Senior Project Manager

General Position Summary

Perform construction site duties in planning and overseeing construction projects while supporting site supervision and project management.  May be assigned to a single project or multiple projects depending on project size and personal capabilities.  Larger projects may have one or more full-time construction engineers on site while smaller projects may not have any and these tasks/responsibilities would fall to the Assistant Project Manager

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Managing job cost reporting processes
  • Track quantities and develop reports for status, the cost versus budget, cost forecasting, and scheduling updates
  • Work with the estimating and project team in building and maintaining project schedules from bid time through project completion – this includes understanding contract requirements and site restrictions, coordinating with subcontractors and suppliers, and incorporating procurement and design needs
  • Preparing payment applications, schedule updates, and status reports to the client as required
  • Managing the flow of technical information between customers and the company – this includes submittals, RFIs, correspondence, and daily reports
  • Requires coordination with Quality Control and Project Management
  • Negotiating, preparing, and managing subcontractor and purchase order contracts and payments including change requests – this includes generating requests for proposals and estimates and analyzing quotes
  • As directed by and coordinated with Project Manager/Site Manager
  • Responsibilities may include field engineering, operation planning, cost control, project scheduling, quantity tracking, material procurement, contract administration, estimating, and supervision of field activities
  • Investigating problems and/or reported issues; identify and recommend solutions/alternatives as appropriate
  • Conducting job site quality control, safety, and productivity inspections and reviews to ensure conformance to design specifications and safety standards
  • Working closely with site supervision to participate in project decisions regarding technical approaches, cost, scheduling, and performance
  • Assisting craftsmen, foremen, and project supervisors with the interpretation of design documents and provide specific expertise for problem-solving activities
  • Reviewing, understanding, and interpreting plans and specifications
  • Managing and communicating revisions
  • Understanding and interpreting contracts
  • Recognizing and managing changes and all associated impacts including pricing of change requests and schedule impacts
  • Negotiating change orders and back charges – review and justify claims for additional compensation
  • Leading the conversion of estimates to budgets for new projects and participating in project handoff
  • Creating and managing project close-out documentation
  • Assuming additional responsibilities as directed by operations or project management
  • Ability to relocate as needed
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements
  • 15 years of experience
  • Heavy Industrial work experience preferred
  • Experience with projects $50M or above
  • Design-build experience is a plus
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Effective listening skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Primavera
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Degree in Construction Management and/or engineering preferred
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 10 lbs.
  • The ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments – may have to walk up flights of stairs, uneven surfaces, or climb a ladder
Job Location
Evansville, Indiana
Position Type