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Sr. Project Manager

Apex, NC 27539

Posted: 04/26/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 49802

Job Description

The Senior Project Manager is ultimately responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome for projects of varying size. The Senior Project Manager leads a project management team to deliver exceptional results for our clients, while proactively developing new business opportunities and relationships with current and potential customers. Successful candidates must have over ten years of industry experience and display company core values.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards to mitigate risk and ensure project success and profitability
  • Make difficult decisions regarding projects and the allocation of project resources
  • Assume ultimate responsibility for the outcome of projects
  • Effectively supervise a team in the day to day management of projects
  • Effectively supervise the maintenance of project required logs and tracking systems and take corrective measures as necessary
  • Supervise the preparation of all change orders on the project and assist in negotiating for an overall profitable outcome
  • Maintain all logs required to track the progress of the project
  • Function as a liaison between the field and the client(s) to facilitate effective construction activities
  • Monitor construction activities in conjunction with the General Foreman and/or onsite Foreman to ensure the project is being built on schedule and within budget
  • Investigate any potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures
  • Represent company/project in meetings with client, subcontractors, etc.
  • Manage subcontractor activities including associated costs, schedule, and related change orders
  • Estimate projects as needed
  • Prepare for and attend monthly financial reviews and accurately project profitability to upper management
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts to protect the company’s interest and maintain strong relationship with the client
  • Engage in and promote business development
  • Perform Project Manager duties and responsibilities, as needed

Qualification Requirements:
  • Estimating experience: Accubid preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, BlueBeam, and understanding of AutoCAD, and Revit
  • Proven experience mentoring and managing others
  • Positive, proactive attitude and strong customer focus
  • Ability to read and understand Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing drawings
  • Extensive knowledge of, and compliance with, all electrical codes, Local Union Labor Agreements, and State Compliance Laws/Regulations
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing job requirements
  • Strong understanding of complex and technical electrical construction and management practices
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, both management and staff alike, as well as vendors, clients, and others
  • Ability to understand and follow standard operating policies and procedures
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional manner and appearance
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, changing priorities as necessary

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a construction, engineering, or business related field from an accredited college or university preferred
  • 10+ years’ experience in project management, preferably in electrical construction (*)
  • Knowledge of construction technology, scheduling, equipment, and methods required (*)
  • LEED AP, PE, and OSHA 30 certifications are desired but not mandatory
(*) Can be a combination of trade, education, and relevant work experience

Physical Demands:
  • Frequently works outdoors on uneven surfaces
  • May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • May be required to stoop, bend, and crouch

Work Environment:
  • Works in a climate controlled environment 50% of the time.
  • May work in varying weather conditions: hot, cold, and wet conditions.
  • Frequently works in areas with large industrial equipment subject to high noise levels.
  • May occasionally work in areas with hazardous chemicals.
Kavaliro provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Kavaliro is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Kavaliro will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please respond to this posting to connect with a company representative.

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