The Senior Project Manager is accountable for properly organizing, coordinating and managing all Superstructure resources throughout the entire project life-cycle to ensure proper poultry cage installation and execution – from initiation through closeout. The Senior Project Manager shall ensure that both the Owner’s & Summit’s project expectations, budgetary and schedule guidelines are met or exceeded. The Senior Project Manager provides direction and oversight for the project through execution with a specific focus on: safety, quality, procurement, cost mgmt., schedule mgmt., work performance and overall progress against the plan while mitigating risk to Summit Livestock Facilities.
This includes tight collaboration with all project stakeholders to ensure the Layer House electrical and I&C scope and schedule is well integrated with equipment install. This doesn’t include any of the electrical buyout or management.
Create an environment of trust and respect within the project team.
Establish and promote an atmosphere of collaboration and synergy.
Provide monthly reports to illustrate project status: safety, quality, cost, schedule and risks.
Budget Management & Cost Forecasting
Utilize the approved estimate to develop the project budget and cost report by work breakdown structure.
Produce an accurate monthly forecast of Cost-to-Complete which drills down to identify potential exposures.
Collaborate with the Finance Organization to meet the deliverables of the monthly financial calendar.
Procurement & Subcontract Management
Organize and administer the procurement and subcontract process for the timely and cost effective buyout of each discipline scope of work, to ensure a proper and well understood transition to Summit’s vendor / subcontractor partners.
Establish a management regimen to ensure there are “no surprises” throughout the procurement, award, execution and closeout phases.
Work with the Project Team, including Superintendents and Estimators, to consistently produce clear, thorough and accurate Scopes of Work based on drilled down review of documents.
Establish a “firm but fair” approach to building relationships with Subcontractors ensuring that Summit is the preferred General Contractor for all subcontractors in the livestock industry.
Promote an environment of organization and professionalism with Subcontractors.
Address issues immediately with a non-performing Subcontractor to protect Summit from resulting delay and potential impact.
Consistently manage the cash flow of the Project so as to maintain a fiscally responsible position for Summit.
Produce an effective Schedule of Values / % Complete which supports a strong cash flow position.
Review each Subcontractors monthly payment requisitions against the contract Schedule of Values / % Complete to prevent overpayment.
Produce an accurate percent complete projection to support the Summit financial management process.
Change Order Management
Lead the project through the change management process to ensure that the “baseline” scope/schedule/budget is respected.
Diligently manage the process to ensure that all changes are properly documented and resolved, including all cost, no-cost and back charge events.
Inform Executive Management of scope risks that might result in Change Orders.
Work to recover all legitimate general conditions costs related to Owner Changes.
Provide leadership with the Superintendent to produce a clear, thorough and accurate Baseline Schedule in which to measure progress against plan by publishing weekly schedule updates.
Track events, impacts and changes in the schedule to allow for the management and prevention of delays.
Lead the project team to focus on critical path matters so as to prevent non-excusable delays.
Take decisive action with subcontractors that are impacting the schedule.
Produce buy-out and procurement schedule and assist with writing monthly schedule narrative in conjunction with the Scheduling team.
Early identification, mitigation and timely action for any discrepancies in safety, quality, scope, schedule and budget.
Take immediate action when a non-performing Subcontractor is likely to cause impact to the Project
Provide leadership in the utilization of the Quality Management Program, by demonstrating to the project team that Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC) is a specific commitment and attitude that is required during the planning and execution of the Work.
Implement the use of a Noncompliance Site Observation Reporting (SOR) System to track and manage deficiencies in the work
Lead the collaborative effort between field management and the workforce by demonstrating the commitment to align Summit’s Injury and Incident Free goals with each project’s construction tasks / activities.
Owner/Sub Invoicing Process
Guide the pay application process to ensure timely and accurate Owner and Subcontractor payment.
Require all vendors/subcontractors to have the draft pay applications submitted by the 20th of each month and ensure revision/approval prior to month end.
Produce an effective Schedule of Values for the month AIA Billing format based on the Estimate/Cost Reporting WBS structure.
Collaborate with the finance organization to ensure Owner payment applications are submitted no later than the 1st of each month.
Establish a meeting regiment for the Project Team which provides for effective communication and problem solving.
Manage all meetings by agenda, minutes and work to the established time limits.
Project Close Out
Establish an effective Close-out Plan early in the project which includes the early collection, review and packaging of Contract close-out documents to not delay the physical and financial close of any given project.
Establish a Work to Complete System and Project Closeout checklist to organize and manage the final completion of the work.
Work to establish a trusting and professional relationship with the Owner.
Focus on keeping the Owner well-informed of important matters to prevent surprises.
Bachelor’s degree in applicable discipline
Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in Construction as a Project Manager
Candidate must possess Summit/FBi Buildings Core Values:
Do Right – Guiding Values for individual, team and corporate relationships.
Do what’s right; be honest and fair.
Do your best
Treat others with integrity and respect
On Time – Operating practices for teamwork and customer service.
Communicate openly and effectively.
Develop clear expectations.
Honor every promise.
With Excellence – Enduring resolutions for reaching our potential.
Respond to customer’s needs.
Continuously improve value.
Excellent business judgment and acumen demonstrated by consistently achieving profitability objectives and strong project close-outs with client and subcontractor relationships in good standing.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail evidenced by a strong command of all applicable contract and legal provisions.
Ability to consistently analyze and execute financial trade-offs which frequently involve dealing with incomplete data and ambiguity.
Ability to constantly multi-task and handle competing priorities between Summit business needs, organizational issues, and sound customer relations.
Possess judgment to know when to appropriately escalate issues up the chain of command · A strong sense of urgency and initiative. Able to quickly study and react to complex issues
Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to confidently and decisively take action.
Team leader with excellent diplomatic and communication skills, able to handle and resolve conflicts effectively in a firm but fair manner.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or listen; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing.
The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands.
Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level.
Job site walking, climbing ladders, occasional lifting up to 50 pounds, as well as other onsite activities when required.
To Apply For This Position:
Send resume to:
Human Resources Department Attn: Doug Brunton
FBi Buildings, Inc.
3823 W. 1800 S.
Remington, IN 47977