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Project Manager

Philadelphia, PA
McCloskey Partners, LLC is working on behalf of our client to fill this Project Manager position.

Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for our client.  

Candidates with an engineering background are ideal for this position.   Our client would consider recent civil or mechanical engineering graduates.  

Position – Project Manager
The Project Manager will report to the President, Vice President, Office Manager, Construction Manager, Chief Estimator and Senior Estimator. Construction project managers control the time, cost and quality of construction projects. They plan and coordinate all aspects of the construction process, including hiring and scheduling subcontractors and working with Vendors, Engineers, Owner and Government Agencies.
 
Project Managers determine the scheduling of different phases of the project based on established deadlines. Project Managers are to confer with supervisors or other managers to monitor construction progress, including worker productivity and compliance with building and safety codes. Project Managers must resolve problems that arise due to inclement weather, emergencies or other issues that may cause delays. Project Managers will negotiate with the assistance of a Supervisor, schedule and manage in- house workers, subcontractors, vendors, Engineers and Government Agencies.
 
Primary Job Responsibilities for Project Manager:
 
  1. General
  • Work with the Construction Manager to create and manage the daily, weekly and monthly schedule of all construction activities including but not limited to labor, material, equipment and subcontractors.
    • Direct and supervise workers on a daily basis.
  • Review with the Estimator and study and understand all project specifications, drawings, addendums, correspondence and proposals and determine the appropriate construction methods to complete the work in timely and efficient manner.
  • Take action and coordinate with Supervisors and Project Managers to deal with results of delays, bad weather and or emergencies.
  • Discuss with supervisory personnel, estimators, project managers, owners, contractors and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such and work procedures, complaints and construction issues.
  • Managing the day-to-day field activities to ensure that the project milestone dates and overall schedule completion date is met.
  • Work with the Construction Manager to create short-interval look-ahead project schedules that make sure that upcoming events are communicated, tracked and are being proactively accomplished
  • Creating and maintaining a culture that values safety, health and cleanliness
  • Managing and coordinating the work to ensure that it is constructed in an orderly and deliberate manner that is consistent with the standard-of-care set forth in the contract documents that is viewed by industry as an effort that is consistent with best-practices standards
  • Establishing and maintaining all dimensional controls for the project to include the use of third party survey and layout personnel when appropriate
  • Contacting, scheduling and obtaining all inspections and ensuring that the quality aspects of the physical work are fully documented
  • Ensuring all aspects of the project are compliant with all contract terms and legal requirements that govern the project and the community in which the project(s) takes place
  • Administering client specific programs, such as CQC, Safety, Environmental Stewardship, etc.
  • Conducting and/or attending pre-bid, pre-construction, progress and other project and staff meetings
  • Conducting and/or participating in regularly held meetings involving internal staff and external stake holders such as owners, subcontractors, etc.
 
  • Meeting with client representatives on a regular basis to discuss the status of projects, to proactively identify and resolve problems and to assure that the client is kept knowledgeable about the status of the work
  • Managing self-performed activities to ensure that work is being performed within the established project budget
  • Managing changes in project scope to ensure that the most contemporary contract documents are being used at all times to prevent avoidable delays and or constructions issues due to workmanship or the quality of the contraction from either personnel and or subcontractors.
  • Administering contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders and other agreement to ensure that the scope, terms and conditions are consistently and proactively being met and or exceeded
  • Managing the punch list and project closeout process to assure timely completion
  • Maintaining daily paperwork such as timecards, field reports, schedule updates and E-mail correspondence.
  • Directing and managing the work loads of supporting staff to include training, mentoring and follow up; and participating in and encouraging staff to seek out professional development.
  • Travel as required to the projects
  • Project Managers are “working managers”, they will be responsible to perform any physical construction that may be required on the project.
  • Assist supervisors, construction managers and estimators in the preparation of bids or proposals and procurement of equipment and material.
  • Review payment applications with construction managers, supervisors and clients as required.
  • Manage company equipment, inventory and tools proactively as not to cause delays on projects.
  • Assist in the training of employees.
  • During a serious project issue or problem, assist the Project Team in developing a recovery plan.
  • Evaluate Subcontractors in accordance with company standards.
  • Review, establish, implement and update RFI processes, Drawing logs and Shop Drawing Logs
  • Review budget and project profitability status and goals with supervision and project team as required. Seek input on corrective measures to continuously improve the identification and accuracy of cost figures for future bids.
  • Act as a resource for project management by providing cost information and developing cost estimates for changes in the work, during different construction phases of a project.
  • Acts an observer and company representative, when required, for pre- bid investigations and site visits.
  • Adhere to the duties and responsibilities as set forth the Eastern Environmental Contractors Standard Operating Procedure.
  • Performs the duties of an Estimator when required.
 
  1. Preconstruction
  • Review the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs
  • Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status
  • Analyze, manage and mitigate risks
  • Working with Estimators, review the project specifications and plans.
  • Working with Estimators, review the labor, material, equipment and subcontractors bid items to fully understand the project.
  • Working with the Estimators and Construction Manager, request, order and deliver supplies and material as required for efficient construction performance.
 
  1. Construction
  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques
  • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met
 
  • Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones
  • Review the work progress on daily basis
  • Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory
  • Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors
  • Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
  • Develop the objectives and goals for the project and assign responsibilities as needed.
  • Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations
  • Assist in obtaining permits and licenses from appropriate authorities
  • Manage and ensure the construction activities move according to predetermined schedules as established by project specifications and material, equipment and subcontractor availability.
  • Oversee the construction projects from start to finish.
  • Perform a key role in project planning, budgeting, purchasing and identification of resources needed.
  • Will assist the Office Manager in the procurement of all permits and licenses.
  • Develop the objectives and goals for the project and assign responsibilities as needed.
  • Manage and ensure the construction activities move according to predetermined schedules as established by project specifications and material, equipment and subcontractor availability.
  • Formulate the project work plans and schedules and make revisions as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with EEC Management, EEC Employees, Suppliers, Subcontractors, Inspectors, Project Engineers and Owners as the project progresses.
  • Coordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include EEC Personnel, Project Engineers, Clients, Suppliers and Subcontractors.
  • Monitor the progress of the project and prepare for status meetings as it relates to the project.
  • Maintain strict adherence to budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.
  • Perform periodic inspections of the construction site.
  • Prepare for and attend projects meetings as required.
  • Ensure the project documents are complete.
  • Identify the elements of the project design that can be modified to benefit the project’s profitability.
  • Identify the components of the project design and construction that may give rise to disputes or claims.
  • Serve as a key representative of Eastern Environmental Contractors with Clients and Project Engineers
  • Maintain strict adherence to budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.
  • Perform periodic inspections of the construction site.
  • Prepare for and attend projects meetings as required.



McCloskey Partners is working on behalf of our client to fill this position.    The successful candidate will be expected to work out of our client's headquarters in Green Lane, PA for the first 60 days.  After which time, they are expected to work on site at the project location in Philadelphia.  The Successful candidate will split their time between being a working Project Manager and performing the tasks as a Laborer.

EOE. 

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