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Job Title: Sr Construction Project Manager- Government Institutional Projects
Company Name: CBRE
Location: Chicago, IL
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 04/11/2019
Expire Date: 04/21/2019
Job Categories: Architectural Services, Construction, Mining and Trades, Engineering, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Government and Policy, Insurance, Law Enforcement, and Security, Sales, Executive Management, Research & Development, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Sr Construction Project Manager- Government Institutional Projects

Thank you for your interest in CBRE. This position is being published in an effort to build our candidate pipeline for our upcoming opportunities. If an opportunity opens that matches your qualifications, we will reach out to you at that time. We are building a world-class organization with a world-class team and appreciate your interest in CBRE.



JOB SUMMARY
CBRE|HEERY is looking for a Sr. Construction Project Manager to monitor large, complex construction projects for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery in the Chicago area.


The Sr. Construction Project Manager will manage multiple projects from need identification, through scope development, design selection and management, procurement, construction and project closeout.  Projects will vary significantly in size and scope. Key elements for the Sr. Construction Project Manager will be the ability to develop and manage budget and schedule at program and project levels.  Close interaction, communication and reporting with Client to assure program objectives are being achieved. 

 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conduct periodic site visits to monitor the progress of construction, review status of work completed during the period covered, review that work is generally proceeding in a good and workmanlike manner and in general accordance with the approved drawings and specifications.

 
Review contractors’ direct cost payment requisitions and budget status, review of subcontracts, bonds/subcontractor default insurance, review of change orders, review of Developer’s monthly Job Cost Reports, opine on adequacy of contingency, review of construction and disbursement schedules, review of lien waiver and other documentation submitted by the Developer.


Prepare Project Status Reports and recommend the release of construction funds.


Review contract drawings and specifications and opine for completeness and general compliance with commonly accepted architectural /engineering best practices.

 
Analyze the Developer’s direct and indirect cost budget including cost estimate back-up and coordinate with the Cost Advisory group performing parameter estimates, spot quantity take-offs and review of supporting documentation submitted by the Developer, contractor and subcontractors.


Review and make relevant comments concerning the terms of the construction agreement, the submitted subcontracts, architectural and engineering design agreements, building loan agreement as well as review both Contractor and Architect’s qualification statements.


Review and comment on construction and disbursement schedules as well as other submitted document including but not limited to: zoning approvals, certified surveys, building permits and approvals, utility company approval letters, soil and foundation engineering reports, and designer’s certification of code and ADA compliance.

 

Prepare Construction Risk Assessment Reports.


Other duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.


QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. Minimum eight or more years' construction administration, architecture, engineering or similar experience.


MEP and Security System experience desired.  

10+ years experience on municipal agencies, government projects desired.

Justice experience, both corrections and courthouse experience desired. 

Sustainable, Lean Construction methods experience desired.


CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES

Licensure as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect is desired.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE

Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.

OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES

Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices. Knowledge of the entitlement/permitting process and construction delivery methods and 
agreements. Familiarity with construction best practices, general building codes, and various building types and systems. Passion for being detail oriented and highly organized

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in 

judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.



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Company Name: CBRE
Website:https://cbre.taleo.net/careersection/exm/jobdetail.ftl?job=19000864&lang=en&src=JB-13820
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