Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Job Reports To: Vice President of Construction & Operations (VPCO)
Status: Exempt
Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Job Summary:
Our Project Managers’ primary responsibility is to secure and manage project cost, schedule, and performance in accordance with company policy, standards, and goals. The Project Manager presents superior technical expertise to the customer. Positive interaction with all levels of the company, owners, architects, engineers, and subcontractors is a cornerstone to the overall project success.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Estimating & Bidding (SD, DD, and CD phases)
a) Work with VPCO & Estimator to develop and implement bid strategies & schedule
b) Offer suggestion of qualified vendors
c) Proof conceptual scopes of work with VPCO. Final all scopes of work for CD and contract set
d) Prepare, update, and maintain construction budgets noting cost impact changes accordingly through tracking logs
e) Redline plans and communicate with design and project teams through final CD

• Project Management
a) Prepares and Issues project documents including progress reports, detailed project schedule updates, and financial/budget updates on a monthly basis
b) Schedules consistent meetings and other forms of communication with project team members and/or customer as appropriate, to acquaint them with unresolved problems and to ensure an adequate degree of coordination as needed between disciplines.
c) Regularly monitors project progress for adherence to schedule.
d) Re-plan and make corrections/adjustments as required to maintain schedule; identify causes and advises customer of options to resolve.
e) Monitors project scope for changes affecting budget and/or schedule; identify causes and advises customer of options to resolve.
f) Keep customer fully informed of progress and of any significant technical problems/solutions and their impact on design and/or cost.
g) Involve management as appropriate in the solution of technical problems encountered in the progress of work.
h) Assemble estimates as necessary including the solicitation of subcontractors and vendors during preconstruction and construction periods

• Sales & Personnel
a) Assist VPCO and Estimators in the final review and selection of vendors for contract. Participate in contract and customer change negotiations. Ensure that all corporate procedures are being adhered to throughout process.
b) Deliver project in a manner that creates customer loyalty and results in repeat business
c) Participate as needed in client presentations or proposal preparation
d) Maintains direct daily communication with field personnel assigned to the project
e) Encourages suggestions from and participation of all project members towards a successful project completion.
f) Track project specific personnel
g) Interns and Project Engineers are a significant part of our culture. Mentoring and guiding same are a cornerstone of our corporate culture.

• Financial
a) Monitors time schedules and costs
b) Review all changes in scope or revisions to budgets and schedule with appropriate supervisor. Paperwork processed accordingly
c) Reviews and approves all invoices with accounting department in preparation of the monthly draw
d) Assists in the collection of delinquent accounts
e) Job Cost Tracking is performed in Prolog. All project costs must be maintained on a weekly/monthly basis to ensure accurate job cost reporting.
• Safety
a) Ensure that safety is never compromised
b) Support Safety Committee participation, goals, and objectives
c) Develop project specific safety program that encompasses the BPGS Safety Program
d) Support field operations to identify high hazard operations
e) Review and consider sub experience mod in subcontract award decision
f) Prior to mobilization, ensure subcontractor provides certificate of insurance that meets contractual requirements
g) Ensure subcontracts contain proper safety program provisions.
h) Ensure 100% implementation of safety program required for project

Requirements:
• 7-10 years of relevant experience in the construction industry with a broad base of knowledge in commercial development
• Candidate will have a minimum of a B.S. in Construction Technology, Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management, or other relevant degree.
• Past experience in Estimating or Preconstruction. Operational experience a plus with contract values of $5 million and up.
• Must possess a strong work ethic and love what you do
• A team player with the ability to work under pressure
• Experience with estimating, scheduling, and/or project management technology
• Ability to work additional hours as necessary to meet the business plan objectives

 

Local candidates please as no relocation will be provided. Salary is commensurate with experience. BPGS is an equal opportunity employer.

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