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Construction Manager

Posted: 09/18/2023

Job Title: Construction Manager

Hiring Workflow: Salary

Brand: ServiceMaster Restore

Department:  Construction

Employment Type:

  • Full Time

 Compensation Range: XXXXX plus Commission 

Desired Experience:

  •  3-5 years

 

Job Summary:

The Construction Manager is responsible for managing, planning, organizing, and controlling construction projects from start to finish, ensuring that schedules and budgets are followed. This role will coordinate and monitor field operations, ensuring safe and efficient work, and overseeing all personnel and materials. Specific duties may vary depending on the type of project, but generally tasks include scheduling work to proceed according to a strict timeline, overseeing staff on a construction site, conducting audits and checks to ensure that work corresponds with estimates approved by the customer’s insurance provider, and monitoring safety and compliance.
 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Selects, contracts, and oversees contractors for specific needs such as painting or plumbing.
  • Supervises each contractor and subcontractor to ensure that work meets quality standards and adheres to specifications. 
  • Supervise and direct construction office staff.
 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership in initial planning stage by collaborating with clients, architects, engineers, or other involved parties; develops detailed description of jobs and materials necessary to complete project. 
  • Schedules and coordinates projects in logical steps and budgets the time necessary to meet each deadline.  
  • Prepares and submits budget estimates and regularly communicates with client concerning budget progress and costs. 
  • Ensures adherence to the budget and, when unexpected complications or issues arise, makes quick and necessary adjustments.
  • Plans, coordinates, organizes, oversees, and directs activities regarding the construction and maintenance of assigned structures, facilities, and systems.
  • Ensures safety standards and guidelines are followed on the jobsite and that all safety codes are met in construction.
  • Oversees contract negotiations, revisions, and additions and adherence by all parties.
  • Collaborates with clients, supervisory staff, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve problems, including work procedures, complaints, and construction or design issues.
  • Manages and leads actions that are necessary due to delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction sites.
  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with a variety of people, including owners, managers, designers, supervisors, tradespersons, and craft workers. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software. 
  • Thorough understanding of contracts, plans, specifications, and regulations. 
  • Ability to remain flexible and efficient in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to make intelligent and quick decisions, working well under pressure, and when faced with unexpected occurrences or delays.
  • Ability to effectively multitask while analyzing and solving problems.
  • Thorough understanding of engineering, architectural, and other construction drawings.
  • Ability to speak Spanish preferred.
  • Understanding of local, state, and federal construction regulations
  • Understanding of Xactimate Estimating Software
 
Benefits:
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision Insurance

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Science, Construction Management, or Civil Engineering required.
  • At least three years of construction experience required.
  • Construction Manager certification by the American Institute of Constructors or Construction Management Association of America preferred. 
 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to traverse and inspect all areas of jobsite in all types of weather; this may include walking, climbing, reaching, bending, crawling, or stretching. 
  • Must be able to work in normal office conditions, construction, and field environments.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
  • May require travel.
  • Exposure to characteristic construction site dangers.
  • Must be on-call to address delays, emergencies, bad weather, and other issues at the jobsite. 
 
Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to
perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. The Company
reserves the right to modify this description in the future, with or without notice to the employee. This Job Description does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and employment with the Company remains at will. These responsibilities are subject to possible modification to reasonably
accommodate individuals with disabilities.