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As a dynamic company serving a global market, Moran Iron Works is always on the lookout for knowledgeable, highly skilled, professional people who share our passion for quality.

We are a drug free, Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) committed to providing equal opportunity for the participation of all qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, sex, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factor, the consideration of which is prohibited by law.

Moran Iron Works values people as individuals, not as “workers” or “staff.” We create goals and plans for professional and personal growth, recognizing that not everyone is the same…and there’s greatness in differences. We believe our company’s success is a direct result of our passion for doing great work and taking on the responsibility and accountability to do what it takes to have our customers be more than satisfied with their projects.

When clients choose to work with us, they know they’re getting the professionalism, experience, knowledge, and skill that Moran Iron Works is known for. Simply stated, we’re a close-knit group of Passionate People @ Peak Performance.

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Moran Iron Works, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of Moran Iron Works, Inc., is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, Veteran Status, sexual orientation, genetic information of any other protected category by state and federal laws.

We currently have open positions available as listed below, so please feel free to download the application and submit it, along with a cover letter, resume, and any other associated documents, to hr@moraniron.com

 

Open Position: Project Manager

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Project Manager – Success Criteria

Goal: To professionally manage and execute projects for success from award to completion.

Directly reports to the Project Operations Manager.

Duties, Responsibilities, & Expectations:

  • Handling all aspects of the project from award (estimating handoff) to completion.
  • Coordination of all project specific procedures/tasks/deliverables. As outlined in the MIW project management manual.
  • Communicating and collaborates with all departments what the project goals and expectations are.
  • Initiating and setting up the project specific execution plan and team kick off meeting.
  • Coordination of all project specific meetings and insuring all required personnel attend.
  • Managing and prioritizing assistant’s duties and tasks.
  • All customer correspondence, verbal and written.
  • Keeping sales and marketing updated on project deliverables.
  • Project performance as it compares to project estimate and updates estimating accordingly on internal/external change orders.
  • Developing and maintaining the project specific master schedule and manpower loading.
  • Developing and maintaining the project specific action list.
  • Project specific documentation to be maintained and filed properly.
  • Project specific job releases.
  • Completion of the project specific progress reports the customer and the MIW sales representative.
  • Insuring that the accounting department is invoicing accordingly per the milestone schedule and or the invoicing schedule.
  • Completion of the project close out report.
  • Barge logistics for projects that require barging.

Success Criteria:

  • Attendance & Punctuality: Standard working hours are from 6:00am to 4:00pm or as required to accomplish project goals and expectations. Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. Is professional both in conduct and attire.
  • Analytical & Problem Solving: Collects, researches, and analyzes data; Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions; Participates in group problem solving.
  • Dependability: Follows instructions and responds well to direction from the Project Operations Manager; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to accomplish project goals and expectations.
  • Adaptability: Able to deal with frequents change, delays, or events that may modify the tasks or scope of work for multiple projects as directed.
  • Ethics: Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and upholds organizational values.
  • Interpersonal: Focuses on management; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Carries and promotes themselves in a professional manner.
  • Oral & Written Communication: Speaks knowledgeable about the industry; Listens to get clarification; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings; Writes clearly, informatively, and professionally; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read, understand, and apply written information in agreements, contracts, and customer specifications.
  • Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedure; Completes administrative tasks correctly; Supports organization’s mission, vision and values.
  • Strategic Thinking: Collaborates with the Project Operations Managers and the Senior Project Manager to develop strategies to achieve project and departmental goals;
  • Professionalism: Approaches colleagues, vendors, and customers in a professional manner: Reacts well under pressure; accepts designated responsibilities, follows through on commitments, and follows departmental and company organizational hierarchy.
  • Schedules and organizes logistics for all manpower and equipment for all rolling stock for use by our work crews

Candidate Requirements:

  • Associate degree, bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in project management
  • Detailed-oriented with strong organizational, planning, and tracking skills required
  • Must exhibit critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously
  • Be adaptable and adjust to changing project scopes and timelines
  • Ability to handle a variety of responsibilities with little supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills
  • Must possess a friendly and professional attitude; a true team player
  • Must exhibit good judgment
  • Professional demeanor with a high energy level, strong work ethic and punctuality
  • Master in all Microsoft Office applications with strong emphasis on Excel
  • Mechanical, structural steel, drafting, detailing, design experience a plus
  • QuickBooks experience a plus

Open Position: Project Operations Manager

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Project Operations Manager – Success Criteria

Goal: To provide excellent leadership for MIW’s team of Project Managers that will insure the professional execution of all projects from award to completion per MIW standards, procedures and expectations.

Directly reports to the V.P. of Operations.

Duties, Responsibilities, & Expectations:

  • Maintaining a master project management schedule to monitor the progress of each project and insure that deliverables and milestones are complete and on schedule.
  • Providing project status updates to the V.P. of Operations on a weekly basis.
  •  Maintaining a Project Management specific and Production specific manpower chart to prioritize and manage resources.
  • Adjusts resources as required to insure the Project Managers maintain project deliverables and schedules.
  • Insures that all Project Managers are trained on MIW project management procedures and processes.
  • Insure all projects are being executed per MIW standards and procedures as outlined in the project management manual.
  • Collaborates with the Senior Project Manager and completes all Project Manager’s performance reviews.
  • Collaborates with the V.P. of Operations and assigns Project Managers to projects based on their current availability and their overall capabilities.
  • Reviewing of project specific execution plans with the assigned Project Manager prior to the project kick off and planning meeting.
  • Maintaining the project management manual and providing input to the V.P. of Operations for improvement.
  • Insuring departmental conformance with AISC policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining MIW drafting standards and circulating to MIW approved vendors.
  • Insuring the drawing constructability, design intent, appearance, and fabrication reviews have been completed and signed off prior to release.
  • Insuring that the MIW plant logistics plan for all projects is complete and being maintained.
  • Insuring that the barge facility storage and assembly plan for all projects is complete and being maintained as applicable.
  • Manage projects when work load exceeds current available capacity and resources.

