General Position Summary
The Project Manager is in charge of the Project Management Team. The Project Management Team is responsible to plan and oversee the project to insure a timely and cost effective outcome. This includes estimating, budgeting, organization, implementation and scheduling of the project. During project transitions, this positon would be involved in leading and participating in project estimating efforts. He/she will also oversee a smooth transition from the estimate/pre-construction phase to construction, including design management, if applicable, in order to protect the bid position. He/she is responsible for ensuring the project/area is constructed in a safe, ethical manner, and in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws.
Major Duties & Responsibilities
- Responsible for the safety of all assigned employees and subcontractors to ensure the safe execution of all activities, including the strict adherence to company safety policies and programs through the communication and enforcement of the Skanska Safety and Health Management Program
- Maintain strong relationships with clients, designers, consultants and union representatives.
- Hiring of subcontractors / venders including negotiations, sub agreements, material agreements and PO’s
- Engage, hire, manage 3rd party resource’s (engineering, subject matter experts, consultants, etc.)
- Management of subcontractors and venders schedule, performance, and payments.
- Ensure compliance with project MWBE requirements and Skanska’s DBE compliance program
- Chair project meetings, including project team, owner and subcontractors meetings
- Complete understanding of the contract including Skanska’s contractual obligations and the owners obligations
- Identify Project Risk and develop Mitigation Plans
- Insure timely notices as required to the owner to protect Skanska interests regarding extra work, design changes, delays, impacts, etc.
- Assist Management for project claims in collaboration with Project Executive and Skanska’s Legal Department
- Establish and maintain relationships with the local Business Agents
- Knowledge of craft jurisdictions
- Lead pre-job conferences
- Project submittals, process RFIs & shop drawings, as required by the Owner
- Manage and/or coordinate onsite personnel, equipment and material resources
- Manage the project budget utilizing Skanska’s Cost Control Systems
- Compile reports regarding financial, schedule and production reports for the Project Executive
- Prepare and coordinate payments from owner and ensure timely payments
- Develop and maintain the project schedule in sync with the project budget
- Develop and maintain site logistics plan with Superintendent staff
- Insure the project delivers a quality product meeting Skanska’s high quality standards
- Lead in the development of project estimates and Change Orders.
- Perform project takeoffs for mechanical and civil project execution as required.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed as deemed appropriate by management at any time.
Skills & Abilities
- Thorough understanding of Lump Sum, Design Build and EPC contracts
- Exhibits strong leadership qualities
- Excellent time management and organizational skills
- Strong understanding of financial operations and corporate cost control
- Computer proficient and the ability to adapt to new innovations and processes
- Strong written, communication, and problem solving skills
- Strong math/accounting and estimating skills
Education & Experience
- Bachelor of Science in Construction or Engineering preferred, but experience may be considered
- 8+ year’s extensive experience in management of construction projects required
Work Environment/Job Conditions
This job is performed both in the office and in the field. Field work requires experience and confidence working in and around heavy industrial equipment, systems and conditions is required. Activities and responsibilities require frequent sitting (often working on a computer), frequent driving, flying, walking, standing, light lifting, bending, and reaching. Due to tool and computer usage, there may be repetitive motions of the hands and wrists.
History and Core Values
Skanska USA Inc. is a leading provider of construction, pre-construction consulting, general contracting, design-build, self-performance, public-private partnership, commercial and infrastructure development services to a broad range of public and private clients in the following markets including science and technology, healthcare, education, high-tech, aviation, transportation, sports, entertainment, mechanical, industrial, marine, foundation and environmental. Our Core Values that Matter are Care for Life, Act Ethically and Transparently, Be Better-Together and Commit to Customers is the core strength for our 10,000 employees in the USA. Skanska USA Inc. is headquartered in New York with 34 offices across the country.
Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.