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FRANK C. BEDTKE

Frank is in his second year at HBK and has worked alongside HBK for 15 years through the Greater Damage Prevention Council of Chicago where he is Chairman. Frank worked for the City of Chicago for 38 years where, as Contract Manager for all of Chicago and O’Hare Airport’s underground infrastructure, he built strong relationships with leaders in the damage prevention industry. Frank's extensive knowledge of utilities underground infrastructure, damage prevention practices and public awareness of damage prevention practices are leveraged to protect our clients’ interests. Frank is currently Damage Prevention Project Manager for HBK’s locate contracts for fiber optics. His current focus is renewing and expanding HBK’s scope of service in the Chicagoland area by ensuring that HBK remains a leader in damage prevention.

Project Manager: Chicago, IL

HBK Engineering is searching for a Project Manager. Our firm offers a professional work environment, excellent benefits, competitive salary and growth potential.

This position offers the opportunity to lead a project team consisting of engineers, designers, and field personnel involved in the design, modification, analysis and constructability of new and existing utility systems.

Description:

  • Work with team to identify all project risks and develop mitigation strategies
  • Prepare budgets, bids, contracts, funding requests, and communication plans
  • Manage, supervise, and schedule execution of projects
  • Monitor projects’ productivity, quality, and progress
  • Ensure project safety and remain within projects’ cost constraints
  • Support and direct project managers, project engineers, and assistants in planning, scheduling, and implementation of designs and testing
  • Report all project updates to the clients and make recommendations based on their professional education and experience

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in the engineering, design or construction fields – an applicable graduate or doctoral level degree or professional certifications may be substituted for years of experience.

Essential Skills:

  • Previous engineering, design or construction management experience.
  • Ability to manage engineering, design or construction projects.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • PMP Certification preferred.
  • Construction experience.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or MicroStation a plus.
  • Utility experience is a plus.

HBK Engineering, LLC has a longstanding commitment to provide a safe and productive work environment. Employment at HBK is contingent upon background check and drug screen.

Want to become part of our team? Apply Now