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Project Manager

Project Manager

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This position is contingent upon contract award, and customer approval of resume. The Project Manager in Seattle, WA will represent The GBS Group on a complex engineering project and possess full authority to render project resources and make technical and commercial decisions. This project is expected to be a large, multi-year effort and requires oversight and attendance of meetings in person in the Seattle, WA area.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Track schedule, budget, requirements and compliance of a complex software and hardware implementation within the passenger rail industry.
  • Support technical team resources within engineering, quality assurance and subcontractors throughout the requirements generation, design, implementation and installation phases.
  • Oversee status updates from multiple subcontractor/vendor Project Managers on schedule, budget compliance and status reports.
  • Work with GBS’s Contracts department personnel to ensure contract compliance and lead the creation of change orders when project scope increases beyond original expectations.
  • Support procurement and engineering team members with the creation of Bill of Materials, tracking material delivery status and inventory.
  • Develop daily status reports on project progress for distribution to internal stakeholders and generate monthly progress reports for review with senior management.
  • In conjunction with a Project Scheduler; establish, track and update critical path scheduling and earned value management.


Candidates must possess the following professional experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor's level degree in any technical or managerial discipline.
  • 15 years professional experience in project management
  • Must have experience using Primavera Project Management P6 Release 8.2 or higher
  • Must have familiarity with Sound Transit
  • Travel occasionally as needed

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with complex software system integration projects
  • Master’s in Business Administration degree
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) or Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the responsibilities of the job, may have occassionally work near hazardous equipment and machinery, walk on uneven ground, and exposure to noise
  • Occasionally required to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist, and lift intermittently. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc.
  • Must be alert to equipment when in the field

EEO Statement

The GBS Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We pledge equal access to employment, facilities, and programs, regardless of race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or familial status, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.