Construction Project Manager
Milwaukee
Job Type
Full-time
Description

As a project manager led design-build organization, the project manager role (Associate PM, PM and Sr. PM) is critically important to the success of our organization. The project manager role requires a wide variety of technical skills, professional skills and a broad knowledge and understanding of architecture, engineering, and construction. The Project Manager is responsible for planning and overseeing a specific project or a wide range of projects with varying degrees of complexity from beginning to end.


The individual should display a strong work ethic willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time with a demonstrated commitment to ethics, integrity, and a passion for excellence and taking initiative. This role also requires significant attention to detail with strong organizational and time management skills. A team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives with strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills are a must.


The following is a list of duties and responsibilities that the Project Manager will likely be required to perform.

 

• Ability to read, analyze and identify discrepancies on architectural and engineering plans, specifications, and other contract documents.

• Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt.

• Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives.

• Create early comparable estimates for proposed projects utilizing cost data from comparable projects of similar scope and scale.

• Collaborate with the design team and provide construction perspective and feedback on the design.

• Attends and prepares information for the internal Kick-Off meetings.

• Attends internal design meetings, provides construction review of proposed design to assure that design aligns with project budget.

• Reviews progress plans for constructability and adherence to the budget.

• Perform take-offs using On-Screen take-off software and prepare estimate of conceptual plans, progress plans and final construction documents.

• Create Basis of Design (BOD) that documents and outlines the scope of the project.

• Reviews 100% plans for completeness and accuracy prior to going out to bid.

• Create project specific bid forms to solicit bids for each project.

• Contact subcontractors in proximity to project location to gauge subcontractor interest and to assemble a project bid list, qualify potential subcontractors.

• Analyze and scope subcontractor bids for compliance with the construction documents and ability to perform the work in accordance with the project schedule.

• Write subcontracts and subcontract change orders in Procore.

• Creates and updates schedules for each project utilizing Microsoft Project.

• Attends project jobsite meetings either in person or virtually.

• Attends staff meetings and provides progress reports on projects.

• Attends construction department meetings for department updates, changes, and best practices discussions.

• Apply for and obtain all permits required to perform the work.

• Reviews daily jobsite reports.

• Monitors jobsite safety and assures subcontractor compliance with all safety requirements.

• Helps manage budgets on projects.

• Prepare monthly cost forecasts and provide report to VP of Construction and CFO.

• Travel to project site(s) as needed to meet with subcontractors, review job progress, verify quality and compliance with contract documents and meet with Owner. Travel required to each jobsite once a month at a minimum.

• Lead weekly Owner progress meetings to discuss progress of design and construction.

• Issue or cause to be issued meeting minutes for internal team meetings, design meetings, Owner update meetings and job site progress meetings.

• Attends presentation rehearsals.

• Review RFIs from subs, works with design on response and makes sure subcontractor receives appropriate direction.

• Reviews Construction Bulletins and Addendums.

• Review and process subcontractor submittals.

• Responsible for problem solving related to design, schedule and budget.

• Leads or assist in the project close out meeting.

• Follows up on warranty issues.

• Approves subcontractor pay applications and vendor invoices.

• Prepare Owner pay applications.

• Performs punchlist walkthrough with design team and final punchlist walk with Owner. Documents list in Procore and validates completion of punchlist tasks with Superintendent and Owner.

• Reconcile contracts and final bill process.

• Mentor less experienced Assistant or Associate Project Mangers. Delegate work as appropriate to project team members.

Requirements

Education:  Undergrad degree in Construction Management, Engineering Management, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering:  Architectural Engineering, Architecture or related degrees.

Minimum Experience and/or Training:  3-5 years of experience in construction or design related field. 6 - 15 years of experience is helpful.

Licenses/Certificates:  Driver’s License is required.

Technology/Equipment: MS Office Software, MS Project.