CDM Smith Project Manager 1 - Construction in Chicago, Illinois
Location Chicago,IL/Detroit, MI
Provides overall administrative and technical management, from bid preparation to project completion, on water/wastewater, industrial, municipal or similar complex facility construction projects with revenue from $1-$15 million annually as applicable to market/region. Will provide oversight for concrete phases of industrial construction projects.
Collaborates with Client Service Groups to develop new business opportunities with existing and prospective clients.
Ensure project is built on schedule
Oversee procurement of equipment and materials;
Prepare or direct the preparation of purchase orders and subcontracts for concrete materials and labor; including concrete, rebar, stud rails, post-tensioning, formwork, tower and mobile cranes, and any other miscellaneous concrete materials
Assist in Estimating
Negotiate purchase orders
Identify, estimate, quote and negotiate changes to contract
Manage design team during initial design phase; identify design problems and recommend improvements
Manage vendors and subcontractors
Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site management and/or lower level project managers
Investigate potentially serious situations; implement corrective measuresCoordinate activities with other members of project teamManage financial aspects of projects
Monitor budget as work progresses
Prepare and negotiate project billings
Facilitate staff development by serving as mentor and role model
Provide training, support, guidance, and assistance in goal setting
Act as mentor regarding safety to promote safety among peers and subordinates
Approve invoices and time sheets
Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards
Develop budgets and schedules
Establish staffing levelsMay assist in development of proposals
Establish scope of work and resources required to successfully complete project
Direct the preparation of estimate for project
Develop/manage relationships with existing and prospective clients
Assist in marketing and pursuit of new business
As liaison with client, maintain continual open communication
Represent company in project meetings
Perform additional duties as assigned
All CDM Smith employees must:
Follow all requirements of the company safety program.
Take personal responsibility for Safety in working environment.
Promote safety among peers, subordinates and supervisors.
Follow all requirements of the company quality management system.
Take personal responsibility for Quality in working environment.
Promote quality among peers, subordinates and supervisors.
Project Manager 1 - Construction
CDM Smith Employment Type:
Bachelor's degree in related field with 10 years relevant industrial facility construction experience or minimum 15 years relevant construction experience in lieu of degree.
Experience managing multiple trades.
Must be able to travel.
Must have thorough knowledge of industry practices, processes, design, finance, and management;
Able to communicate complex concepts and ideas to colleagues and clients; performs active listening;
Proficient personal computer skills including current Administrative, Financial, and Scheduling software or similar products; Demonstrates an understanding of how business works and a keenness and depth of perception in practical matters of financial and behavioral tendencies to enable good, quick business decisions with an appreciation of their impact.
Thorough knowledge of company policies, procedures, and standards;
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Why CDM Smith?:
CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle. Join us!
Job Site Location:
Illinois - Chicago
Amount of Travel Required: