Represent the owner to achieve the desired project at a fair price, on schedule, and at the desired quality.
Work under the direction of an experienced Nova Partners, Inc. project director, senior project manager or partner who will support and mentor you to develop professionally. We provide an office environment and culture conducive to your personal growth and development. Work with the owner to help select the architect, general contractor and all other required consultants.
Act as owner’s representative to manage the GC and the other team members supporting our senior people.
You will frequently be located at the jobsite.
Review project construction documents, shop drawings, submittals and become completely familiar with the owners’ and architects’ intentions and requirements.
Develop, manage, and analyze the project schedule; usually, this means you will prepare the executive level schedule showing design, approvals, construction and fit-up.
Assist in preparing estimates or supporting our in-house estimator by gathering budget and costs for the various portions of the project.
Develop (with our guidance and historical information) the overall project budget including monitoring the budget throughout course of project.
Review change orders, submittals, requests for information (RFI’s), to assure the owner of value received.
Review the contractor’s daily activities and prepare daily reports.
Assist in preparing a site analysis for safety, quality, and logistics.
Attend owner, architect and contractor meetings, frequently taking the meeting notes and managing the follow up action items.
Participate in value engineering sessions to help modify the design to reduce cost.
Develop a schedule for obtaining the required building permits.
Work closely with the project team to ensure that the project is within schedule and budget constraints.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
BS in Construction Management or Civil Engineering is preferred.
3-9 years of experience at a respected general contractor or project management firm is preferred.
Proficiency in MS Office applications and MS Project is required.
Strong communication skills are required.
We seek mature, motivated individuals with strong personal integrity.
Role and Responsibilities:
Analyze drawings, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimate for projects
Perform portions of estimates for multi-discipline projects including scope determinations and accurate quantity survey
Communicates with architects and consultants, general contractor and subcontractors to clarify scope of work, materials, and schedule requirements, and documents these clarifications
Solicit Vendor quotes and evaluate them for scope and qualifications
Actively participates in the internal estimate review process to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to formal submission
Research and promote continuous improvement in developing more efficient estimating methods
Assist in organizing and updating a cost data base of past projects and estimates
Desired Experience and Education:
Minimum of 3 years post graduate experience
An undergraduate degree in a construction related discipline is required
Excellent IT skills
Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task
Must be detail oriented, technically sound and have good communication skills
The ideal candidate will be results driven, self-motivated, able to work independently and resourceful with excellent client relationship skills