Construction Project Manager

Arlington, Virginia
Commensurate with Experience
Sep 08, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
Specialty Trades
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.




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.**