Construction Project Manager

Philadelphia, PA
Full Time

What is our client is looking for

Our client is looking for a Construction Project Manager that will plan and supervise a wide range of commercial construction projects from start to finish. The individual in this role will organize and oversee construction procedures and ensure they are completed in a timely and efficient manner. He/She/They must be well-versed in all construction methodologies and able to coordinate contractors, vendors, and a team of professionals to ensure the best results for the assigned construction projects.

What the position will be doing

  • Collaborate with engineers, architects, etc. to determine the specifications of a construction project.
  • Negotiate contracts with external vendors and contractors to reach profitable agreements.
  • Obtain permits and licenses from the appropriate authorities.
  • Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment, and materials) from start to finish within budgetary limitations.
  • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met.
  • Acquire any necessary equipment and material and monitor stocks to timely handle inadequacies.
  • Hire contractors and other staff.
  • Supervise the work of laborers, mechanics etc. and give them guidance when needed.
  • Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports for senior management.
  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues.
  • Performs all tasks and duties in an efficient and safe manner.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or as necessary. Remains flexible and adaptable in work schedules and work assignments as defined by departmental and organization needs.

Necessary Skills, Education & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4-year equivalent helpful. Specific study in construction management preferred.
  • Previous work experience in commercial construction project management required.
  • PMP or equivalent certification will be an advantage.
  • In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles.
  • Familiarity with construction quality, health, and safety standards.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Familiarity with construction/project management software.
  • Ability to be highly transparent, ethical, and driven. Relentless attention to detail, and the ability to be a creative self-starter and team player.
  • Excellent organization skills, written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to be customer service oriented and communicate with all levels within an organization as well as with clients and vendors.
  • Ability to think and act independently, formulate and support new ideas, and champion new initiatives within and beyond the scope of own responsibilities.
  • Ability to ensure tasks are appropriately delegated and completed to standards by monitoring performance and holding staff accountable.
  • Ability to organizes resources, personnel, and actions for successful completion of programs and tasks.
  • Ability to provide direction and motivation and set an example through open communication and modeling best practices.
  • Ability to create a positive team environment in which employees participate, respect, and cooperate with each other to achieve unit objectives and goals.

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