Project Manager – Commercial/GC Sitework Division

Fred Smith Company is currently searching for an experienced Project Manager within our Commercial and General Contracting sitework division. The successful candidate will have 3 to 5 years of experience managing clients and sitework projects in the triangle area.

Job Responsibilities

• Oversee multiple projects and participate in the allocation of resources to ensure a safe, timely and quality project while achieving and improving the profit margin.
• Responsible for being the company’s authority on contracts between the Owner and the Company to include reading, understanding and ensuring compliance with all elements of all required applicable contracts
• Managing receivables to ensure timely payment
• Ensuring that subcontracts are drafted and executed in a timely fashion to facilitate project schedule
• Closely monitoring subcontractor performance in order to ascertain whether each subcontractor is in compliance with all provisions and requirements of their contract with Company
• Ensuring that all field records are being kept up and performing periodic audits
• Documenting important transactions, agreements, delays or events relating to contracts, (e.g., photos, video recording, Event Logs, etc.) to ensure company’s best interest is served and protected
• Ensuring that changes are correctly posted to budget and other job tracking systems
• Efficiently completing project closeout in accordance with contract document and collecting retainage in a timely manner
• Handling price negotiations and collecting for all change orders and extra work (Major changes may require estimating assistance and executive approval)
• Participating in, performing or directing the buyout of the project
• Developing an effective plan in cooperation with the General Superintendent for constructing the project and determining the means and methods necessary
• Responsible for compliance with all local, state and federal regulations
• Developing a schedule with the General Superintendent that complies with the customer’s needs, adheres to the terms of the contract and supports the planning needs of the company
• Interfacing with subcontractors and vendors to ascertain whether work and materials are on schedule, and if not on schedule, remedying the problem by developing and implementing a recovery plan that does not adversely affect the budget
• Assuming responsibility for profit margins and fully managing all financial aspects of the project
• Identifying discount opportunities during the purchasing process and at the time of payment and coordinating these activities with appropriate personnel
• Overseeing field purchases by monitoring and approving (if necessary and as appropriate) job site purchase orders and invoices to assure compliance with company policies and budget
• Developing punch list and managing the closeout process to ensure that nonconforming work is corrected and that acceptance is smooth and timely
• Promoting a work environment that fosters good employee morale with emphasis on mutual respect
• Cooperating, participating and encouraging the participation of others in corporate and outside training programs

Interested applicants may apply in confidence at:

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Fred Smith Company offers competitive pay and cost effective health benefits, paid time off, holiday pay and one of the best 401K matching programs in the construction industry. Fred Smith Company is also dedicated to the achievement of equality of opportunity for all its employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected group status under federal, state or local law. Fred Smith Company is an E-Verify Participant.

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