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Project Manager (Water/Wastewater Plant Construction)
SummaryTitle: Project Manager (Water/Wastewater Plant Construction)
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Company: Kokosing Industrial
Kokosing is one of America's 60 largest General Contractors and services a broad spectrum of clients in both the private and public business sectors.
Located in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic Regions, Kokosing's services include the construction of highways/bridges, industrial facilities/factories, data centers, marine, solar, advanced industrial, pipeline, and water/wastewater facilities , along with asphalt/concrete pavement and underground utilities.
For over 70 years, our family-owned company has successfully attracted the most qualified technical personnel in the construction industry by offering visible challenges, superior quality, and attractive rewards.
With over $1.2 billion (and growing) in annual sales and a commitment to its workforce, Kokosing is the winning team.
Provide overall management direction for a large, complex heavy civil or industrial project or two or more smaller projects.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Leads the overall project team in a positive, team-driven, results oriented manner.
Initiate and maintain liaison with prime client to facilitate construction activities
Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policy
Plan, organize, and manage office staff and field supervision.
Own, manage, and update the project schedule.
Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site Superintendent(s) to ensure project is built safely, on schedule and within budget.
Represent company in Owner progress meetings.
Manage financial aspects of contracts and responsible for project profit or loss.
Lead project team in daily field coordination meeting, weekly block schedule meeting and monthly safety kickoff meeting.
Mentor and assist with career development of other team members.
Coordinate with back office Central Engineering Group team to provide support as needed for the onsite project team.
Actively search for continuous improvements in project planning, processes, and execution.
Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.
Education and Experience:
Possess a 4-year Bachelor's degree in engineering or construction management.
10+ years' experience/knowledge of construction, design, finance, and management in a self-performing general contractor role required.
5+ years' experience on federally contracted projects (USACE, NAVFAC) preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to understand and interpret safety laws, company policies/standards, and collective bargaining agreements.
Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and other technical drawing and documents.
Ability to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.
Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities.
Must possess superior communication and interpersonal skills.
Business oriented person
Ability to build trust and achieve results through and with others.
Takes ownership of all operations and activities on the project.
Advanced computer skills with the ability to learn and utilize new/different project management software as dictated by the client.
Kokosing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, life, and disability insurance, paid time off and a 401K plan.
Kokosing is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action federal and state contractor. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.