Project Manager


The Project Manager will be responsible for the management of construction projects; ensuring that all internal policies, procedures, standard practices and external regulations are adhered to throughout project execution as well as pro-actively managing the work of contractors, workers and public safety within the construction function.

Responsibilities:
• Managing and accountability for construction projects including construction work by identifying scope, constructability, schedule, cost, estimating and quality
• Liaise with City officials to facilitate moving development agendas forward, including assistance with acquisitions, capex, operational funding and joint service agreements
• Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, or design professionals to discuss and resolve matters, such as work procedures, complaints, or construction issues
• Prepare contracts or negotiate revisions to contractual agreements with clients, suppliers, subcontractors or consultants
• Participate in bid walk-throughs, pre-construction meetings, progress meetings, and other on-site activities as needed
• Identify project resources needed and communicate needs to applicable department personnel.
• Managing specific project budgets, contingency plans, risk management, contract management, environmental management, stakeholder communications and customer satisfaction
• Managing the overall departmental budget development in cooperation with stakeholders
• Managing construction progress and performance, developing recovery strategies when work schedules and budgets are in jeopardy
• Overseeing and planning, organizing and implementing all aspects of constructor, subcontractor and customer requirements; and ensuring all inspection requirements for construction work are met.
• Developing all individual tender documents, analyzing and recommending the awarding of contracts for all construction work
• Overseeing the administration of construction contracts;
• Overseeing the development and completion of standards for evaluating contractor, and employee competence and pre-qualification requirements;
• Reviewing and approving all scope change orders; including negotiating and assessing impacts to costs and schedule;
• Liaising with the contractor community as required to ensure compliance with regulations, standards and future trends;
• Overseeing materials inventory to ensure year end inventories meet acceptable Company standards.
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field preferred.
• Five or more years’ experience in project management experience in a construction environment
• Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office, MS Project and Visio
• Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to coordinate work plans, forecast, and plan and schedule project resource requirements;
• Strong verbal and written communication skills; with the ability to effectively communicate and instruct others with complex or technical information.
• Ability to proactively and independently manage multiple projects in various locations simultaneously.
• Accomplished ability to read and comprehend blue prints and/or sketches.
• Demonstrated leadership and solid problem-solving skills.
• Ability to contribute and work in a team environment
• Ability to demonstrate and inspect work for accuracy and thoroughness to ensure first quality of work.
• Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines.