Project Manager

  • Company:
    Alberici Enterprises
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Customer Service

The Project Manager is responsible for the project and is accountable for satisfying the Company and the client in terms of quality, safety, timeliness and cost. The Project Manager is responsible for the pre-planning, development and implementation of the project until completion. In doing this, he is responsible for ensuring that the project is completed safely, on schedule, within budget and in compliance with the contract. All while meeting the client’s requirements. The Project Manager may be assigned duties and responsibilities explicitly depicted in the descriptions of other Company role descriptions (e.g. Project Coordinator and/or Superintendent) as required by the existence of certain circumstances (e.g. size and complexity of the project, availability of qualified management/engineering personnel, etc.).Project Manager incumbents are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the following core competency areas at the level necessary to manage projects of major scope.Major scope projects are generally defined as a project or group of projects between $15,000,000 and $50,000,000 in annual construction cost; or projects with $1M per month billing for at least 15 – 50 consecutive months; or projects with over 1,000,000 manhours or 100,000 manhours per month for at least 10 consecutive months.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, however, other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Safety Management· Knows, practices and enforces the Alberici safety policies and procedures to visibly create safe operations as a top priority on the project site· Establishes clear safety expectations for all on the project site, including subcontractors and visitors and assigns safety responsibility to site personnel· Monitors the project site for compliance with safety policies and practices and corrects any safety violations· Ensures safety violations and accidents are documented, administered, reported and investigated in accordance with company policiesQuality Management· Ensures the project meets quality and performance specifications and regulatory requirements· Knows specifications and regulatory requirements for the project· Ensures Inspection & Test Plan’s (ITP’s) are adhered to and established· Conducts daily inspections of the project to ensure work is being done appropriately· Ensures project work is supervised by qualified Alberici project management personnel· Ensures project complies with Alberici’s quality management procedures· Effectively manages the start-up of the project· Reviews project start-up checklist and implements functionsBudget/Schedule/Cost Control· Develops, maintains, updates, distributes and manages estimates· Decides how to handle client change orders, including when to request a change order and how to price the change order· Reviews construction strategy and approach with estimators and Business Development personnel during the bidding and proposal process· Assists in negotiating work with prospective clients, and recommends the contract type if one is not specified· Ensures the project schedule is developed and maintained· Must have extensive knowledge of cost accounting/reporting systems and be able to recognize and correct cost overruns and compensate for estimating oversights· Assures client receivables are paid and discusses their collection with the client if necessary· Monitors construction progress in relation to percent of contract billed· Monitors the financial status of assigned projects by reviewing management reports, talking with the Project Manager and inspecting the project site· Ensures project risks are identified and actively managedManagement Competencies· Ensures daily logs, test reports, inspection reports and permits are maintained· Reports and documents issues to potential claims· Ensures reporting and maintenance of all safety-related and quality management documentation· Coordinates support functions including project start-up with internal and external team members· Manages risk exposures on the project· Manages and monitors the critical path on the master schedule· Ensures the Project Coordinator manages and monitors all assigned aspects of the schedule· Conducts daily meeting with the Project Coordinator(s), Superintendent, Safety, and additional site staff to ensure coordination of the project· Conducts and minutes regular meetings with subcontractors to coordinate activities, review progress and address issues· Reviews change orders and schedules them into the project· Notifies the consultant and owner of resulting schedule impacts· Ability to effectively create, interpret and execute contracts· Effectively manages change order and billings process· Successfully manages subcontractors, including dispute resolutions and timely processing of payment requests· Develops and maintains an effective working relationship with subcontractors· Ensures subcontractors are clear about the scope of work for which they are accountable· Ensures subcontractors have the information needed to fulfil their obligations, including blueprints, drawings, specifications, scheduling information, access to the project site, etc.· Monitors subcontractor performance, relying on direct observation, observations of the Superintendent and Project Manager, labour productivity reports, variance reports, etc.· Immediately notifies subcontractors of drawing, specification, or scope changes for their timely review and response· Holds subcontractors accountable for fulfilling their obligations to the client and the Company· Approves subcontractor invoices for payment· Compares work billed with work performed and keeps them in balance· Effectively implements the Company buy out procedures (bid packs)Construction Means and Methods· Ensures the project meets quality and performance specifications and regulatory requirements· Conducts daily inspections of the project to ensure work is being done appropriately· Ensures project work is supervised by qualified the Company project management personnel· Serves as a liaison with local inspectors· Establishes and executes a mark-up meeting with the local building trades· Works in conjunction with Alberici labour relations, subcontractors, and superintendents on the establishment of assignmentsEnd User Interaction· Builds and maintains a positive working relationship with the client and the client’s agents· Understands key issues of the client’s business and factors critical to the operation of the facility/processes on site· Maintains a high level of client confidence and satisfaction through the following:· Ensures the project is constructed and delivered as contracted· Ensures systems and equipment function properly at the conclusion of the project· Ensures the construction experience is positive from the perspective of the client and employees of the client who may be on the site· Keeps the client apprised of developments in the project, including any change orders that may be needed, change in timelines, etc.· Maintains high accessibility to the client and the client’s agents through regular meetings, calls and correspondence. Promptly responds to questions, and concerns· Positions the Company for repeat business with the client· Stays alert for subsequent projects· Discusses business leads with the VP, Operations· Communicates effectively with owner and upper managementPerformance· Meets or exceeds target profits on assigned projects· Reviews costs against estimates for each total project and tracks variances weekly· Approves invoices within a five-day period and validates cost codes for payment· Responsible for monthly project projections to include pending items and keeps expense and projections up to date—reviews weekly· Approves subcontractor extra work timesheetsManagement Responsibilities· Manages and directs Assistant Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Estimators and non supervisory administrative employees· Hires, trains, coaches, disciplines and develops employees· Establishes and maintains positive, effective working relationship within internal and external contacts· Determines course of action to achieve departmental and organizational goals· Completes performance communications and establishes clear expectations of performance for direct reportsPost-secondary degree/diploma in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field plus 5 to 7 years experience in the field of construction project management with exposure to projects of major scope. Advanced skills in MS Office products – Excel, Word and Outlook, Primavera and Prolog software are an asset.Alberici is an equal opportunity employer. Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process.**Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please be sure to continually visit our website for other related positions.