The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome for several small to medium projects or on one very large project. The Senior Project Manager leads and manages a team of project managers, and assistant project managers to deliver exceptional results for our clients. The position proactively develops new business opportunities and relationships with current and potential customers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :
- Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policies. Put these in clear concise work statement for the field.
- Effectively supervise a staff in the day to day administration of a job, or supervise two or more Project Managers in their daily tasks.
- Train and effectively supervise Project Managers in the company philosophy and systems
- Negotiate and supervise the preparation of all change orders on the project
- Maintain all logs required to track the progress of the project.
- Train and effectively supervise a Project Assistant in the maintenance of project required tracking devices.
- Maintain liaison with prime client and A/E to facilitate construction activities.
- Monitor construction activities in conjunction with the onsite Foreman and Area Superintendent to ensure project is being built on schedule, and within budgets
- Investigate any potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures within company guidelines, and under supervision
- Represent company/project in meetings with client, subcontractors, etc.
- Prepare monthly costing reports
- Manage financial aspects of contracts (progress billing, rental equipment, income/expenses) to protect the company’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with the client
- The duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing and other duties will be assigned based on the positions role within the business unit.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or other related discipline preferred.
- PE license a plus
- Minimum 10 years’ experience in project management, preferably in electrical construction. Knowledge of construction technology, scheduling, equipment and methods required.
- Can be a combination of education, training and relevant experience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES :
- Proven experience mentoring and managing others.
- Business development/heavy client interaction a plus.
- Ability to understand and follow standard operating policies and procedures;
- Ability to perform duties in a professional manner and appearance
- Extensive knowledge of safety protocols and procedures
- Proficient in using a computer and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.); Oracle and Accubid preferred
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, changing priorities as necessary
- Ability to work under time pressure and adapt to changing requirements with a positive attitude
- Effective oral and written communication skills as required for the position
- Ability to be self-motivated, proactive and an effective team player
- Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, both management and staff alike, vendors, clients, and others.