Senior Project Manager

Great Falls
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Job Summary:

The Senior Project Manager is the highest-level project manager responsible for overall direction of the largest revenue projects for the company. They must establish project objectives and policies, maintain liaison with prime client contracts, and monitor construction and financial activities through on-site PMs or construction managers. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing all facets of an assigned construction project, from estimate to project completion, under the supervision of the Vice President.   Travel is required to various job site locations.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management Degree preferred, and/or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in project management, including but not limited to:
    • Communicating and coordinating with Owners & Engineers, Clients & Customers, Employees, Agency Personnel, Vendors & Suppliers, and the General Public.
  • Proficient with computers and a variety of construction-related software.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Capable of working independently with little supervision.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Estimating and bidding:
    • Reviews site and/or site plans to obtain detailed project knowledge.
    • Reads and comprehends the project specifications.  Coordinates required materials costs.
    • Coordinates notification of necessary subcontractors.
    • Develops preliminary schedule to assure that project can be completed in defined time.
  • Pre-Construction:
    • Contracts:  Reviews Owner/Prime Bidder Contract.  Reviews Subcontract information.  Provides prevailing wage and certified payroll information to Payroll.
    • Collects, reviews, and submits submittals.
    • Performs scheduling and subcontractor communication.
    • Orders approved materials.
    • Prepares Superintendents folder:  Phase lists, materials list, plans/specs.
  • Construction:
    • Plans and directs company and subcontractor crews in timely performance of work.
    • Coordinates all personnel advertising, hiring, disciplinary and termination plans with the Vice President.
    • Coordinates with Superintendents to ensure EEO compliance.
    • Facilitates Superintendent and Engineer/owner communication.
    • Performs job costing:  Reviews/approves and phase codes invoices.
    • Coordinates/ensures employee daily timesheets are properly coded and transmitted for timely processing by payroll and cost reports.  Updates quantity completed and projected costs weekly.  Prints weekly job cost reports.  Gives commentary on progress, effects on projected costs, effects on scheduling, problems and other issues.  Prepares accurate cost and review projections weekly.
    • Formally requests change orders in writing with as much backup as possible. Coordinates and/or completes change orders including subcontractor change orders.
  • Post Construction:
    • Requests substantial completion in writing.
    • Audits job costing.
    • Conducts performance reviews.
  • Keeps a clean and organized office/desk area.  Maintains organized filing system.
  • Purchasing:  Seeks appropriate quantity at lowest cost.
  • Documents all conversations and meetings.

Non-Essential Job Functions:

  • May perform other duties as needed.

Physical Demand Classification:

  • Project Manager is a Medium Duty job, according to the Selected Characteristics of Occupations Defined in the Revised Dictionary of Occupational Titles, U.S. Department of Labor and Industry. Medium Duty involves exertion of 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continuously to move objects.
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