Sr. Project Manager

Katerra   •  

Jersey City, NJ

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

At Katerra, we lead from every seat. Our ideal team members are self-starters that embrace ambiguity, think big, and bring their own uncompromising standards of excellence.

One of Katerra's cultural principles is Diversity. We believe different backgrounds, ideas, and skillsets result in better outcomes. Katerra does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Katerra encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQIA, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences.

Project Manager, Construction

The Project Manager will manage and control the total scope of services as defined in the Contract Documents while maintaining the profitability objectives of the company. This position may be assigned one or multiple projects to manage simultaneously. The candidate must have building and construction experience, in addition to a strong business acumen. The position requires the ability to help develop, implement, and manage the overall business plan.

Provide leadership, technical construction experience and market specific insight to ensure the best possible outcomes for Katerra projects. Success will be based on achieving agreed upon metrics in the areas of: safety, culture, schedule and budget.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Primary point of contact to several Clients, and Katerra departments including Design team, Manufacturing and Integrated Services.
  • Participate in all Client/Design/IS/Manufacturing meetings from Pre-Con Phase to Project Completion with a focus on providing construct ability, assembly and logistics insight.
  • Participate in the development and evolution of Katerra products and components.
  • Primary point of contact for all Project related needs.
  • Coordinate all project buy-outs and subcontract awards with Integrated Services.
  • Review and supervise all project schedules, costs, site safety and logistic plans, and subcontractor and materials coordination plans.
  • Run weekly internal project meetings and be available for all project related OAC and Subcontractor meetings.
  • Supervise the timely and accurate processing of all project billing and invoices within a defined monthly cycle.
  • Manage the overall financial success of each Project with a specific focus on cost, efficiency and profitability.
  • Implement assigned duties with an exceptional level of accuracy, timeliness and cost effectiveness.
  • Establish and maintain a professional working relationship with the owner, design team, clients, building officials, municipality representatives, architects, engineers, designers and subcontractors.
  • Ensure all project estimates are prepared in accordance with the requirements of the project. Become familiar with each estimate to fully support its integrity.
  • Manage project budget and schedule updates.
  • Prepare monthly cost projections and project status reports.
  • Lead construction progress meetings.
  • Review and monitor all design and construction phase documents for conformance with the budget, schedule and prime contract.
  • Review subcontracts and proposals; lead negotiations for changes to conform with company standards and practical expectations.

Required Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 5+ years of experience in the multi family construction industry.
  • Skilled in project management software and equipment.
  • Must have technical knowledge, scheduling and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written and facilitation skills; including the ability to influence, negotiate and explain complex processes to clients and staff.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, learning and successfully working in multicultural environments.