You want to wake up and look forward to going to work. You want to feel heard, and you want to know that your work matters. We work hard to make sure Chapman is all those things! Every day, our people have opportunities to grow, to try new things, and to take on greater responsibility. Not to mention that we have a lot of fun together too.
Chapman Construction/Design is big enough to provide you all the benefits, support, and training you will need, but small enough to advance as high as your skills will take you.
Job Summary: The Project Manager (‘PM’) provides comprehensive support to the company’s project management and field staff teams on designated commercial construction projects. They assist in generating and tracking project initiatives, coordinate subcontractor activities, collect all closeout information, and generate project budgets and proposals. The Project Manager assists in managing the financials of a project, generating construction schedules, and negotiating the final scope. The PM helps to ensure proper staffing on projects, assists in onboarding and training new employees, while maintaining the role of Chapman’s point person during interactions with subcontractors, design teams, vendors, and clients.
- Generate and track project activities, subcontractors, progress, and changes across multiple platforms
- Coordinate subcontractor activities; ensure timely completion of tasks and escalation of any safety concerns
- Track, organize and log all subcontractor documents to include bids, RFIs, purchase orders, submittals, change orders etc.
- Assist with applying for building permits
- Project document control: manage/organize/distribute project documents both electronic & hard copies for field & office staff. This includes plans, addenda, bulletins, sketches, RFIs, submittals, safety meetings, etc.
- Attend weekly meetings, generate minutes and distribute
- Collect all closeout information and assemble as built packages (hard & electronic copies)
- Escalate any concerns, issues or delays relative to project work, subcontractor performance or other activities that may impact project completion
- Maintain necessary training certifications such as OSHA, CPR, etc.
- Complete a 30-hour OSHA training within one year of employment and ongoing as necessary
- Generate project budgets and proposals
- Generate and send final construction project bids/proposals
- Review and qualify subcontractor proposals to ensure proper scope
- Assists in generating construction schedules
- Negotiation of final scope and pricing with subcontractors
- Generate subcontractor contracts for final signature by SPM/VP
- Review and compile subcontractor change order pricing and documentation for final signature by SPM/VP
- Work with workforce scheduling to ensure proper staffing
- Conduct subcontractor site reviews/meetings
- Create and properly vet RFIs to be sent to owner/design team
- Generate project pay applications for final signature by accounting department
- Follow up with clients on status of payments
- Manage the financials of a project and create monthly cost forecasts for review with senior staff
- Review and vet client contracts for final execution by contracts department
- Coordinate and collect all affidavits, test reports and paperwork required for final inspections/project closeout
- Run project job meetings as Chapman representative
- Attend business development events as a company representative
- Attend project/client interviews as a company representative
- Take part in onboarding and training of new employees with Project Controls Manager
- Point person for managing client expectations
- Point person for coordination with design teams
- Provide staff feedback for career development
- Partake in interviews of potential new hire candidates
- Foster a work environment open to employee input and idea-sharing
- Perform other functions as required
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATES/LICENSES):
- Four-year degree from college or university; and four years related experience in the construction industry
- Demonstrated efforts towards continued development and growth in the industry, continuing education, coursework and seminars
- A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
- Ability to thoroughly read and interpret construction plans and specifications
- Experience with on-screen take-off software
- Experience working with project management software (Procore, Timberline, Microsoft projects, etc.)
- Experience being the primary contact and running all aspects of a construction project
- Experience with contract negotiations with subcontractors and owners
- Experience with coordinating and maintaining consistent communication with multiple subcontractors
- Experience managing all financial aspects of a construction project
- Estimating experience
LANGUAGE SKILLS, MATHEMATICAL SKILLS, AND REASONING ABILITY:
- LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
- MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability of apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
- Experience with CAD and/or BIM
- Massachusetts construction supervisor license
WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
- Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus
- The noise level is the work environment is usually moderate
- Driving or riding in vehicles or extended periods of time is occasionally required
- Being present on active construction sites where outdoor weather conditions, fumes, dust, loud noise, power tools and heavy equipment is occasionally required
Chapman Construction is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.