• Construction Project Manager - Fargo

    Job Locations US-Fargo
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/3/2018 10:29 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview


    Responsible for overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting, and control for general construction projects while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with quality standards.


    • Charting out the project plans and objectives; setting performance requirements, and managing overall process.
    • Bringing about optimum utilization of resources- labor, materials and equipment, and ensuring their procurement at most cost-effective terms.
    • Implementation of various operations through proper coordination.


    Essential Functions:


    • Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.
    • Determine labor requirements and coordinate workers for construction sites.
    • Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations.
    • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, field staff, and clients.
    • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.
    • Obtain all necessary permits and licenses.
    • Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods.
    • Select, contract, and oversee workers who complete specific pieces of the project, such as painting or plumbing.
    • Requisition supplies and materials to complete construction projects.
    • Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress and cost tracking reports.
    • Develop and implement quality control programs.
    • Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site.
    • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
    • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems including start up and project closeout.
    • Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites, to ensure that proper procedures are being carried out.
    • Evaluate construction methods and determine cost-effectiveness of plans.
    • Oversee cost accounting for projects; including analyzing progress and assisting with compiling monthly billings.


    Knowledge and Skills Required:

    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to plan and organize a team effort.
    • Capacity to motivate and lead a project.
    • Effective time management and logical decision-making ability.
    • Capacity to handle pressure.
    • Willingness to travel to construction sites.
    • Strong focus on cost accounting and budget analysis.



    • A four-year bachelor’s degree in construction management and/or education and experience equivalence. 
    • Minimum 3-5 years of experience with construction projects.


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