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Burns & McDonnell Construction Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Description

The Construction Project Manager supports the Engineer Procure Construct (EPC) Project Manager or Program Manager to oversee day-to-day operations from pre-construction through project completion and warranty periods. The Construction Project Manager is responsible for managing the construction project safety, quality, schedule, cost control, contracts, subcontractors, suppliers, proposals, estimates, documentation turnover, client relations/management, field staff and other duties required to execute EPC, Construction Management, Construction, and Program Management projects.

  • Adhere to Burns & McDonnell’s safety programs, trainings, and policies, as well as promote and manage the Safety & Health performance of project team members, client contractor and subcontractors.

  • Responsible for the oversight of day-to-day construction activities and the successful execution of a single or multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Provide direction and participate in project planning, scheduling, estimating, cost development, and establishing critical project objectives.

  • Develop new and manage existing client relationships while interfacing with the client for proposal and project related items.

  • Participate in internal and external project risk reviews and consult with Legal Department as required.

  • Negotiate and execute prime contracts, CM contracts, subcontracts, and change orders.

  • Implement assigned sections of the Project Execution Plan, including construction execution, construction quality assurance plan, safety & health plan, subcontracting plan, project staffing plan, organizational chart, and procurement plan.

  • Develop construction staffing plans and train project teams, coordinate activities of multiple global practices/disciplines, and facilitate the efficient cost-effective utilization of staff while adhering to contractual and performance requirements.

  • Oversee the development of the project plan for site layout, mobilization and demobilization and support implementation.

  • Verify all applicable project permits are secured in accordance with the project requirements.

  • Direct and oversee the downstream Request For Proposal (RFP) and bid process and prepare detailed scope of work documents for subcontractor and client contractor contracts, including bidder development, prequalification, evaluation, award recommendation, and selection.

  • Review, approve, and communicate internal and external reports including project budgeting, project cash flow forecast, and project status reports. Present reports to Project Manager and Program Manager, as well as internal and external executive management as required.

  • Collaborate with engineering team to establish the development and distribution of engineering deliverables per project schedule and requirements.

  • Develop processes and manage downstream contract administration including Request For Information (RFI’s), submittals, change management, contract closeout, documentation, and claims mitigation.

  • Oversee Prime Contract, subcontractor, and client contractor invoicing process.

  • Coordinate and facilitate client, supplier and company commissioning and startup teams as needed.

  • Implement, audit, and oversee the project documentation and filing systems.

  • Implement process for confirming project, client contractor and subcontractor insurance, taxes/duties, licensures, and bonding requirements.

  • Perform project safety, quality, progress and financial audits and assessments as required.

  • Oversee and participate in the project-specific non-conformance reporting process.

  • Responsible for facilitating project cost reporting, scheduling, work breakdown structure establishment, project set-up and closeout, and field progress tracking specific to construction and construction related activities or program level activities as required.

  • Develop and oversee materials receiving and management process, including inventory control, receipt of goods, storage, and transportation.

  • Review contract documents with field staff to verify compliance of subcontractors and client contractors, safety and health requirements, quality, and schedule.

  • Direct the project turnover documentation, warranty administration, project closeout, and recordkeeping/retention processes and procedures.

  • Manage communication with governmental, industry, and public entities on project-related matters.

  • Review construction field reports.

  • Provide mentorship and training to interns, construction coordinators, and assistant construction project managers.

  • Provide performance feedback for each project team member as requested to their respective Department Managers.

  • Manage community and building trades relationships.

  • Develop and implement project labor agreements with building trades as required.

  • Comply with company policies and procedures.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field.

  • Additional applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • A minimum of 10 years relevant project management experience in the construction industry.

  • OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 hour certification strongly preferred.

  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access).

  • Experience with document control, scheduling, cost control and project management software is required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.

  • Ability to handle large volumes of work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Multiple years of experience on construction project sites or executing program management in the industries of aviation, commercial, energy, government, manufacturing, oil & gas, process, transportation, transmission & distribution, or water is preferred.

  • A basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles is required.

  • Must be able to meet the company's driving requirements.

Job Field Construction Management

Primary Location US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing.

We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.

Are you ready to create amazing?

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 192626

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