Construction Project Manager


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Job Description


The Construction Project Manager will oversee multiple, renovation, and new construction projects. This individual will direct project delivery through contractual relationships with consultants, contractors, and other professionals in order to fulfill project objectives, including timeliness of delivery and budget parameters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop and maintain various project control documentation, including financial forms, proposal requests, liability reports, and change orders.
• Qualify contractors, bid projects, and award contracts for all work.
• Regularly visit construction sites to review project status with contractors, assure quality construction, and review safety practices.
• Manage all project phases from planning to closing including the scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost, budget, cash flow, work plan schedule, and milestones.
• Create action plans to meet project objectives, budget, and schedules.
• Track progress of each project against goals, approved budgets, approved timelines.
• Coordinate project timing with the operations team and provide detailed work flows during all phases of construction.
• Order all owner supplied items, ensure on-time delivery and installation.
• Coordinate with outside engineers, architects, vendors, suppliers, and consultants
• Provide final close out documentation for all projects including organized files with all budgets and supporting information.

Skills & Requirements

Skills and Competencies Required:
Extremely strong organizational skills
Strong communication skills – written and verbal
Time Management - ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and prioritize work.
Excellent problem-solving skills
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality
Cost Consciousness - Conserves organizational resources.
Ethics - Works ethically and with integrity.
Self-motivator - takes initiative and follows through.
Problem Solver- ability to manage outside consultants and resolve conflict.
Reasoning – Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Judgement - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment

Computer Skills
Must have strong skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and project management software

Other Skills and Abilities:
Must have complete understanding of construction process, including ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans and specifications. Strong knowledge of AIA contracts. Knowledge of construction practices (basic building assembly, design practices, electrical and lighting) is ideal.
Supervisory Responsibilities
This job requires the employee to supervise work done by independent vendors.

5 + years related experience managing construction projects preferably in the restaurant industry.
Must be able to travel up to 30% of the time as needed.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, stand, climb, kneel, crouch, crawl, or balance. The employee must regularly lift and or move up to 10 pounds, move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. For field visits, the noise level will be louder.