Project Manager/EstimatorAlpha Building Corporation
Overland Park, KS Full time
Posted on August 20, 2017
The PM provides overall direction and management of the contracts he or she is assigned. Within the constraints of good business practices and ethics he or she is authorized to act autonomously in the selection and use of Alpha resources to complete the contract. The project manager will establish project objectives and policies, maintain liaison with client contracts and monitor/supervise construction and financial activities. The PM will participate in all work activities as needed and foster a team environment at there office. Duties Typical duties include monitoring and directing construction through administrative supervision of on-site superintendent(s) and other construction project employees. The PM will perform the leadership role of the management team and provide support where needed to facilitate a good work environment for employees. He or she will oversee key subcontractors, consultants and vendors to ensure the project is built on schedule and within budget, investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures as required. He or she will enforce expenditure controls with the aid of established management information systems that provide data on individual project status and ensure company resources are being properly utilized while maintaining client expectations. The PM will interface with department representatives, construction officials, architects, engineers and consultants to establish project requirements, specifications and schedules. He or she will serve as the point of contact between our client and contractors and ensure that all projects are completed in a timely, quality manner; achieving the project goals and specification requirements. The PM will solicit, prepare and evaluate bid documents and review contracts to ensure complete scope coverage, seek clarification or identification of unknown aspects and coordinate the development and approval of architectural and engineering construction drawings. He or she should be business savvy with the ability to manage the financial aspects of contracts to protect the interest of Alpha and simultaneously maintain a good relationship with the client. The PM will attend required company training, enforce the Employee Information Handbook, Safety and Quality Control Program and the company's standard operating procedures. Safety is a priority at Alpha Building Corporation and the project manager should help his or her team meet all safety standards and support and maintain programs that improve safety, security, risk management, cost effectiveness, environmental awareness and professionalism. Experience 4 year construction or engineering degree or equivalent, plus ten or more years of experience and knowledge of construction, design, finance and management. Skills Be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance. Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards,etc. and their impact on project activities vital: superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence) skills essential. Significant business skill required.