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Construction Project Manager

Posted 17 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: Construction Project Manager
Location: Richardson, Texas,
Hourly Rate: $55.17/hr.
Term: 5 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery.
  • Characteristics of responsible projects: Complexity: Medium Risk: Medium Duration: Midterm (weeks to months) Value: Typically < $2 Million USD.
  • Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout.
  • Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to moderately complex documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.
  • Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements.
  • Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.
  • Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard request for proposals; completes bid analysis; recommends resources to clients.
  • Leads project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.
  • Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed.
  • Facilitates project meetings.
  • Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and Client requirements.
  • Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.
  • Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines.
  • Reports status and variances.
  • Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.
  • Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders.
  • Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk.
  • Demonstrates ability to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.
  • Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers.
  • May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
  • Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team.
  • Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.
  • Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines.
  • Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines.
  • Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study.
  • Minimum four years of related experience and/or training.
  • MP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
  • Ability to effectively present information.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles.
  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions.
  • Conducts advanced financial analysis.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents.
  • Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations.
  • Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings.
  • Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.

If this looks like a perfect fit, apply today!