Grading Project Manager
Employment Type: Full-Time
The function of a Project Manager is to manage and direct the progress of construction contracts and the project associated with each construction contract, from project initiation through project completion and close out. The Project Manager examines plans and reports, project specifications, project standards and standard drawings, project sites, and researches costs associated with prospective jobs to create schedules, work flows, work descriptions, solicit subcontractors and vendors and suppliers. S/he will assist with the negotiation of job contracts, subcontracts, as required. S/he will coordinate with Public Agencies, Inspectors, Testing Agencies, in order to complete the project.
Good Time Management Skills
Ability to work independently
Good documentation skills
Sales and negotiations experience
Computational math skills through geometry and algebra
Creativity and initiative
Computer takeoff skills, including Civil Image, Agtek, Carlson, Autocad, or similar
The Project Manager reports to President.
The Field Superintendent reports to the Project Manager
The Project Foreman reports to the Field Superintendent.
The Project Engineer reports to the Project Manager.
Exercise the responsibilities and perform the duties of this position.
This includes full decision-making authority for all responsibilities and/or duties.
Set authority levels for direct reports (as long as authorities do not exceed your level).
Accept or reject contract
Based upon Presidents recommendation.
Contact prospects for additional information required for bid preparation.
Spend up to $100 per month in petty expenses for project management duties.
Negotiate with Subcontractors, suppliers, and vendors for various goods and services necessary for project completion; recommending final selections to President for contract and purchases.
Contact customers, public agencies, inspectors, etc.
for additional information required for contract completion.
Negotiate with Customers for Changes, Claims, and Additional work in Contracts up to a value of $5,000.00.
Changes, Claims, and Additional Work in Contracts exceeding $5,000.00 be negotiated with/by President.
Earth work civil project management experience a must.
Examine plans, soils and geological reports, project specification, project bid guidelines, manuals, directives, addendums and rfi’s for issues related to contract scope and work required
Review Project Schedule; ie. Bid Date, RFI dates, Contract Date, Completion Date, Milestone dates and plan and schedule work to be in compliance.
Inspect project site for compliance with bid documents prior to start of work, ie. Elevations, existing conditions, soil types, USA markings
Review of daily reports for costs accrued and activities performed
Communicate daily with Foreman and Project Superintendent for project activities and issues
Prepare and submit monthly billings for work completed
Review daily activities for compliance with Contract Scope and Work Requirements
Prepare and submit per Contract requirements all RFI’s, Claims, Change Order Requests
Prepare and submit all Submittals required per Contract Requirements
Review Project Costs and Budget weekly, report issues to President
Measure quantities for all work and items that affect work
Obtain lowest pricing on materials, subcontracts, and vendors to maximize company profitability
Download all revised Plans, Specs, Addendum to Project Electronic File
Check soils report for recommendations and special conditions
Prepare Project Schedule based upon Project Contract requirements
Prepare Change Order Budgets and Job Cost accounting codes
Coordinate New Project start up meeting with President, Accounting Dept., Estimating, Project Foreman
Attend Project Preconstruction meeting, progress construction meetings, and all other Project Related meetings
Prepare “Two Week Look Ahead Schedule:
Review Foreman’s daily reports for all projects, identifying issues
Complete estimate for change order work
Review project costs and work completed monthly
Review project with Foremen daily for updates and issues
Provide bid estimate to Accounting upon notice of job award
Measures of Performance
To the degree that s/he demonstrates team spirit, a willingness to help staff and enjoyment of the job.
To the degree that s/he is able to address issues forwarded by the President.
To the degree that s/he creates and implements methods of identifying, prioritizing, and monitoring progress on issues.
To the degree to which s/he performs the duties of the position as stated in the job description in an efficient and accurate manner.
To the degree to which s/he meets or exceeds the Sales and Profit goals established