Construction Project Manager

Location
Arlington, Virginia
Salary
Commensurate with Experience
Posted
Sep 08, 2014
Closes
Oct 13, 2014
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time

The Relentlessly Proactive Project Manager

 

·         Develops solutions to make sure that issues never become problems.

 

·         Studies bid specs carefully, looking for potential issues before we ever start the job. 

 

·         Asks lots of questions and sees things that other firms miss.

 

·         Studies drawings and documents in detail and ask lots of “what-if” questions. 

 

·         Is exceptionally well prepared for interviews.

 

·         Develops contingency plans in advance – just in case an item on the critical path is delayed.

 

·         Understands the subcontractor scope and contracts, and identifies opportunities and risks.

 

·         Holds our subcontractors to the same standard of being Relentlessly Proactive

 

·         Makes sure that our client never has to wonder what is happening with their job. We would rather over-communicate than under-communicate.      

 

·         Does whatever it takes to deliver on our promise. 

 

Managing Projects - The BOGNET Way

 

Build Long Term Relationships

 

·         Business Development

 

·         Develop a comprehensive Business Development plan to generate at least $2M in       business.

 

·         Attend at least one networking event per month.

 

·         Attend interviews as required to close new business.

 

·         Attend industry, social and non-profit events to build relationships and identify new opportunities.

 

·         Proactively build and sustain relationships with targeted clients.

 

·         Initiate new projects with architects, engineers and owners.

 

·         Successfully identify and develop a specific niche.

 

·         Proactively communicate with the client team at all times.

 

·         Plan the work with close communication with the subcontractors.

 

·         Proactively develop relationships with the subcontractor community.

 

·         Track and procure new work through the subcontractor community.

 

·         Return phone calls as if the subcontractor was a client.

 

·         Ensure that subcontractor invoices are reviewed and approved within 5 business days.

 

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Operate as One Team

 

·         Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the status of every project under your control.

 

·         Properly plan, schedule, and track project and materials delivery to ensure that Bognet commitments are met.

 

·         Work with on-site Superintendents to deliver the highest possible quality and customer satisfaction.

 

·         Build strong win-win relationships with other departments within Bognet, including accounting, marketing, business development, estimating, and superintendents.

 

 

 

Go the Extra Mile

 

·         Ensure that every project is managed to maximize client satisfaction.

 

·         Ensure that the project quality control plan is in effect and followed.

 

·         Ensure that the punch list is completed to the client’s satisfaction.

 

·         Submit project change orders to clients within one week of request.

 

·         Complete and distribute meeting minutes within 48 hours of progress meetings.

 

·         Return all calls and e-mails within 24 hours.

 

·         Prepare, complete, and submit O&M manuals to clients within 30 days of substantial completion.

 

·         Proactively monitor the progress of the project through updated schedules.

 

·         Resolve scope problems with subcontractors.

 

·         Review and ensure that the safety plan is in place prior to starting work.

 

·         Ensure that the field staff is administering the safety plan.

 

 

 

Never Stop Improving

 

·         Initiate  development program to build professional and managerial skills.

 

·         This should include certifications such as LEED.

 

·         Read local business and relevant construction trade publications.

 

·         Initiate suggestions for company-wide process improvements.

 

·         Research and maintain technological excellence in their work environment.

 

 

 

Engineer Win-Win Solutions

 

·         Identify, document and plan to avoid risk.

 

·         Negotiate changes to the Bognet subcontract with approval from higher authority.

 

·         Successfully complete projects to maximize profit and client satisfaction.

 

·         Identify creative ways to deliver additional profit if possible.

 

·         Minimize profit fade.

 

·         Ensure accuracy in the budget projections.

 

·         Manage projects to maximize positive cash flow.

 

·         Ensure that project invoices are submitted to clients by the 25th of each month.

 

·         Collect Accounts Receivables within 45 days of project completion.

 

·         Ensure that pending Accounts Payables are turned into Accounting within 15 days of receipt.

 

·         Identify and negotiate time extensions where justified and or allowed.

 

 

 

Take Ownership

 

·         Complete all activities with a pride of ownership “as if it was your name on the door.”

 

·         Participate in company-wide events, such as meetings, socials, etc.

 

·         Ensure company contractual standards are being met prior to performing work.

 

·         Demonstrate adherence to and performance in keeping with the goals of Bognet’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and Affirmative Action obligations.

 

 

 

 

 

Desired Skills and Experience

 

General requirements:

 

·         Must have commercial tenant interior construction experience.

 

·         Must reside in the Washington metropolitan area.  Candidates outside this area will not be considered.

 

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

·         Must know Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and Project) and Sage300/Timberline Project Management.

 

·         Must be self-motivated & punctual.

 

·         Must be able to manage multiple tasks and have excellent follow up skills both internally and externally.

 

·         Must be professional and polished in appearance and speech.

 

**Please be sure to attach your resume when applying for the position.**

 

 

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