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Project Manager

Company: Veneklasen Construction
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Position Title: Project ManagerDepartment: Project ManagementAbout Our CompanyBased in Grand Rapids Michigan, Veneklasen Construction has been building great structures since 1976. Veneklasen Construction focuses on all the important things, like taking great care of our customers to help them achieve their vision while at the same time taking care of our employees, our community, and the environment. Here, people are our priority. We have been recognized as one of West Michigan's Best and Brightest Companies to work for thirteen years and were named a National Best and Brightest Company in 2022. We are a growing medium-sized general contractor with a historically strong base of operations in Michigan and a growing national presence.Position Summary The Project Manager is responsible for the planning, directing, budget coordination, safety, and activities associated with construction projects. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, and implementation.ContactsFrequent contact with trade workers, Superintendents, Estimators, Project Managers, office staff, customers, and members of the public.Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and coordinate the full construction process from preconstruction through closeout.
  • Assist in project estimating including quantity take-offs, bid invitations, and subcontractor proposal review for completeness and conformance of project requirements.
  • Create preliminary design and construction schedules through the project planning process.
  • Execute Subcontractor Purchase Orders within established budget parameters.
  • Work with Superintendents and Foremen to plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with construction projects.
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards within boundaries of company policy and contract specifications. Confer with Superintendents and Foremen to discuss such matters as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
  • Initiate and maintain liaison with Owners and other contacts to facilitate project activities.
  • Monitor and control project through administrative direction of Superintendent to ensure project is completed on schedule and within budget.
  • Investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  • Represent company in project progress and safety meetings.
  • Work with Contract Administrator to manage financial aspects of contracts to protect company's interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with the customer.
  • May requisition supplies and materials to complete project.
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients.
  • Formulate reports concerning such areas as work progress, costs, and scheduling.
  • Work with Superintendents to assign workers to construction sites to work on specified projects.
  • Assist with the construction close-out phase and project evaluation.
  • Must be able to perform other job-related duties as assigned.Core Competencies
    • Accountability (Personal)- Takes personal responsibility for outcomes.
    • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving- The ability to understand an idea, situation, or problem by breaking it into smaller pieces.
    • Attention to Detail- Ensures that tasks and processes are accurate and complete.
    • Communication Skills/Verbal -Listening - Listens effectively in a variety of circumstances. -Oral - Speaks effectively in a variety of circumstances, sharing information and ideas with others.
      • Communication Skills/Written- Writing clearly, succinctly, and understandably.
      • Customer Focus- Anticipating, meeting and or exceeding customer needs, wants and expectations.Education, Experience and Knowledge
        • Bachelors or equivalent degree/experience combination.
        • Knowledge of administration, management, construction materials, methods, and tools.
        • Knowledge of safety and security issues and regulations.
        • Excellent mathematical skills, including application and use in problem-solving.
        • Ability to coordinate own and others' actions, manage own time and manage personnel resources.
        • Strong understanding and expression of written and verbal English sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
        • Sensitivity to problems; ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
        • High degree of accuracy and exactness is extremely important in the performance of this job.
        • To accomplish work activities, the Project Manager must be able to coordinate or lead employees among different levels of the organization.
        • Assume responsibility for work outcomes and results of other workers.
        • Computer Skills: proficiency in using the internet to research information, as well as MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, Procore, and Sage Timberline.Working ConditionsWork may be performed in outside weather conditions, including rain and extreme heat, near moving mechanical parts and includes occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions. May be exposed to uncomfortable or distracting sounds or noise levels on sites of projects being managed or coordinated. Travel is required, determined by project location and schedule. When working on site, will be required to wear common protective or safety equipment, such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, etc.(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.)Requirements:PI207401203

Keywords: Veneklasen Construction, Grand Rapids , Project Manager, Executive , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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