The Project Manager is accountable for safety, schedule, cost, quality and general overall project performance, and is responsible for promoting close and harmonious relations with the client and consultants. The Project Manager provides leadership regarding project matters and strategy. The Project Manager is accountable to and draws authority from the Construction Manager and the President, regarding issues such as safety, quality, progress, cost, schedule and any other project matters.
The Project Manager is accountable and responsible to provide proactive leadership in:
Safety & Environment
· Assisting the 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.
· Assisting the superintendent in establishing the major construction work plans and engineering methods
· Evaluating and approving construction methods.
· Performing detailed cost review of equipment to be used.
· Chairing project startup meetings.
· Delegating work and scopes
· 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”
· Scheduling, task definition and breakdown oversight.
· Regular schedule progress reporting and updates oversight
· Review of logic with the Superintendent
· Ensuring compliance by all parties with the schedule
· Overseeing development and ensuring compliance with a Project Quality Plan
· Ensuring the project is completed in compliance with the contract requirements.
· Planning for contract close out, including occupancy, commissioning, and maintenance and warranty manuals.
· Prompt attention to deficiency and warranty work
· Ensuring the project is practicing CCM’s Value Management Policy.
· Compliance with the Corporate 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.
· Working closely with accounting and payroll.
· Defining procedures and authorizing material procurement.
· Handling all change orders, including negotiating, processing and assessing cost and schedule impact
· Verifying timecards are coded correctly.
· Communicating cost risks and opportunities to the staff
· Providing expectations for the staff in regard to being efficient and maximizing profit
Project Document Controls & Procedures
· Ensuring project correspondence and records (paper and electronic) are properly managed and maintained.
· Contract document, Request for Information, Site Instruction, and Submittal controls and distribution procedures
· Negotiating and issuing subcontracts and monitoring their progress, schedule, and risk of default
· Issuing subcontract revisions timely
· Tracking of costs with subcontractors to ensure that the budgets are being maintained.
· Maintaining up-to-date lists of subcontracts and subcontract revisions.
· Securing and maintaining all necessary insurance, bonds and permits.
· Preparing /verifying of progress payments with owner and subcontractors
· Preparing the monthly billing
· Overseeing the accountant in their duties regarding waivers, and other items tracked related to payment
· Ensuring subcontractors are not overpaid
· Soliciting feedback from staff on subcontractor and supplier payments
· Approving invoices from subcontractors and suppliers
· Maintaining excellent relationships with owner, designer consultants, subcontractors and public
· Labor relations
· Liaising with building authorities and regulatory agencies as required beyond that performed by engineers
· Preparing the Monthly Status Report for client communications.
· Preparing the Project Risk Report for internal review.
· Meeting manager; acting as chair on project meetings.
· Management of internal project close-out including archiving of documents and producing the final project report.
· Primary point of contact for challenges and opportunities with subcontractor’s upper management.
· Primary point of contact for challenges and opportunities with Design team upper management
· Primary point of contact for challenges and opportunities with Owners and the Owner’s Representative
· 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.