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Job Title: Sr Construction Project Mgr
Company Name: CBRE
Location: Portland, OR
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 02/23/2018
Expire Date: 03/05/2018
Job Categories: Architectural Services, Construction, Mining and Trades, Engineering, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Insurance, Sales, Executive Management, Quality Control, Research & Development, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Sr Construction Project Mgr
JOB SUMMARY  

CBRE Heery seeks a Sr. Construction Manager for ground up, public institutional projects in Portland, OR. 


The Sr. Construction Manager will be responsible for detailed design reviews and construction observation/oversight/documentation,  manage or assist in development of project schedules, coordination of professional consultants, quality control reviews during design and through construction, oversight of contractor safety plans, submittal reviews, cost tracking, change order review and negotiation, project close out. 


The purpose of this position is to monitor large, complex construction projects for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

Conduct periodic site visits to monitor the progress of construction, review status of work completed during the period covered, review that work is generally proceeding in a good and workmanlike manner and in general accordance with the approved drawings and specifications.

Review contractors' direct cost payment requisitions and budget status, review of subcontracts, bonds/subcontractor default insurance, review of change orders, review of Developer's monthly Job Cost Reports, opine on adequacy of contingency, review of construction and disbursement schedules, review of lien waiver and other documentation submitted by the Developer.

Prepare Project Status Reports and recommend the release of construction funds.

Review contract drawings and specifications and opine for completeness and general compliance with commonly accepted architectural /engineering best practices.

Analyze the Developer's direct and indirect cost budget including cost estimate back-up and coordinate with the Cost Advisory group performing parameter estimates, spot quantity take-offs and review of supporting documentation submitted by the Developer, contractor and subcontractors.

Review and make relevant comments concerning the terms of the construction agreement, the submitted subcontracts, architectural and engineering design agreements, building loan agreement as well as review both Contractor and Architect's qualification statements.

Review and comment on construction and disbursement schedules as well as other submitted document including but not limited to: zoning approvals, certified surveys, building permits and approvals, utility company approval letters, soil and foundation engineering reports, and designer's certification of code and ADA compliance.

Prepare Construction Risk Assessment Reports.

Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.

QUALIFICATIONS  

5-10 years of construction management experience in building renovations.


Ability to safely navigate around ladders/scaffolding/uneven terrain/moving equipment on an active construction site.


Communication and presentation skills as well as experience reading and interpreting contract documents, plans and specifications.


Experience working within collaborative, high performance team setting.


Familiarity working within large complex owner organizations.


Experienced in working in high stress, highly dynamic work environments.


Experience with public contracting law including prevailing wage requirements and public procurement laws preferred. K-12 facility construction is preferred. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE  

Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or related field.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  

Licensure as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect is desired.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS  

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  

Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.

REASONING ABILITY  

Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  

Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.

Knowledge of the entitlement/permitting process and construction delivery methods and agreements. Familiarity with construction best practices, general building codes, and various building types and systems. Passion for being detail oriented and highly organized

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  

Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.

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Company Name: CBRE
Website:https://cbre.taleo.net/careersection/exm/jobdetail.ftl?job=17037501&lang=en&src=JB-13820
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