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Airport Construction Project Manager in Chicago at GPAC

Date Posted: 10/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/7/2018

Job Description

We are seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized Construction Project Manager to join our growing team. In this position, you will oversee financial budgets, coordinate contractors, and manage the construction process. You will also be in charge of organizing schedules, tracking inventory, and ordering and managing materials.



Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compile and plan budget, cost estimates, and other financial estimates
  • Coordinate, plan, and manage schedules for contractors and subcontractors
  • Develop construction project with architect, engineers, and trade workers
  • Order and manage materials and equipment
  • Provide internal reporting and projections for inventory
  • Oversee and supervise construction project progress and provide reports on timeline, progress, and adjustments
  • Ensure all legal requirements, building and safety codes, safety inspections, city guidelines, and local and state regulations are met
  • Perform the tasks of a cost estimator
  • Ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget


Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, construction science, engineering, architecture, or related field from an accredited university
  • Three years' experience as a construction manager or in a similar position in construction management
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Able to manage team of employees and multiple projects
  • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Goal-oriented and organized leadership
  • Able to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • In-depth understanding of the construction industry
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office; Microsoft Project and experience with Project Management software preferred
  • Organized and able to create multiple timelines, budgets, and schedules
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal building code regulations

Job Requirements

We are seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized Construction Project Manager to join our growing team. In this position, you will oversee financial budgets, coordinate contractors, and manage the construction process. You will also be in charge of organizing schedules, tracking inventory, and ordering and managing materials.

Duties and Responsibilities

Compile and plan budget, cost estimates, and other financial estimates
Coordinate, plan, and manage schedules for contractors and subcontractors
Develop construction project with architect, engineers, and trade workers
Order and manage materials and equipment
Provide internal reporting and projections for inventory
Oversee and supervise construction project progress and provide reports on timeline, progress, and adjustments
Ensure all legal requirements, building and safety codes, safety inspections, city guidelines, and local and state regulations are met
Perform the tasks of a cost estimator
Ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget
Requirements and Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in construction management, construction science, engineering, architecture, or related field from an accredited university
Three years’ experience as a construction manager or in a similar position in construction management
Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
Able to manage team of employees and multiple projects
Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Accurate and precise attention to detail
Goal-oriented and organized leadership
Able to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
In-depth understanding of the construction industry
Self-motivated and self-directed
Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office; Microsoft Project and experience with Project Management software preferred
Organized and able to create multiple timelines, budgets, and schedules
Knowledge of local, state, and federal building code regulations