• Project Manager I

    Location US-LA-Plaquemine
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Engineering, all disciplines
  • Overview

    This is an entry level Project Manager position.  This position will work with Level II & III Project Managers and learn to independently process shop repair projects.  He/She will develop quotations, create production work scopes, process & coordinate material ordering and subcontract requirements.  The nature of this position is a continuous process of developing a systematic way of planning, implementing, managing, and analyzing repair orders.  Many activities, although covered by Elliott policy and procedure, brings with it something different and challenging. 


    Communication with customers, both internal & external, is paramount.  Selling of shop services is a daily function of this position.


    • Obtain required data to properly prepare repair quotations, including required scope, cost, pricing, lead-times, available resources, etc.
    • Review customer purchase orders to confirm agreement with repair quotation and to protect company liability.
    • Ensure that once quotation becomes an order, job is implemented properly. This includes placing correct parts orders, writing accurate and detailed work scopes, and making sure all other required resources are available throughout the job duration.
    • Help to promote future business opportunities through customer satisfaction with all phases of their experience with Elliott.
    • Properly analyze inspection reports in order that correct actions are taken. This should lead to orders that enable us to reach established profit goals and create customer satisfaction.
    • Maintain communications on all orders, including formal written communications, schedule and direct customer meetings, hold review meetings with shop personnel with regards to order status, and maintain communication with sales and management.
    • Project management and engineering. Depending on experience, projects range from simple, single-stage industrial type equipment to more complex multi-stage engineered apparatus.
    • Order maintenance, including acknowledgment letters, accounting interface, maintaining job folders, closing out jobs, preparing information for invoicing and filing.
    • Process and issue final reports to customers. 


    • (2) years’ experience with turbine and/or compressor repair technology preferred
    • A technical or business degree, or enrollment/credit towards a degree is recommended
    • Experience in customer relations and sales
    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Self-motivated with the ability to handle difficult situations and demanding deadlines
    • Ability to get along with others. There is a lot of interaction with customers of varying backgrounds and also Elliott employees within many different departments.  The ability to develop and grow these relationships can greatly improve the effectiveness of the person in this position
    • A willingness to learn
    • Organization and time management skills are essential


    Elliott is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the federal, state or local laws of the United States. Elliott is a drug free workplace.


    No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Elliott Group employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Elliott Group recruiting team will become the property of Elliott Group and no search fees will be paid.


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