General Position Summary:
This position provides project management and administrative support associated with the development and construction management of ground up developments, redevelopments, capital projects and tenant improvements. Responsibilities include oversight of the project consultants and general contractor, as well as budget, schedule, permitting and contract management.
Essential Job Functions/Major Responsibilities:
- Coordinate with and support Development Management Team on all specific duties related to management and execution of design, construction and closeout related tasks.
- Coordinate and manage the bid process and consult on the recommendation of design consultants and contractors. Prepare, track and administer selected contracts and consultants.
- Interface with general contractors, architects and consultants to track deliverables and performance against the project schedule and budget to ensure deadlines are maintained.
- Review facilitate and track responses to construction related documents such as consultant and architect’s request for information and change requests.
- Review all project invoices and pay requests for accuracy and conformance with the contracts and provide recommendation for approval. Coordinate and maintain cost accounting and processing with internal and external (Contractor/Consultant/Tenant) accounting groups for projects.
- Responsible for project document management, including consultant files, plans and specifications, contract documents, recording of meeting minutes and all other project related documentation.
- Maintain budgets and forecasts of costs.
- Update the Development & Asset Management teams on project status including schedule variation on a regular basis.
- Provide tenant coordination oversight for tenant improvements, work letter administration, associated design, permitting & occupancy requirements.
- Coordinate with service and utility providers for service to new projects to meet Contractor & Tenant schedule needs.
Other duties as assigned.
Specific Job Skills:
- Ability to read and prepare construction schedules.
- Knowledge of all phases of construction/building projects.
- Proficient in computer software including Microsoft Project, Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Familiarity with cost information management systems, cost estimating, project costing and schedule maintenance.
- Experience with jurisdictional permitting and occupancy requirements.
- Strong time management, multi-tasking, and decision-making skills.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to delegate, negotiate, and work effectively as a member of a team while working independently with minimum supervision.
- Ability to be productive in a project-team environment.
- Demonstrated ‘self-starter’, high quality work ethic and a high level of integrity and energy.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in construction management or equivalent work experience within the industry; 3 or more years of construction management experience preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires the ability to sit and to use a computer for significant periods of time, as well as the ability to see, hear, reach above head, climb ladders and walk over uneven surfaces or on roof tops. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position deals with a wide diversity of work situations. Incumbent must deal with continual interruptions, requiring a high degree of flexibility. Work requires extensive telephone and PC use.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
The Company’s vision, mission, promise, culture, values and goals are at the heart of every decision made. The Company takes pride in and fiercely protects its 5 core fundamental values:
- Disciplined – Prepare for anything. Anticipate, ask questions and clarify. Own every moment. Don’t run from risk; mitigate it to create value. Keep your eye on the prize while obsessing over the details.
- Driven – Work with passion and ambition. Be relentless and work with urgency.
- Bold – Pioneer true innovation and be motivated by the unknown. Thrive in uncertainty to outperform the expected.
- Authentic – Work without ego and be a doer, not a talker. Be fair but candid and always willing and able to roll up your sleeves.
- ‘Cowboy Family’ – Be all in with the firm; pushing and protecting each other to achieve greatness and exceed all expectations. Take pride in being a difference maker and for making a material impact.
This unwavering focus makes the Company a recognized and well-respected vanguard in the industry and maintains the framework that allows for superior communications, sound and decisive decision making, diversity of thought, and unparalleled business practices, rigor and innovation.
Schnitzer West is an Equal Opportunity Employer.