Project Manager-Mid-Career

Location: Naperville, IL - USA

About the Job

Kinectrics AES, Inc. is looking to add to our team.  We are seeking an experienced Project Manager who will work with our team of engineers to effectively manage the planning of multiple projects involving nuclear power plant design, modification and analysis.  These projects significantly impact the operation and success of our client facilities, helping to maintain a substantial, reliable source of clean energy throughout the United States.  We offer a flexible work schedule with hybrid office/work from home arrangement. Our Naperville office was voted as one of the Smartest, Sleekest, Healthiest Workplaces in DuPage County.



Project Management

  • Confirms contract scope of service, schedule, and cost budget is consistent with proposal.
  • Prepares project files in a timely manner consistent with contract, QAP requirements and Work Instructions
  • Initiates project through project internal Kick-off/PRJB meeting, communicating scope, schedule, budget, and risks to the project team.
  • Ensures that project is set up in Learning Management System and team personnel are trained to the project documents before working on the project.
  • Updates project tracking tool on a weekly basis to report percent complete by task and any project issues.
  • Identifies addresses and documents any project risks, including the actions for mitigating and monitoring risk.
  • Coordinates with engineering leadership to assemble a project team, and ensures the individuals are competent for the assigned task (skills align with task) and individual responsibilities align with qualifications.
  • Coordinates the activities of project team. Has project team meetings and provides project status, CPI & SPI’s as applicable.
  • Monitors adherence to scope, schedule and budget, and initiates corrective action as soon as a deviation is suspected.
  • Interfaces with the Responsible Engineer on an agreed-to time frame commensurate with project risk, for appropriate technical oversight, proactively raising issues and concerns, this allowing for early warning, and mitigating actions to be implemented.
  • Works with Engineering to identify and document scope changes/project impacts when required and communicates to the client.
  • Initiates project closure and ensures the project is closed in a timely manner.

Invoicing / Billing

  • Reviews and approves project related personnel expense reports. 
  • Reviews and approves project invoices prior to transmitting to the client.  Responsible for the overall accuracy and completeness of the invoice. Initiates firm price project invoices in accordance with contractual agreement.
  • Supports the timely collection of payment to support project and company health.

Project Documentation

  • Ensures Project Plan, and other affected quality documents are revised in a timely manner to reflect and communicate scope revisions.
  • Ensures project training records are accurate and complete.
  • Ensures project records, i.e. calcs, drawings, other deliverables, etc. are submitted to the client in compliance with applicable QAP requirements.
  • Ensures that project QA records are submitted to Document Control as soon as the document becomes a quality record.
  • Performs timely project closure.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering discipline.
  • 5+ years of related practical work with at least 2+ years project management responsibilities. Prior work in consulting engineering environment strongly preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized self-starter with demonstrated success motivating peers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. Prior experience working in SAP or other large ERP system a plus.
  • Willingness to travel, as necessary, in support of project delivery (up to 25%)
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. (i.e. without the need for work sponsorship now or in the future)

About Us

Kinectrics AES, Inc. provides comprehensive engineering, design, analysis and consulting for the energy sector. U.S. Headquarters in Naperville, IL with locations in Atlanta, GA, Ridgeland, MS, and Fremont CA.

Our employees work with customers to solve their most difficult technical challenges in an entrepreneurial business environment, where careers can develop along both technical and managerial paths.

Kinectrics, Inc. is headquartered in Ontario, Canada, and a leading provider of innovative life cycle management solutions for the global electricity industry. Kinectrics is known worldwide for the technical excellence of its’ employees, challenging work, opportunity for career growth, and flexible working conditions.

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Why Work For Us?

Employee surveys consistently rank Kinectrics as “one of the best places to work”. Although this phrase may mean different things to different people, Kinectrics is widely recognized as a company that employs some of the best and brightest minds in the energy and utility industry.

Kinectrics AES, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurances, generous PTO and a 5% match on our 401k plan.

Kinectrics AES is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.