The Project Manager is responsible for managing daily activities, and issues related to completing a construction project(s), including overall project planning, scheduling, project cost accounting, quality control, contract administration, safety management, and labor/equipment resources. The incumbent will act as the liaison between Wescott, the owner representatives, major subcontractors, architects and engineers, and provides valuable input based on his/her construction expertise to benefit the project.
- Oversees construction projects from start to finish by developing a master project schedule that is updated regularly and communicated to all subcontractors, suppliers, owners, and field personnel to assure timely project(s) completion.
- Establishes project(s) labor requirements and reviews these requirements with Wescott management.
- Responsible for controlling costs and maintaining profitability for the project(s), utilizing extensive construction experience.
- Continually monitors project(s) to assure company and regulatory procedures are adhered to. Monitors project(s) purchasing activities to assure quality material and timely delivery at competitive costs.
- Oversee change order justifications and inspector performance.
- Coordinates with engineers, inspectors, and clients/owner representatives to isolate project issues and assists in developing solutions.
- Manage field construction activity, engineering, and other field project(s) support activities.
- Conducts regular project(s) inspections and advises project(s) supervision of work progress, schedule adherence, and quality of work.
- Continuously supports safety and aids supervision in addressing areas and conditions requiring attention.
- Solicits, interviews and pre-qualifies subcontractors. Manages a database of qualified subcontractors capable of worksite completion. Chooses appropriate subs for projects, eliminates poorly qualified subs and manages process goals.
- Establish and maintain strong relationships with building partners (i.e., subcontractors, architects, etc.)
- Participate in presentations to prospective clients when necessary.
Background and Skills
- High School Diploma; Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Construction, Construction Management, Engineering, or related field (a plus).
- 3 to 5 years’ experience in commercial/residential building estimating and project management.
- Demonstrated success at forecasting material, equipment and manpower.
- Demonstrates proficiency in scheduling complete preconstruction effort; including all estimate milestones, durations, and identifying long-lead items and other needs.
- Demonstrated experience reading plans and planning “Take Offs”
- Good communication and team skills are required.
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
- Experience with project management software such as Red Team, etc. would be a plus.
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