Project Manager - Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
02 Sep 2016
23 Nov 2016
BI 0000LU
Contract Type
Full Time
As a global leader of Program Management and Construction Management (PM/CM) services with projects ranging from $1 million to programs that cost up to $10 billion, we deliver award winning total Design and/or Construction Management projects for public and private sector clients. From the pre-construction phase, through complete erection of the project, to the post-construction and commissioning, we function as an extension of our clients' goals and aspirations. Project sector and types include: Aviation, Emergency Operations & Data Centers, Healthcare, both Higher Education and K-12, Hospitality & Entertainment, Correctional & Rehabilitation Facilities, and Research & Development Facilities.

Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Program Manager or Regional Manager, this positon has Management level employees on the project as direct reports, including: Design Review, MEP, Structural, and Controls. The overview of the General Contractor is direct and requires a level of technical expertise related to the specific scope of the project. This positons is also client facing and would act as an onsite Owners Representative with an emphasis on ensuring Schedule, Cost, Scope, and Safety.

  • Responsible for delivering large and/or multiple projects, on time, within budget and to agreed specifications and providing effective, skilled project management to help reduce the costs of delivering projects and adding value to the business by applying proven project management techniques
  • Leads team in the development of master project plans to accomplish project commitments and timing
  • Establishes appropriate metrics for measuring key project criteria
  • Functions as a team lead for projects including acting as the liaison to internal departments as needed
  • Manages large and often multiple projects and participates in corporate initiatives to assist in meeting the company's goals
  • Ensures that project deliverables satisfy project requirements
  • Assesses project requirements, while developing and recommending a sound approach or application to meet the needs of the project and client.
  • Facilitates the creation of communication plans, ensuring that appropriate information is exchanged among key stakeholders, and conducts status review meetings among project team members and clients
  • Manages and enhances project quality by providing ideas and suggestions to the team aimed at improving the effectiveness of their role, and of the project activities in general
  • Determines, monitors and reviews costs, operational budgets, schedules and staffing requirements for project teams
  • Plan, organize and staff key field positions
  • Mentors and trains clients, vendors and team members in project management methods, procedures and activities
  • Bachelor in Engineering or Architecture is required
  • Professional Registration (P.E.) or Registered Architect (RA) is required
  • Strong working knowledge of pre-design and pre-construction, building systems/components and technology, contract management, project delivery methods, team building and client relationship building required
  • 5 years of experience as a Project Manager in an Engineering, Environmental, or Construction organization is preferred
  • 10 years of experience in a project related technical field is preferred

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