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Project Manager - Summit Metal Fabricators in Plaistow, NH at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Since 1998 Summit Metal Fabricators has been one of the Northeast s most comprehensive and competitive fabrication facilities, offering quality workmanship and competitive pricing for a wide range of clients. We are experts in complex structural steel shapes, metal components and pipe fabrication.

Our innovative approaches and technical expertise help us provide a level of superior fabrication to suit your project specifications. Summit Metal Fabricators consistently strives for complete client satisfaction by delivering outstanding service and cutting-edge solutions. As we expand our territory, diversify our client base and enhance our operational capabilities, our need for highly skilled teammates is growing!

Position: Project Manager
Reports to: Director of Project Management


Summit Metal Fabricators is seeking a Project Manager to be responsible for budgeting, scheduling, production, safety, quality, field installations and management of subcontractors.

Project Managers are responsible to ensure that all detailing, fabrication and erection functions are carried out according to the specifications of the AISC Standard for Structural Steel Buildings, Simple Bridge, Bridge Components, Erection and customer contract requirements. Project Managers are responsible for projecting work by month and then ensuring that work is put in place. At the end of every month the project managers will complete a Status Review for each assigned project that includes identifying the Cost to Complete and total budget for the project. Each PM will have the support and management responsibilities for a Project Engineer or Assistant Project Manager.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Promote Companies core values and associated culture, safety, leadership, quality and client satisfaction.
  • Manage and provide ongoing feedback to direct reports including annual appraisals.
  • Keep direct reports on schedule with their G&O s.
  • Attend new project turnover, set up new contracts, budgets, purchases, change orders and subcontracts.
  • Communicate Contract and Project Specification requirements to team.
  • Ensure all applicable drawings, specifications, standards, and codes are logged in.
  • Immediately upon project turnover establish project budget and schedule.
  • As early as possible, use all resources necessary to establish potential increase in cost or slips in schedule and then make all possible effort to remedy.
  • Communicate all schedule changes with clients, internal and external as soon as possible.
  • On a monthly basis, work with the shop and field to update project budgets and quantities to be accurate and attainable.
  • Ensure all shop and erection drawings are checked to ensure compliance with contract specifications.
  • Manage prequalified subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Review and approve drawing for release to shop and field utilizing appropriate drawing review form. Provide adequate and timely job information into the shop for the shop to productively manage their work.
  • Publish and update project scope sheets that itemize labor phases and keep cost to complete current for use by Field Supervisor.
  • Work with Shop and Field Supervisors to track and report production quantities.
  • Ensure that production goals are communicated to the shop and field. Follow up on action plans to ensure they are taking place.
  • Approve check runs for accounting.
  • Manage buyout of project materials.
  • Ensure that all subcontract services utilized are qualified according to AISC certification criteria, and have knowledge of Summit s specifications when it comes to producing quality products. All onsite subcontractors must attend Company safety orientation.
  • Manage and schedule field erection.
  • Work with the DPM to coordinate workload between shop, field and subcontractors based on schedules and qualifications.
  • Delegate as appropriate purchasing, schedules, detailing, project communication (RFI s, Transmittals Etc.) field measuring and job meetings.
  • Utilize resources as appropriate but final drawing approvals are the responsibility of the PM.
  • Ensures that subcontractors check all incoming product and material to ensure that it conforms to the purchase order, as well as to project requirements. Test reports, certificates of compliance and other evidence of quality control are kept on file in the Q.C. Department
  • Ensures that customer contract requirements are communicated to subcontracted services to assure compliance to all contract specifications.
  • Fully utilize Fabsuite Project Management features to include RFI s, Submittals, Transmittals, PCO s, Drawing transmittals and associated follow up.
  • Constantly keep track of project schedule and budgets. Working with Shop and Field Supervisors, report weekly production quantities.
  • Update monthly billing for each assigned project.
  • Re-budget each assigned project monthly for Status reporting.
  • Keep labor phases accurate for post project evaluation and Incentive reporting.
  • Add new phases immediately when required for change Orders or adjustments to project.
  • Maintain PCO log and manage client to minimize open PCO exposure.
  • Provide feedback to estimating on production rates and subcontractors for fine tuning estimating rates.
  • Request client testimonials, DCAMM evaluation and early punch lists.
  • Ensure we have good project promotional photos and help complete a Project Sheet for each major project.
  • Review and approve invoices, Charge card statements and time cards for direct reports.
  • Mange contract record keeping requirements.

Core Competencies

  • Experience with AISC programs and understand the AISC code provisions as they relate to the design aspects of structural steel.
  • Some experience preparing estimates and cost proposals.
  • Understanding of budgets and other project controls.
  • Ability to understand construction principles and to read and interpret contract documents.
  • Experience with project scheduling.
  • Ability to multi-task on several projects.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effectively communicate with clients, subcontractors, vendors and trades personnel.
  • Drive to learn and grow professionally.
  • Personal commitment to team environment, safety, customer satisfaction and quality control.
  • Ability to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Skill in the use of Windows based personal computers in application of Microsoft Office Professional.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position is responsible for oversight of other teammates

Position Type
This is a full-time, exempt position.

Travel is minimal and primarily limited to the Northeast.

Education and Experience

  • BS in Engineering, or equivalent experience, with an emphasis on structural steel, miscellaneous metals and pipe fabrication.
  • Experience in metal fabrication or related construction field.
  • OSHA 10 hour card required.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 25 pounds.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, and safely maneuver around the nearby presence of various construction equipment and vehicles, on an active construction site or production shop environment.
  • Prepared to regularly encounter moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and a variety of outside weather conditions.
  • Able to climb temporary or permanent stairs, and ladders.
  • Able to bend, squat, kneel, crawl, crouch, balance and stoop, reach on a regular basis.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer
Summit Metal Fabricators provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, we encourage priority referral of protected veterans under VEVRAA.