Project Managers are responsible for the overall project planning, scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting, and control of a construction project. Key project management responsibilities include creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements, and managing the triple constraint for projects, which are cost, scope and schedule with maintaining our high standards of safety and quality. They provide technical direction and ensure compliance with plans, drawings, project requirements and job safety management.
CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Attends pass‐off meetings with estimating in order to effectively start the buy‐out process.
- Completes final review for project acceptance and completes a buy‐out for daily project management and budget/production goals.
- Charting out the project objectives and interpreting plans, setting performance requirements, schedule and budgetary requirements.
- Bringing about optimum utilization of resources including labor, materials and equipment, and ensuring their procurement and most cost‐effective terms.
- Communicates daily with the coordinator in order to ensure all required paperwork is being submitted and reviews daily production to ensure all goals are met or exceeded.
- Communicates and forecasts all upcoming and daily project requirements with the superintendent/foreman.
- Reviews and communicates ongoing production status with superintendent/foreman to ensure all goals are being met or exceeded.
- Implementation of various project operations through proper coordination with all participants involved with the job.
- Oversee the construction project from start to finish.
- Perform a key role along with management in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed for project success.
- Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking expenses and minimizing exposure and risk in the construction project.
- Responsible for complete communication between superintendent/foreman in order to capture all changes and make sure all communications/notices of changes are submitted to the client for the contract documents.
- Responsible for change management including all subcontractors, vendors and owner changes and the communication to accounting to include but not limited to, budget allocations, subcontractor commitments and upon approval, the formal issuance of all required documentation.
- Ensure that construction activities move according to pre‐determined schedule.
- Communicate effectively with the contractors responsible for completing various phases of the project.
- Coordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the architects, consultants, contractors, sub‐contractors and laborers.
- Monitor the progress of the construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings with all the sub‐contractors.
- Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.
- Periodic inspection of construction sites.
- Ensure all project documents are complete and submitted on time including but not limited to budgets, labor time sheets, change orders, payables and billings.
- Identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims.
- All other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Four‐year college degree, preferably in construction management or civil engineering , or 5+ years of paid construction project management experience is acceptable Must be highly organized and able to plan, organize and make sound decisions when confronted by situations outside the planned scope of work. Capable of multi‐tasking in a fast‐paced work environment is a pre‐requisite. Excellent oral and written communication skills, solid knowledge and grasp of plans, drawings and specifications, effective time management skills and logical decision‐making ability are a must. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and knowledgeable and adaptable to new computer software and technology. Must have the ability to understand budgets and cost accounting.