• Sr. Project Manager - Engineering

    Location(s) USA-UT-Midvale
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Corporate Leadership
  • Overview

    Savage Services is currently hiring a Sr. Project Manager to join our Engineering team in Midvale, UT.


    As a Sr. Project Manager, you will manage internal and external resources as necessary to design, procure, and construct Industrial Capital Projects on-time and on-budget that meet commercial, operational, and customer objectives.


    * This position requires over 70% travel on an ongoing basis, which is dependent upon project needs. Travel is typically only during the week.



    • Deliver projects on-time and on-budget
    • Participate in project and business development - conceptual designs, cost estimates, strategy, etc.
    • Lead internal and external engineering, procurement, and construction resources
    • Ensure designs meet applicable building codes, safety, operational, and commercial objectives
    • Manage resources necessary to obtain all applicable permits
    • Develop project schedules and milestones.
    • Track, manage, and report project costs and progress
    • Provide technical support for internal operations
    • Identify and prioritize critical tasks
    • Adjust and adapt to shifting priorities
    • Control project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan and schedule changes; recommending actions
    • Control project costs by approving expenditures; reviewing bids from contractors
    • Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems
    • Maintain safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules and regulations
    • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations



    • Experienced in the development of capital budgets, schedules, and work breakdown structures
    • Work effectively in team and independent environments
    • Strong problem solving, communication and negotiating experience
    • Effectively communicate technical information to non-technical audiences
    • Customer-centered philosophy and approach with a sense of urgency for customer needs.
    • Must be drug free and able to pass a criminal background check
    • Willingness to participate in an employee based safety program and contribute to a rich safety culture



    • BS/BA Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent work experience required
    • Minimum 20+ years of significant project management experience ($50M+)
    • Familiarity with processes and operational practices of heavy industries such as rail, transportation, power, mining, refineries, mineral processing, etc.
    • Experience in the development of capital budgets, schedules, and work breakdown structures
    • Prior experience with large capial projects in Mexico
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish


    Physical/Travel Requirements


    • This position is based out of our Service and Support Center, which is a professional office environment
    • Site visits (industrial in nature and require walking, climbing, and other similar activities) are frequent
    • Requires over 70% travel, which is dependent upon project needs. Travel is typically only during the week


    With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.


    Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.


    Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace. 

    Please send your resume to paulhanson@savageservices.com



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