The Project Manager manages, plans and coordinates the full life-cycle of projects and provides start to finish direction and supervision of assigned Anniston Army Depot building projects and promotes high standards of workmanship performed by subcontractors. This position ensures that all project goals and objectives are accomplished within the prescribed timeframe, budgetary parameters and to the customer’s satisfaction. In addition, this position serves as a source of information and guidance to the subcontracted workforce. The Project Manager provides project team leadership necessary to meet defined project deliverables and maintains positive working relationships with the customer and key stakeholders.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Maintains a solid customer relationship, and assures customer satisfaction with the successful execution of the project.
Interfaces with internal project teams, management, customers and suppliers. Maintains timely communications, and develops collaborative rapports with solutions-oriented approaches.
Seeks opportunities to expand business. Participates in proposal and solution development for additional project opportunities.
Manages project scope, deliverables, cost, profitability, schedule, quality and resources. Meets both on time delivery and budgetary objectives.
Develops project plans and budgets to guide the execution and control of the project.
Communicates project plans, objectives, timelines, schedules, job assignments, responsibilities and reporting relationships.
Sets, manages and communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders.
Ensures staffing levels / skills are appropriate for the project scope and deliverables. Actively participates in the hiring of new and replacement project staff. Provides performance assessments and feedback to employees.
Becomes thoroughly familiar with the plans, specifications, daily correspondence, shop drawings and all documents related to building projects.
Tracks project milestones and deliverables.
Collects and disseminates performance information, such as project review data, status reports, progress measurement and forecasting.
Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path.
Proactively manages changes in project scope. Identifies potential crises, and devises contingency plans.
Develops a Statement of Work (SOW). Assigns, manages and monitors activities for subcontractors. Performs time collection, invoice approvals and status reporting.
Oversees the conduct and delivery of the Primary Project Objectives as defined in the contract SOW. Identifies relative quality standards, and emphasizes the highest quality of services are met to promote customer satisfaction.
Supervises and inspects the work of subcontractors. Oversees subcontracted workforce to ensure safe, efficient, economical and timely completion of work. Instructs subcontractors in job direction and company policies. Ensures construction conforms to contract requirements.
Performs overall project management and reporting functions related to multiple activities being performed across multiple task areas.
Implements industry best practices, project management tools and methodologies.
Responsible for worksite adherence to all safety standards. Understands and enforces company safety policies and procedures. Organizes safety meetings with employees and supervisors. Practices, instructs and enforces all OSHA safety requirements / guidelines.
Conducts meetings with subordinates, subcontractors and others, as appropriate, to share information and to coordinate / direct work.
Develops Activity Hazard Analysis and/or Job Hazard Analysis for submittal on task orders.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or a related field of study and a minimum of five (5) years relevant construction project management and supervisory management experience, or high school diploma / general education degree (GED) and a minimum of ten (10) years relevant construction management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION
USACE Construction Quality Management for Contractors Certification or PMP Certification is helpful but not required
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Working knowledge of construction project management with an acceptable degree of estimating knowledge
Demonstrated knowledge in industrial safety and OSHA regulations with ability to develop and implement viable safety plans / measures
Ability to read and comprehend blueprints
Ability to provide complete Earned Value Management (EVM) reporting to the client / company
Excellent supervisory and management skills with ability to make decisions, resolve conflicts, grievances, confrontations or disagreements in a constructive manner
Exceptional organization skills with ability to effectively manage multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines
Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with solid presentation skills and ability to write federal contract proposals
Exceptional customer service skills with ability to develop professional relationships
Ability to plan and oversee projects through the use of project management software tools and methodologies; strong working knowledge and proficiency in MS Project
Ability to schedule, plan and lead meetings
Ability to work effectively, both independently and lead a team for the successful achievement of goals
Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment
Willing and able to travel according to project site needs concurrently
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.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect 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.
SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking
Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing
Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations
Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching
Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 75 pounds
Requires activities involving being around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, and exposure to dust, fumes and gases
Requires exposure to loud noises common with construction sites, such as large earth-moving equipment