Construction Project Manager

Requisition Number:  6550
Pay Rate:  GR15

Houston, TX, US

Category:  Administration

Basic Function

Manages construction projects, testing and inspections, project reporting, constructability reviews, monthly financial documents, construction safety. Coordinates with design team. Assists the Director of Construction in various tasks involving METRO’s project construction efforts. Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties

•    Manages METRO construction projects as the Construction Project Manager, from start of construction to project completion. 
•    Manages a team of Site Representatives assigned to the project. 
•    Ensures projects are built correctly (per plan), via measuring work as it is being constructed.
•    Managing testing and inspection consultants and review their daily reports and invoices.
•    Coordinates with design team and public engagement and third-party stakeholders.
•    Manages quantity take-offs, estimating construction items, and scope of work documents, as needed.
•    Responsible for creating project bid documents, learning project plans, specs, contract, schedule, and payment application contents.
•    Conducts constructability reviews on upcoming project plan sets.
•    Prepares pre-construction meeting documents.
•    Leads various project meetings during the construction phase.
•    Ensures project sites are safe.
•    Ensures the project is built on time and makes sure the project schedule is submitted monthly, reviews it, and approves it prior to payment application processing, and alerts Director of Construction of potential issues and solutions.
•    Ensure payment application is submitted correctly, by the 5th of the month.
•    Assist in FTA reporting, weekly METRO project updates, and coordinates with other METRO departments as needed.
•    Initiates project filing structure and configures ATSER/PMIS/or other software for the project.
•    Creates and/or reviews RFI’s, submittals, issue logs, change orders/PCO logs, project contact lists, and ensures they are upkept, and close out open items asap.
•    Assist Director of Construction with additional tasks as assigned.
•    Provides excellent customer service to METRO internal and external customers.
•    Promotes safety awareness and follows safety procedures to reduce or eliminate accidents.
•    Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Education Requirement

College degree in engineering or construction management required.

Years & Experience Required

Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in construction management or design to include three (3) years of supervisory/management experience. Knowledge of working in the public sector preferred, but not required.

Knowledge & Skills Required

Texas Professional Engineering (PE) License preferred, but not required. Will be required to work on a construction site.  Texas Drivers’ License required.  Proficient in the use of PCs and related applications/software; Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook required.  Excellent verbal and written communications skills.  Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Knowledge of /construction practices, processes and terminology required. Knowledge of FTA Regulations and Guidelines a plus. 

Additional Information

Non-Safety Sensitive 

Nearest Major Market: Houston