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Commercial Construction Project Manager – Life Sciences/Biotech

San Diego, CA

Job ID: 14532922 - Construction/Facilities - Posted 4 weeks ago



Our North County San Diego-based client is in immediate need of a qualified and dedicated Project Manager (PM) or Sr. Project Manager (Sr. PM) who is very experienced in the Life Sciences sector of construction.  Our client is an extremely successful General Contractor with an incredible track record and a solid reputation for providing excellent service in the following areas: Commercial Construction, Life Sciences, Mixed-Use, and Occupied spaces. As the Project Manager or Sr. PM, your mission and responsibility are to strategically build out a team, while leading them accordingly, in addition to planning and reviewing each project daily as well as implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer service standards. Successful candidates must be organized, a self-starter, and a strong communicator.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Add to existing team necessary supporting pieces
  • Prepare project schedule
  • Review project drawings and specifications

  • Coordinate with the project development team to develop the architecture, interior design, and construction specifications

  • Develop construction estimates

  • Reviewing budget information and meeting targeted budget goals

  • Conduct project kick-off meetings with VP of Construction and project team

  • Coordinate materials for project through suppliers

  • Monitor expenditures, identifying variances between estimated budget and revenue and implement corrective actions

  • Coordinate with the production team to ensure projects are completed from start to finish in a timely and efficient manner

  • Decision making responsibility concerning project cost, time, methods and performance
  • Accountability for contract administration, execution, job cost tracking, billing, change order control system, claims, and job closeout

  • Participate in company project management meetings reviewing performance

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Building Construction Management

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience managing commercial construction

  • Must possess experience as a Project Manager in the Life Sciences sector
  • Accustomed to working on jobs (4-5 jobs at a time) $4.5M – $20M projects
  • Experience running projects in either technology, biotech, healthcare.
  • Knowledge of codes and general construction methods

  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand contracts

  • Experience in writing detailed scopes of work

  • Computer skills – Excel, Word, estimating software

  • Demonstrated ability working with the accounting department to produce accurate operations reports

  • Excellent people management, communication, and negotiating skills

  • Ability to work independently, to use time productively, and to work well with customers in a multi-functional, fast-paced environment. 

  • Able to adapt to daily activities that can become complex and confusing

  • Capable of understanding priorities and managing priorities effectively

  • Ability to communicate and interpret instructions in a clear and precise style

  • Ability to compose standard letters, with proper format, grammar, punctuation, and spelling, using all parts of speech appropriately

  • Ability to speak with poise, voice control, and confidence

  • Good analytical skills

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to formulate plans and work independently

  • Ability to evaluate the options and make the best choice while listening objectively to others opinions

  • Dresses for the situation.
What our client is offering:
  • A very competitive compensation package
  • A very comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vehicle or car allowance, phone, computer, 401k + match)
  • Bonus opportunities (15 – 20% targeted)

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