Project Manager

The Construction Project Manager represents Killowen Construction on projects and is responsible for the management of construction projects from the initial estimating phase through the project closeout phase. A Project Manager will oversee multiple construction jobs as directed and will perform the following duties:

  • Set up budgets and estimates.
  • Familiarize yourself with construction drawings.
  • Determine construction timetable (using Microsoft Project) for the client and develop a strategy detailing steps required to complete the project on time. Revise schedule as needed, to ensure the final deadline is met.
  • Calculate material costs and personnel needed to complete the project. Create change orders if budget changes are needed due to unforeseeable circumstances throughout the project.
  • Review proposals assuring completeness of bids and award contracts based on competitive pricing and qualifications. Negotiate with subcontractors to obtain the best price and delivery schedule.
  • Select the subcontractors and write scopes of work for each contract.
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Provide required explanations for the builders and other professionals associated with the project, coordinating and collaborating with the architects, engineers, and specialists.
  • Ensure the construction project complies with all building codes and any other legal or regulatory requirements. Obtain all necessary permits.
  • When delays or problems occur – as they always do – the construction manager is the project’s first responder, ready to make the changes required to move the project past the issue.
  • Explain worksite policy, project goals, and safety procedures to workers.
  • Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods. Process submittals and send to review team.
  • Prepare and submit progress and cost tracking reports to Killowen Construction and owner’s representatives.
  • Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at the construction site.
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems. Issue RFI’s and other required correspondence.
  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.
  • Conduct Progress Meetings with Clients and Consultants as needed.
  • Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites, to ensure that proper procedures are being carried out.
  • Evaluate construction methods and determine the cost-effectiveness of plans.
  • Prepare progress billings and facilitate construction draw processes including contractor and subcontractor lien waivers.
  • Assure drawings are readily available to subcontractors and distribute addenda and revisions as needed.
  • Manage and maintain harmonious client relationships.
  • Travel to and between project sites as needed.
Skills and experience
  • A self-starting, highly motivated, and goal-oriented individual.
  • Excellent attention to detail with emphasis placed on quality.
  • Very organized with a systematic approach to tasks to achieve accuracy and efficiency.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage diverse personalities.
  • Professionally and technically competent.
  • Quick, sharp, confident, assertive, ethical, and ambitious.
  • Analytical with the ability to examine issues from multiple viewpoints.
  • Friendly and outgoing in social contacts.
  • Works easily with others.

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