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Project Manager of Construction

Department: Construction
Location: Des Moines, IA

POSITION OVERVIEW

 

JOB TITLE: Project Manager

 

REPORTS TO: Project Executive

 

JOB SUMMARY: The Project Manager is responsible for successful planning and execution, administrative and financial oversight of assigned projects. The corporate company is based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Job opportunities are available throughout the Midwest. Traveling will be required.

 

Key Performance Objectives:

  1. Leading project teams to ensure the appropriate administrative controls and accountabilities are followed for successful execution of the project plan.
  2. Understanding project requirements in order to establish a project-specific work plan for prioritizing and completing projects on time and on/or below budget.
  3. Serving as the company liaison with clients and project stakeholders to seamlessly coordinate the flow of information to deliver a memorable project experience that meets or exceeds all owner expectations.
  4. Monitoring and overseeing financial aspects of assigned projects as related to budgets, change orders and billings to achieve profitability objectives.
  5. Proactively solve design, scope, and field issues along with other ancillary responsibilities.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Interpersonal Responsibilities

  1. Act as TWG Construction, LLC. liaison to the owner, their representatives or advisors and is the first point of contact for addressing all project-related questions, clarifying and resolving project design issues, changes in scope of work, quality concerns or project delays.
  2. Holds project team accountable for meeting performance standards and successfully delivering on project objectives.
  3. Establishes areas of accountability and performance objectives, monitors execution and provides ongoing feedback to project team, subcontractors, etc.
  4. Instructs and trains employees, subcontractors, and others in approved/appropriate methods and processes of construction administration.
  5. Serves as resource for answering project team questions and assisting with solving problems. This extends outside of the project team to company-wide issues, if applicable.

 

Operational Responsibilities

  1. Reads and interprets established scope of work, plans, specifications, addenda, and meeting minutes. Ensures complete understanding of all project requirements and oversees, if not operates the administrative process.
  2. Develops project phasing, detailed schedules, and project logistics; communicates plan and schedule changes, alternate work assignments, changes orders and scope revisions to the project team. This includes documenting all project delays (internal or external).
  3. Identifies project constraints and opportunities for gains in efficiency. This applies to project schedules and costs.
  4. Monitors project status and maintains appropriate administrative control and on-site representation to ensure the project is completed on schedule, within budget, and in accordance with the contract and owner’s expectations.
  5. Participates and attends in pre-construction, pre-install, scheduling, safety and progress status meetings. This includes meeting minutes for all pre-install meetings to document major warranty exposure items (i.e. flashing details).
  6. Ensures enforcement of all job site procedures and safety policies by the project Superintendent or General Foreman.
  7. Reviews quality control standards and monitors outcomes.
  8. Investigates potentially serious situations and implements corrective measures.

 

Organizational Responsibilities

  1. Negotiates and issues subcontracts and purchase orders within limits of authority. Fair bid practices are to be followed/maintained at all times.
  2. Reviews and approves monthly payment of subcontractors and suppliers along with weekly invoices. This includes verification of lien waivers, sub-tier accountability, and supplier payments. Management and release of subcontractor/supplier payments shall be handled by the PM to verify that work is being completed in a timely and quality manner. If necessary, payments shall be withheld till work or time frame are corrected.
  3. Assists Accounting with creating a schedule of values and monthly progress payout applications.
  4. Determines approval of change order requests by Project Engineer and subcontractors; reviews construction documents, original contracts and the basis for the change order.
  5. Compiles monthly cost reports to accurately reflect how the project is tracking for completion. This includes the cost to complete, current buyout percentage, and list of outstanding subs/suppliers to be bought out.
  6. Executes complete project turnover including proper closeout documentation procedures. The goal for this is one month.

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