Project Manager

  (#8395) - Texas
Industry: Precast & Prestressed Concrete


Develops cost estimates for the bidding process, serves as the Project Coordinator and the contact person working with the Precast Engineer and the General Contractor to meet the project erection and delivery schedule, works with the Operations Manager and Plant Manager to ensure that the precast products fabricated for a project meet the architectural specifications, schedules on-site patching and fixes, and prepares monthly project billings.


1. Estimates material, labor, and freight for construction projects identified by the Vice President for Marketing as good bidding opportunities.
2. Reports all concerns regarding drafting, engineering, production, and erection to the Operations Manager upon becoming aware of any such concern.
3. Utilizes the computer to generate an estimate for a selected project.
4. Assumes the role of Project Manager for those projects that he/she has estimated and have been awarded if workload allows.
5. Serves as the contact person for the company, the Precast Engineer, and the General Contractor, to ensure that production and delivery schedules are met.
6. Works with the Plant Manager to schedule precast samples to the General Contractor for approval by the Architect.
7. Works with the Precast Engineer and the Drafting Department to ensure that drawings are submitted in a timely manner to the General Contractor for approval.
8. Works with the Plant Manager and the Traffic Manager to ensure that delivery of the finished product is coordinated with the General Contractor’s erection schedule.
9. Coordinates and communicates with the General Contractor and the erector to schedule on-site fixes and patching.
10. Documents all phone / verbal communication related to the project, and advises the Operations Manager of the development of circumstances leading to potential change orders or costs.
11. Maintains project files in an accessible and well-organized manner.
12. Prepares monthly project billings, and tracks billable labor, material, freight, and fix connections against the bid estimate.
13. Serves as a role model for other employees with regard to attendance, timeliness, loyalty, mutual respect, and support for organizational teamwork and continuous process improvement.


1. Education and/or Experience: 
    College degree in a related technical or professional field / 3+ years of experience in the skilled labor or quality control side of architectural precast products.

2. Language Skills:
    Ability to read instructions, notices, handbooks, and government regulations.
    Ability to communicate verbal / written ideas and observations in an understandable manner.
    Ability to understand verbal / written instructions.
    Ability to read and understand complex construction documents and piece tickets.

3. Mathematical Skills:
    Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
    Calculate percentages, area, circumference, periphery, and volume.
     Ability to apply basic concepts of algebra and geometry.

4. Reasoning Ability
    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
    Ability to organize and maintain records in an understandable, retrievable manner.

5. Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, climb, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, talk and hear.
    Manually lifting requirements are light.

6. Work Environment
    The work described will require the Project Manager to be in an office environment for the majority of the time, but occasionally will be in the plant or yard.
    This employee will be required to wear all safety equipment required of regular plant personnel.
    Periodic short-term travel will be required.

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