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Project Manager - Building Construction

MCR Services, Inc.
Merchantville, New Jersey, United States
July 13, 2017

Position summary: Plan, direct, coordinate, and/or budget, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, and implementation.


• Schedule the project in logical steps, budget time required to meet deadlines and maintain strict adherence to budgetary guidelines and timelines

• Determine labor requirements, participate in the selection of project participants and dispatch workers to construction sites

• Identify the elements of project design that may be likely to give rise to disputes and claims

• Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients, representing the owner or developer.

• Accountable for project accounting and control. Manage costs of time and materials.

• Provide scheduled progress reports to senior management

• Provide technical direction to on-site employees and subcontractors

• Implement effective means of communications and mechanisms for resolving conflicts among the various project participants

• Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors

• Obtain all necessary permits and licenses

• Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations

• Ensure full compliance with quality standards, follow established safety rules and regulations, and maintain a safe and clean work environment

• May perform other related duties as assigned


• A four-year bachelor's degree in civil engineering or construction management.

• A minimum of 10 years work experience in construction projects.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Thorough knowledge of construction legal issues and safety standards is essential.

• Must have a valid driver's license.

• Must have demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision.

• Must successfully complete pre-access drug and alcohol testing