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Senior Project Manager

Company: Gilchrist Construction Company
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Project Manager WS 3 is the business manager of a complex project or multiple construction projects which may be bid-build, design-build, or CMAR in nature

  • In partnership with Production Managers on the project(s), assumes full responsibility for the on-time completion of the project(s)t within the final project budget and schedule while maintaining the Company's high standards of safety, quality, customer satisfaction and employee growth

  • With the assistance of the Production Managers, leads the initial preconstruction planning and CPM efforts prior to mobilization

  • Once in the field, is responsible for maintaining and updating a detailed project CPM, all major purchasing, subcontracting, and project business management while providing leadership and oversight to the project construction efforts

  • Meets project safety, quality and profit goals

  • Works to ensure GCC has strong crew/teams at all levels of the project and promotes and champions the company's vision to Lead the Way in Safety, Quality, Innovation, and Efficiency

  • Leads by example, always professional and in line with the company's values of Fair and Ethical Success.Works with Production Managers and Project Engineers to ensure that field teams have a detailed, engineered plan of work for each daily operation and that plans are safely executed and meet or exceed 100% percent plan complete (PPC)

  • Through the Project Engineer and Production Managers, verifies all quantities are correct at the end-of-shift

  • Reviews end-of-shift results, on a daily basis with Production Managers, and makes adjustments as needed to achieve labor manhour and equipment hour targets as well as cost budgets

  • If PPC is not achieved, works with internal project team members and identifies challenges and solutions to achieve or exceed 100% PPC

  • Leads a month-end review of each phase of work on the project to ensure quantities are correct, align with customer records, and meet estimate requirements

  • Completes month-end project projections and submits to senior management for approval.Participates in the project risk assessment process during the procurement process

  • Leads internal partners to carry this forward through a monthly assessment of project risk factors relative to safety, quality, innovation & workforce, and productivity & efficiency

  • Identifies and deploys opportunities to mitigate or eliminate risks; monitors and track progress and trends; adjusts as needed

  • From a safety perspective, leads the project team to identify, minimize, and eliminate risks associated with project activities

  • Works with project teams to establish project safety goals; leads the effort to achieve and celebrate safety goals

  • Has an excellent understanding of OSHA and company safety requirements

  • Has a valid drivers' license and is approved to drive company vehicles.The Project Manager WS 3 has an excellent understanding and thorough knowledge of construction methods and procedures

  • Reviews, understands and communicates project plans and specifications to the project team

  • Ensures project is constructed and paid for according to plans and specifications

  • Ensures pay estimates are submitted in a timely manner and paid accordingly

  • Has a thorough knowledge of estimating and effectively prices and negotiates change orders using the GCC Change Order SOP

  • Accurately estimates cost to complete each month and submits to Senior Management for approval.The Project Manager WS 3 has a in-depth and thorough knowledge of project planning, administration, reporting and forecasting

  • Effectively and efficiently utilizes computer software including Oracle Primavera for scheduling, Oracle Prime for planning, HCSS Heavy Bid, Viewpoint, and Pvault

  • Has basic knowledge of Microsoft Applications (i.e.: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams)

  • Makes presentations to senior management and customers on project status and progress as needed.The Project Manager WS 3 will be a student and a teacher

  • Seeks knowledge, with a culture of continual learning, though all available sources, including industry and professional associations

  • Serves as a mentor and coach to other team members.Has a thorough understanding of and leads the team in the GCC Performance Management processes

  • Works toward continual improvement and development of themselves and all team members

  • Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors

  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results

  • Work leadership may be provided by assigning work and resolving problems.

    Physical Requirements:Prolonged driving on a regular basis. Lift up to 25 lbs. regularly, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally. Ability to work in extreme weather conditions (heat and cold).Education Guidelines:4-year degree in civil engineering, construction management discipline, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.Experience Guidelines:8+ years construction experience, 5+ years in a project leadership role, and 3+ years supervisory experience.Knowledge Guidelines:Must possess a valid drivers' license and be approved to drive company vehicles. Excellent knowledge of estimating. Basic knowledge of computer software programs, including Primavera, Viewpoint, and Pvault. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Applications (i.e.: Excel, Word, and Outlook) is required.

Keywords: Gilchrist Construction Company, Alexandria , Senior Project Manager, Executive , Alexandria, Virginia

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