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Commercial Construction Project Manager



Miami Beach, FL, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024
Lessen is one of the fastest growing companies in the real estate services industry. Our proprietary technology platform provides clients with portfolio dashboards, the ability to review and approve project estimates, check in on project progress in real time and pay vendors all in one place! But we aren’t just a tech company. We are also a property service delivery company offering renovations, turns and maintenance to residential and commercial clients. Lessen recently acquired SMS Assist, an industry-leading facilities maintenance technology and delivery company. The new combined national footprint will serve more than 250,000 properties, facilitate approximately 2.5 million repair and maintenance orders, and complete nearly 20,000 renovation and turn projects per year. Lessen has quickly evolved from exciting startup to valued partner, delivering scalable and turnkey property services to our clients.
Job Summary
The Commercial Construction Project Manager is responsible for managing and monitoring day to day operations for Major Construction projects across the US in a specific market sector, including design, staffing, compliance, scheduling, construction resources and contractual commitments. Responsible for driving high quality operational output & performance and developing and maintaining strong, effective and sustainable relationships with their customers.

What You'll Do

    Monitor and provide direction in the following areas:
    o Client Maintenance
    o Procedural and process issues
    o Financial issues and reporting processes
    o Subcontractor performance issues
    o Manpower issues and analysis
    o Constructability and technical issues
    o Legal and liability issues
    o Risk analysis and mitigation
    o Special issues
    Monitor and report on:
    o Project schedule, safety, administration and profitability
    o Material and equipment procurement
    o Quality of work
    o Communication/Relationships with Owner, Subcontractors, and Architecture and Engineering companies
    Prepare project administration documents for approval:
    o General Conditions and project approach of each project estimate prior to submission to the Owner
    o Project schedule prior to issuance to the Owner and Subcontractors
    o Project Budget as prepared by estimating prior to issuance to accounting
    o Subcontracts and Purchase Orders
    o Contractual notices to Owners and Subcontractors
    o Change Order Requests prior to submission to the Owner
    o American Institute of Architect (AIA) Owner Change Orders
    o Subcontractor AIA Change Orders and associated budget revisions
  • Visit job sites and attend Subcontractor progress meetings as required in order to have working knowledge of current project status and issues
  • Coordinate project mobilization, demobilization and equipment needs with Finance Administrators
  • Develop and maintain key customer relationships, travel as needed to meet with key stakeholders in markets to devise solutions to problems and collaborate on areas of improvement
  • Prevent and/or resolve issues and customer concerns with high sense of urgency, escalating on a timely basis when necessary.
  • Prepare and participate in communications and monthly updates with key clients; including presenting at client meetings, sharing appropriate reports etc.
  • Ensure confidentiality of internal and external data
  • Foster a positive team environment
  • Perform ad-hoc projects and other duties as assigned
  • Operate within the Organization’s Financial, Legal, and Ethical Policies. Be familiar with and comply with company rules and policies
  • Act as a professional role model in performance and behavior in accordance with Lessen's values

You Should Have

  • Role Specific Skills
  • Ability to dissect full projects into construction trade bundles and build project schedules
  • Knowledge and competency in a variety of project management software
  • Pragmatic problem solver
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite
  • Qualifications
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Four-year Construction Science/Engineering degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in engineering, project management or construction management
  • 5 + years of project management experience preferably in commercial retail branches of banks or retail stores
  • Experience and knowledge of Commercial Construction estimating, means and methods, accounting, project administration, LEED certifications, and a thorough understanding of industry practices
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Why Lessen:
· Competitive compensation
· Dental, Vision, Life, Disability options
· 401K retirement savings plan
· Paid vacation, federal and floating holidays
· Maternity/Paternity Pay
· Career advancement opportunities
· All the tools you’ll need to be successful
Lessen is intentional about attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds. We’re looking for teammates that are enthusiastic, empathetic, curious, motivated, reliable, and will help us amplify the positive & inclusive culture we’ve been building. Lessen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.