Reports to the Associate Director on all matters, the Project Manager oversees and directs all aspects of his/her assigned project(s). From the award of the project, through drafting and design, take off and breakdown, to production, delivery, and installation, the Project Manager ensures the project meets all schedules in a timely manner and within prescribed budgets. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Architectural Technology Contruction Mangement or Civil Engineering.
- Project Management Professional Certification or working towards it is an asset.
Years of Experience
- Office and Site work setting
- Work environment requires wearing PPE for all site work and in certain other locations.
- At times requires driving to visit sites, clients or suppliers to pick up samples.
- Full Health and Safety training required (Working at Heights, WHMIS).
- Follow Health and Safety standards on site.
- Flexible to work overtime as required.
- Ability to release requests and breakdown if deemed necessary
- Ability to develop tools and techniques to perform tasks efficiently
- Detail oriented with the ability to read architectural drawings.
- Knowledge in the industry
- Request an updated construction schedule every 2 months, if changes are made, update the VP of Operations & Director of Execution & Planning on new start dates.
- Access Bridget to view deficiencies as required.
- Ensure monthly billings and sub contractor's invoices are submitted on a regular basis.
- Review meeting minutes completed by coordinators.
- Be proactive and check all conditions that will have potential issues in the future and provide solutions.
- Review shop drawings prior to sending to the engineer for approval.
- Coordinate mock-up where one is required
- Double check material and parts take off prior to releasing to purchasing
- Update the Project summary tracker as per the responsibility matrix
- Ensure final door sizes and frit- glass information is given to purchasing ahead of time to avoid delay in delivery
- Request and follow up with the Field Manager and/or Site Superintendent to mark up shop drawings showing latest vent box, electrical, and lighting requirements including the physical sample.
- Request and follow up with the Field Manager for site measurements if projects is not guaranteed.
- Check breakdown and ensure parts are released per the production schedule, taking into consideration products with longer lead times.
- Inform the Director if schedule cannot be met due to certain issue(s) immediately.
- Complete requests form accurately to track order and work for any missing, broken, remake service, extra, on-hold windows.
- Perform miscellaneous job-related duties, if necessary, to meet deadlines.
- Work closely with Field Managers and other site staff to assist in resolving outstanding issues and to track schedule.
- Provide CCO through Procore for client review & approval.
- Attend, as required, schedule consultant, coordination, and site meeting.
- Represent SWC, as requested, in business with customers, consultant, contractors, and suppliers, products and systems.
- Ability to act as a mentorship to Project Coordinators and Junior Project Manager's.
- Communication with coworkers daily by telephone, email and in person.
- Write letter, memos, and emails.
- Ability to make decisions
- Ability to work on many projects that are large and complex
- Discretion, Judgment, and tact to handle confidential information
- Lead the project effectively by following company standards and protocols without supervision.
- Demonstrate State's core values and work in a team environment.
- Ability to work independently without supervision
Job Specific Duties
- Study the project (scope of work, specifications, and other tender documents) and identify any discrepancies
- Review the project contract at project start up
- Prepare the schedule showing milestone dates (critical path), i.e., shop drawing submittal date, material take off, and first delivery date.
- Review samples with coordinator prior to requesting to supplier.
- Arrange meetings, as required, including:
- Scope of Work meeting before shop drawing start.
- Material Take Off meeting before ordering the material
- Project start up Meeting
- Kick Off meeting as early as first floor has been measured
- Special meeting deemed necessary due to new design or new product.
- Project close out meeting.
- Send Requests for Information (RFIs) to the Contruction Manager to clarify discrepancies or ask coordinator to send it.
- Request an updated Contruction schedule every 2 months.