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Construction Project Manager

  • Location:

    New York

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  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    US$100000.00 - US$120000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

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  • Job ref:

    JN -072020-70982_1594310437

  • Published:

    09 July 2020

  • Expiry date:

    30 July 2020

A Construction Management and General Contracting firm headquartered in New York City specializing in commercial interiors nationwide is looking for a Project Manager

The Project Manager is a key figure of the project team; responsible for the overall success of a project. The incumbent must possess excellent leadership skills, as well as be able to successfully set, observe and re-evaluate project priorities frequently.


* Responsible for overseeing the efforts of all project activities and personnel;

* Coordinate with Estimating Department to formulate award schedule for trades during pre-construction;

* Acquire a thorough understanding of project requirements and objectives; review all project documents, including drawings, specifications contracts, scope of work, and construction schedule;

* Coordinate and facilitate both internal and building kick-off meeting with all key participants;

* Prepare and issue project documents including progress reports, detailed project schedule updates, and financial/budget updates;

* Initiate periodic meetings and other forms of communication with project team members and/or client as appropriate, to acquaint them with unresolved problems and to ensure an adequate degree of coordination as needed between disciplines;

* Forecast and track the amount of labor, managerial and material costs necessary to complete a project;

* Perform project status reviews by monitoring project schedule, submittal/RFI logs and open items

* Monitor project scope for changes affecting budget and/or schedule; identifies cause, advises client and negotiates changes in fee as appropriate;

* Manage project budget, minimize and track expenses; provide finance reporting as needed;

* Ensure timely and accurate invoicing, monitor receivables for project as well as subcontractor pay schedule;

* Ensure subcontractors provide certificates of insurance that meet contractual requirements prior to mobilization;

* Resolve subcontractor claims during subcontractor close-out period;

* Ensure punchlist completion and Department of Buildings sign off;

* Organize and deliver project close-out/As-Built documents.


* At least five years of relevant experience as a Project Manager, preferably in interior, high-end commercial general contracting

* Must have a proven record of managing complex projects in occupied spaces

* Must have strong client relations skills and a collaborative disposition

* Demonstrate proficiency in reading commercial construction plans and specifications

* 10-Hour OSHA Construction Safety and Health Certification is a plus but not required

* 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User Certification is a plus but not required

Computer Systems

* Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook), Procore (preferred but not required), and Timberline (preferred but not required)

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