Purpose: The purpose of this role is to ensure the completion of one or more field projects in accordance with design, specifications, budget, and schedule. This role has responsibility for establishing administrative and technical direction, and providing oversight management of assigned field projects. This role works to develop and maintain positive customer relationships in an effort to develop new business opportunities, and for maintaining safe and profitable construction projects.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Actively supports the achievement of construction goals and objectives. Stays abreast of evolving industry trends and best practices, including new techniques and equipment. Ensures team stays focused on long-range priorities and uses customer feedback to make improvements to day-to-day processes and procedures.
Collaborates across area offices and builds consistency in construction and safety practices and procedures on all project efforts. Ensures policies, procedures, and standards are adhered to as well as protect the company's interests.
Prepares the workforce for changing business needs. Maximizes performance and motivation of workforce through modeling innovative and effective management techniques.
Promotes and protects Teichert's values including diversity, teamwork, fair work environment, and respect of others. Maintains a "team" spirit within the business unit. Works and cooperates with other disciplines (across company lines) to maximize use of resources.
Promotes and protects the community perception of Teichert.
Technical / Specialty Area:
Aspires to achieve a zero injury culture through visible support of Teichert's Injury Prevention and Safety program, the implementation/interpretation of safety programs, active participation in safety meetings and training sessions and ensuring required safety training for craft employees is completed. Proactively identifies, and communicates, safety improvements and hazardous/potentially hazardous conditions to maintain a safe, healthy work environment and meet corporate safety standards.
Ensures projects are completed on time, within budget, adhere to commitments made to customers, and meet quality and customer expectations. Acts as lead liaison to initiate and maintain contact between clients, estimators, on-site superintendents, or others to facilitate construction activities and maintain a high degree of customer service. Prepares documentation and correspondence to clients pertaining to contracts, project issues, status, or other. Represents the company in project meetings and may attend pre-job meetings with prospective new clients.
Plans, schedules, coordinates, and/or oversees construction projects through Superintendents, Foremen, and Project Engineers. Ensures projects are built on schedule and within budget. Establishes project objectives, policies, and procedures within contract guidelines. Investigates potentially serious situations and implements corrective measures. May authorize project personnel transactions (i.e. hiring, transfers, wages).
Manages financial aspects of contracts/subcontracts (i.e. fee payment, rental equipment, income/expenses) to protect the company's interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with customers. This includes reviewing invoices, CCA's, extra work billings, and resolving other cost related issues.
Builds and maintains positive working relationships with customers, A/E representatives, union officials, public agencies, contractors, and other business units. Facilitates communication of company and project policies, procedures, and standards. May work with Industrial Relations department to proactively resolve jurisdictional disputes.
Maximizes employee performance and professional growth. Specifically, provides management direction to Assistant Project Managers and Project Engineers; motivates employees to function as a cohesive unit, oversees regularly planned meetings; develops employees by evaluating performance, providing coaching, training, and mentoring opportunities. Plays a role in recruiting.
Completes internal administrative organization responsibilities and documentation, including project logs, files, records and reports. May include safety, training, personnel and equipment resources, state and federal regulations, and foremen's diaries. Assists in developing and maintaining written Construction Program guidelines.
Role Qualifications & Requirements
Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, (or related field) or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience.
Experience & Industry Expertise:
Minimum of 7 years of experience in construction industry or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience.
Minimum three to five years of experience supervising others.
Specific Job Requirements:
Successful completion of pre-employment drug, alcohol, and background investigation
Valid Driver's License
Current on all company required safety training
Ability to preserve confidential and proprietary information and successfully avoid conflicts-of-interest
Good working knowledge of project management and/or estimating software, specifically P6, HCSS, Plangrid
Strong knowledge of collective bargaining agreements, personnel issues and EEO
Thorough knowledge of construction contracts/law
Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, technology, equipment methods, cost control, schedules, etc. and their impact on project activities
Thorough knowledge of company's Standard Operating Policies and Procedures