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Project Manager | Construction in Fort Lauderdale, FL at Synerfac

Date Posted: 7/17/2018

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Job Description

Our client, a specialist in turn-key projects for the hospitality industry, has a need for a Project Manager to be responsible for multiple hospitality renovation jobs in South Florida.
Prior experience in the construction/renovation field is essential, along with a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Construction or Project Management, with advanced degrees and certifications preferred.

1. Hospitality Project Management
a) Manage subcontractors, assistant project managers, project coordinators, superintendents, and assistant superintendents in the execution of hospitality renovations.
c) Responsible for the oversight and verification of construction layouts, specifically related but not limited to MEP rough-ins, tile layouts, wall locations, millwork, and structural components.
d) Maintain up-to-date knowledge of safety standards and OSHA requirements. This includes but is not limited to hazard analysis and a complete understanding and comprehension of site specific emergency action plans.
e) Many projects operate seven days a week. Project Managers must be available via phone or email to assist as needed.
f) Must have the ability to travel for potential extended periods of time based on location, project progress, and scope of work.
g) Professionally represent to the client and all associated project contacts. This includes but is not limited to construction management firms, hotel management, design and architecture professionals, subcontractor partners, and jurisdictional authorities.
h) Understand jurisdictional requirements associated with all aspects of project permitting, inspections, and approvals.
i) Coordinate and provide oversight for project specific logistical and operational needs, such as, mobilization, site setup/laydown, pre-existing conditions identification, demobilization, etc.
j) Utilizing Timberline based software, create and/or review subcontractor agreements, purchase orders, meeting minutes, RFI’s, submittals, change requests, change orders, and various other transmittals based on project needs.

2. Communication
a) Facilitate, chair, oversee and attend construction meetings. These compose of client pre-renovation meetings, subcontractor pre-renovation meetings, weekly client meetings, weekly project manager/project coordinator meetings, mandatory daily subcontractor meetings, and project close-out/lessons learned meetings.

b) Ensures the site superintendent is conducting daily subcontractor meetings as well as internal team meetings.
c) Keep consistent open lines of communication with the client representative, property management, design and architectural representatives, subcontractor partners, and jurisdictional authorities to maintain or elevate the stature of and the project. Specifically related to jurisdictional authorities, it is critical that the Project Manager ensure an on-site meeting is conducted with the appropriate authorities prior to/at the beginning of projects so that permitting, inspection, and approval requirements are clearly understood by all and subcontractor forces.

4. Financial Responsibilities and Accountability
a) Assist in the plan review, estimating, and budget development of projects.
b) Utilizing Timberscan software, review and process subcontractor and vendor invoicing on a weekly basis.
c) Prepare back-up documentation utilizing Timberline software.
d) Create client/project invoices using AIA documentation on a monthly basis.
e) Prepare and maintain monthly financial tracking of all assigned projects.

Job Requirements

1. Must have thorough business knowledge of the construction industry as it relates to light commercial and hospitality renovations.
2. Effective presentation, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
3. Must be a strategic thinker, multi-task oriented individual with strong problem resolution and leadership capabilities.
4. 3-5 years’ experience in the construction/renovation field with concurrent supervisory experience.
5. Experience in supervising concurrent, multi-faceted projects where difficult situations may arise regularly.
6. Must be familiar with the use of hand and power tools related to construction
7. Ability to read and understand MEP, ID, and architectural plans and drawings.
8. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Project, Word, Excel, Outlook) and other project related software.