Sr Project Manager


Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317


Join an entrepreneurial team of dedicated engineering and technical services consultants that work to improve and strengthen America’s critical infrastructures. At Lake Superior Consulting (LSC), a Shawcor company, we are committed to safeguarding the well-being of people and the environment without compromise in a fast-paced, high energy environment.  LSC supports client projects ranging from Front-End Engineering through Commissioning, allowing our teams to gain a breadth of in-depth experience while making a positive impact in several industries.

With our primary focus being the Energy industry, we also support other industries including Power & Utilities, Water & Wastewater, Mining, Commercial and Municipalities.  Our employees are driven by diverse and challenging projects while being able to make meaningful contributions to essential industries.

Lake Superior Consulting is currently seeking a Sr. Project Manager to join our team in Pittsburgh, PA!


The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary project team to execute Client work scopes and collaborating with LSC’s management team to ensure company goals are met. Projects typically include Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, and Structural Engineering while some projects may span across one or more business units.


Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Work with LSC’s Project Integration Team and associated Directors to assess opportunities, generate proposals and assemble project teams to successfully execute projects
  • Manage multiple projects using traditional project management practices to deliver the highest quality product on time and on budget while minimizing risk through the entire project lifecycle from prospect to closeout.
  • Develop business through networking and leveraging of existing client relationships in conjunction with the LSC business units
  • Able to interpret clients’ needs and appropriately define the scope of a project
  • Work with and coordinate project teams from multiple LSC office locations.
  • Execute technically challenging projects with the involvement of multiple disciplines
  • Provide formal training and Mentorship to Project Engineers and Project Managers
  • Provide project status updates and key metrics to LSC’s management team
  • Assist with the development of new Project Management processes and evaluation of existing processes
  • Support of and participation with internal initiatives



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline
  • PMP certification or ability to pursue a license
  • Minimum of 10 ears of professional experience in Project Management or Management Roles
  • Working knowledge of project management concepts and tools, and demonstrated ability to apply these to consistently deliver a defined project scope on time and within budget
  • Enjoy working in a team environment, able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization
  • Proven ability to balance multiple/competing deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the project team and organization
  • Demonstrated ability to assess situations to determine the importance, urgency, and risks, and make clear decisions that are timely and in the best interests of the project team and organization
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to see the big picture while also being able to drill down into technical details
  • Strong communication skills and comfortable presenting to large groups
  • Strong experience establishing earned value plans and metrics
  • Proficiency with MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new technologies, processes, markets




Our Growth is Your Opportunity:

Our growth creates an environment for our current employees to gain new skills and take advantage of promotional opportunities. We have opportunities for all levels of people from recent graduates and professionals to technicians, empowering you to grow personally and professionally.  We value our employees’ contributions and award those who step up through promotional opportunities. Molding your own career path is a common theme amongst our team members.

Make an immediate impact:

New employees can expect to be given responsibility and are expected to bring new ideas to the table almost immediately. Your ideas and contributions will be listened to, welcomed and appreciated!

Work with industry leaders:

We are in the consulting business. Therefore, it is our knowledge that is “sold” to our clients and our employees truly are our most valuable asset.  That said, we hire passionate people who are focused on continuous learning and development. Our employees work alongside many subject matter experts and have the opportunity to learn and grow their own knowledge base by working with other high achievers.

Gain diverse well-rounded experiences:

Our engineering teams have the ability to work on diverse projects that are never the same. This means continuous learning and development of skills and increased knowledge base.

Entrepreneurial Culture:

We have a culture that supports playing to our peoples’ strengths and empowering them to make decisions. Our leadership values an entrepreneurial approach to achieving success, solving problems and supporting our clients.

Competitive Salary and Benefits including:

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

Flexible work options

401K/Profit Sharing (6% company match)

Company paid life, AD&D, and short/long term disability

Paid time off (PTO)

Paid holidays (twelve per year)

Tuition reimbursement

EEO Statement

Lake Superior Consulting, LLC (LSC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh