Austin, TX

Job Description

Under supervision of the Senior Project Manager or Project Manager, oversees on-site construction operation on a day-to-day basis, and ensure that work is done safely, on time and within budget and to the right quality standards.
Duties/Examples of Work
The following is a list of representative duties. Other duties may be assigned that may reasonably follow and relate to essential tasks.
1. Coordinate and supervise all construction activities
2. Set up the project site office trailer and see that permits, labor notices, safety regulations, and EEOC material are posted in a conspicuous place. Set up sanitary stations and coolers
3. Direct all field personnel (contractors, suppliers, vendors) to achieve completion of the project on schedule with quality workmanship that conforms to the drawings and specifications
4. Maintain construction schedule, identifies and solves problems
5. Keep the progress schedule current and review schedule status
6. Order materials and schedules inspections as necessary throughout the process
7. Maintain positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employees
8. Promote job site safety, encourages safe work practices and rectifies job site hazards immediately
9. Ensure all company employees and contractors are adhering to the company safety policy and safety meetings be adequately attended
10. Maintain an organized job site, including the construction office
11. Prepare complete, accurate and timely submittal logs for construction projects base on project drawings and specifications
12. Accountable for receiving approved submittals from Architect or Engineer and notifying Project Superintendent of potential schedule impact
13. Assist Project Manager by preparing all necessary back up relating to change requests
14. Responsible for timely completion of all required project close-out documents per contract
15. Distribute contract documents to subcontractors, including drawings, specifications, and general conditions. Include any accepted alternates or addendums with documents
16. Distribute contract documents to subcontractors, including drawings, specifications, and general conditions. Include any accepted alternates or addendums with documents
17. Schedule all required construction meetings with required personnel, subcontractors, architects and owners
18. Take accurate and complete meeting minutes and distribute timely
19. Attend Owner/Architect pre-bid, project and closeout meetings
20. Solicit subcontractors and suppliers for proposal prior to proposal submission time
21. Prepare correspondence with Owner, Architect, Engineers, Subcontracts, Suppliers, etc. Examples of referenced correspondence include, but not confined to the following items: Schedule of values, project schedule, memos, request for information, transmittals and submittals
22. Submit building permit application, follow-up on review progress and receive upon approval. Submit Check Request (Urgent Pay Request) to Accounting for associated fees according to Urgent Pay Request procedures
23. During Construction Phase, proactively manage project to achieve quality, schedule, budge and safety. Utilize and maintain tools: schedule and document management to track and record project performance
24. Document quality and progress of each Subcontractor and Suppliers. Update Subcontractors and Suppliers of any changes to the plans, specifications and/or schedule
25. Inform management of productivity, costs, quality control, document management and processing of applications for payment. Notify management of any issues that arise which affects quality, budget, progress and safety
26. Prepare, schedule and supervise completion of a final punch list
Knowledge and Abilities
1. Minimum of 5 years in successful general contracting (as Prime Contractor) and project management related experience in industrial construction
2. Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the construction field
3. Understand and have thorough knowledge of the project plans and specifications
4. Strong and effective communicator, both verbally and written, who can interface cooperatively with various departments of the company, as well as clients and subcontractors
5. Possess good organizational, analytical and problem solving ability
6. Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task
7. Proficient in use, or quickly capable of learning Microsoft Project software
8. Represent the company at all times with high moral and ethical conduct
9. Willingness to provide leadership and management
10. Excellent presentation and negotiation skills
11. An overall “action orientation” and strong problem solving abilities
12. Ability to travel extensively and relocate
Environmental and Physical Demands of the Position
1. Typical construction site environment
2. Physically fit to walk in the construction site from one end to the other, ability to climb up to the roof, stairs, etc. to monitor construction activities
3. Bending/twisting and reaching
4. Far vision at 20 feet or further; near vision at 20 inches or less
5. Lifting and carrying 50 pounds or less
6. Pushing and pulling objects weighing 60-80 pounds on wheels
7. Sitting, standing, walking, climbing and stooping
8. Talking and hearing; use of the phone
9. Hold a valid US driver’s license
Mental Requirements
1. Ability to apply construction related technical knowledge
2. Ability to comprehend and follow instructions: effectively follow instructions from supervisor
3. Ability to deal with abstract and concrete variables
4. Ability to interpret governmental regulations and instructions
5. Communication skills: effective communicated ideas and information both in written and verbal form
6. Mathematical ability: calculate basic arithmetic problems (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division)
7. Planning and Organization skills: develop required plans to solve problems; take advantage of opportunities to accomplish goals; establish systematic methods of accompanying goals
8. Reading ability: effectively read and understand information contained in memoranda, reports and bulletins, etc
9. Ability to operate computer workstation and other business machines with speed and accuracy
Equipment Used
Standard office equipment such as calculator, fax machine, photocopier, electric paper punch, computer workstation, and telephone.
Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge and skills. Minimum of seven years progressively responsible field experience in industrial projects as Prime Contractor.
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