Under the immediate supervision of the VP of Construction and the general direction of the Chief Operations Officer, manages the construction processes for 40 - 50 single family and multi-family homes annually. The Project Manager communicates and projects the proper attitude to all customers, trade contractors, suppliers and employees through all forms of communication (writing, verbal, appearance).
- Performance, Quality and Conditions:
- Maintain Goodall Homes and Community standards of performance related to timeliness and quality of construction, job site conditions, and customer satisfaction and job cost variances.
- Performs daily QC inspections and documents defects and omissions on every jobsite under his/her control. Transmits results to Company via phone/fax/or electronically (at discretion and direction of Company). Also transmits schedule changes in similar fashion.
- Coordinates miscellaneous “punch out” items in preparing house for final delivery and buyer closing.
- Responsible for timely completion of pre-closing walk-through items.
- Cost Control, Budgeting, and Purchasing:
- Processes Purchase Order (PO) approvals upon successful completion of each phase of construction.
- Prepares and approves Variance POs to ensure that non-budgeted, but needed, items and labor are available to complete the house on time and with acceptable levels of customer satisfaction and product quality.
- Scheduling and Ordering:
- Responsible for maintaining construction schedule from start memo to project delivery of 125 days or less.
- Responsible for using the Company’s formal scheduling system and maintaining all job schedules to their current status with proper activity sequencing.
- Responsible for reporting all scheduling updates to Company by e-mail on a daily basis.
- Responsible for scheduling trade contractors and materials suppliers to ensure no “dead runs”, just-in-time deliveries.
- Jobsite Maintenance:
- Is responsible for maintaining marketing and job number signs on each job during construction.
- Responsible for securing homes under construction (closing windows/locking properties as required) and locking site trailers and storage areas at the end of each work day.
- Responsible for care and maintenance of any assigned company equipment (tools, vehicles, computers) and/or maintaining personal vehicle and equipment to company standards if reimbursed for use of same.
- Is responsible for ensuring safe work practices are evident on all jobs. Must insist upon compliance with Goodall Homes and Communities safety and health policies as stated in the Safety and Health Model Plan.
- Must understand and comply with all OSHA job site requirements.
- Customer/Buyer Relations:
- Facilitate and negotiate company position with “hard to resolve” customer requests.
- Trade Contractor Relations:
- Where necessary, has the coordinated authority with the Purchasing Manager to take disciplinary action in reference to trade contractor’s failure to perform.
- Responsible for enforcing company cleaning, smoking, music, and general conduct policy on daily basis
- Trains, and supervises the day-to-day construction labor on assigned job sites. Labor is 100% done via subcontract.
- Also responsible for ongoing recruiting of new trade base.
- Required Meetings and Project Review Sessions:
- Completes pre-construction review of CAD prints, estimate detail, and schedule for each assigned house.
- Attends and participates in weekly production team meetings. Most important agenda items are resource scheduling/work backlog, field problem reporting, and completion times.
- Conducts lot inspection / pre-construction conferences with customers for the houses assigned under his/her supervision. Lot inspection requires filling out the lot analysis form and turning in to estimating.
- Must attend and participate in regular classroom, jobsite, and/or webinar training sessions.
- Knowledge gained will be tested on a regular basis. Project Manager must maintain acceptable level of competence in all areas relating to this role, as well as general computer competency, and knowledge of company operations, mission, and core values.
PREREQUISITES FOR SUCCESS:
- Technical construction ability to manage construction resources and to diagnose and resolve field problems.
- People skills to articulately and professionally handle conflict with customers, inspectors and sub-contractors
- Ability to train trade contractors on construction techniques and field problem resolution.
- Organizational aptitude to manage the scheduling of all construction resources.
- Willingness to work hard and long hours in adverse conditions, including inclement weather. May be required to work weekends.
- Must possess and demonstrate physical capabilities to lift 100 lbs. to waist height, and 50 lbs. above head safely. Must be able to negotiate stairs and ladders unassisted.
- Must be able to use transit/ builder’s level / laser devices to accurately set elevations (grade), and measure and square layouts and assemblies.
- Must pass basic math exam.
- Must submit to personality profiling and random drug testing
10. Must hold a valid driver’s license in the state of Tennessee.
Project Manager compensation includes base salary plus performance-based incentives based on the following accountability metrics (see specific compensation plan for details).