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Project Manager

LOCATION: Chicago

DEPARTMENT: Interiors

POSITION SUMMARY:

Manage projects from start to finish ensuring completion on time and within budget. Keep eyes and ears on every aspect of the project including, scheduling, timelines, costs and client service.

Work closely with the project team including architects, clients, landlords and subcontractors to ensure that work is completed on time, within budget and to the high degree of quality that Reed Construction is known for. He or she will be expected to demonstrate strong organizational, communication and leadership capabilities to successfully perform the required duties and responsibilities, which include (but are not limited to):

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Represent and cultivate Reed’s values; uphold business ethics and demonstrate professional judgement
  • Manage project life cycle including subcontractor negotiations and buyout, project scheduling, material procurement, RFI’s, pencil draws, change order management and project close out
  • Display a thorough understanding of project specifications, including site drawings, agenda, on-site procedures and potential code violations to properly bid and manage the project
  • Conduct meetings with clients, architects and other partners to provide project updates; engage in team collaboration and communication with the Superintendent to proactively resolve any on-site issues keeping the project on track
  • Generate detailed and accurate conceptual budgets from space plans, and/or renderings and/or scope notes
  • Serve as the point of contact for project management staff, subcontractors, building owners and managers, building engineers, architects and more
  • Abide by guidelines in Reed’s safety manual and regularly attend seminars on a variety of safety-related topics
  • Maintain good relations and communication with everyone involved in a project; conduct oneself in a courteous and professional manner at all times

QUALIFICATIONS / KSAs:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3 years of industry experience, preferably corporate/commercial interiors
  • Committed to producing high-quality work
  • Punctual and respectful of others’ time
  • Goal-oriented – ability to react quickly to changing circumstances and still achieve the desired end results
  • Proactively looks for potential job site issues and addresses any problems promptly and professionally
  • Calm and professional demeanor, even in high-pressure situations
  • Organized with keen attention to detail; strong critical thinking skills
  • Strong understanding of project cost analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to produce thorough documentation of each project
  • Experience with project management software is a plus (Procore, On-Screen Takeoff, Timberline, Salesforce, Microsoft Project)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook
Project Superintendent

LOCATION: Chicago

DEPARTMENT: Field Team/Project Management

POSITION SUMMARY:

Project Superintendents are Reed Construction’s first line of defense on job sites. Responsibilities include oversight of all day-to-day site operations, including scheduling, coordination and delegation of subcontractor work, quality control and ensuring the safety of everyone on a project site.

The ideal candidate will work closely with our project management staff and assigned subcontractors to ensure that work is being completed on time, within budget and to the high degree of quality that Reed Construction is known for. He or she will be expected to demonstrate strong leadership capabilities and do whatever is reasonably necessary to perform the required duties and responsibilities which include (but are not limited to):

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide strong leadership, maintaining effective working relationships with project staff to ensure a positive on-site morale.
  • Display a thorough understanding of project specifications, including site drawings, addenda, on-site procedures and potential code violations; bring any on-site issues to the attention of the project management staff in a timely manner.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for project management staff, subcontractors, building owners and managers, building engineers, architects and more.
  • Organize, delegate and oversee all on-site work being done by subcontractors and coordinate all on-site trade work; continuously provide feedback on assigned subcontractors and actively source new outlets for future projects.
  • Obtain any necessary permits or licenses, including Certificates of Insurance (COIs), project schedules and up-to-date safety protocol and equipment; Ensure prominent posting of weatherproofed, on-site signage outlining all required safety notices.
  • Ensure safety and security of each job site. Coordinate and host site walk-throughs, OSHA inspections and more; immediately prompt any corrective actions indicated by reports of these agencies.
  • Regularly attend seminars on a variety of safety-related topics.
  • Attend scheduled meetings with project management staff, clients, architects and other partners; engage in team collaboration to address any issues and provide comprehensive and transparent progress reports.
  • Utilize project management software to provide real-time data so that the project management staff can make timely and informed decisions. This includes use of Procore, On-Screen Takeoff, PM Web Solutions and more.
  • Maintain good relations and communication with everyone involved in a project, including the general public; conduct oneself in a courteous and professional manner at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS / KSAs:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a superintendent role preferred
  • Committed to producing high-quality work, striving for a “zero punch list” on every project
  • Ability to effectively lead an on-site project team and work toward multiple deadlines at once
  • Punctual and respectful of others’ time
  • Goal-oriented – ability to react quickly to changing circumstances and still achieve the desired end results
  • Proactively looks for potential job site issues and addresses any problems promptly and professionally
  • Organized with keen attention to detail; strong critical thinking skills
  • Strong understanding of project cost analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to produce thorough documentation of each project
Business Development Manager

LOCATION: Chicago

DEPARTMENT: Interiors/Healthcare/Ground-Up

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reed Construction is looking for a highly motivated, innovative, business development professional to join our team.  The ideal candidate will have 5-15 years of building relationships in construction with a proven track record. The Business Development Manager is responsible for developing new business opportunities and managing relationships with clients, project managers, designers, brokers, and healthcare institutions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Identify and develop relationships with industry professionals to generate new business opportunities.
  • Create and expand Reed’s footprint and build positive top-of-mind awareness.
  • Attend industry events and other meetings to stay abreast of market conditions, competition, and establish relationships with existing clients and prospects.
  • Provide ongoing progress updates on new business development activities and other key indicators to the Reed management team.
  • Coordinate and assist in the proposal process with Reed’s marketing and project management teams.

QUALIFICATIONS / KSAs:

  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
  • Business Development experience (prefer 5-15 years) in the construction industry with a successful track record of building relationships.
  • Proven ability to establish profitable relationships with decision makers at companies and organizations.
  • Outstanding presentation and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Works in the office and attends industry events, along with occasional project site visits.

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