The Project Manager [PM] manages the logistics of fulfilling materials sold to Construction General Contractors. Project Managers will have 20 to 30 jobs in process at any given time with a total contract amount of $10.0M - $15.0M. The PM is responsible for completing tasks in a timely and quality manner so that material arrives to the construction site when it is needed and solving problems related to the successful installation of the materials American Direct sells to the General Contractor. Leading measures of the PM’s success include backlog accuracy, change order days outstanding, over 30 days stored work in process, percentage of no charges to customer and margin improvement.
Duties and Responsibilities
Effectively manages projects from inception to completion; working with internal and external contacts.
Builds and maintains positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employees.
Assists customers and potential customers with problems involving the use of company products and services, and recommends suitable resolutions accordingly
Provides documentation, reports and information to the appropriate management team members and customer as requested.
Consistently monitors job reports to ensure margins meet or exceed estimates.
Interfaces with customers, architects, contractors, engineering, etc. on any scheduling, and technical issues that may arise.
Meets project completion schedules while ensuring labor and material costs are within budget.
Ensures the quality of workmanship is to company and customer standards.
Maintain excellent relationships with customers, owner representatives, co-workers, site superintendents, etc.
Work independently while understanding the need for communication and coordination of work efforts with other team members, departments, or organizations.
Ability to travel as needed for projects.
Problem Solving – identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
Technical Skills – recognize strengths and weaknesses in technical ability. Pursue training and development opportunities. Strive to continuously build knowledge and skills.
Interpersonal – remain open to others’ ideas and be willing to try new things.
Oral communication – listen and get clarification when unsure; respond to questions.
Team work – balance team and individual responsibilities. Contribute to building a positive work environment.
Written communication – must be able to read and interpret written information. Must be able to utilize e-mails and other written communication methods in a businesslike and professional manner.
Cost consciousness – must be diligent in managing the company’s resources (labor, productivity, materials, waste, etc.).
Ethics – treat people with respect. Keep commitments. Inspire the trust of others while working with integrity and ethically. Uphold the company’s values at all times.
Organizational support – follow policies and procedures. Support Affirmative Action efforts and respect diversity.
Adaptability – adapt to changes in the work environment. Able to deal with frequent change, delays and/or unexpected events.
Attendance and Punctuality – must consistently be on time and in attendance on scheduled work days.
Dependability – follow instructions, respond to management direction, and take responsibility for own actions.
Initiative – volunteer readily when able. Seek increased responsibilities. Ask for and offer help when needed.
Innovation – generate suggestions for improvements at work.
Judgment – exhibit sound and accurate judgment. Support and explain reasons for management decisions.
Professionalism – approaches others in a tactful manner. Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Quality – demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness. Look for ways to improve and promote quality.
Quantity – complete work assignments in a timely manner.
Safety and Security – observe and promote safety and security procedures always. Report all potentially unsafe conditions. Use all equipment and materials properly.
Education - College degree preferred or equivalent experience in the construction industry.
Work Experience – 1-2 years experience in the construction industry, preferably with emphasis in the specific fields of Doors, Frames, Hardware and Specialties.
Job Specialties - Doors, Frames, Hardware and Specialties.
Certifications or licenses required – None.
About American Direct
American Direct is a great place to build a career. We have a national footprint as a legacy contract hardware company, along with access control innovation and commercial integration. There is no reason to relocate. Please consider joining our team. Send resumes to our Human Resources department at email@example.com.