• Construction Project Manager

    Job Locations US-FL-Melbourne
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/3/2018 5:06 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Construction Project Manager is responsible for leading the successful execution of the assigned project and the achievement of the project vision, goals and objectives. Their primary responsibilities are to lead the project team and to plan, direct, coordinate, and budget activities concerned with specific construction projects. The Construction Project Manager is also responsible for coordination and integration of the various stakeholders involved in the program, and tracking funding from the various stakeholders to specific uses.



    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


    • Plan the assigned projects, including establishing the baseline cost, baseline schedule and cash flow
    • Assist in the pre-qualification, selection and contracting of design professionals
    • Direct the A/E firms in the design process, and monitor their progress in terms of design appropriateness, design to budgets, and schedule to meet the needs of the project.
    • Assist in the pre-qualification, selection and procurement of construction contractors to build the specific projects.
    • Identify the preferred delivery method for a specific project (Design/build, CM at risk, or general construction, within the constraints of the client procurement regulations
    • Review the construction contractors implementation plans, to include project management plan, procurement plan, safety plan, and general means and methods to identify any risks in the plans.
    • Create a program/project risk register to identify and mitigate potential risks to the successful completion of various projects within the program
    • Direct the team to obtain the necessary permits, environmental approvals and licenses necessary to construct the projects.
    • Communicate weekly, or more often as necessary, to the various stakeholders the key performance indicators of assigned projects.
    • Lead, mentor and Manage members of the project team on an on-going basis.
    • Assist in the interpretation of the plans and specifications of the project.
    • Manage or create a Project Controls team to create the controls systems for the program in terms of cost, schedule, document control and procurement.
    • Confer with Owners, supervisory personnel, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, RFIs, change control and management, and any issues that may come up on the projects.
    • Pro-actively facilitate in resolving conflicts within the project team
    • Implement a strong safety program for the program
    • Investigate any safety incidents and provide written analysis of how to prevent additional safety incidents in the future.
    • Manage the commissioning, closeout and turnover process




    • Strong leadership skills. Person must demonstrate the ability to lead a team of individuals to accomplish the project vision, goals and objectives
    • Strong communication skills, and the ability to work well with clients
    • Knowledge of the built environment infrastructure, including buildings and infrastructure.
    • Experience as a Construction Project Manager, which should encompass all aspects of a project or program life-cycle, from planning and design management, procurement, construction management, commissioning and closeout.
    • Understanding of critical path method scheduling, and ability to direct a planner/scheduler in constructing a CPM schedule
    • Understanding of Earned Value management procedures
    • Well versed in managing cash flows, and budgets
    • Management of Project Controls (Cost, schedule, budget, procurement, document control)
    • Experience in managing general contractors and trade subcontractors
    • B.S. degree in civil, mechanical or industrial engineering or architecture
    • Minimum of 15 years’ experience, 5 years as a Project Manager or Construction Manage
    • A certificate as a Project Management Professional (PMP) is a plus 
    • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) from CMAA is a plus


    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description may be changed to include new responsibilities and tasks or change existing ones as management deems necessary.


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability


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