About the Role
The Project Manager coordinates and supervises one or more Multi Family, Student Housing or Senior Living projects. The Project Manager position is a direct report to the executive leadership of Southern Building Group and interfaces with all parties involved in the project including development and ownership teams, authorities, design consultants, other consultants, field team members, contract administration and accounting, and subcontractors and suppliers.
Project Managers at Southern Building Group are expected to be highly motivated with a strong work ethic, be adept at multi-tasking, be able to delegate, have great written and verbal communication and negotiation skills, be excellent managers of time, possess strong organizational skills, leadership qualities, a professional demeanor, possess a high level of risk evaluation, critical thinking skills, problem solving mindset, and a team approach to completing high pressure, fast-paced builds.
Southern Building Group Project Managers are highly skilled in conflict management and resolution.
The Assistant Project Manager must review, acknowledge, and a have willingness to conduct business in a manner that embodies this company’s core values as follows:
Faith: We are dependent on God and trust in Him in all our endeavors. Our faith is what we do, not just what we believe.
Love: We genuinely care for all people and their stories – where they come from and where they are headed.
Service: We serve each other, the community, and our clients.
Humility: We strive to be ideal team players not focusing on blame or credit.
Tenacity: We work with a focus on how we can get things done, not why we can’t.
Integrity: We strive to do the right thing – always.
Collaboration with the Owner/ Development team, design consultants, and SBG executive leadership in the design phase of projects.
Helping identify potential cost and build hazards and addressing potential design conflicts, delays, or other issues encountered during the design process.
Assisting SBG executive leadership in formulating project budgets and estimates.
Assisting SBG executive leadership in formulating project schedules.
Obtaining permits and licenses required to begin construction projects.
Procurement and Contract Administration:
Assisting the executive team in the selection of subcontractors, vendors, and service providers.
Timely providing subcontracts, purchase orders, and service agreements to the contract administration staff for publications.
Assisting the executive leadership team in negotiating terms of subcontractors, purchase orders, and service agreements.
Scheduling, coordination, and administration of pre-construction meetings and manufacturer’s representative meetings.
Assisting the contract administration team in procuring subcontractor and vendor insurance and surety bonds.
Administration of all prime contract and subcontract and vendor change orders.
Review and processing of all submittals.
Publication of all required closeout documentation including warranties, maintenance and operation manuals, and final lien waivers.
Weekly Job Reporting:
Maintenance and publication of buyout reports and reconciliation with cost reports published by the accounting department.
Maintenance and publication of Allowance Logs.
Maintenance and publication of RFI and Submittals Logs.
Maintenance and publication of Owner Change Order Logs and Delay Logs.
Publication of monthly Owner reports in a timely manner.
Oversight of field team reporting requirements including daily reports, project and work photographs, and inventory reporting (materials, tools, equipment).
Keep all stakeholders aware of the progress on projects and prepare progress reports regularly.
Provide oversight for the executive leadership in the field team’s means and methods of project construction.
Oversee the field staff’s compliance with safety requirements, building codes, and legal requirements
Communicate and coordinate with all utility and service providers to insure the delivery of services and utilities to meet construction schedule.
Communicate and coordinate along with Superintendent all approvals and inspections for construction from local and state building departments and officials. Determine if the subcontractor/ vendor team is adhering to their commitment requirements.
Insure that labor and materials are being applied in a timely manner.
Allocation and management of project resources to ensure that they are available when they are needed throughout the construction projects.
Quality control and quality control oversight reporting.
Assist the executive leadership team in human resources issues that may arise.
Assist in procuring living arrangements and temporary housing for field team members.
The ability to explain contract and technical matters in a clear manner
Train and mentor construction workers and construction laborers depending on the size of the project
Navigate and resolve environmental or local community issues that may arise during a project
Conduct site checks to monitor progress and quality standards
Excellent technical skills and understanding of construction methods, contracts and blueprints
BSc/BA degree in Architecture, Building Science, Engineering, Construction Management, or another related field
PMP or an equivalent certification would be considered an asset
Extensive previous work experience managing budgets for construction projects
Excellent knowledge of construction materials and equipment
Previous experience in a leadership role with strong and proven leadership skills
MS Office Suite
PlanSwift or other estimating software is a plus.
BIM experience is a plus.
Previous work experience in construction management or another similar role
Understanding of construction management processes
Excellent knowledge of relevant rules and regulations as well as quality standards and human resources
Pay & Benefits
Pay $110,000.00 - $165,000.00 per year
Paid time off
Project management: 1 year (Preferred)
About the Company
Southern Building Group has developed, constructed, and managed premier multi-family, commercial, student housing, and senior living communities, throughout the country. Southern Building Group's experience ranges from traditional garden-style apartments to multi-level urban infill projects.