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Project Manager

Company: PREMIER Design + Build Group
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

PREMIER Design + Build Group is seeking experienced project managers for its Chicagoland location.
The project manager performs work independently while coordinating with superintendents, construction managers and subcontractors to manage client construction projects. The project manager is responsible for all aspects of construction including bidding/budgeting/scheduling; subcontract administration, including negotiation and issuance of contracts and change orders; RFI and submittal tracking; client/internal meeting documentation; billing; issue resolution; financial management; and project closeout. This position will direct design coordination, permitting, and owner interaction. Project types will generally fit into one of the following categories: ground-up (industrial, office and medical), tenant improvement/build-out, and tenant remodel.
PREMIER Design + Build Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs all project administration by way of critical path schedule development; RFI and submittal tracking; meeting documentation; bid solicitation; proposal qualification; contract negotiation; financial management; change orders; invoices; and billings
  • Performs all problem-solving activities, coordinates with consultants, subcontractors and field personnel
  • Represents company professionally in project meetings
  • Runs strategy meetings
  • Interprets and explains plans and contract terms to administrative staff and clients as needed
  • Formulates reports concerning work progress, cost and scheduling
  • Works with superintendents and construction managers to plan, organize and direct construction activities
  • Compiles as-built and close out documents, develops and completes punch lists, and addresses warranty claims post-completion
  • Actively participates in team activities that promote a sense of pride and fellowship amongst team members
  • Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates, taking full ownership of projects
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Consistently exhibits a team-oriented customer focus with strong attention to detail
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products including MS Project, Word, and Excel
    • Knowledge of the construction industry and project management
    • Experience in handling project finances, including cost reporting and billing
    • Ability to communicate and interact with various types of personalities and authority within an organization -
    • Ability to plan and prioritize work
    • Ability to conduct oneself in a professional manner to both internal and external customers
    • Ability to exhibit exceptional customer relations including but not limited to displaying empathy, creativity, and flexibility
    • Must be assertive and display a sense of urgency, motivation, confidence, and be a self-starter -
      Education and Experience:
      • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering or other applicable degree
      • Minimum of 3 years of experience with active involvement in construction management as a project manager (emphasis in design/build construction a plus)
      • Thorough knowledge of construction processes, engineering principles and techniques; and construction financial management
      • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedules -

Keywords: PREMIER Design + Build Group, Buffalo Grove , Project Manager, Executive , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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