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Project Manager

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

Project Management

Job description

  • 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.

Furniture Coordinator and Move Manager

Furniture Coordinator and Move Manager:  This role provides project management services necessary for a successful construction project focusing on the furniture and move management coordination. The candidate will assist clients to prepare for a move by evaluating their current situation, developing a customized plan based on their goals, provide project management and oversight of all aspects of an office move, from furniture design and procurement, to move planning and supervising the move day as well as providing oversight and follow-up of post-move activities.

Move Management

  • Conduct initial client consultation and assessment to understand the client’s relocation goals and expectations
  • Conduct interviews and lead regular meetings with department heads to identify challenges for move
  • Identify and lead regular meetings with move management team and meetings with personnel representatives
  • Develop a move action plan and timeline or schedule
  • Develop move communication documents, including meeting minutes, move matrix, move floor plan, move instructions, etc.
  • Manage RFP process and selection of move vendors and other service consultants that may be required
  • Manage the vendors, contractors and service professionals involved in the moving process:  movers, building management, IT relocation, and equipment services
  • Oversee and manage the entire relocation project
  • Manage delivery of move equipment and supplies for packing and pre-move activities
  • Manage the disposition of unwanted or abandoned furniture and equipment post-move
  • Organize and manage post-move services and follow-up

Furniture and Equipment Coordination

  • Conduct initial client consultation and assessment to understand the client’s furniture goals and expectations
  • Identify and work with owner team to assist with specifying requirements and finishes
  • Manage RFP process and selection of furniture vendor as required
  • Conduct regular meetings and coordinate furniture design with Owner, Furniture Dealer, Architect and design consultants and document decisions, including preparation of meeting minutes
  • Oversee furniture procurement to ensure client’s needs and schedule are met and decisions are reflected in the installation plan
  • Oversee the delivery and installation processes on the Owner’s behalf
  • Manage furniture changes and additions both pre and post-installation

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and experience in organizing, customer service, and project management
  • Five years experience in the furniture industry and/or move management experience
  • Acute attention to detail and highly organized
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and Adobe Acrobat applications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Enjoy using creative skills to solve problems
  • Work well under pressure with a positive approach
  • Able to work with a wide variety of people and personalities
  • Assessment skills with the ability to ask appropriate questions and identify clients’ needs, values and goals
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with clients, coworkers, contractors, vendors, and the general public
  • Work independently and effectively prioritize projects and tasks manage time
  • Maintain a calm, patient, professional presence in chaotic or stressful situations

Additional Information

Working Conditions

  • Project locations and work hours will vary depending on the projects.
  • Candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule with varying work hours that may include evenings or weekends.

Cost Estimator

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

Project Management

Job description

  • 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

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