Alberici Constructors, Inc.

Senior Project Manager

CA-ON-Burlington
5 months ago(7/12/2017 10:52 AM)
Job ID
1500
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
7
Category
Operations

Overview

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing and constructing major projects consistent with Company values, policies and procedures. The Senior Project Manager implements management systems, practices in all assigned projects and has the authority to assume or assign duties and responsibilities typically performed by other project personnel (e.g. Project Manager, Project Coordinator and/or Superintendent) if the size, complexity and personnel availability warrants. Project safety, client satisfaction and the project’s financial performance are the Senior Project Manager’s responsibility. The Senior Project Manager will contribute to business development and to furthering the company’s ability to compete in the marketplace.

 

Exceptional scope projects are defined as a project or group of projects greater than $50,000,000 in annual construction cost; or projects with $1M per month billing for at least 50 consecutive months; or projects with over 1,500,000 man hours or 150,000 man hours per month for at least 10 consecutive months.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, however, other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Management Competencies

  • Coordinates support functions including project start-up with internal and external team members
  • Provides direction and support when major events take place on a project (e.g. significant accident, labour strife, disagreement with a subcontractor, etc.)
  • Assists the Project Manager in resolving jurisdictional issues among crafts consistent with labour relations policy
  • Ability to effectively create, interpret and execute contract
  • Effectively manages the change order process, billings and directs meetings
  • Knows subcontractors and manages the successful resolution of disputes and timely payment processing
  • Develops and maintains positive, trusting working relationships with key subcontractors assigned to projects
  • Manages all labour relations and jurisdiction
  • Effectively implements the company buy out procedures (bid packs)

 

Management Responsibilities

  • Manages and directs Assistant Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Estimators and non supervisory administrative employees
  • Trains, coaches, disciplines and develops employees
  • Establishes and maintains positive, effective working relationship within internal and external contacts
  • Determines course of action to achieve departmental and organizational goals
  • Completes performance communications and establishes clear expectations of performance for direct reports

Budget/Schedule/Cost Control

  • Develops, maintains, updates, distributes and manages estimate
  • Decides how to handle client change orders, including when to request a change order and how to price the change order
  • Reviews construction strategy and approach with estimators and Business Development personnel during the bidding and proposal process
  • Assists in negotiating work with prospective clients, and recommends the contract type if one is not specified
  • Ensures the project schedule is developed and maintained
  • Must have extensive knowledge of cost accounting/reporting systems and be able to recognize and correct cost overruns and compensate for estimating oversights
  • Assures client receivables are paid and discusses their collection with the client if necessary
  • Monitors construction progress in relation to percent of contract billed
  • Monitors the financial status of assigned projects by reviewing management reports and inspecting the project site
  • Ensures project risks are identified and actively managed

 

Construction Means and Methods

  • Ensures the project meets quality and performance specifications and regulatory requirements
  • Serves as a liaison with local inspectors
  • Establishes and executes a mark-up meeting with the local building trades
  • Works in conjunction with Alberici labour relations, subcontractors, and superintendents on the establishment of assignments

 

End User Interaction

  • Builds and maintains a positive working relationship with the client and the client’s agent
  • Understands key issues of the client’s business and factors critical to the operation of the facility/processes on site
  • Maintains a high level of client confidence and satisfaction
  • Ensures the project is constructed and delivered as contracted
  • Ensures systems and equipment function properly at the conclusion of the project
  • Ensures the construction experience is positive from the perspective of the client and employees of the client who may be on the site
  • Keeps the client apprised of developments in the project, including any change orders that may be needed, change in timelines, etc.
  • Maintains high accessibility to the client and the client’s agents through regular meetings, calls and correspondence. Promptly responds to questions, and concerns
  • Positions the Company for repeat business with the client

 

Performance

  • Meets or exceeds target profits on assigned projects
  • Reviews costs against estimates for each total project and tracks variances weekly
  • Approves invoices within a five-day period and validates cost codes for payment
  • Responsible for monthly project projections to include pending items and keeps expense and projections up to date—reviews weekly
  • Approves subcontractor extra work timesheets

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

Post-secondary degree/diploma in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field plus 5 to 7 years of experience in the field of construction project management with exposure to projects of major scope. Advanced skills in MS Office products – Excel, Word and Outlook, Primavera and Prolog software are an asset.

Professional registration, P.Eng. And/or Gold Seal Certification in Project Management is an asset

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