JTM provides an opportunity for career growth for the motivated Senior Project Manager. A minimum of six years of experience in commercial construction with a general contractor is required.
Essential Functions of the Project Manager:
- Is experienced as the primary bid captain or lead estimator on projects ranging from under $1M to $150M plus. Is organized and detailed in arranging the estimate and clearly communicates the needs for the estimating team and delegates the scopes appropriately. Has a great relationship with the subcontracting community and can secure pricing for all trades.
- Acts as the primary point of contact for owner/clients, frequently and regularly making contact to discuss matters pertaining to the project. Matters discussed include scope of work, project parameters, budgetary matters, and timelines. Provides regular project updates to owner/clients and builds a rapport with clients to generate future business.
- Prepares or facilitates the preparation of contracts and agreements with the owner/client, with attention to creating clear, unambiguous language, contributing to profitable business transactions, and minimizing the company’s liability. Negotiates contact issues with owner/client, utilizing tact, diplomacy and acting as a marketing agent for the company.
- Facilitates the preparation of, or obtains already-prepared architectural plans and drawings and distributes to a cultivated list of reliable subcontractors to obtain bids on materials, supplies and services necessary for project completion. Award bids based on evaluation of factors such as subcontractor’s prices, reliability, and ability to meet timelines and production standards. After bid awards, works constantly with subcontractors to facilitate delivery of materials, supplies and services.
- Facilitates or performs cost estimating on each phase of the project. Establishes project budget and monitors compliance throughout project. Responds to and resolves budget issues. Assists as necessary to expedite billing for the project and to affect payment to subcontractors and suppliers.
- Assures that laws, regulations and company rules regarding safety are met. Plans and prepares for each project phase and operation in a manner which, to the greatest extent possible, promotes safe working conditions. Regularly reviews jobsites for safety compliance and corrects any safety problems encountered.
- Works closely with project architect as project progresses to facilitate permitting process, develop changes in plans as needed and propose change orders, if necessary.
- Troubleshoots problems throughout the tenure of the project and works toward resolution. Sets the project schedule and communicates it to all parties. Communicates schedule changes as they occur.