Senior Project Manager

Lombard, IL
Projects – Project Management /
Full Time /
Valdes is a 200-person, multidisciplinary, engineering, architecture, and project management company with an expert focus on technical excellence. Every client project is assigned a dedicated team of professionals who provide personalized services and solutions. The Valdes success model consists of streamlined work processes, attention to detail, technical expertise, and an unyielding commitment to client satisfaction, safety and quality.
Valdes is guided by our purpose statement: We are talented people who thrive and achieve extraordinary results for our customers. 

Our core values reflect who we are, how we perform and what we aspire to:
Integrity            Critical Thinking              Excellence               Teamwork              Passion 

Valdes proudly executes all work in the United States to maintain the utmost quality for our clients. We are a certified Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE) and hold the following certifications:
National Minority Supplier Development Council - MBE Certification
Illinois Department of Central Management Services - BEP Certification 
City of Chicago - MBE Certification
California Public Utilities Commission, The Supplier Clearinghouse - MBE Certification


    • Manage, coordinate, and administer a project from the conceptual stages through planning, engineering procurement, construction, start-up, and prime contract close-out
    • Supervise and coordinate the efforts of the staff to achieve client’s established project objectives
    • Direct, coordinate, budget, scope and manage multi-discipline projects of any size, sometimes in parallel
    • Review and approve invoices to the client, as well as manage estimates, schedules, and reports being sent to the client


    • Bachelor's Degree in one of the Engineering disciplines or equivalent experience
    • 12+ years of related experience in project engineering or project management, or equivalent experience in one of the engineering disciplines with cross training in project execution
    • Oil/gas refining experience
    • 15+ years of related experience in project engineering or project management with 8+ years supervisory experience
    • Experience managing a project from inception to completion
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and work with tight deadlines
    • Ability to travel to client sites out of town
    • Willing to accept on-site client assignments out of town
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in one of the engineering disciplines
    • Good oral and written communication skills required
    • MS Project and Primavera experience preferred
    • Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder

Valdes Architecture & Engineering Company is looking for bright and talented people that want to take their career to the next level. We offer many rewarding career paths to challenge and engage our employees at all phases of their careers. Our office provides a team environment, and excellent working conditions, which allow individuals to maximize their potential. Valdes Engineering offers an outstanding benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401K plan, Company paid Long Term and Short Term Disability Insurance, Company paid Life and AD&D Insurance, Pet Insurance, a discounted gym membership and tuition reimbursement.