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Construction Project Manager

Philadelphia area

Fortress Affiliate

Ref#: 2103

Date published: 25-Aug-2017

Construction Project Manager

 

Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC has an immediate opening for a Construction Project Manager.  The Construction Project Manager will report to the Vice President & Director of Engineering of Delaware River Partners, LLC.  The position will be based in Gibbstown, New Jersey.

 

 

The Construction Project Manager Responsibilities will Include:

Planning

  • The construction manager prepares a plan that details the steps required at the beginning of a project, and then calculates the material costs and personnel needed to complete the project.
  • Prepares a timeline to show when each stage must be completed if the final deadline is to be met.
  • The construction project manager is responsible for explaining worksite policy, project goals and safety procedures to workers, regardless of who hired them.
  • The construction project manager reviews with the project manager the permits necessary and ensures that they are obtained.
  • Reviews the budget for the project and prepares a detailed plan to allocate the funds by stage or by labor, materials and contingencies.

Negotiating

  • A construction project manager is often involved in negotiating with vendors and suppliers to obtain the best price and delivery schedule.
  • Solicit bids from several suppliers before making a recommendation.
  • Assist in negotiating the terms and condition of contracts.

Revising

  • Construction project manager must revise his schedule as needed, reordering tasks or assignments so that the final deadline can still be met.
  • Budget revisions might also be needed, especially if schedule changes are going to require additional manpower or overtime.

Reporting

·         Construction project manager must prepare reports for their superiors or clients. Items typically included in these reports are: cost; schedule; change orders; cost overruns; workplace injuries; issues with trade unions or the causes of construction delays.

 

Experience / Education

  • 10 years minimum experience required, related to heavy industries, marine terminals or port development Construction field.
  • College degree with relevant majors, construction science, engineering, architecture and construction management. 

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