Construction Project Manager

Division: Other Area(s)

  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #627
  • Salary: $70,000

Job Type: Permanent Hire
Pay: $70,000+
Location: Pittsburgh, PA (35% travel required)

Our client is a national general contractor that specializes in new construction, renovations and build outs of a wide array of commercial locations. They are currently seeking a well-qualified Director of Construction to join their growing team!

Job Summary:
The Construction Project Manager is responsible for the management of key client projects for the company. The Construction Project Manager responsibilities include the coordination and completion of construction projects on time within budget and within scope, overseeing all aspects of the construction projects, setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring and summarizing progress of all construction projects within the said workload, preparing reports for executive staff and clients regarding the status of the project.

Essential Functions:

• Make major decisions and understand the future implications of those decisions with subcontractors and employees.
• Communicate all information from the architects and/or owners in an effective manner to those impacted when needed (subcontractors and employees).
• Buy out all trade associated work and forecast costs, deal with purchase orders, change orders.
• Develop and maintain change orders.
• Handle general construction issues with a creative approach, unique problem solving and researching capabilities.
• Direct all aspects of construction phases from commencement to project completion.
• Track the project against its schedule, budget, and phase review objectives. Report status to management and customer(s) on a regular basis, and executive staff on an as needed basis.
• Assume responsibility for managing several projects at a time.
• Build long-lasting relationships with clients, vendors, and subcontractors.

Competencies:

• MUST have experience in commercial build outs
• Ability to assist in PE responsibilities, procurement, estimating, and sales departments since you will only work on 2 projects at a time
• Experience controlling project cost, purchase orders, change orders, contracts and managing project budgets.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Capable of creating schedules and adapting schedules if needed.
• Strong negotiating skills.
• Ability to shop competitively for line items if needed.
• Must be familiar with purchase orders, project cost, writing contracts, change orders, and buying out contracts.
• Must be able to outline performance requirements/scope of work for subcontractors, handle purchase orders, change orders, contracts, and hold accountability.
• Strong ability to work closely with subcontractors, clients and employees
• Some travel is required, between 25-40% depending on projects

Type of work:

• 8-16 weeks commercial construction projects
• MUST have experience in commercial build outs
• Working with both office and field employees and locations

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