Job Details

Senior Project Manager (Multiple Locations)

Location:   Greenville SC

Salary:   based on experience



Jedson Engineering is headquartered in Cincinnati with offices throughout the southeast.  They provide full-service engineering, procurement and construction management services to industrial process manufacturers that operate in pulp & paper, chemical, consumer product and food & beverage markets across the nation. Jedson is in a significant growth mode which is creating multiple opportunities across the company. Gilman Partners is a retained search firm in Cincinnati who is partnering with Jedson on this recruiting opportunity.



This position requires someone with significant project management experience who possesses the knowledge and skills to develop project plans, scope of services, schedules, budgets and execution plans.  Reporting to the location’s Operations Leader, the successful candidate will build strong collaborative relationships internally and externally, have strong project and business skills, be well spoken and personable, and be a strong advocate for and leader of the Jedson engineering team.  



  • Manage all aspects of business projects from inception through execution
  • Develop and document the scope of work
  • Understand project success criteria and ensure client expectations are met
  • Develop and track project costs  
  • Identify and communicate changes to SOW
  • Identify and effectively respond to clients issues and needs
  • Ensure value is provided to the client and develop & earn their trust
  • Ensure the clients policies and procedures are communicated and followed by the Jedson and project team (i.e. safety policy, technical standards, site SOPs)
  • Identify project staffing requirements
  • Knowledge of front-end engineering and detailed engineering process
  • Review and manage all project deliverables
  • Secure resources needed for team to execute work effectively (i.e. drawings, reports, site visits, etc.)
  • Ensure PO’s are received from the client before work begins and ensure services are rendered within the approved budget; also ensure invoices are paid timely
  • Document and communicate changes to scope
  • Identify areas needed to build capability to meet current and future needs
  • Anticipate future work associated or derived from ongoing projects
  • Assist in the resolution of internal Jedson issues regarding projects and staffing, identification and development of internal capability and identify PM needs such as software, training, etc.
  • Coordinate with Account Managers


  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in engineering
  • 15 – 20+ years of related experience in project engineering
  • Ideal industry experience would include pulp & paper or chemicals for our southern locations, and consumer products or food & beverage for our Cincinnati location.
  • Demonstrated experience in driving projects within budget from initiation through a successful and timely conclusion
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and foster positive client relationships 
  • Working in the role of a Player / Coach
  • Perform activities to improve the reliability and efficiency of operations
  • Coordinate and supervise project implementation, control project costs, monitor progress and quality of the projects
  • Proven Customer Account Manager


Chuck Aardema, Executive Recruiter