Under the direction of the President, the Project Manager will interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment. They should remain flexible, resourceful, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. The position requires an exceptional aptitude to anticipate problems, critical issues and opportunities as they arise; along with the capability to creatively problem solve and bring together viable solutions. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are very important, with attention to detail being equally as important. The Project Manager will provide leadership direction to a project; including the management of project quality, timeliness, safety, as well as mentoring the entire project team. The person occupying this position will have a passion for developing and enhancing customer relationships by providing excellent service.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Manage the overall financial health of a project or multiple projects:
Develop and maintain project financial projections and equipment projections;
Determine and allocate project estimate into financial system;
Determine cost codes, approve invoices, and make necessary budget management decisions;
Provide financials and billings to Accounting for timely payment;
Assist in creating monthly owner billings.
Manage subcontracts and suppliers for the project:
Oversee budget for and make selections of trade partners and suppliers;
Manage Field Engineering Assistants and Field Engineers:
Provide job assignments and manage career development;
Provide ongoing feedback of work performance;
Function as the main point of contact with the owner and on-site Superintendent:
Assist with the review of the owner agreement;
Resolve site concerns for the owner or representative;
Provide frequent interactions and service to build positive relationships and future work opportunities.
Manage change orders:
Determine when to submit to the owner or on-site representatives;
Obtain the customer/architect’s approval.
Other duties as assigned, including:
Maintain schedule and budget until project completion;
Provide high level management of quality, risk, safety, and compliance for the project and team members.
Required Skills, Education or Experience
Prior construction project management experience;
At least 5-10 years managing complex projects;
Bachelor's degree in Construction, Civil or Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, a related field or equivalent experience and education;
Proficient in the use of computers, peripherals, and software such as Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook;
Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
Preferred Skills, Education or Experience
Experience with Viewpoint;
Experience with wind farms.
About J.F. Edwards Construction Company
JFECC is a specialty outside electrical contracting firm founded in 1947. JFECC specializes in electrical construction in the heavy highway, renewable and high voltage industries.