CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER

Reports To: VP of Construction

Location: Garrett Companies HQ - Greenwood, IN

Supervises: Project Engineer(s) and Administrative Staff

 

Reports Required: 

  • Project Schedules

  • Unit Turnover Schedule

  • Commitment Cost

  • Change Request Detail

  • Cost At Complete (CAC)

  • Subcontractor Building Punch List

 

 

Major Objectives:

The Project Manager role is primarily responsible for the successful execution of construction activities required for successful project completion.  These tasks include a range of duties including scheduling, forecasting, budgeting, scope creation and management, site team coordination, problem solving, and detailed record keeping. 

 

It is expected that a Construction Project Manager is a great communicator both written and verbally.  This position requires a daily understanding of project activities and the ability to forecast.  Project Managers should be expert anticipators, keeping “reactive management” to a minimum.  All reporting and documentation required for success and organization are expected. 

 

This position works in unison with the Project Engineer as well as the site field team and reports directly to the VP of Construction.  The Project Manager must work to foster a great working relationship with the Project Engineer and entire field staff.  This team is in constant contact and are working to actively manage the project until completion.  It is understood that the Construction Project Manager has the full resources and support of The Garrett Companies and that we see this position as an extension of our entire team and office(s).  With that in mind, this position must use best judgment and discretion in decisions as well as utmost professionalism. 

 

This position will require periodic travel to active project sites and markets.  In this regard it should be stated that we view an active construction site the same as our corporate office – and expect this mentality from this position while traveling. 

 

It is the intent of this position to allow for the growth of the employee and opportunity to show successes.  It is expected that with success will come periodic adjustments to compensation.  This is a high level position within The Garrett Companies and our intent is for you to spend your career with us. 

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion

  • Review the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs

  • Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors

  • Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory

  • Meet contractual conditions of performance

  • Review the work progress on daily basis

  • Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status

  • Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones

  • Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain permits and licenses

  • Analyze, manage and mitigate risks

  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques

  • Provide training and education to any Garrett Companies personnel as needed to ensure a successful project. 

  • Act as Mentor to Project Engineers to further and assist their professional growth

 

Prerequisites:

  • Proven working experience in construction management

  • Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods

  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards

  • Understanding of all facets of the construction process

  • Familiarity with construction management software packages

  • Ability to plan and see the “big picture”

  • Competent in conflict and crisis management

  • Leadership and human resources management skills

  • Excellent time and project management skills

  • BS degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or related field (or equal experience in such)

 

Pre-Prerequisites (these are the most important items):

  • Must be consistently detail oriented. 

  • Positive attitude.

  • Relentless problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to anticipate.

  • Understanding the difference between causation and correlation.

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Initial Training and Orientation:

  • New hire onboarding process.

  • Garrett Development Project Management training.​

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