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Project Manager

Company: Grace Construction Consultants
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary
The Project Manager is directly responsible for the overall management and execution of construction projects. This includes, but not limited to: program management, design team management, local municipality coordination, contractor and/or subcontractor management, to ensure a successful project completion.

Role and Responsibilities
High Payoff Activities:
Leadership: Acts a leader with respect to the project. Takes the initiative to understand and resolve any problem or obstacle that presents itself through the course of the project. Actively follows up on all team members to ensure that project goals are aligned, obtainable, and are being met. Applies the principle of "thinking outside the box" to foresee challenges that are yet to come and develop a method to address them.
Relationship Building: Develops lasting relationships with the Owner, design team members, consultants, contractors, subcontractors, vendors, etc. This is done by building trust and confidence with team members and acting with integrity.
Owner Advocacy: Acts on behalf of the Owner. Uses the Owner's point of view when making decisions and ultimately ensures that the Owner's needs are being exceeded. Maintains open and frequent communication with the Owner.
Communication: Understands that communication is the key to success. Has the ability to determine the appropriate method of communication for a given situation and has excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Collaboration: Effectively collaborates with all project team members. Provides the needed support and resources to ensure that project expectations are being met.
Risk Management: Effectively can foresee risks for Owner as well as for GCC and the project. Can develop a strategy to address these risks, ensure all project team members are aligned and ultimate implement that plan that was developed.
Cost Management: Takes ultimate ownership of all projects costs (internal and external) can effectively manages the costs in the best interest of the project. This also includes timely and accurate project billings to ensure proper cash flow on the job.
Construction Document Review & Coordination: Understands that the accuracy and completeness of the construction documents is directly tied to the success of the project and is willing to provide detailed reviews, lead review sessions, and coordinate the resolution of review comments with all team members. Ultimately, this position is expected to know the documents "inside and out".
Scheduling: Develops, manages, and updates the master project schedule. Has the ability to manage the project schedule as a whole across all project team members as well as day by day with an individual team member. This position understand that the success of the overall schedule is directly tied to the success of each and every activity. In addition, this position is responsible to track all material deliveries to the jobsite to ensure compliance with the project schedule.
Project Team Buyout: Ultimately responsible for buyout. This includes but not limited to: bid solicitation, scope verification, qualification process, bid leveling, scope of work preparation, drafting contract agreements, and ultimately ensuring timely contract execution.
Change Process: Identifies potential changes, determines if the change is legitimate, defends non-legitimate changes, and ensures a fair costs of work for actual changes.
Quality: Clearly defines expectations in terms of quality and ensures they are being met. Actively participates in the mock-up process, coordination meetings, inspections process, etc.

Other Activities:
Submittal Review and Process Management
Closeout Process
Project Documentation
Owner's Lender Interface
Budgeting
Self-Development
Value Engineering

Qualifications and Education Requirements
3-5 years of construction industry experience
Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Business or closely related
Residential experience is preferred
Valid driver's license in good standing, issued by resident state

Preferred Skills
Proficient with industry software including Bluebeam Revu, Procore, Microsoft Office, and Sage.

Keywords: Grace Construction Consultants, Chattanooga , Project Manager, Executive , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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