Construction Project Manager-Boston, MA
The Project Manager, manages all phases of construction, with responsibility for scheduling, submittals, RFI’s, pay applications, preparation and management of change orders, progress meetings, financial reporting, through to the completion of punch lists and project close out duties. The Project Manager is the primary company representative responsible and accountable for the successful completion of assigned projects, including safety, project costs, scheduling, relationships, market reputation and profitability. Construction projects consist of Industrial/Manufacturing sites, Buildings & Facilities (Commercial), Healthcare facilities, Institutional facilities, and Government facilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Manages all day to day aspects of projects
- Conducts pre‐planning and pre‐construction meetings and activities and plans and develops initial project schedule, after project starts, oversees the coordination of scheduling efforts with the superintendent, subcontractors (if applicable), and suppliers to create and maintain a construction schedule and ensures the successful completion of all project elements for assigned projects.
- Reviews and understands the project estimate; develops and manages cost control and document control procedures for each project. Establishes Schedule of Values for billings.
- Meets project control financial standards by developing and meeting the budget: controlling project expense by categorizing and analyzing expenditures; comparing expenses to project budget; reviewing purchases; evaluating cost trends; recommending adjustments and corrections.
- Review and approve subcontractor, vendor payment applications and miscellaneous invoices (as applicable).
- Manage and facilitate project buyouts when appropriate, negotiate final subcontractor terms and prepare subcontractor subcontracts. Proactively manages project risks.
- Oversees project construction for compliance with drawings, specifications, local codes and construction techniques.
- Is familiar with the project by analyzing and studying the construction documents and is able to guide the project operations in the right direction in completion of the Work
- Is able to recognize variances; implement corrective actions; identify out of scope work or changed conditions in a timely manner; negotiate and implement Change Orders
- Meets construction schedule by development and implementation of the Project Schedule and leads the Project Team in keeping the project on track with the Schedule
- Collaborates with Superintendent to manage the construction process. Regularly walk the project to review performance. Take appropriate and timely action to remedy any deficiencies.
- Bring all field issues to the attention of the Superintendent or General Superintendent (as applicable).
- Monitors productivity and cost and makes appropriate adjustments in order to minimize problems and maintain maximum labor, productivity and cost effectiveness. Develops and completes monthly Work in Process (WIP) projections with accuracy and timeliness and to ensure profitability goals and management of cash/cost/billing. Ensure timely and accurate billings and accounts receivables.
- Reviews and manages project scope and approach with regard to constructability, and submits recommendations for change where appropriate. Negotiates, prepares, and issues change orders (proposals) to clients/owners, design team, and others, and prepare revisions to the original budget as a result of changes and revisions to work.
- Responsible for customer interface, relates and anticipates customer needs, and provides clear communications to customer and team. Attends job progress meetings as required. Ensures field team understand expectations of the project.
- Ensures project document controls are in compliance with contract requirements and standards.
- Manage closeout process for timely project close‐out.
- Develops positive working relationships with other trades and vendors.
- Manages multiple projects at differing stages of work.
Directly supervises small group of Associates (up to 5). Serves as a leader and resource to sales office support staff in other locations. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field. Five (5 +) years of related experience with on-site experience as a project manager preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office and Project scheduling software (i.e. MS project or Primavera P6). Office and site responsibilities expected. May work outside during inclement weather. Travel is required.