Project Manager-Construction

Fall River, MA
Aug 31, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Other Jobs Outside Higher Education
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Company Summary:

RUSSCO, Inc. is one of the nation's leading retail general contractors, specializing in finishing commercial and retail interior space. Founded in 1952, Russell Pichette as Russell & Co., began building and maintaining drive-in theaters. For over 25 years, RUSSCO has had a specialty in retail including clients such as Athleta, Banana Republic, Bed Bath & Beyond, Bose, Foot Locker, GAP, Guess Jeans, J. Crew, Lululemon Athletica, Old Navy, Pizza Hut, The North Face, Toys 'R Us, Victoria Secret and Williams Sonoma.

Based in Fall River, Massachusetts, RUSSCO performs 70% of work outside of New England extending to projects in over 35 states. Starting as a family business, RUSSCO is known for genuine customer service from a hands-on approach the extends to all subcontractors.

Job Summary:
The Project Manager's responsibility is to support client directly through all phases of construction; communicate directly with clients, subcontractors, and office staff in all phases of construction; work directly with Project Superintendents/Supervisors and subcontractors to make certain work is executed per scope agreed upon and to the highest standard; and makes certain that jobs are and remain on schedule
with all expectations met. The role is also required to provide and promote RUSSCO's interests in all matters relating to the project.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • • To provide leadership and to establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships of the on-site staff and to promote a positive project morale.
  • • Working with Bid and Estimating team prior to construction beginning to find Subcontractors
  • • Working with office team and Assistant Project Manager(s) to provide necessary Subcontractor information and scope of agreed upon work for legal contracts for each job
  • • To have a thorough and complete knowledge and understanding of the General Contract, each Subcontract, the contract drawings, specifications and addenda, and to assist the Project Manager(s) in the development of the on-site procedures.
  • • Develop and refine the Project Schedule, keep schedules properly updates, and see that the job meets various required dates.
  • • Plan and review the Construction Program including quality control procedures, safety and security practices, field office location and layout, temporary utilities, staging areas, equipment and manpower
  • • Overseeing job and making certain work is on schedule
  • • Meeting with clients for on-site walk throughs
  • • Leading and participating in conference calls internally with team and externally with clients
  • • Fielding any and all communication of challenges and/or successes to Leadership, Clients, office staff, etc. as necessary
  • • Creating, communicating, and/or submitting legal documents to building departments, inspectors, etc.
  • • To maintain good relations and communications with all involved in the project including the public.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • AS degree in Construction Management or similar or a Journeyman status in a building trade (i.e. Carpenter) AND no less than 5 years of progressive responsibility supervising construction.
  • • Minimum 10 years experience in the construction industry with a commercial and/or institutional general contractor engaged in general building and civil construction
  • • A minimum of 5 years of experience in retail contracting
  • • A demonstrated understanding of construction means and methods associated with the renovation and construction of retail buildings and site-work related thereto
  • • A monetary and legal understanding of construction business
  • • A working knowledge of civil, architectural, mechanical and electrical work
  • • The ability to effectively communicate both in English (written and spoken)
  • • Proficiency with spreadsheets, email, and other software used in the construction industry
  • Positive attitude and team-focused
  • • Drive for extremely high standards and high comprehension of best-in-class customer service
  • • Understands deeply the importance of client relationships
  • • Sense of urgency while ability to lead and motivate
  • • Able to give and receive candid feedback
  • • Skilled conflict manager with strong listening skills
  • • Understands deeply the importance of client relationships

Certificates & Licenses:
  • • All employees are required to have an up to date CPR/AED certificate.
  • • 30 hours OSHA training. Massachusetts Unrestricted Construction Supervisors License.
  • • LEED AP or LEED training is encouraged.

Fall River, MA


Wed, 30 Aug 2017 19:05:51 PDT