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Project Manager

What You'll Be Doing:

Primary Accountabilities

Proposal Management

  • Participate in the development of the Win Strategy
  • Execute the proposal plan as part of the Pursuit Workbook

Job Setup

  • Execute portions of PRP process as assigned by the Senior Project Manager or Project Executive
  • Procure subcontractors by preparing RFP’s and evaluating proposals to make final subcontractor selection and buyout to ensure timely execution of the “Work”
  • Negotiate and prepare subcontractor scope of work documents to prevent scope gaps or overlap
  • Ensure conformity of subcontracts to prime contract and Pankow standards
  • Manage upload of cost estimate into CMiC with the input of appropriate resources, such as Preconstruction and Accounting

Ensure safety, quality and contractual risk management through use of the Project Risk Profile

Ensure accurate and timely reporting of RFIs, change management logs, 3-week schedules, quality program, submittal and procurement logs, MPR and other related reports

Ensure preparation of commitment logs

  • Hold others accountable in a clear and consistent manner to meet timely commitments

Lead submittal and procurement process

  • Manage subcontractors and consultants to ensure they meet timely commitments
  • Effectively communicate to get results from project team members, escalating critical issues to supervisor when appropriate
  • Ensure that all permanent materials are on the project when required

Cost Control

  • Complete owner billings and process of subcontractor payments in accordance with the contract
  • Execute the internal and external change management process
    • Ensure effective communication with all appropriate parties
    • Negotiate with Clients and Subcontractors on change orders as necessary
  • Fully leverage CMiC Pankow standard work processes to manage job accountabilities (e.g., Forecasting, Maintain PCIs, Document Control)
  • Ensure the PMCR is completed timely and accurately on monthly basis

Document Control

  • Assemble, distribute, and track document packages through the life of the project. When available engage Assistant Project Manager or Project Engineer in this process

Manage the close out process to meet contractual agreements and follow the Pankow post construction process

Client Management

  • Maintain relationship and develop trust with the Owner by:
    • Maintaining commitments made to the Owner
    • Communicating on a regular basis
    • Escalating more pressing owner issues as necessary to Senior Project Manager or Project Executive
    • Learning about client’s true drivers by utilizing TBTB dialogue

People Management

  • Set expectations and provide guidance to direct reports and team members
  • Conduct regular check-ins to provide feedback or course correct

The Project Manager shall also perform the following duties in the absence of a Sr. Superintendent/Sr. Project Manager:

  • Schedule Adherence: Hold regular meetings/dialogue with the Superintendent in order to receive updates and communicate the status to the appropriate parties (Project Executive, Operations, Owner, etc.)

Secondary Accountabilities

Assist Regional Director of Operations in tracking and completing Warranty Work

Assist Senior Superintendent in managing schedule updates and communications of same to owner

What We Look For:

Bachelor’s degree in construction related field preferred

Professional designations desirable

About You:

Design-build construction management enthusiast

What You've Done:

A minimum of seven years of jobsite and/or project management experience is typical

*For San Francisco Positions: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.