26 days old

Project Manager, Senior

Gray Construction
Portland, OR 97201
  • Job Code
    PROJE004384
Why Gray?

Gray is a fully integrated, international service provider deeply rooted in engineering, design, construction, and smart manufacturing services. Consistently ranked among the top five industrial contractors in the U.S., we focus on the following markets for domestic and international customers: Food & Beverage , Manufacturing , Automotive , Distribution , Mission Critical , and Commercial .

Founded in 1960, Gray has grown to encompass a complementary family of brands designed to augment and enhance each other's specialized capabilities without gaps or redundancies. Our robust offering-which includes strategy, operational improvements, construction, extensive engineering, automation & controls, and equipment manufacturing-enables us to create one-of-a-kind solutions at the highest levels of customization, delivering unmatched precision and partnership to some of the world's most sophisticated organizations.

Who we want... (Requirements)

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; and a minimum of ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have a minimum of seven continuous years total profit and loss accountability on multiple projects.
  • Must have minimum of five years' experience managing all disciplines for design/build projects.
  • Must have experience in all contracting methods such as lump sum, GMP, cost plus construction management and fee based construction. Must understand legal aspects and implications of contractual language.
  • Must have proven record in increasing project profitability from the initial project profit margin on multiple projects.
  • Must have managed all project activities on a minimum of three projects in excess of ten million dollars in construction costs; or one project in excess of 50 million dollars.
  • Must be sufficiently knowledgeable in technical aspects of engineering and design disciplines to represent Gray as the "primary point of contact" in initial project discussions with customers. Must be thoroughly knowledgeable of costs and fees associated with the variety of engineering and design disciplines and services Gray offers.
  • Must be thoroughly knowledgeable of the impact caused by multiple changes in either the design, engineering or construction phases and how they impact the overall project, from the cost, schedule, construction management and construction operations perspectives. Must be knowledgeable of when and how to address these issues with customers.
  • Must have managed a minimum of two projects in which all process or production equipment procurement or installation or both was within the scope of project services; or, must have managed all components of comparable to process projects for other specific industry types of projects, including, but not limited to, large distribution and manufacturing, support utilities, equipment procurement and installation, and manufacturing equipment and support utilities installation. Total value of this component of work shall have exceeded two million dollars for each project. Should also have experience and knowledge of costs associated with discrete equipment components and systems and installation procedures in order to prepare estimates and proposals.
  • Must have three years' experience in managing the development of proposals, from receipt of Request for Proposal through final sale.
  • Must be able to mentor and/or train other project staff, such as project managers, assistant project managers(s) or other team members. Includes providing guidance to the junior project manager while they manage a project(s) on their own.
  • Must have proven experience in development of aggressive schedules for projects with variables such as project type(s), areas and seasonal start dates.
  • Must have proven experience in preparing cost estimates for design/build projects in the industrial arena.
  • Must be able to develop and maintain harmonious relationships with owners, co-workers, vendors, suppliers, and community stakeholders.
  • Must possess basic computer skills including the ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheet and e-mail applications. May also require working knowledge of scheduling and/or estimating applications.

The new team member should be an energetic, self-motivated individual who enjoys a team environment, as well as a passion for collaboration and professional development. If you are a high achiever striving to exceed expectations in a fast-paced innovative company, then Gray is the place for you.

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What we expect... (Essential Functions)

  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and awareness of staff working relationships. Extend consideration, courtesy and respect to project staff, subcontractors, suppliers and customers.
  • Demonstrate and communicate a consistent and clear approach to problem solving.
  • Ensure that goals for safety, quality, scheduling, training, and profitability are met for each project. This includes promotion and implementation of the safety program and QMS.
  • Ensure that all contractual terms and conditions in both owner contracts and subcontracts are understood by all parties. Must be able to render decisions and/or take appropriate action(s) based on the contractual obligations of all parties.
  • Monitor the purchasing of all required materials, subcontracts, equipment and services for project(s) by project staff and other team members, ensuring optimal savings within safety, quality, scheduling, training, and profitability requirements.
  • Ensure that the project staff support and abide by the company's vision and mission statement.
  • Ensure that project staff and other team members maintain a cooperative and willing work environment with the engineering and design staff as well as the construction site staff.
  • Supervise project managers, assistant project managers and support personnel (i.e. project staff) when applicable. Includes evaluation of project staff in accordance with the company's performance review policies.
  • Operate within budgetary limitations and requirements.
  • Ensure "project start-up meetings" are held when required, so that all participating parties understand the project history. The startup meeting will include, but is not limited to, Senior Project Managers, Project Managers, Design Managers, Site Managers, major subcontractors (including mechanical, electrical, and fire protection), and any specialty subcontractors.
  • Visit project sites as necessary, but at a minimum of two week intervals.
  • In the absence or termination of subordinates or other project staff, ensure continuity of work flow.
  • Actively support and participate in the Project Managers Association (PMA).
  • Ensure that project staff is issuing change orders to subcontractors and customers according to the work procedures.
  • Ensure that project staff is completing red files accurately and in a timely manner, as well as reviewing the red file and/or job cost reports with the Site Manager on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure that any delays on the project are appropriately documented and communicated to all pertinent parties; includes producing timely notices and development of documentation to justify extensions to the schedule, and/or taking development of documentation to justify extensions to the schedule, and/or taking appropriate measures to adhere to or modify the schedule.
  • Ensure that project staff completes status reports, closeout documents and maintenance manuals promptly.
  • Responsible for the communication, implementation and enforcement of Gray's safety program on site.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the team member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and arms, reach, and talk or hear. They are regularly required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs, and occasionally lift or move up to 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities include accurate near and distant vision.

Frequently in a normal office environment where noise level is moderate and temperature/humidity is controlled. Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and outside weather conditions. May be exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold and/or heat, risk of electrical shock, explosives and vibrations. Noise level on the job site is normally moderate to loud. Overtime may be required. Some travel may be required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

May supervise multiple team members in various positions; as well as manage numerous subcontractors.

EEO Disclaimer

Our Company will be proactive in employing and advancing qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected status.





Posted: 2022-09-09 Expires: 2022-10-08
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