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Project Manager - Commercial Construction - Specialty Contracts

Essential Duties:

·         Establish project objectives, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of company policy and contract specifications.

·         Confer with superintendents and construction staff to discuss such matters as work procedures, complaints and construction problems;

·         Review and input on RFPs for design and construction management services;

·         Request bids and track responses to assure lowest competent bidders;

·         Managing a project from initial client meeting to completion including design development, permitting, construction and close-out.

·         Initiate and maintain liaison with Owner(s), architects, mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers, permitting offices and other contacts to facilitate project activities.

·         Monitor and control project through administrative direction of on-site Superintendent to ensure project is completed on schedule and within budget.

·         Oversee payment application approvals and contract administration functions in addition to plan and document control

·         Assists with development and preparation of proposals.

·         Investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.

·         Represent company in project meetings and attend strategy meetings.

·         Work with different management teams to manage financial aspects of contracts to protect company’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with the customer.

·         May requisition supplies and materials to complete project.

·         Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers and clients.

·         Formulate reports concerning such areas as work progress, variances, costs and scheduling

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·         Thorough understanding of construction management systems including: change order process, job costing/forecasting, budgeting, purchasing/estimating, and labor management.

·         Strong client development and marketing skills; community interaction and involvement.

·         Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written technical correspondence on project related issues.

·         Proficient computer skills

·         Ability to create and maintain schedules with knowledge of scheduling programs.

·         Excellent project management and leadership skills, with creative problem solving ability.

·         Team player with problem solving and “can-do” attitude.

·         Proactive; able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Education/Experience:

·         Minimum 5-10 years experience in design/build, commercial ground-up construction

·         Applicable four-year degree (in architecture, construction management, engineering, or related field) from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience