Responsible for commercial/multi-family/retail construction management of tenant improvements, and capital improvement projects. The Project Manager oversees construction efforts in assigned region and functional area, and serves as a liaison between external tenants and internal colleagues with a specific focus on support of the Property Management, Leasing and Investment teams.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :Execution & coordination of tenant improvement and capital improvement construction projects for all properties within assigned region or portfolio Project Management – Manage multiple concurrent projects during all phases including lease negotiation, design development, contractor procurement, construction, delivery to Tenant and close-out.Lease Work Agreement Administration and Management – Monitor, manage and perform activities to comply with Lease obligations for Landlord and Tenant activities. Coordinate with project teams on reporting requirements.Budget and Estimating – Prepare preliminary conceptual project budget estimate based on test fits and/or space plans. Update during design development, monitor actual costs versus budget and ensure periodic reconciliation reports are prepared and transmitted to Tenants.Scheduling – Develop and distribute master projects schedules. Update periodically.Consultant Procurement – Oversee pre-qualification and hiring of consultants and preparation of construction documents.Contractor Procurement – Prepare Requests for Proposals (RFP’s) for General Contractor, review and evaluate bid proposals, make award recommendations to Sr. staff and prepare contract for execution.Construction Documents/Plan review – Read and interpret construction drawings. Perform Landlord plan review for conformance with standards and requirements. Distribute plans internally to obtain review comments from Management teams and/or Stakeholders.Permits – Facilitate or directly acquire relevant permits with input or assistance from inspectors, municipal officials & 3rd party contractors as warranted.Construction Contract Administration and Management – Administer and manage the General Contractor’s performance in accordance with the Owner-Contractor Agreement.Schedule and conduct project status meetings for procedures, progress and scheduling.Review requests for changes, assist in negotiating proposals for changes and submit recommendation to Tenant.Collaborate with Property Management/VP Construction to ensure coordination of construction activities such as outages, after-hours work, access to areas outside the immediate project site and testing requirements.Ensure smooth transition of projects from construction to operations.Collect and deliver all required project close-out submittals and documentation.Coordinate and schedule with Tenant, Property Management, and appropriate vendors the Contractor’s final testing and start-up of utilities, operational systems and equipment, punch list inspections, and architectural inspections.Assist Architect in conducting inspections to determine whether the Contractor’s work is substantially complete.Secure and transmit to Tenant and Property Management required warranties and similar submittals and ensure delivery of all keys, manuals, record drawings and maintenance stocks and all close-out documentation.Review and coordinate for payment all applications and invoices for all parties for approval.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :BS in related fieldMinimum of Ten years of relevant experienceStrong working knowledge of MS Office and MS ProjectAbility to solve common construction related problems inherent in tenant & capital improvement activities. Ability to effectively juggle multiple priorities effectively and recognize when it is appropriate to escalate a situation to management for assistance with resolution. Ability to exercise appropriate judgment in appropriately maintaining confidential and/or proprietary informationAbility to prioritize and effectively follow through with multiple projects simultaneously and to meet deadlinesAbility to read and interpret architectural and engineering construction documents