Project Manager
Investments Group

Boston, MA

The Project Manager role will manage appropriately-sized tasks associated with either construction or development aspects. This will include management, supervision, and coordination of construction activities to managing sales reports.

Position Overview

  • Manage appropriately-sized tasks associated with either construction or development aspects of the EchelonSeaport Project in Boston, Massachusetts. Appropriate size is determined by the level of the CM in his/her experience, and the number of tasks assigned to him/her.
  • Provide day-to-day management, supervision, and coordination of construction activities, representing ownership’s interest.
  • Ensure that construction standards and the quality of workmanship are maintained to ownership standards for all assigned tasks.
  • Establish and coordinates the entire closing process from condo sale to condo closing within the timeframes established by the owner.
  • Manage and coordinate the entire turnover process on other components of EchelonSeaport as directed by supervisor.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and prepare for execution contracts, change orders for general contractor, and amendments for design team members.
  • Review and monitor preparation of design and construction documents, prepared by the design team.
  • Review & approve project invoices and provide to supervisor, with appropriate back-up, to submit for payment.
  • Issue and take responsibility for change orders and field orders.
  • Monitor and review RFI and submittal process.
  • Resolve technical and schedule issues, providing leadership and direction with external parties.
  • As appropriate, review and negotiate vendor or subcontractor scope of work and prepare recommendation for award.
  • Manage and take responsibility for punch list process, ensuring timely completion of corrective work.
  • Inspect work in process on a frequent basis, provide feedback to the GC to ensure project is in compliance with all specifications and report to supervisor regarding any concerns/issues.
  • Lead project construction coordination meetings.
  • Develop relationships and manage the interface (communicating both verbally and in writing) on a daily basis with design team, general contractors, city/town/township officials, inspectors and public utilities.
  • Manage the daily interface (communicating both verbally and in writing) with Cottonwood staff in Los Angeles, as well as local project property manager.
  • Provide direction in the design process by providing budget, schedule, and constructability input.
  • Develop, monitor, maintain and enforce project schedules. Develop remediation plans if needed.
  • Help backoffice to maintain project record set of documents.
  • Manage project closeout activities with contractors to include and not be limited to acceptance and completion of project, and ensuring final payment is secured.
  • Manage project closeout activities with internal parties to ensure all required items are complete.
  • Provide direction between design and construction phases of each project.
  • Coordinate with project neighbors and resolve any issues or conflicts satisfactorily.
  • Prepare (develop, validate and maintain) cost estimates as needed for all construction-related needs.
  • Prepare Request for proposal, bid documents, bid analysis, award letters for general contractors or vendors.
  • Manage and coordinate turnover requirements.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with permit plan reviewers and inspectors.
  • Support supervisor and other Investments Group team members with specific assignments and projects within the region.
  • Participate in industry events (occasionally, as needed).

Required Qualifications/Skills

  • BA/BS degree required with a concentration in construction technology, building construction, civil engineering or architecture preferred.
  • A minimum 3 years of progressively responsible experience required with a commercial and /or residential real estate developer, general contractor, construction management or closely related company.
  • Previous estimating and start to finish project management experience required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications to include Word and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project, and other scheduling software.

Physical Requirements

  • Involves work of a general office nature usually performed sitting such as operation of a computer.
  • Involves work of a general office nature usually performed standing such as operation of a fax and printer.
  • Involves work such as tours throughout Project site, usually performed by walking, climbing stairs and climbing construction ladders.
  • Involves lifting plans or boxes of 25 pounds or more occasionally.

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