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Sr. Construction Project Manager

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by Doster Construction

Birmingham, AL 35233
Construction & Architecture
3 Apr 2019
Annual Salary
Position Purpose
Provide supervision of designated project(s) to ensure that project(s) are delivered within budget and schedule while building and maintaining a lasting relationship with clients, design team professionals, and subcontractors.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Construction Knowledge

Teaches and mentors the project team on construction methods; sequences and proposes creative solutions to field problems; oversees controls.
Serves as a resource to the project manager when course correction is needed.


Ensures overall QA/QC compliance and takes any action necessary to minimize risk.


Promotes safety culture to clients.

Leadership & Organization

Serves as a project team mentor.
Develops team organizational chart and secures resources needed for project success.
Maintains overall project organization; mentor and trains team and sets expectations.
Resolve internal staff problems as needed.
Accountable for all communication; approves and reviews all critical or legal notices, letters, emails, etc.

Schedule Management

Leads team schedule process.
Ensures procurement schedule is met to support construction schedule.
Able to understand and identify schedule keys and rules of thumb from other projects and how to evaluate and plan for; proactive milestone management.

Project Planning

Ensures that transition meetings (operations and preconstruction) occur.
Understands and practices strategic planning.
Mentors and assists team in solving problems, can adjust planning to changes or impacts, and can creatively overcome.

Risk Management & Problem Solving

Performs the final review and approval of subcontracts prior to issuance.
Mentors subordinates to write subcontracts, purchase orders, and change orders.
Assists in negotiating terms and conditions of owner contracts.
Minimizes the negotiated changes to KBR Building Group subcontract form with approval of higher authority.
Mentors team members to identify risk and properly documents to avoid it.
Oversees and manages all risk items on the project including contracts, change orders, impacts/delays, notices, and letters.
Can identify risk ahead of time and establish processes to mitigate and manage; understands "red flags" and key indicators and trains team on these; can resolve project risk issues to satisfaction.
Ensures that subcontract, purchase orders, and change orders are reviewed and well--written.


Can develop and manage general conditions that are achievable by team.
Reviews accuracy of project team reports.
Mentors team members on complex cost issues; can resolve to satisfactory position.


Given support staff, manages that staff to bid a project with preconstruction personnel.
Participates in Value Engineering process which maximizes benefits to Client and minimizes risk to KBR Building Group.

Sales/Client Development

During and post project, proactively maintains positive relationship with client to nurture relationships.
During and post project, proactively maintain s positive relationships with subcontractors and venders.
During and post project, maintains ability to participate in sales activities with some preparation.


Able to quickly learn and adapt to clients' driven data systems (cost reporting, etc.).
Champions use of systems by all team members and enforces compliance.

Qualifications & Requirements
Education / Certification
Related Degree and/or Experience
Recommended Work Experience
7 to 20 years
Recommended Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Office, scheduling software, internet, and project management software; Knowledge of industry trends, innovations, market, and geography; Knowledge of corporate and industry practices, processes, and standards; Highly skilled in communication, public relations, organization, teamwork, accuracy, attention to detail, time management, conflict resolution, cost management, training, forecasting, and management of others.
Working Conditions
Considerable local and non-local travel required; Work with or lead a group and/or team; Frequent conflict situations may be present; Work after normal business hours.

Performance Measurements

Annual Performance Review
Regular Project Updates
Monthly Job Cost Reporting
Internal and External Client/Customer Feedback
Possible peer and/or 360 degree surveys
Category: Construction & Trades , Keywords: Building and Construction Project Manager

Reference: 692019125

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