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Project Manager II - Marine Fabrication

Manufacturing and Production


$90,000.00 - $112,000.00


5 years



Vancouver, Washington, United States

  • Vigor Values

    Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

    Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
    We act on what we know is right
    : We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
    We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in

    POSITION SUMMARY: Project Managers (PM) are responsible for managing all phases of projects from initiation and planning through execution, monitoring & controlling, and closure. Project Managers report to the Program Manager for the Market Segment their projects are operating under.


    Key requirements and duties of this position include but are not limited to the following:

    • Responsible for managing all phases of projects from initiation and planning through execution, monitoring & controlling, and closure.
    • Typically manages projects ranging from $0.5M - $5M
    • Leadership responsibilities extend to other members of the program team, supporting company team members, third-party contractors, and consultants.
    • PM provides oversight of routine and advanced technical work performed for their projects and ensures that quality standards for all deliverables are achieved within established schedules, budgets, and scope definitions.
    • PM is responsible for development of subcontracts; including technical, schedule, and financial performance of these subcontractors.
      • PM responsibilities include monitoring and controlling project performance and making course corrections where necessary to meet project schedule, cost, quality, safety and corporate goals. PM is responsible for all project performance reporting.
      • PM is responsible for project close-out, including ensuring conclusion of all supplier purchase orders and final invoices on behalf of the company are complete.

    JOB SCOPE: The role operates within general parameters, but must use sound judgment and independent decision making when carrying out job responsibilities. Has the ability to influence and recommend modifying existing protocols. The candidate is held accountable for the overall guidance and consistency across projects to ensure profitable performance of the work is achieved. The candidate has profit and loss responsibility for his/her projects as well as, a critical role in securing revenue for the Company. Failure to meet the expectations of the customer could result in significant loss of future business.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Oversees project team members, but does not have direct supervisory responsibility.

    INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS: The Project Manager coordinates his/her efforts with managers and supervisors at all levels in the business unit and with support services managers. This candidate must be effective at influencing and collaborating with other managers and peers not in the direct line of authority in order to perform successfully. The position represents the Company through formal and informal interactions with the customer. Additionally, the individual interacts with industry peers on a less frequent basis.


    Skills required for all PM Levels:

    • Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
    • Experience in a fabrication environment, preferably job-shop or general contract companies.
      • Strong fabrication background/builder-mentality
      • Strong technical skills/aptitude
      • Excellent communication skills for use across the spectrum from craftsmen to customers and government regulators
        • Regular interaction with shop production is expected
        • Understanding of Earned Value Management.

    EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATION: Bachelors of Science in a technical discipline, or related complex fabrication experience. At least 3 years in the industry is required with a preference of 1 to 5 years’ experience in a Project Manager role.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work is conducted in a dynamic, fast-paced office setting. The person may be required to be in production areas at times. Must be able to walk to and from job sites. There may be local travel up to 10% of the time and out-of-town travel (including air travel) up to 5% of the time with notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: While in production areas will be exposed to all weather conditions, noise, dusts and odors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Summary

    Our goal is to provide a strong compensation package in support of industrial jobs that matter – to the local economy – and communities in which we operate. To achieve this goal, Vigor’s total compensation philosophy will remain flexible and therefore, subject to periodic review and revision to assure it continues to be sustainable and that is supports the Vigor Code and Culture Values.

    Vigor’s total compensation philosophy considerations include the following:

    • Objective is to attract and retain the best performers.
    • Base pay for positions shall be set slightly below market.
    • Base pay provided to individuals shall be determined in consideration of market data, internal equity, and overall job performance.
    • Annual cash compensation, which includes base pay and incentive compensation bonus, shall be target to be above market when the Company’s overall financial performance has been positive.
    • Encourage leadership and competency building by linking career development and individual performance to greater income earnings opportunities.
    • Employee health, welfare and 401K retirement benefits taken together are above market average provided overall company performance remains positive.

    At Vigor we offer a generous benefits package that includes:

    Medical RX Dental Vision Life
    AD&D LTD STD EAP Discretionary bonus
    Tuition Reimbursement FSA (Medical, Childcare, Transportation) 10 paid holidays PTO 401(k)

    Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.