Corporate Recruiting Firm Placing Former Athletes

Senior Project Manager - Commercial Construction

Job Title
Senior Project Manager - Commercial Construction
Job ID
Rockville,  MD 20852
Other Location

About Us: NexGoal is a corporate recruiting firm that places high quality, competitive and driven former athletes in careers with our corporate partners.

Position Our Client Is Hiring: Senior Construction Project Manager

Our Client's Location: Rockville, MD

Our Client's Company Profile: Our client is the largest regional commercial construction company in the country and aims to redefine the entire construction experience for their clients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading the Project Management Team with the daily management and execution of the construction process for multiple and large, complex projects. Teaming up with the DAVIS Superintendent, this role is responsible for the daily management, supervision, coordination and successful completion of construction projects to meet time and cost objectives with respect to safety, quality, contracting, scheduling, estimating, bidding, subcontracting and contract administration functions. Position also entails an active involvement in the preconstruction efforts prior to, or overlapping with, the construction process.

  • Provide an operational support role in the project pre-construction services and bidding process to include preparing cost estimates, generating scopes of work, preparing preliminary schedule and site logistics as required
  • Lead and / or participate in the development of Client Bid or GMP Package to include proper development of trade scopes, solicit and review subcontractor and material supplier bids, comprehensive project schedule and any necessary bid clarifications for review and approval by senior staff
  • Review and have an understanding of Owner contract terms to be aware of risks, review with senior level team members
  • Develop and execute project buy-out strategy
  • Develop and implement the project budget
  • Negotiate and issue subcontract agreements, purchase orders, subcontractor submittal and RFI management, subcontract change orders, subcontractor schedule management, and subcontractor close out management
  • Develop the detailed project construction schedule in coordination with Superintendent, subcontractors and suppliers; update the schedule on a timely basis, or as required by the project
  • Responsible for preparation, tracking and controlling construction schedule, material status log, and associated costs to achieve completion of project on time and within budget
  • Maintain a complete, current and accurate set of contract documents and “as-builts”; electronically post and update drawings with RFIs and submittals
  • Lead and prepare change proposals, negotiate, execute, and issue change orders to subcontractors and others; prepare revisions to the budget, as a result of change orders
  • Utilize subcontract terms and know how they apply to various situations on a project
  • Track and obtain properly executed documents to include contracts, insurance certificates, bonds and other documents as required
  • Lead project meetings, internal, owner or subcontract meetings, including preparation of the meeting agenda and supporting materials
  • Maintain meeting notes and issue meeting minutes
  • Execute a thorough review of submittals, shop drawings, and requests for information (RFI’s), including coordination with contract documents
  • Responsible for sustainability or LEED tracking
  • Lead in the preparation of the Project Status Report (PSR) to include project safety reports; updating cost management items, schedule, and tracking document; identifying risk; and generating project photos
  • Review, approve and code the subcontractor and vendor invoices
  • Partner with Superintendent in the development of site logistics and sequencing diagrams; create the documents using proper software systems
  • Prepare monthly project owner invoicing as required including subcontractor invoicing reviews, material invoicing review, budget management
  • Lead the management of project closeout process with preparing and completing the
  • Ensure job close out check lists, punch list process, collecting and issuing project close out documentation
  • Resolve financial closeout and possible owner, subcontractor and/or vendor disputes
  • Ensure project progress photos are taken and saved onto server
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Decision making, research and analytical problem solving skills
  • Time management with the ability to organize, assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands, and to work independently
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and interact effectively at all levels within the organization
  • MS Office – Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook experience
  • Project management and scheduling software experience (i.e. Primavera, MS Project, or other)
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • understand and learn technical systems and processes
    • show initiative, self-motivation, decision making and appropriate level of commitment to job
    • effectively manage and mentor team members
    • negotiate subcontract terms and conditions
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or related field or equivalent construction experience
  • Experience with commercial building construction
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of engineering and construction project management, including safety standards
  • Some sustainable building experience (such as LEED certified projects)
  • Certifications for First Aid, CPR and OSHA 30-hour
  • Minimum of Seven (7) years previous construction experience
  • General Contracting experience
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification desired

Physical Job Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The employee is responsible to maintain fitness-for-duty while holding the above described position and should be able to perform the essential tasks of the position in a safe, appropriate and effective manner. This refers to the physical, mental and emotional duties of the job. Reaching above and below, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and bending. The employee must occasionally lift / carry / move up to 50 pounds. Manual dexterity to operate office equipment, file, and perform specialized skills. Needs a high degree of concentration in a busy office environment.

Working Conditions:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  This position may require some travel for conferences, educational sessions, and other company events. The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to higher noise levels and hazardous working conditions when working at job sites. Safety precautions must be taken and resources will be provided.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned this job. They are not exhaustive lists of all duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, physical job demands and working conditions associated with the job.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other category as protected by law.

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