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Project Manager - Midwest Region

Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Software Platforms utilized by this Role:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Microsoft project
  • Plan Grid
  • Bluebeam
  • Viewpoint - Project Management/Accounting Interface
  • Planswift (on screen takeoff)
    • Develop a relationship of trust with ownership group through proactive, credible project management leading to repeat business turning project management into another sales lead/strength.
    • Coordinate the interaction between Peak Team and Subcontractors.
    • Advance in mentoring, managing, and training personnel.
    • Understanding and controlling project budget while managing development and management of CPM Project schedule for all projects leading to on time and under budget project delivery.
    • Accomplish and expedite project subcontract purchasing and buyout quickly and effectively to avoid pricing escalation and supply chain delays to the project schedule
    • Exhibit proficient computer skills and use of technology.

      Ultimately, the Project Manager Role at Peak Construction Corporation is Primarily Responsible for the following:
      • General
        • Accountable for delivering the project to the client within the project schedule and within the project budget;
        • Ensure communication with the project team and ensure client satisfaction;
        • Create opportunities with our clients to increase our understanding of their needs, (ex. Sporting events, lunch, golf, and dinner dance events)
        • Project Budget
          • Participation in pre-construction phase of projects to develop the project budget.
          • Work with project team to define Peak internal (general conditions) costs and budget for each project
          • Take responsibility for project budget and expeditiously proceed with bidding and award of trade work early on in the project;
          • Proactive management of project cost vs budget and accurate projection of project final costs and profit frequently to prepare for monthly profit projection reviews;
          • Creation and Expediting subcontract agreements for awarded work leading to fully executed agreements in accordance with the project schedule.
          • Close out projects thoroughly and quickly to avoid delays to final completion for projects worked on. Achieve final completion within a maximum of 60 days after substantial completion is achieved.

            • Project Schedule
              • Share overall responsibility for meeting Peak's contractual schedule requirements of the Project with Project Superintendent;
              • Responsibility for participation in the creation of the Master Project Schedule for the overall project updating the master schedule every other week during the course of any particular project.
              • Utilize Microsoft Project to develop and understand C.P.M. scheduling, and use it to manage the project.
              • Share responsibility for working with the project team during pre-con, procurement, and construction phase of the project to provide direction, for critical path procurement of resources to complete the project on time;
                Other Responsibilities and Duties:
                • Be able to successfully manage and implement approximately $20MM of revenue annually.
                • Timely responses (emails, texts, phone calls) to Peak team and Ownership on all project issues;
                • Employ a pro-active (not reactive) management style;
                  Continually search for what we don't know we don't know;
                  • Be present on the jobsite at all times when there is Peak Subcontractor presence on site when no other Peak Supervision staff is able to be on site.
                  • Complete documentation of office activities. RFI's, Owner Change Orders, Potential Change Orders, Subcontractor Change Orders, Payment applications, subcontractor lien waiver reviews, monthly project updates, communication with and documentation of public utility related issues and initiatives.
                  • Ability to read, comprehend prints and specifications to provide proper direction to project personnel.
                  • The ability to understand the shop drawing process. Review shop drawings for errors, omissions, inconsistencies and coordination conflicts between trades
                  • Work efficiently and independently
                  • Interface with end user / client and maintain a positive client relationship
                  • Minimize warranty issues through attention to quality, good reviews and proactive management
                  • Positive leadership utilizing the values of the Peak Mission Statement
                    Other Responsibilities and Duties:
                    • Timely responses (emails, texts, phone calls) to Peak team and Ownership on all project issues;
                    • Employ a pro-active (not reactive) management style;
                    • Continually search for what we don't know we don't know;
                      QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
                    • Ability to work well, collaboratively, constructively, and productively with others;
                    • Exhibit strong problem-solving ability.
                    • Must be able to communicate effectively.
                    • Exhibit strong decision-making skills and ability to prioritize commitments/challenges against others.
                    • Must be self-Motivated
                    • Strong leadership skills.
                    • Exhibit an ability to mentor junior team members.
                    • Ability to handle stressful situations and foresight to seek appropriate solutions in a timely manner
                    • Education: 4 year Bachelor Degree in a construction related field Minimum
                    • Experience:
                    • Completed all qualifications and responsibilities of the Project Engineer II
                    • 2-5 yrs as Project Engineer I/II

Keywords: PEAK CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION, Des Plaines , Project Manager - Midwest Region, Executive , Des Plaines, Illinois

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