Project Manager

CG Schmidt   •  

Milwaukee, WI

Industry: Financial Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 377 days ago

Position summary:  Plans, organizes and controls all resources (people and materials) for the successful execution of a project.  Leads project teams in the construction of projects ensuring project quality, schedule, cost control, safety and customer satisfaction objectives are met.  Is the primary point of contact for Owner expected Outcomes:

  • Assigned projects are completed on time, under budget and at a profit for CG Schmidt 
  • Safety, EEO and quality goals are achieved 
  • Timely conflict and/or claims resolution 
  • Clients are satisfied with project results
    Position responsibilities: 
  • Sets safety, quality, schedule, cost and owner relationship goals 
  • Provides input and supervises all pre-construction services such as purchase orders, subcontracts, schedules, job cost set-up and project pre-planning 
  • Works with the Operations Manager or Division GM to obtain the personnel resources required to properly staff the project 
  • Reviews project proposal or plans to determine time frame, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project 
  • Manages the financial aspects of contracts; assures job margin analysis is completed on a regular basis 
  • Develops baseline project schedule with assistance from Superintendent and/or Scheduler 
  • Monitors and reports project cost and schedule performance; recommends corrective actions if needed 
  • Assists Superintendent with problem or conflict resolution; assist in driving subcontractors or work force 
  • Reviews change orders for accuracy
  • Reviews and takes action on contractor pay requests and invoicing 
  • Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans as required; prepares project reports for CG Schmidt management, owner or others 
  • Manages the scope of work and has mastery of the contract documents 
  • Manages claims; identifies and resolves potential claims with subcontractors/suppliers 
  • Participates in project coordination meetings 
  • Assists estimators with the definition of bid packages 
  • Ensures adherence to insurance, safety, labor relations, EEO and tax regulations 
  • Monitors and ensures quality control
  • Works with Safety Director to ensure jobs have safe working conditions and that safe work practices are in place 
  • Supports the achievement of EEO goals 
  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with key owners and architects 
  • Fosters team camaraderie; mentors Superintendents and Project Engineers; assures each person understands their role on the project 
  • Documents best practices to share with other projects; ensure best construction methods are being used 
  • Directs and ensures timely completion of project close-out activities 
  • Protects and promotes the interests of the Company; ensures all compensation for work performed is received 
  • Champions skill development of assigned resources through training and performance appraisals 
  • Communicates and reinforces the CG Schmidt vision, values and goals to division staff 
  • Performs additional assignments per supervisors direction

        Essential skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or related field 
  • Ten years of managerial and supervisory experience in the construction industry 
  • Extensive knowledge of construction methods and materials, costing, scheduling and estimating 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others 
  • Ability to think ahead and plan over a one-to two-year time span 
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities 
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level
  • Strong customer orientation 
  • Good computer skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Strong team player 
  • Commitment to company values

Reporting to this position:  Superintendent, Project Engineer, Project Administrative Support