Senior Project Manager

  • Location

    Chicago, Illinois

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  • Salary:

    US$120000 - US$180000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Katherine Castellanos

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Senior Project Manager
Facade, Window Wall, Glazing & Curtain wall

1st Step is working with one of the most reputable Glazing Companies in the Chicago area. They are seeking a Senior Project Manager to join their team!
The areas of expertise for this role include:
* Building Facades,
* Foam Panels,
* Metal Cladding,
* Pre-Engineered Steel,
* Curtain wall/Glazing

* Review all aspects of a new order including desk order, estimate, pre-plan information etc.
* Review incoming contracts for accuracy and acceptance
* Review contract with Branch Manager and Operations prior to his signing
* Chair and supervise post award meetings for informed transition from sales to operations
* Establish and continually update job schedule, site requirements, etc. with general contractor and supervisor
* Communicate to Field Operations and Purchasing Manager
* Advise area supervisors of costs to do projects
* Co-ordinate the orderly flow of work to meet site schedules
* Attend and chair weekly project status meetings
* Communicate all aspects of job status i.e. extras, schedule delays etc. with client
* Negotiate extras for all applicable revisions and prepare necessary documentation (internal and external)
* Co-ordinate issuance of all contracts or purchase orders to subs
* Sub-out installation, when deemed necessary, in conjunction with area supervisors
* Co-ordinate the investigation and resolution of disputes, defects, and back charges
* Follow-up with on-site problems with Area Supervisors and Field Operations Manager
* Attend job site meetings including final inspections, where possible or necessary
* Investigate contractual and legal dispute; obtain legal advice as required
* Monitor and approve subcontract invoices
* Approve close out of projects and ensure all invoices have been issued
* Identify and rectify errors and register through a A-A system
* Obtain monthly man hour forecast from are supervisor and prepare man hour backlog report
* Obtain percentage complete on each project for month end billing and reporting

Position Requirements
Minimum 4+ years' experience within a Project Manager Role with experience in estimating, drafting, shop & architectural drawings (with emphasis on architectural metals and glazing)
Strong organization and communication skills
Proficiency in MS office package
Negotiation skills
Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadline

Degree or Post Graduate qualification in Construction,
Project Management or other construction or production related subject