Project Manager

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Date Posted: 12-12-2017
Currently seeking a full-time Project Manager to join my clients growing Construction Team..
 
Primary Responsibilities of the Project Manager:
 
  • Assist in the development and management of project strategies and initiatives to meet the goals and needs of Owner, and investors;
  • Perform key role in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed;
  • Coordinate and follow-up effectively with internal construction team, and contractors (architects, engineers, expediters, etc.) to ensure smooth communication, and that everyone is on task and on schedule;
  • Coordinate with the Architect, Engineer(s), Construction Manager, and other project team members to meet project goals, objectives, schedules, and resolve any outstanding issues;
  • Identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims;
  • Evaluate project design for cost engineering and feasibility;
  • Assist in the procurement of mandatory project documentation and approvals related to the project work;
  • Review, understand, and manage procedures for handling changes to AIA contract documents, change orders, substitutions, drawing submissions, etc.;
  • Prepare RFIs, RFPs, submittals, etc. as needed;
  • Generate pricing/estimating for projects across the board (lighting package, doors and hardware, appliances, etc.);
  • Attend weekly construction meetings;
  • Provide assistance to Executive staff members and Senior Project Manager(s), as needed;
  • Keep team members informed, and updated on project performance;
  • Negotiate subcontracts, including analysis of bids, to ensure that the subcontractor quote is complete, providing detailed written scopes of work and pre-qualification of subcontractors as required;
  • Manage/review timing, quantities, cost, and procurement of Owner provided materials in relation to project schedule;
  • Produce project schedules, and monitor progression with the project team members to ensure that the project is completed on schedule;
  • Supervise the activities of the project team to ensure compliance with company policies, safety standards, and quality standards;
  • Review Superintendents’ daily reports;
  • Provide onsite inspections to ensure quality standards and safety practices are upheld;
  • Review plans and specifications to ensure compliance with the company’s vision and quality standards.
Requirements:
  • Highly motivated, energetic team player with the ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects/tasks with limited or minimal supervision;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as Project Manager in the construction industry;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of ground-up construction, and proven experience in both Project Management and Estimating disciplines;
  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand drawings, specifications, and AIA contract language and implications;
  • Strong understanding of MEP building systems;
  • Strong understanding of industry practices, processes, standards, and their impact on project activities;
  • Must be familiar with NYC city agency building requirements and regulations, particularly DOB and DOT;
  • Must be familiar with NYC and OSHA safety standards, practices, and procedures;
  • Advanced knowledge of reviewing/processing shop drawings and submittals;
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), organizational, and time management skills;
  • Strict attention to detail;
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills;
  • Strong ability to plan, strategize, and negotiate;
  • Intermediate to advanced level in Microsoft Office;
  • Advanced level in Microsoft Project;
  • Proficiency in ProCore a plus;
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred;
  • Available to work extended hours as needed by project schedules, weather conditions, or urgent circumstances.
 

 
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