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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Project Management
Construction Project Manager
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Job Description

S.B. Ballard Construction Company, a leading General Contractor/Construction Manager servicing the Mid-Atlantic region, headquartered in Virginia Beach VA is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our team for a project located at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA.

The Project Manager is responsible for driving the project to completion on-time, within budget, while providing an exceptional experience for our owners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for full project ownership including, but not limited to:

Coordinate all activities with the Superintendent and project team.

Own all project finances

Organize, understand, and maintain up-to-date contract documents.

Prepare the project construction schedule in conjunction with the Superintendent and required subcontractor input.

Coordinate the intent and implementation of the final project budget

Issue all subcontracts

Prepare a master submittal schedule and submittal log.

Schedule and conduct regular owner and subcontractor coordination and preconstruction meetings.

Receive, review, document, and administrate the resolution to all project specific issues.

Assist the Superintendent in implementation and coordination of SBBCC on-site quality control and safety procedures.

Receive, review and process all subcontractor Requests for Information (RFI) and Requests for Proposal (RFP) forms.

Prepare, distribute and acquire approval of all Owner Change Order Requests.

Prepare and distribute all subcontractor Change Orders and associated budget revisions.

Prepare and distribute the monthly Owner Applications for payment.

Oversight of all project administrative logs and close-out activities.

Drive the importance of a safety-first mindset to everyone touching the project.

Comfortable managing multiple projects at varying stages within a life cycle.

Manage a small team of employees, providing oversight, direction, and mentoring in accordance to SBBCC's policies and procedures.

Foster and cultivate a team culture that aligns with SBBCC's mission and values.

Qualifications and Experience:

B.S. in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field position or equivalent combination of education and experience.

5-7 years of industry experience, preferably in general contracting.

Extensive experience and knowledge of Construction estimating, means and methods, accounting, document administration, and a thorough understanding of industry practices.

Application of LEED certifications is preferred.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.

Experience with MS Project and P6.

Previous experience managing employees preferred.

Some periodic travel may be required.

Search is currently focusing on eligible candidates residing within commuting distance of JMU job site.

The summary of essential duties and responsibilities listed above is not intended to cover all possible job duties and is subject to change at our discretion. S. B. Ballard offers a competitive pay and benefit package. We are a drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and background check prior to commencing employment. EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About S. B. Ballard Construction Company

Since 1978, S.B. Ballard Construction Company has provided construction services to an extensive list of clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern regions of the United States. Specializing in General Contracting, Construction Management, Project Management, Design/Build and Concrete Specialty Contracting, our track record of major projects has earned us a reputation for being creative, technologically advanced, and extremely responsive to our clients' needs. S.B. Ballard Construction has been nationally recognized with numerous industry awards for job safety and performance. Most noted, in 2001, 2002 and 2003, S.B. Ballard Construction received the US Army Corps of Engineers prestigious Certificate of Appreciation, an award given to the Corps' number one construction firm of the year. Ranked by ENR magazine (October, 2005) as the tenth largest concrete contractor in the nation, and listed by Virginia Business Magazine (February, 2004) as one of the top fifteen largest general contractors in Virginia, S.B. Ballard Construction is committed to setting and maintaining some of the highest standards of service and performance in the construction industry. We have demonstrated reliability and expertise in hundreds of educational, commercial, residential, state, government and institutional construction projects. The company's two greatest assets are our people and our integrity. Our 500 plus employees are experienced, well-educated professionals and craftsman dedicated to the success of your project. We employ a fulltime certified Safety Officer, conduct a comprehensive safety program, and utilize drug and alcohol screening assuring a safe, drug-free work environment. Above all, we are dedicated to our customers and their projects. Our attention to detail is matched only by our willingness to perform the work necessary to exceed your expectations and assure your project's success.