Senior Construction Project Manager

Job ID: IRVSCPMV0818

Senior Construction Project Manager

Irvine, CA

Overview

 
gkkworks Construction Services/CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Construction Project Manager based in our Irvine office. We are an integrated global architecture/engineering/construction firm that unites a dynamic team of architects, engineers, constructors, strategists, futurists, researchers, and industry specialists driven by a singular goal - to help solve our clients' and society's greatest challenges.
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the performance of direct reports in the areas of daily management, supervision, coordination and successful completion of integrated project delivery (design/construction) projects to meet time and cost objectives with respect to contracting, scheduling, estimating, bidding, and contract administration. Additional primary responsibilities will include: 
 
  • Plan, organize, and staff key field office or management positions in conjunction with Project Director.
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards within guidelines of corporate policy.
  • Initiate and maintain liaison with client and architect/engineer contracts to facilitate successful project execution. This includes attending clientinitiated meetings and ceremonial events as well as maintaining contact to ensure their satisfaction with ongoing projects for marketing purposes. 
  • Monitor and control construction through administrative direction of the onsite superintendent to ensure that the project is built on schedule and within budget. Coordinate the preparation of the schedule and longterm planning.
  • Develop bidding strategies and contract formats. Review, approve, and execute all project contracts and purchase orders for compliance with corporate policies and objectives.
  • Evaluate construction progress and team performance to ensure projects are built on schedule and within budget.
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts to protect client and company interests: review and approve budgets, cost reports, owner’s reports, fee payment, rental equipment, income, expenses, etc.
  • Coordinate, manage, and supervise the work of subordinate project managers and support staff. Provide support, direction, and encourage training of subordinate team members.
  • Represent the company in project meetings.
  • Oversee completion of project closeout.
  • Participate in design development by providing the necessary liaison, when required, between preconstruction department and the owner.
  • Provide technical assistance to all members of project team.
  • Identify all potential legal problems and litigations for their projects and review them with the principal in charge.
  • Take an active role in the Personal Development Plan process to develop and mentor subordinates toward a successful career with the company.
  • Support and implement the company’s TQM program.
  • Assist with Business Development efforts by developing and maintaining good relationships with owners, agencies, architects, engineers, contractors and subcontractors. Pursue new work opportunities and inform sales and marketing of potential projects with current clients. Seek involvement in local organizations that have a community interest and serve to promote the interests of the company.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or required.
 
Qualified candidates must have 15+ years of construction management experience including a minimum of five years in a project management/supervisory role.  Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architectural Engineering or related field is required. Licensure/accreditation preferred. Demonstrated expertise with oversight of estimating, scheduling, budgeting and cost control, field supervision, and financial reporting required. Must have through knowledge of construction techniques, building materials, codes and standards, safety laws and regulations and project insurance requirements. Strong supervision, team building, communication, and organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required. Proficiency in MS Project, Revit, Procore, Primavera or other windows based construction management software strongly preferred. Click on apply now to upload your resume and portfolio.
 
As a condition of employment, all CannonDesign employees are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.
 
CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce.  We are committed to equal opportunity.  We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.  Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.