Major Projects Construction Project Manager

| Chicago

 

Summary

The Construction Project Manager is responsible for managing and monitoring day to day operations for Major Construction projects across the US in a specific market sector, including design, staffing, compliance, scheduling, construction resources and contractual commitments. Responsible for driving high quality operational output & performance and developing and maintaining strong, effective and sustainable relationships with their customers.

 

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and provide direction in the following areas:
    • Client Maintenance
    • Procedural and process issues
    • Financial issues and reporting processes
    • Subcontractor performance issues
    • Manpower issues and analysis
    • Constructability and technical issues
    • Legal and liability issues
    • Risk analysis and mitigation
    • Special issues
  • Monitor and report on:
    • Project schedule, safety, administration and profitability
    • Material and equipment procurement
    • Quality of work
    • Communication/Relationships with Owner, Subcontractors, and Architecture and Engineering companies
  • Prepare project administration documents for approval:
    • General Conditions and project approach of each project estimate prior to submission to the Owner
    • Project schedule prior to issuance to the Owner and Subcontractors
    • Project Budget as prepared by estimating prior to issuance to accounting
    • Subcontracts and Purchase Orders
    • Contractual notices to Owners and Subcontractors
    • Change Order Requests prior to submission to the Owner
    • American Institute of Architect (AIA) Owner Change Orders
    • Subcontractor AIA Change Orders and associated budget revisions
  • Visit job sites and attend Subcontractor progress meetings as required in order to have working knowledge of current project status and issues
  • Coordinate project mobilization, demobilization and equipment needs with Finance Administrators
  • Develop and maintain key customer relationships, travel as needed to meet with key stakeholders in markets to devise solutions to problems and collaborate on areas of improvement
  • Prevent and/or resolve issues and customer concerns with high sense of urgency, escalating on a timely basis when necessary.
  • Prepare and participate in communications and monthly updates with key clients; including presenting at client meetings, sharing appropriate reports etc. 
  • Ensure confidentiality of internal and external data
  • Foster a positive team environment
  • Perform ad-hoc projects and other duties as assigned
  • Operate within the Organization’s Financial, Legal, and Ethical Policies. Be familiar with and complies with company rules and policies
  • Act as professional role model in performance and behavior in accordance with SMS values

 

   Professional Skills

  • Customer Service - Advanced
  • Verbal Communication - Proficient
  • Written Communication - Proficient
  • Teamwork - Advanced
  • Relationships - Advanced
  • Negotiation - Advanced
  • Organizational Awareness – Proficient
  • Learning Agility – Advanced
  • Analysis - Proficient
  • Problem Solving - Advanced
  • Process Orientation – Advanced
  • Prioritization - Advanced

 

Role Specific Skills

  • Ability to dissect full projects into construction trade bundles and build project schedules
  • Knowledge and competency in a variety of project management software
  • Pragmatic problem solver
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite

 

Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Four-year Construction Science/Engineering degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in engineering, project management or construction management
  • 5 + years of project management experience preferably in commercial retail branches of banks or retail stores
  • Experience and knowledge of Commercial Construction estimating, means and methods, accounting, project administration, LEED certifications, and a thorough understanding of industry practices

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Location

875 North Michigan Avenue , Chicago, IL 60611

What are SMS Assist Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive Salary. Flexible Spending Plans. Prescription Drug Program. Free Fitness Center membership.

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