Senior Project Manager 8/20/2016

Evergreen Fire and Security Tacoma, WA

Company
Evergreen Fire and Security
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
512649-545612-1314
AJE Ref #
575938468
Location
Tacoma, WA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Senior Project Manager (SPM) is responsible for providing direction and leadership to the assigned Project Managers, Site Managers, Administrators, and other staff. The SPM will oversee managers responsible for a variety of projects in occupied and unoccupied spaces at a variety of military bases and commercial accounts across assigned geographic region. Projects range in size from small facility inspections, maintenance, and repairs to full building and base-wide refreshes, green field installations, and large upgrades. The SPM reports to the Chief Operations Officer. The position is based in Tacoma, WA.



This position is responsible for fulfilling customer contract requirements in a timely manner while maximizing revenue and profit across territory. This entails effectively and efficiently managing cost to meet or come under the budgeted expense for labor, equipment, and materials. In addition, the SPM will ensure that he/she, their team, and any assigned sub-contractors or vendors, comply with Evergreen and customer specific policy and procedures, and ensure high quality service delivery.



This position works with other SPMs, Engineers, Estimators, Company Owners, Accounting, Legal, and key personnel to maintain and drive improvements, lead client and team initiatives, and develop best practices for their area of responsibility. The ideal candidate is a highly skilled Senior Project Manager who excels at high level contract negotiations and maximizing revenue by ensuring cost are controlled and change orders are created and approved. The SPM is detail oriented. In addition, the candidate should thrive in a fast paced environment and takes pride in their above average ability to deliver projects on time under tight timelines. The SPM should have excellent communication and problem solving skills. Experience developing and managing large programs is desired.



Job Duties and Functions:





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Meet or surpass program, project, and business deliverables.



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Implement measures, processes, and resource plans (financial, equipment, and FTEs) to ensure effective contract compliance and staff performance while mitigating risks and delivering optimal revenue and profitability.



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Develop plans to maximize revenue, customer, and employee satisfaction and profitability.



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Plan, prepare, and deliver comprehensive budget to secure adequate resourcing and profitability.



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Compile weekly, monthly, and quarterly status, operations, financials, and related variances reports for overall area and present to supervisor.



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Create action plans to address issues and ensure that team meet objectives, budgets, and schedules.



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Demonstrate ability to identify complex project risks, lead constructability reviews, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.



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Review contracts, subcontracts, job cost reports, payment requisitions, change orders, contingency, job schedules, and other documentation and opine on their adequacy.



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Track and report on performance utilizing metrics to demonstrate adequacy and or under-performance.



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Analyze data and information to identify shortfalls.



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Develop and implement corrective action plans that address misses and shortfalls.



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Identify financial risks early and mitigate accordingly.



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Conduct periodic site visits to monitor the progress of installation jobs and review status of work completed during the period covered while ensuring that work is begin conducted in a safe manner, as expected and in accordance with the approved drawings and specifications.



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Ensure compliance with contract, regulatory, and other requirements.



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Champion safe job and work related practices and instill a safety first culture



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Partner with other departments including Safety, Engineering, and Quality to ensure alignment



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Develop relationships with, collaborate with, and effectively influence key stakeholders



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Ensuring subordinate PMs and Site Management produce all project documentation accurately and timely



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Monitor progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, and approved timelines



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Maintain relationships with key customers, vendors, and sub and prime contractors



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Monitor appropriate staffing levels and reports on utilization and deployment of human resources



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Identify and ensures team capitalizes on growth opportunities



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Travel 5-15%





Supervisory Responsibilities:





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Formally coach, supervise, and motivate subordinate managers and staff.







* Directly or indirectly responsible for hiring, terminating, compensation, and performance evaluation for direct reports and ensuring the same occurs across overall work group.





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Review and approve subordinate's recommendations for staff requisitions, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action, and termination.



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Mentor and coach team members to further develop competencies.



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Ensure system in place for tracking and delivering training so all staff have required certifications and experience required to meet contractual requirements and delivery high quality work product.



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Lead by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.



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Promote Evergreen Fire & Security's Leadership Principles and values



Experience and Skills:

Qualifications:





* Self-starter / motivated

* Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (negotiation, engineering, estimating, scheduling and safety)

* Strong collaboration and leadership skills

* Proven ability to read, understand, red line, implement and apply standards to complex documents affecting installation and maintenance projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, blue prints, CAD, site diagrams, surveys and drawings

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

* A positive customer service orientation

* Ability to develop collaborative team environments

* Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations

* Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skill

* Proven experience in developing strategic solutions

* Proven ability to add revenue by expanding within current clients and developing new business

* Highly Proficient with Office, Excel, and Outlook

* Highly proficient with Microsoft Project and must have received certificate of completion from Microsoft certified training program for Microsoft Project



Education and Certifications:





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Bachelor's in Engineering with major in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Structural, or Construction Management or additional 5 years of experience managing projects;



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Master in Business Administration preferred



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Project Management Professional certification





Experience:





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7+ years of experience supervising 5 plus managers and an overall team of 30-50 staff is required.



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15+ years of construction management experience is mandatory



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7+ years of experience providing oversight and management of a Project Management Department



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Experience managing a minimum of 10 projects valued at $3M-$10M



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Large Tenant Improvement project experience including



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In depth knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems is desirable



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Working knowledge of process improvement, operational reporting, and financial management