Project Manager

at Skanska USA
Location Portland
Date Posted May 15, 2021
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


The Project Manager is in charge of the Project Management Team. The Project Manager is responsible to plan and oversee the project to ensure a timely and cost effective outcome. This includes budgeting, organization, implementation and scheduling of the project. He/she will oversee a smooth transition from the estimate/pre-construction phase to construction, including design management, if applicable, in order to protect the bid position. He/she is responsible for ensuring the project/area is constructed in a safe, ethical manner, and in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws. What You'll Do: Responsible for the safety of all assigned employees and subcontractors to ensure the safe execution of all activities, including the strict adherence to company safety policies and programs through the communication and enforcement of the Skanska Safety and Health Management Program, including the ability to independently stop work for a safety violation or suspected safety violation; Maintain strong relationships with clients, designers and consultants; Hiring of subcontractors/vendors including negotiations, sub agreements, material agreements and PO's; Engage, hire, manage third party resources (engineering, subject matter experts, consultants, etc.); Management of subcontractors and vendors schedule, performance, and payments; Ensure compliance with project and Skanska's DBE compliance program; Chair project meetings, including project team, owner and subcontractors meetings; Complete understanding of the contract including Skanska's contractual obligations and the owners obligations; Identify Project Risk and develop Mitigation Plans; Ensure timely notices as required to the owner to protect Skanska interests regarding extra work, design changes, delays, impacts, etc.; Manage project claims in collaboration with Skanska's Legal Department; Project submittals, process RFIs & shop drawings, as required by the Owner; Manage and coordinate onsite staff; Manage the project budget utilizing Skanska's Cost Control Systems; Compile reports regarding financial, schedule and production reports for the Project Executive; Prepare and coordinate payments from owner and ensure timely payments; Develop and maintain the project schedule in sync with the project budget; Develop and maintain site logistics plan with Superintendent staff; Ensure the project delivers a quality product meeting Skanska's high quality standards. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed as deemed appropriate by management at any time. What We're Looking For: Thorough understanding of Lump Sum, Design Build and EPC contracts; Exhibits strong leadership qualities; Excellent time management and organizational skills; Strong understanding of financial operations and corporate cost control; Computer proficient and the ability to adapt to new innovations and processes; Strong written, communication, and problem solving skills; Strong math/accounting and estimating skills; Exceptional understanding of construction industry. Bachelor of Science in Construction or Engineering preferred, but experience may be considered in lieu of; 8 year's extensive experience in management of construction projects. Developing Your Career at Skanska, You Will: Contribute to a sustainable future improving the lives of people, communities and companies; Collaborate in an open culture where sound values and dedicated people come together for greater results; Thrive in a people-driven international company with countless opportunities to learn and grow. Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age. Skanska is one of the world's leading construction and development companies. In the U.S., Skanska's core operations include building construction, civil infrastructure and developing self-financed commercial properties, which together generated $8 billion in revenue in 2018. As a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $2.3 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. With U.S. headquarters in New York City, Skanska has offices in 28 metro areas with 9,000 employees nationwide. Skanska is an industry-leading innovator in both safety and project execution, and offers competitive solutions for both traditional and complex assignments to help build a more sustainable future for our customers and communities. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled approximately $20 billion in 2018. We are proud to be named one of America's Best Employers of 2017 by Forbes. Search Firm and Employment Agency Disclaimer Skanska USA Human Resources ("Skanska HR") provides HR services to the Skanska business units within the U.S.A. including Skanska USA Civil Inc., Skanska USA Building Inc., Skanska USA Commercial Development Inc. and Skanska Infrastructure Development Inc. (collectively "Skanska USA"). As such, Skanska HR is the sole authorized representative of Skanska USA to execute any agreements with search firms, employment agencies or any employment vendor ("Vendor"). As a condition precedent to any entitlement for payment, a Vendor shall have both (1) Skanska USA Placement Agreement, and (2) an Engagement Job Order executed by an authorized Skanska HR representative. Absent the properly executed documents, Skanska HR shall have no obligation to make payment to the Vendor. Verbal or written communications from any employee of Skanska USA business units shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be considered property of Skanska HR. Additional Information Location: Portland, Oregon, United States Schedule: Full-time Employee Status: Regular