Construction Projects Manager

at Retail Business Services in Scarborough, Maine, United States

Job Description

Position Summary:

 The primary scope of this position is to manage new store, expansion and remodel projects from pre-construction (schedules, review of plans & bidding) through construction (implementing of construction activities, budget management and municipal sign offs) and warranty / close-out period (completion of punch list / warranty items and close-out financial documents within the timeline requirements).

Project Manager I will manage various types of projects including new store build - to suit, pad - ground leases, self-developed and expansion & interior remodels.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Manage the bidding and awarding processes related to all GC's (General Contractors), CM's (Construction Managers), individual subcontractors and various suppliers.

Manage the compilation of all bid documents, including requests for proposals, bid forms, bid plans, special instructions, schedules, and uploading the RFQ (Request for Quote) package. A comprehensive, accurate, timely bid package minimizes the cost of the project and help to prevent change orders to the project in the future.

Manage the preparation of contracts, purchase orders, processing, and payment of all requisitions and invoices through the Proliance accounting system.

Manage the Construction Change Authorization/Change Order process, assuring changes are valid and not part of original scope of work. Timely payments also help to lower bid cost in the future, as vendors like to work for owners who pay their bill on time.

Manage the bid, contract and requisition approval process for Baltic Trail Refrigeration group.

Manage the redline review process of ARCH/MEP (Architectural/Mechanical Engineering Plans) on assigned projects with respect to accuracy and conformance to prototype standards, building codes, and other generally accepted construction practices.

Provide value engineering feedback to the Engineering department on assigned projects. Develop and implement new cost savings ideas, including value engineering and construction means and methods, that will result in saving time and money.

Ensure Build for Less savings are incorporated into all documents

Plan new store expansion, remodel projects, and department rollouts by creating detailed phase plans and closely monitoring

Coordinate with all internal departments regarding schedules, project phasing and changes. Oversee the construction activities to ensure completion in a timely manner and in accordance with prototype and lease requirements.

Issue complete period budget report to keep Senior Management up to date on the financial status of the project and to any changes that will affect it.

Review all pending change orders and determine potential impact to the budget so they can be projected properly.

Update period budget report and compare / align with Proliance committed costs.

Work with all other departments, (Purchasing, Refrigeration, Real Estate etc.) to ensure all potential costs are being committed / projected.

Submit projected number for all cost centers for incorporation into the budget report

Direct weekly project construction and operations meetings for all assigned projects

Plan and direct these weekly meetings with GC's or CM's, including subcontractors, vendors, and operations support teams is vital and prerequisite to the successful operation and timely completion of projects.

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Job Posting: 621315

Posted On: Oct 12, 2021

Updated On: Oct 13, 2021