Company. Mavel Americas, Inc. is the Boston-based American subsidiary ofMavel, a.s., a Czech-American owned company based outside of Prague, Czech Republic. Founded in 1990, Mavel has grown into a leading global supplier of turbines and related equipment for small hydroelectric power projects (up to 30 MW per unit). The company offers a full range of turbines, including Kaplan, Francis and Pelton, providing customers with customized and optimized solutions for all projects. A leader in research and development, Mavel’s experience and success with low head turbines for existing weirs and innovative solutions for equipment refurbishment projects is unparalleled. While focused primarily on conventional hydro projects, other applications include city water systems, irrigation channels, wastewater treatment facilities. Innovations include a micro modular line of generating units, a proprietary dissolved oxygen system, and a reversible Kaplan turbine.
Founded in 2009, Mavel Americas, Inc. oversees all of Mavel’s operations in the Americas, including Canada, USA and Latin America.
Description of Position. Mavel Americas, Inc. is seeking a Project Manager (“Project Manager”) to oversee projects in North America. Projects in the Americas are led by a two-person team, with one project manager based in the Czech Republic and the second based in the Americas. Projects consist of the delivery of turbines and related equipment and may also include installation services. The Americas Project Manager will report to the President of Mavel Americas, Inc. and may reside anywhere in North America and elect to be full time or part time.
Responsibilities. The Project Manager will lead all aspects of one or more projects, and be expected to:
Provide primary communication / interface with the customer
Select and coordinate sub-suppliers in North America
Assure compliance with project schedule and deadlines
Maintain electronic and paper copies of all project correspondence, submittals, and drawings
Attend and support Mavel, a.s. Project Manager in weekly progress meetings
Prepare reports of issues or problems for management
Travel for meetings, inspections and/or site services
Support Mavel personnel on site during installation and commissioning
As part of a growing company, the MAC Project Manager will be part of the core Americas team and may be asked to work on special projects, spend short periods of time in Europe for training or attend hydro industry events.
S. Degree in Engineering / Technical Training
Experience integrating small hydropower equipment
Highly organized and attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal skills
Ability to multitask and work independently
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Project, etc.)
Safety training certifications (OSHA, WHMIS, working at heights)
Mavel is a global leader in the provision of water-to-wire equipment for hydroelectric power plants utilizing turbines with installed capacity of 30 kW to 30 MW. Founded in 1990 this Czech-American engineering and manufacturing company has over 100 proprietary designs for Kaplan, Francis, Pelton and micro turbines.