Construction Project Manager Roles and Responsibilities PDF
The Construction Manager will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve the required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, whilst maintaining standards of health and safety, quality environmental impact, and cost control. They will deliver projects to the specified quality, the required program, and to the maximum commercial performance.
The post-holder will work closely with the commercial department, engineers, and surveyors to ensure that the projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.
Description of the Project Manager Roles
This position is responsible for planning, managing, and executing the construction activities of the affiliate to meet the quality, cost, and schedule goals. This includes the coordination and solicitation of labor, subcontractors, and materials necessary for the construction of new homes, repair programs, and rehabilitation. When construction is in process, this position has full on-site authority.
Contracted for a minimum of 30 hours per week. The workweek is Monday through Friday. When Saturday construction-related builds are scheduled, the workweek will be Tuesday through Saturday.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Site preparation for construction
- Acts in partnership with the Building Committee by attending all committee meetings.
- Carries out all Affiliate policies.
- Provides bi-weekly progress reports to the Building Committee Chair & Executive Director.
- Obtains appropriate permits and surveys for site.
- Oversees appropriate actions to determine suitability for building (soil tests, surveys, easements, utility connections, etc).
- Establishes and abides by the timetable for construction.
- Solicits bids for materials (minimum of 3)
- Responsible for the quantity takeoff and ordering of materials pertaining to construction for the affiliate.
- Monitors projects to ensure that the appropriate amount of materials and tools are on the job at all times.
- Coordinates the delivery of all material, checking against purchase orders.
Sub-Contractors and Site Supervisors
- Solicits bids for specific work to be subcontracted.
- Supervises and coordinates additional contracted personnel as necessary.
- Schedules and monitors all subcontractors and required inspections.
- Informs and assigns Site Supervisors to specific tasks for build days.
- Monitor Site Supervisor work to ensure work is done properly.
- Inspects each phase of work to determine the acceptable quality and that each trade is finished on schedule.
The Role of Project Manager in Site Management
- Organize work plan for volunteer crew prior to building day.
- Provides adequate supervision and training of volunteers on the job site. This includes holding an initial meeting with the volunteers at the beginning of the workday to discuss the plan for the day, assigning the appropriate number of volunteers for the day’s tasks, assuring that duties are not being performed by individuals of an inappropriate age group, and may include hands-on training of unskilled volunteers.
- Coordinates and communicates with the Volunteer Coordinator to secure necessary volunteers for workdays. Communicates needs for skilled volunteers in a timely fashion allowing sufficient time for the Volunteer Coordinator to schedule such skilled volunteers.
- Insure that all work done meets all local building codes and compliance requirements.
- Tracks and solicits donations made on-site and communicates with the Habitat office.
- Accountable for the safety and security of the job site.
- Prioritizes visiting the job sites before any sponsoring organization’s scheduled build day.
- Follows plans for each house working with Partner Families on an as-needed basis.
- Works with the Family Partner Committee and the Family Partner Volunteer to ensure that families have the opportunity to finish assigned sweat equity hours.
- Accountable for the job until 100% complete and sold to the homeowner.
- After closing, responsible for workmanship follow-up work needed on home (punch list).
- Performs other appropriate activities and duties as assigned.
Miscellaneous Duties the project manager
- Responsible for all invoices, returns, credits, and coordination of payments through the Executive Director.
- Monitors the budget for each house.
- Seeks the Executive Director’s approval prior to any expenditure not covered in the budget.
Qualifications you need for the project manager position:
This position should have an extensive background in all phases of residential construction, especially craftsmanship and carpentry skills. Organizational skills and experience managing construction projects is a must. The incumbent will need adequate communication and leadership skills to instruct unskilled volunteers in construction methods.
- Skill and comfort working with volunteers
- Proficient and comfortable with basic public speaking on Jobsite
- Knowledge and expertise in the construction industry and budgeting preferred.
- Management experience with strong leadership skills preferred.
- Excellent written and verbal skills
- Experience with MS Office suite
- Organized and efficient, with attention to detail and follow through
- Patient teacher with strong delegation skills
- Pass criminal background and sex offender check
- Knowledge of local building codes
- Must be able to navigate construction sites in all phases of construction, including freshly excavated sites, ladders, scaffolding, etc.
- OSHA Certification and fall protection certification
- GC licensed preferred
- Driver’s license with acceptable driving history.
- Able to lift 50 pounds