Construction Project Manager

$135,000 yearly
  • Weiss Construction company, LLC
  • 41001 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI, USA
  • May 23, 2024
Full time Construction

Job Description

Weiss Construction Company is a small business in Novi, MI. We are professional, customer-centric, autonomous and our goal is to We specialize in providing reliable and cost-effective solutions for all your water and wastewater infrastructure needs.

Our work environment includes:

Modern office setting
On-the-job training
Weiss/PWC Project Managers (PM) are required to manage the project team and all administrative activities of wastewater/water treatment projects to ensure the fulfillment of contractual requirements while meeting the company's safety, budget, and schedule goals. In this position you will provide direct supervision to the project team or a portion of the team, including the superintendent(s), project engineer(s) office engineer(s), FOMs, and other project staff. The PM will provide timely and constructive feedback or corrective action to ensure that each team member contributes to the success of the project and company.

Job responsibilities:


Establish and implement project buyout and procurement.
Approve subcontractor and vendor invoices for payment. Ensure invoices are properly and promptly submitted and timely payment is received.
Complete knowledge of our Cost Accounting Software Spectrum.
Approval of local purchases by ensuring proper job and cost phase.
Establish and finalize initial project budgets, identify, and mitigate threats to the project’s budget goals.
Prepare and submit budget changes.
Prepare and submit monthly project progress billings to owner.
Manage cash flow, and act as needed to ensure a positive cash flow.
Complete and present Monthly Project & Estimate-To-Complete reports using Spectrum.
Identify and mitigate items that are threats to the project’s cost.
Business Development

Manage the relationship with the owner, architect/engineer, construction manager, and other contractual partners.
Assist Business Development team with information as required for proposals; participate in interviews with potential clients.
Manage preconstruction process. Set up bid turnover meeting with Estimators. Help estimators with job descriptions for potential proposals.

Ensure all project logs, documents and records are up-to-date and available to all necessary parties.
Manage generation and execution of submittal plan, including responsibilities and dates to ensure that the construction activities meet schedule requirements.
Manage distribution of information and documents to all members of the project team.
Employee Development and Relations

Create and execute the project’s staffing plan, including hiring, relocating, and terminating employees.
Establish project procedures for communication, decision-making, and issue-resolution and resolve disputes between coworkers when they impact performance.
Mentor and coach direct reports including supporting leadership development programs. Conduct. Conduct annual performance reviews with administrative direct reports. Set developmental goals and monitor progress with direct reports.
Equipment and Materials

Create and execute the equipment usage plan for the project. Collaborate with superintendents and project managers on other projects to share or transfer equipment, materials, and supplies.
Owner Contracts and Change Management
Responsible for reviewing, managing, and fully administering the owner contract.
Review design drawings and specifications to identify potential issues.
Develop the project team’s change management strategy. Prepare and submit change orders to the owner's contract according to project procedures and contract requirements.
Get owner changes approved monthly, at a minimum.
Responsible for getting payment and schedule for any additional scopes performed.

Develop a procurement plan, including responsibilities, target dates, and target goals to be met.
Review and ensure all Weiss contract requirements are met i.e., P&P Bond, insurance, etc.
Ensure that all capable and qualified subcontractors are invited to bid, and procurement requirements are met.
Review subcontractor and vendor quotes regarding scope, pricing, and schedule to ensure complete coverage of the work.
Create, issue, and achieve execution of Letters of Recommendation.
Analyze and negotiate subcontracts, purchase orders, change orders, and subcontract/PO change orders. Award and sign subcontracts, purchase orders, and subcontract/PO change orders.
Project Start up and Closeout

Develop, distribute, and manage project bid packages.
Obtaining permits and licenses from appropriate authorities, as required by contract.
Develop, manage, and provide key input for developing project Guaranteed Maximum Price.
Participate in project turnover meetings.
Create and implement a project execution plan and the project’s close-out plan.
Manage all project start-up and commissioning plans and procedures.

Develop and execute a quality control plan in accordance with Weiss’s Project Quality Control Plan Policy and Procedure.
Ensure that all work conforms to the plans and specifications.
Attend subcontractor pre-installation meetings.

Develop a site-specific safety plan with Weiss Safety Department
Adhere to the site-specific safety plan, compliance with Weiss safety policies, OSHA, and other safety regulations.
Promote safety awareness through effective communication and provide consistent project inspection for possible safety issues to be immediately corrected when identified.
Lead/participate in project safety meetings including weekly meetings and safety incident reviews.
Maintain accountability of Weiss’s safety requirements
Track and manage project performance as measured by incident rate and cost/man hour.

Identify personnel, material, and equipment resources to create the project schedule, ensure project progress is updated at a minimum monthly and accurately and delays are accounted for and incorporated.
Manage project progress and schedule. Identify and mitigate threats to the project’s schedule goals.
Manage schedule impacts associated with Change Orders.
Lead project progress meetings with clients and architects and notify them of any project delays.
Attend scheduled meetings and weekly work plan schedule meetings with Superintendents and Office Staff.
Subcontractors and Vendors

Prepare and review subcontracts, purchase orders, change orders, and other commitments in Spectrum.
Review, Prepare and submit change orders to the subcontractor’s contracts/PO’s according to Weiss’s procedures and contract requirements.
Manage sub and vendor changes, notifications.

Additional duties as directed by the supervisor.
Employment contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $135,000.00 per year


Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Vision insurance

8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay
Ability to commute/relocate:

Novi, MI 48375: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Construction Project Management: 7 years (Required)
construction estimating: 7 years (Required)
construction business development: 7 years (Preferred)
managing construction employees: 7 years (Required)
construction procurement: 7 years (Required)
construction startup and closeout: 7 years (Required)
quality control: 7 years (Preferred)
leading construction safety: 7 years (Required)
construction scheduling: 7 years (Required)
managing construction contractors and vendors: 7 years (Required)
Work Location: In person