The major objectives of the project team under the leadership of the Construction Manager include client relations, project cost, project schedule, project safety, project quality, project environmental responsibility and the productive effort needed to put project procedures in place, to meet specific project requirements and contractual obligations. The Construction Manager is accountable to and draws authority from the President regarding issues such as ;safety, quality, progress, cost, schedule and any other project matters.
The Construction Manager is accountable and responsible to provide proactive leadership in:
Safety & Environment
· Assisting the Project Managers and General Superintendent in establishing the Project Specific Safety and Environment Plan and ensuring it is understood and adhered to as further defined in the Project Site Specific HSE Manual.
Risk, Opportunity & Obligation
· Knowing the project and contract requirements and ensuring that these are communicated and understood.
· Enforcing contractual responsibilities and resolving disputes.
· Identifying, tracking and mitigating risks throughout the project life cycle.
· Ensuring scope is covered and risks are allocated to the appropriate parties
· Identifying, tracking, and ensuring opportunities are maximized and realized
· Providing feedback to the project team regarding expectations
Project Planning & Execution
· Putting the Project Execution Plan in place (including project procedures) and ensuring it is communicated and understood
· Project organization and staffing.
· Evaluating and approving construction methods.
· Ensuring that the project team is efficient and tasks are completed timely
· Making sure the team is “Doing what we are saying we will do”
· Ensuring compliance by all parties with the schedule
· Ensuring the project is completed in compliance with the contract requirements.
· Planning for contract close out, including occupancy, commissioning, and maintenance and warranty manuals.
· Ensuring the project is practicing CCM’s Value Management Policy.
· Compliance with the Quality Management requirements
· Mentoring staff on quality expectations and potential deficiencies
Project Cost Controls
· Ensuring project profitability
· Budget/cost control system preparation, maintenance and forecasting.
· Defining procedures and authorizing material procurement.
· Communicating cost risks and opportunities to the staff
· Providing expectations for the staff in regard to being efficient and maximizing profit
· Maintaining excellent relationships with owner, designer consultants, subcontractors and public
· Supervising, mentoring, coaching and training project personnel
· Ensuring project staff is performing their roles well and learning roles of their supervisors
· Promoting a team atmosphere to give the most opportunity for the staff to learn from each other.