Success Criteria:

  • Attendance & Punctuality: Standard working hours are from 6:00am to 4:00pm or as required to accomplish goals and expectations. Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. Is professional both in conduct and attire.
  • Dependability: Follows instructions and responds well to direction from Director of Project Management; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to accomplish goals and expectations.
  • Adaptability: Able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or events that may modify the tasks or current goals.
  • Ethics: Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and upholds organizational values.
  • Interpersonal: Focuses on leadership; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Carries and promotes themselves in a professional manner.
  • Oral & Written Communication: Speaks knowledgeably about the industry; Listens to get clarification; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings; Writes clearly, informatively, and professionally; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read, understand, and apply written information in agreements, contract, and or customer specifications.
  • Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedure; Completes administrative tasks correctly; Supports organizations mission, vision and values.
  • Strategic Thinking: Develops strategies to achieve departmental goals.
  • Professionalism: Approaches colleagues, vendors, and customers in a professional manner; Reacts well under pressure Accepts designated responsibilities, follows through on commitments, and follows departmental and company organizational hierarchy.
  • Analytical & Problem Solving: Collects, researches, and analyzes data; Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions; Participates in group problem solving.

Candidate Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree: Engineering or related field with 5 + years of operations management within a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge and skills associated with structural steel disciplines.
  • Understanding of, and experience in, proper weld nomenclature.
  • Computer proficient with Microsoft Office products.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead people to achieve results.
  • Ability to think ahead and plan over a 1-2 year time span while managing multiple and competing priorities.
  • Highly organized at problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level.
  • Strong technical skills in strategic planning and operational management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including presentation skills.
  • Commitment to Company values and the development of a high performing team.

Open Position: Estimator

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Estimator – Success Criteria

Job Brief

Moran Iron Works, Inc., is looking for a diligent Estimator to prepare accurate estimates for projects by gathering information and analyzing important metrics.

The ideal candidate will have excellent mathematical, analytical and organizational skills. In addition, will have the talent to work in harmony within a team environment.

Duties, Responsibilities, & Expectations:

  • Researches available jobs that are listed in trade publications and directories and pursues customer inquires to reveal project scope, schedule, and related specifications.
  • Familiarizes himself/herself with all drawings, specifications and related contract documents. Determines at that time if subcontractors may be needed for the project based on schedule, project scope, and MIW current work load.
  • Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers etc.)
  • Develops and utilizes appropriate bid worksheets and ensures that all necessary information from the contract documents are included in a detailed project write-up and proposal.
  • Communicates with potential customers whenever questions, additional information, and / or more specific information is needed in regards to the project being quoted.
  • Tracks all submitted bids until each bid has been awarded. If and when a bid is awarded to MIW, the estimator ensures that all information is directed through the proper channels for further processing. If a bid has not been awarded to MIW, the estimator reviews the costs associated with a competitor’s bid and critiques each bid process to identify and learn concepts that can be applied for future bids.
  • Maintains an orderly and current historical file of all quotes that have been placed.
  • Responsible for identifying and developing new ideas and work methods for improving the efficiency, accuracy, and the thoroughness of this position.
  • Maintaining the “Jobs Complete Master List” to ensure accurate costs are documented for use during new estimations.

Candidate Requirements:

  • College courses in advanced math, Excel and engineering, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Ability to read Blue Prints
  • Two years proven experience as estimator or similar position
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Familiarity with project management principles
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Excel spreadsheets

Open Position: Clean-up Crew

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Clean-up Crew – Success Criteria

Goal: To work safely and productively with fellow crew members to ensure shop facilities are tidy and equipped with a work safe environment for next day production.

Directly Reports to: Facility/Equipment Manager

Duties, Responsibilities, & Expectations:

  • Obtain all duties within shift hours.
  • To work as a member of a team working to accomplish daily/weekly goals directed by Supervisor.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Responsible for sweeping floors and returning tools to crib and tool carts.
  • Responsible for taking out garbage’s and recycle bins in all bays, machine shop and crane barn.
  • Fuel and clean vehicles on an as needed basis.
  • Mow Grass at multiple facilities.
  • Shovel snow at multiple facilities.
  • Responsibly for turning off all lights, compressors and locking doors securely before leaving at the end of shift.

Code of Conduct:

  • Attendance & Punctuality: Arrives to work promptly of their scheduled shift. Attends line-up meeting. Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent. Obtains Supervisor approval prior to time off.
  • Adaptability: Able to deal with frequent change.
  • Dependability: Follows instructions and responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits additional hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Interpersonal: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control.
  • Initiative: Volunteers readily; Seeks increased responsibilities when necessary; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures.
  • Quality—Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Professionalism: Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status and position; Follows through on commitments.

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