Project Manager

Job Title

Project Manager

Supervisor Title

VP of Construction

Pay

Based on experience

Division

Utility

Position:       Project Manager

Supervisor:  General Manager

Time:             Full-time, salary

Pay:                Based on experience

Summary Description:

Provide management oversight for all phases of construction projects, including coordinating employees, subcontractors, material, and equipment, ensuring that specifications are being followed, and work is proceeding with quality, on schedule and within budget.

Project Manager Job Responsibilities:

  • Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.
  • Determine in conjunction with the Construction Management Team labor requirements and dispatch workers to construction sites.
  • Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations.
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and subcontractors.
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Work with Construction Management Team to obtain all necessary jurisdictional inspections.
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress cost tracking reports.
  • Implement corporate quality control programs.
  • Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site.
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
  • Evaluate construction methods and determine cost-effectiveness of plans.

Job Skills Required:

  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
  • Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.
  • Mathematics — Using mathematics to solve problems.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Negotiation — Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Time Management — Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Installation — Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Equipment Selection — Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Persuasion — Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
  • Learning Strategies — Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Management of Material Resources — Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
  • Operations Analysis — Analyzing needs and product requirements to complete project.

Abilities Required:

  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details.
  • Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

Knowledge, Experience, Education Required:

  • Building and Construction — Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction of renewable energy projects.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Computer Skills – Knowledge using Microsoft Word, Excel, and other related construction software.
  • Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various construction means and methods.

Demonstrated Behavioral Skills:

  • Safety
    • Leadership in valuing safety as a core deliverable for the entire project lifecycle
  • Detail-Minded
    • Highly organized, completes tasks to a high level of detail accuracy and timeliness. Commissioning requires precise management of multiple disciplines with a wide variety of deliverables.
  • Problem Solving
    • Planning and executing Commissioning works requires a demonstrated creative and innovative approach when managing complex, evolving situations and problem solving.
  • Planning & Organizing
    • Demonstrated ability to establish goals, set priorities and allocate appropriate time to tasks. Schedule activities communicate with various team members and brief staff concerned.
  • People management skills
    • Strong experience in consultation, communication, negotiation and relationship building skills in a role where the bulk of the work is in a virtual project team (Commissioning is the line reporting team, the project team consists of members from the various functional lines)
  • Teamwork
    • Team player, strong team focus required to operate successfully in the virtual project team.
  • Achievement oriented
    • Must be self-motivated and driven to achieve results and has a demonstrated track record of achieving challenging goals
  • Quality
    • Demonstrated commitment to producing high quality project results in line with procedures, continuous improvement, and customer service.
  • Flexibility
    • Demonstrated ability to take on a wide range of tasks and be able to manage changing priorities and project parameters as they develop.
  • Decision Making
    • Demonstrated ability to makes critical decisions regarding commissioning under pressure.

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