The Project Manager is responsible for managing and tracking all project costs, commitments and schedule while providing leadership to project staff. The PM also ensures the project complies with all engineering standards, codes, specifications and design instructions. Reviews, analyzes and resolves field construction problems, discrepancies and interferences with architect/engineer and/or contractor. Performs all functions and responsibilities in partnership with the company’s culture, corporate vision, ethics and code of conduct.
Competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate.
- Create, update and maintain a variety of project controls that track the status of: individual projects or task orders, changes to projects or task orders, RFI, shop drawings and submittal, matters involving quality controls, safety, financial performance, close-out and other aspects of the project(s) or task order(s).
- Analyze reports and use personal and professional influence to create priorities that prevent delays to critical activities within the project.
- Work with subject matter experts to create, review and process shop drawings and other submittals that are required to document the construction process.
- Manage or support the change management process, by updating logs, routing source documents to vendors, obtaining pricing, developing estimates and proposals, writing change orders and other related activities.
- Negotiate and/or support the process of negotiating contracts, subcontracts and purchase orders.
- Proactively identify issues that could lead to problems and facilitate solutions.
- Assist in ensuring that all aspects of the project are compliant with all contract terms and legal requirements that govern the project and the community in which the project(s) takes place.
- Participate in managing activities that are related to project closeout to ensure timely completion.
- Assist with the evaluation of projects for constructability and value-engineer cost savings.
- Participate in life-long learning opportunities and professional development.
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management with 2-3 years of experience with a commercial and/or industrial contractor or 5 years of directly related experience with no degree.
- Demonstrated experience estimating and managing self performed work activities and subcontracted work.
- Basic working knowledge of construction principles/processes required.
- Good analytical skills and the ability to effectively use a variety of estimating, scheduling and reporting software tools.
- The ability to effectively communicate with management, subcontractors, customers and peer group.
- Ability to travel to different jobsites within a designated geographical area.
- General knowledge of construction principles/processes required.
- A good understanding of construction means and methods.
- Solid understanding/proficiency with spreadsheets, email and other software used in the construction industry.
- Must be knowledgeable in scheduling, cost controls, and material management.
- Must be able to read and understand project owner specifications and engineering drawings.
- Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office. Familiarity with Sage Timberline is preferred.
- Ability to read plans is required.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Strong written and verbal communications skills.
- Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies.
- Strong work ethic – Highly motivated and willing to do what it takes to get the job done right.
- The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
- The ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment.
- Knowledge of construction safety and current federal & OSHA Requirements is preferred