Project Manager

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefit package based on experience
Posted
Jul 11, 2019
Closes
Aug 15, 2019
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time

The Project Manager is a position of great responsibility, requiring complete technical knowledge of the construction process with a strong focus on quality and client satisfaction. The Project Manager is the main point of contact responsible for the project’s organization, implementation and completion to the satisfaction of the client. The Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome of a construction project. The nature of these projects requires precise timing and a full understanding of all parties involved in order to be successful. This includes oversight and management of procurement, scheduling, contract administration, change orders, subcontractors, material purchases, and closeout. The Project Manager must be a good communicator, must have a sound understanding of the workflow and possess a strong technical comprehension of the work.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate effectively with the client, our workforce, subcontractors and vendors in order to maintain project harmony to ensure timely project delivery.
  • Motivate staff and field personnel to perform at their best.
  • Assist in developing estimates, cost proposals, and technical proposals for various projects.
  • Lead a comprehensive preconstruction effort including cost estimates, value engineering management, scheduling, constructability reviews, site logistics planning, cash flow projections and oversee design progress meetings.
  • Lead bid efforts including vendor management, project document controls, estimate creation, and executing all bid requirements including, insurances, permits, bonding requirements, and form of proposal.
  • Develop the project budget, set buyout goals, and establish holds, contingencies, and allowances.
  • Develop scopes of work and bid packages and review with the project team.   
  • Receive bids, level, and evaluate against the project schedule, scope of work and contract documents. 
  • Perform project start up tasks including reviewing and understanding our contract, writing subcontract agreements, purchasing major equipment, submitting product data, writing job outline and establishing a project schedule and budget.
  • Develop and maintain various operational reporting throughout construction such as change order logs, submittal logs, RFI logs, meeting minutes, schedule updates, etc.
  • Manage the change order process (pricing, negotiating with the client, billing and updating accounting records).
  • Manage the submittal and RFI processes.
  • Update the project budget on a monthly basis and review with the project team.
  • Prepare and submit owner pay requisitions on a monthly basis.
  • Review and approve invoices for materials, subcontractors, and labor based upon purchase orders and contracts.
  • Review work plan with the project superintendent and foreman on a daily basis.
  • Update and distribute the project schedule on a monthly basis.
  • Inspect finished work for quality and final presentation; prepare a punch list if necessary and applicable.
  • Manage the closeout process (punch list, O&Ms, warranties, as-builts, commissioning, training, and final payment).
  • Work with field staff to ensure a safe work environment, prevent accidents, and reduce safety concerns.
  • Provide feedback on the performance of field forces and support staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in commercial construction and 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Strong understanding of construction contracts, drawings, and specifications.
  • Extensive knowledge of MS office suites, scheduling software, and project management databases.
  • Possess technical precision and creative design skills.
  • Ability to make presentations to a variety of groups.
  • Have a client-oriented attitude with a desire to provide outstanding professional services.
  • Be dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole.
  • Possess excellent team leadership capabilities and abilities.
  • Able to handle and prioritize multiple assignments effectively.
  • Interface effectively, ethically and professionally with all project team members.
  • Communicate effectively in English (aural, verbal, and written).
  • Able to work Monday-Friday with occasional evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Reliable transportation to travel to sites in the DC Metro area.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background and drug & alcohol screening.

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