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Senior Project Manager (Construction)

Pittsburgh, PA
KJM Staffing Solutions is seeking a Senior Project Manager for a large real estate company client in the Pittsburgh area.  This role to take over leadership of several ongoing projects, as well as new projects for a residential, 400+ luxury apartment unit.  We are seeking candidates with at least 15-years of multi-story gut rehab works experience.

Responsibilities:
  • Project management and owner’s representative responsibilities.
  • Assemble and manage required teams of consultants and contractors. Negotiate contracts with each team member. Interface with architects, client staff, facility and construction managers, and vendors.
  • Maintain client relationships and manage conflict resolution.
  • Develop relationships with consultants/contractors/vendors and evaluate their performance.
  • Plan and coordinate project activities at all levels unassisted.
  • Formulate and review budgets for projects under supervision.
  • Review, process and resolve problems with incoming project invoices for payment.
  • Monitor costs and explain variances on an as needed basis, revising budgets where necessary.
  • Act as liaison between clients and vendors.
  • Coordinate construction activities in both union and non-union facilities.
  • Define vendor strategies, evaluate, and make recommendations on the vendor proposals as per specifications from the Company.
  • Coordinate purchasing of materials and services according to Company’s purchasing procedures.
  • Develop programs, techniques and policies and procedures for efficient and profitable operations.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or equivalent.
  • 10-25 years of experience in project management.
  • Knowledge of equipment installation and building utility distribution systems.
  • Multi-story gut rehab experience a plus
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in various stages of completion.
  • Ability to work as a team.
  • Demonstrate a high level of performance in project budgeting, contract negotiations and scheduling.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Project software
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