Project Manager- Industrial Construction

The Project Manager is at the center of all project activities and responsible for the performance of the project team. A Project Manager is held accountable for effectively planning, documenting, and monitoring projects assigned to them and must ensure the safety, profitability and client satisfaction associated with each project. This requires a Project Manager to effectively schedule, plan, and control all project activities required for a project to be successful.



  • Responsible for the safety of everyone on each project
    • i.e., implementing and ensuring the company’s safety and risk management policy is being utilized and participation improve


  • Responsible to fully understand safety, annual revenue, and gross profit goals at the start of each project/ year
  • Monitor personal performance against goals monthly
  • Understand customer service and customer development goals


Responsible for completing and submitting a Project Startup Checklist to the Regional Manager in a timely manner. This includes:

  • Schedule
  • Work packs
  • Execution Plan
  • Schedule of Values
  • Tracking/Reporting (i.e., Excel & Procore)
  • Manpower Requisition
  • Site Safety Plan
  • Quality Plan

Project Close Out

  • Responsible for conducting a thorough Project Review and submitting the finding to the Regional Manager. This should include a thorough project review:
  • Estimate vs. Actuals
  • Lessons Learned
  • Upload of Project Documents to Server
  • Responsible for completing/obtaining all close out bonds, permits, etc.


  • Responsible for ensuring regular and clear communications between clients and operations
  • Developing and maintaining clients in area assigned by Regional Manager


  • Responsible for the successful implementation of all strategy, policies, and other corporate initiatives in a timely manner
  • Maintains a functional relationship with other company departments
  • Regularly conducts procedure audits on each project to ensure compliance with corporate goals and initiatives


Reports to: Regional Manager

Jeff Shockley

VP of Operations

Meet Jeff, an accomplished construction industry veteran and visionary leader with a robust 20-year trajectory of ascending from hands-on trade work to executive management. His leadership has been instrumental in steering multidisciplinary teams to success in diverse sectors such as Oil and Gas, Refining, Mining, Transportation, and Energy Transmission. Jeff’s mastery in Civil and Mechanical construction has been pivotal in the successful delivery of capital projects exceeding $1 billion in value. Jeff has essential experience in project controls and focuses on real-time tracking to provide the desired outcome to both the company and the client. His experience on both the Owner’s side as well as the contractor’s side has given him invaluable knowledge of management and the execution cycle.

Craig Rucker

VP of Operations

Meet Craig, a seasoned leader with over 26 years of management experience and technical expertise. His areas of specialization encompass a wide range of industry sectors, including project management, industrial facilities maintenance, plant maintenance, building and equipment structures, and construction management consultation.

Craig is certified in heavy rigging, with extensive experience in equipment removal and installation. His expertise extends to structural detailing, fabrication, erection, and installation. He also excels in conveyor system installation and maintenance, infrastructure improvements, capital project construction, bidding, estimating, and process piping and demolition.

Before joining Brahma, Craig honed his skills at Bell Steel, Inc. and Milling Machinery, Inc. His construction career, which began in the residential industry, eventually led him to industrial maintenance where he performed all aspects of millwright work. Craig’s commitment to continuous learning is evident in his completion of the ASU Alliance for Construction Excellence Project Management Course. He holds an OSHA 510 certification, a certification of completion in the Program of Project Management, and is trained in Auto CAD and Structural Steel detailing. With his vast experience and multitude of certifications, Craig brings a unique blend of leadership, technical acumen, and industry knowledge to his role.

Darren Patten


Meet Darren, a seasoned professional with an impressive track record spanning over 35 years in project management, engineering, and industrial facility management. His career is marked by proactive leadership in steering complex projects across various industries. His strategic approach to staffing, maintenance, and operations has consistently ensured optimal performance and cost-effectiveness.

Darren’s journey has taken him through notable companies such as NV Energy at the Reid Gardner Station, PacifiCorp- Huntington Plant, Abitibi Consolidated, and Geneva Steel Company. Each role has contributed to his rich tapestry of industry experience and technical expertise.

Known for his exceptional contract administration skills, Darren excels in resource management, delivering quality products at reasonable costs. His foresight allows him to identify potential problem areas early on and implement viable, cost-effective solutions. His commitment to meeting budgets and promoting safe, productive work environments is unwavering.

Darren holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, which forms the foundation of his technical acumen. Leveraging his top-tier education and extensive experience, Darren ensures that project teams adhere strictly to contract specifications. He vigilantly monitors contract performance, ensuring safe work practices, regulatory compliance, and adherence to budget and schedule constraints. Under Darren’s watchful eye, every project has been a testament to efficiency and quality, completed on time and within budget, with post-outage equipment performance exceeding expectations and installations meeting established technical standards.