner.  Coordination with internal groups will include Engineering, Fabrication, Installation, Field Services, Accounting, Purchasing, Shipping & Receiving, Quality Control, etc. The position must be detail-oriented and performance-driven to help synchronize all project elements to ensure successful completion.


The Project Manager will possess an understanding of engineering principles and a strong understanding of project management and project accounting principles. This position must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule to include travel and overtime as needed. Overnight travel is typically on an infrequent basis.



  • Comprehensive Benefits
    • Health/Life insurance
    • 401(k) retirement plan
    • Short/Long term disability
    • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid lodging, per diem, and transportation provided for out-of-town work
  • Employee focused work environment
    • On-the-job mentoring and training
    • Internal job postings
    • Performance and salary reviews
    • Employee feedback program
  • Advancement through defined employee career paths
  • Safety-first and drug free work environments
    • Bonuses and incentives for working safely
    • Company provided tools and basic safety equipment
    • PPE allowances with no restrictions on vendors
  • Weekly pay with premium pay for Sundays and holidays
  • Smart Money program with optional counseling to aid employees with financial goals
  • Scholarship opportunities for dependent children
  • Assist the Senior Project Manager in the execution of the project management for assigned projects
  • Create and review project schedules and contribute ideas to the Engineering Team for cost savings and effectiveness
  • Maintain and update schedules according to project needs, design, and scope
  • Track and report project status updates to Senior Project Manager
  • Participate in strategic planning phases to ensure project completion
  • Coordinate change orders, work orders, job numbers, billing processes, etc., with accounting
  • Assist with setting prices and quoting jobs to include material sales and project needs
  • Responsible for managing and maintaining budgets for assigned projects
  • Facilitate communications between internal groups and outside vendors, subcontractors, and customers
  • Help problem-solve issues and present value-added input and solutions
  • Communicate project progress, schedule, changes in scope, etc., to customers regularly
  • Maintain positive and effective vendor and client relationships including proactively mitigating any project issues that arise
  • Consult with technicians, engineers, contractors, etc., to gather information to support operations and efficiencies
  • Organize, file, and maintain current project documents
  • Ensure compliance and provide quality control oversight
  • Coordinate and execute daily tasks including inventory, tooling, equipment supply, reviewing and approving invoices and material sales orders, etc.
  • Schedule and confirm material and equipment deliveries
  • Determine staffing and equipment needs and oversee scheduling and asset management
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Provide feedback for performance reviews as needed

Other Duties

This job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required for this position.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



  • 5+ years of project management preferred with a preference given to those with Engineering & Automation experience
  • 1+ years’ experience with project accounting and scheduling preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Working knowledge and experience in engineering and automation products, market, and industry
  • Possesses a high level of organization skills with a focus on detail-orientation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience with direct customer relations skills preferred
  • Possesses exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work independently and in team environments
  • Excels in a high-paced work environment
  • Possess strong communication skills both oral and written with the ability to maintain professionalism
  • Able to compute basic math calculations and take measurements
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project)
  • Ability to multi-task and balance multiple projects effectively
  • Adaptable and composed under pressure
  • Proactive, resourceful, and highly motivated
  • Familiar with basic office procedures

​Working Conditions
  • Walk/use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools / reach with hands and arms / climb ladders and stairs / crawl/kneel
  • Sit, talk, listen, observe, read, write, and type
  • Perform work on-site in industrial, commercial, and residential locations


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Must possess a valid and appropriate state driver’s license prior to employment
  • This position requires the completion of a thorough background and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. In accordance with Pillar Innovation’s Drug and Alcohol policy, employees are required to participate in random, post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing as requested.

AAP/EEO Statement 
Pillar Innovations is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that provides opportunities without regard to any protected classes under applicable law.


ADA Statement

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.