Project Manager - Lehigh Valley

Lehigh Valley

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Job Description

  • Lead post-bid, buyout, verifying prequalification’s and CCIP requirements, coordination, subcontractor, staff, and scheduling and meetings.
  • Ability to interact with Client, Design Team and Subcontractors with positive results.  Can effectively communicate with both written and verbal skill and carry themselves professionally in all meetings and interactions.  
  • Work with the Superintendent and Safety Department to develop, implement, maintain, and enforce the Project Specific Safety Plan.
  • Immediately respond to any jobsite incident/accident/crisis in conjunction with the Project Director and Safety Department and exhibit the personal behavior in regard to safety that demonstrates the commitment to return all workers home safely each and every day.
  • Convert cost estimates into the formal construction budget and prepare all required budget revisions for CM and Project Director review/approval.
  • Negotiate and prepare subcontractor scope of work and contract to prevent scope gap or overlap.
  • Execute timely and thorough buyout of all project trades, materials and equipment including coordination of CCIP requirements.
  • Draft all project subcontracts and purchase orders.  Vet resolution of any subcontract changes with the Project Director.  
  • Fully understand and comply with owner contract terms and conditions.
  • Work with Project Director to develop the site logistics and phasing plans and work closely with Estimating so that appropriate general conditions and trade budgets reflect the proper construction time, and means and methods required to properly execute the Work.
  • Establish, update and communicate master Project Schedule and manage its implementation.
  • Expedite and ensure the on-time or early delivery of all project components and trades in the planned sequence to allow the Superintendent to efficiently complete the project on-time.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of RFIs, change management, 3-week Look Ahead schedules, submittal and procurement logs and other related reports. 
  • Managing components of project – reading daily reports, control of project budget (supplies on-site, etc.)
  • Review shop drawings for compliance with contract documents and submit for design professional approval.
  • Generate and maintain a consistent sense of urgency throughout the project team and extended sub/supplier team to maintain the energy level required to stay on or ahead of schedule throughout the project.
  • Manage and evaluate construction progress and trade performance and ensure all projects are completed within the Contract Time.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to the Superintendent for all project components.
  • Coordinate with team to execute all steps for timely project close-out.
  • Promote the growth and development of subcontractor and vendor relationships.
  • Prepare and present monthly Project Status Reports
  • Prepare and submit monthly Owner pay applications to the Owner.
  • Detailed review and approval of all subcontractor pay applications and preparation of second tier payments via joint checks.
  • Review, verification and approval of all project material invoices.
  • Prepare all Owner Change Order Proposals for review and approval by Owner.
  • Prepare all subcontractor change orders.
  • Oversee PE/APM for timely submission of submittals
  • Oversee Closeout Close Out Process
  • Subcontractor bill review and approval
  • Support field staff

Skills & Requirements

  • Preferred 4-year degree in an accredited construction related curriculum, (BSCE, BSCM, BSAE, etc.) or experience equivalent to a 4-year degree.
  • Five years’ experience as Project Manager and/or five to ten years progressive construction related experience.
  • Demonstrated competency in: scheduling, procurement, budget/cost control, financial reporting, client relationship, interpersonal skills, computer skills, ability to communicate, both written and oral, leadership and organizational skills.
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule.
  • Competent in PC-based scheduling and spreadsheet applications (i.e Primavera, Procore, Timberscan, Excel, Word, P6 etc.)
  • OSHA 30-Hour certification preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • LEED background a plus