Project Manager I

Position Description:

WCI’s Project Manager I, must demonstrate the ability to manage all aspects of the entire life cycle of a commercial and/or institutional design/build project. The position includes an understanding of process management and the ability and agility to perform work that is contracted through a variety of delivery methods. The Project Manager I. accomplishes work primarily by means of subcontractors; however, he or she, has the capability of managing self-performed construction activities that benefit the project.

 Essential Functions of Project Manager I Position

Good working knowledge of civil, architectural, mechanical or electrical discipline and a basic understanding of the other disciplines. Good analytical skills and the ability to effectively use a variety of estimating, scheduling and reporting software tools. The ability to effectively communicate with management, subcontractors, customers and peer group. Ability to travel to different jobsites within a designated geographical area.

 Project Manager I Responsibilities

·           Manage the construction workflow process starting in the project origination phase, to include estimating, negotiation, contracting, buyout, construction administration, financial management and closeout

·           Meet with Owners and Design Professionals to determine project requirements, manage client satisfaction and take immediate action to respond to problems and concerns.

·           Acquire and manage all building permits and other regulatory prerequisites.

·           Visit project work sites, clarify scope of work, and prepare cost estimates and proposals.

·           Evaluate projects for constructability and value-engineer cost savings.

·           Establish, monitor, communicate and maintain project schedules utilizing contemporary scheduling software.

·           Develop and implement strategies to self-perform and to outsource the various aspects of a project to achieve the projects objectives of price, schedule and quality.

·           Negotiate contracts, subcontracts and purchase orders to assure that all project goals are being addressed.

·           Proactively identify issues that could lead to problems and facilitate solutions.

·           Conduct and document project progress meetings.

·           Determine and implement the appropriate level of project control (i.e.: submittal logs, change order logs, etc.).

·           Manage project costs to ensure budgets are maintained. Document and manage changes in the work to ensure the interests of all stakeholders in the project are reasonably met.

·           Create and follow up on monthly requisitions to the Owner and maintain a regular dialogue with the project(s) vendors to ensure all financial matters are kept within contract terms

·           Ensure that all aspects of the project are compliant with all contract terms and legal requirements that govern the project and the community in which the project(s) takes place.

·           Administer client-specific programs, such as CQC, Safety, Environmental Stewardship, etc.

·           Provide timely and cordial interaction with supporting work groups, such as Accounting, HR etc.

·           Document substantial completion: manage the project closeout process to ensure timely completion.

·           Provide training, mentoring and coaching to assist and develop other members of the project team as needed

·           Participate in industry networking functions.

 Minimum Qualifications

·           B.S. degree in Engineering or Construction Management with 4-7 years of experience with a commercial and/or industrial general contractor or 10 years of directly related experience with no degree

·           A minimum of 3 years of experience in government contracting is preferred

·           Experience estimating and managing self-performed work activities and subcontracted work.

·           A good working knowledge of construction means, and methods associated with the renovation of commercial and institutional buildings and site work related tasks.  

·           High level of proficiency with spreadsheets, email and other software used in the construction industry.

·           Current safety credentials to include OSHA 30, First Aid and CPR

·           Current CQC certification issued by USACE / NAVFAC as required by project

·           US Citizenship required for most positions.

·           A grace period of up to six months may be allowed to obtain stated credentials.

Superintendent I

Position Description:

WCI’S Superintendent I. provide the knowledge, skills and experience required to manage the day-to-day field operations of task orders of institutional and/or commercial construction projects. Superintendent I’s are responsible for the production aspects of the work and are accountable for: producing quality work that is constructed consistent with the standard’s set forth in the project’s contract documents; performing the work in a timely and cost effective manner and; maintaining a work environment that is safe and continuously kept clean and orderly. Superintendents I’s are the forward face of WCI and are responsible for establishing a professional work environment that includes fostering a positive atmosphere, promoting proactive and effective communication, facilitating problem solving and for minimizing and resolving conflict in a constructive manner.

 Essential Functions of Superintendent I Position

Good working knowledge of civil, architectural, mechanical or electrical discipline and a solid understanding of the other disciplines. Good working knowledge of construction means, and methods associated with the renovation and construction of commercial and institutional buildings and site work. The ability to effectively communicate with management, subcontractors, customers and peer group. Ability to travel to different jobsites within a designated geographical area.

 Superintendent I Responsibilities

·           Managing the day-to-day field activities to ensure that the project milestone dates, and overall schedule completion date is met.

·           Creating short-interval look-ahead project schedules that make sure that upcoming events are communicated, tracked and are being proactively attended to.

·           Creating and maintaining a culture that values safety, health and cleanliness.

·           Managing and coordinating the work to ensure that it is constructed in an orderly and deliberate manner that is consistent with the standard-of-care set forth in the contract documents that is viewed by industry as an effort that is consistent with best-practice standards;

·           Establishing and maintaining all dimensional controls for the project to include the use of third-party survey and layout personnel when appropriate.

·           Verifying that all work is installed in a workmanlike manner (i.e.: plumb, level, straight, etc...)

·           Manage and look-ahead no less than two weeks to proactively identifying issues that could lead to problems and facilitate solutions.

·           Obtaining all inspections and ensuring that the quality aspects of the physical work are fully documented.

·           Ensuring all aspects of the project are compliant with all contract terms and legal requirements that govern the project and the community in which the project(s) takes place.

·           Administering client specific programs, such as CQC, Safety, Environmental Stewardship, etc.

·           Conducting and/or attending pre-construction, progress and other project and staff meetings.

·           Conducting   and/or participating in regularly held meetings involving WCI internal staff and external stake holders such as owners, subcontractors, etc.

·           Meeting with client representatives on a regular basis to discuss the status of projects, to proactively identify and resolve problems and to assure that the client is kept knowledgeable about the status of the work.

·           Managing self-performed activities to ensure that work is being performed within the established project budget.

·           Managing changes in project scope to ensure that the most contemporary contract documents are always being used  to prevent avoidable rework.

·           Administering contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders and other agreement to ensure that the scope, terms and conditions are consistently and proactively being met.

·           Managing the punch list and project closeout process to assure timely completion.

·           Maintaining daily paperwork such as timecards, field reports, schedule updates and E-mail correspondence.

·           Providing timely and cordial interaction with supporting work groups, such as accounting, HR etc.

  

Minimum Qualifications

·           AS degree in Construction Management or similar field with 4-7 years of related experience or a Journeyman status in a building trade (i.e. Carpenter) with 10+ years of progressive responsibility supervising construction.

·           Minimum 4 years of experience in the construction industry with a commercial and/or institutional general contractor engaged in general building and civil construction.

·           A minimum of 3 years of experience in government contracting preferred.

·           Proficiency with spreadsheets, Email and other software used in the construction industry.

·           Current safety credentials to include OSHA 30, 1st Aid and CPR.

·           Current CQC certification issued by USACE / NAVFAC as required by project

·           US Citizenship required for most positions.

·           A grace period of up to six months may be allowed to obtain stated credentials.