A Project Manager plays a crucial role in ensuring the successful execution of millshop projects, from initial planning to final delivery, meeting client expectations and maintaining high-quality standards. The project manager will be responsible for the successful co-ordination and oversight of various aspects of assigned projects. Responsible for the coordination and oversight of the various millwork projects: providing a liaison between clients and company personnel; establishing schedules; ensuring materials purchase and production; direction of drafting activities, and other similar duties, primarily those pertaining to the completion of contracted projects.
Experience: Bachelors or Associates Degree in related field, such as Construction Management, Engineering or Architecture, desired. At least 5 years of related experience required.
Oversees a team to ensure projects are completed, on budget, on time and to specifications.
Self performs and delegates work and assignments to team members based on expertise, work experience and time constraints.
Oversee and coordinate and various millwork projects: liaison with architects/general contractors; establish critical path schedule for all projects; confer with other staff to develop schedules for production of shop drawings; materials purchases; shop production and delivery, confirm bid estimates with actual job specifications, follow-up on any discrepancies as necessary; responsible for field measurements and coordination, and relay to the appropriate personnel; monitor progress of projects; keep abreast of plan changes, completion dates, delay penalties, extension provisions, etc.; submit detailed drawings and schedules. Summarize information regarding change orders and ensure proper handling. Ensure installation contractor(s) have insurance certificates and other needed forms according to company procedures.
Ensure the quality and timeliness of drafting work: review shop drawings and submit to affected others for review; maintain timeline schedules; respond to inquiries and/or resolve difficulties pertaining to projects.
Provide Accounting Department with billing information each month. Ensure requisitions are correct, complete, and in proper format for customer acceptance.
Recognize, describe, and obtain costs from Estimating Department for all changes to contract scope during the course of the job. Acquire written approval of all changes prior to ordering work.
Required Skills / Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent time management skills with proven ability to meet deadlines
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong supervisory and leadership skills
Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
Through understanding of or the ability to quickly learn about the project or product being developed
Proven knowledge of the requirements to manufacture and install Architectural Millwork and the AWI Standards
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
Must be able to lift a minimum of 15 lbs.
Ability to climb stairs when required at job sites.
Ability to use various electronic and manual measuring devices on job sites.
Ability to stand, knee and squat and move about job sites to obtain field dimensions.
When required to obtain field dimensions, climb step ladders and other elevated platforms to a height of 12 feet.