Project Director

Project Director

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Employment Type

Permanent

Industry

Restoration

Job ID

7360


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We are presently seeking a highly motivated, goal oriented and customer focused Project Director to join our growing team in the commercial Restoration division. The Project Director is responsible for the planning, organization and the successful execution of restoration and reconstruction projects. Projects will range in size and complexity. Projects should typically be located within the region/market in which you reside in but will include projects outside of your region which can include any state across the US. The Project Director will provide leadership to the Operations teams to ensure projects are carried out safely while maintaining project quality, schedule, costs and customer satisfaction.


Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• As a corporate representative, the Project Director has ultimate responsibility for communication, delivery of schedule, budget, scope and quality commitments
• The Project Director acts as the Client “account executive” for multiple projects and will review all restoration estimates on jobs they are assigned to, as well as produce reconstruction estimates for their assigned projects
• Manages the Operations and project team which includes, but is not limited to; first responders, superintendents, vendors, suppliers, AOE/EOR’s, and clients
• The Project Director will produce a rough order of magnitude estimate for restoration and reconstruction projects, and then monitor all expenses to ensure the budget and actual costs align with the company’s expectations regarding project profitability and customer satisfaction
• The Project Director will produce a reconstruction SOW and estimate based on the work completed on a restoration project
• The Project Director will request and review vendor proposals to cross reference with their estimate for purposes of buyout and achieving the target profit margin for a given project. Target Margins will be identified by project type.
• On projects greater than $250k, the PD will assist in assigning Project Managers and/or Superintendents in concert with management to ensure staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project
• Tracks project costs to maintain budget and profitability; responsible for delivery/enhancement of margin
• Reviews contracts and manages the financial aspects of contracts; ensures job margin analysis is completed on a regular basis
• Responsible for approval/acceptance of project handoff packages
• Ensures project team compliance with SOPs
• Directs and ensures timely completion of project’s close-out activities
• Responsible for project documentation compliance
• Recruits Supervisors and Project Managers
• Monitors and reports project costs and schedule performance; recommends corrective actions if needed
• Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with project owners, subcontractors, suppliers, and industry professionals. As a corporate representative, visits sites at least monthly
• Ensures proper project billing; reviews/negotiates potential change orders with clients
• Documents best practices to share with other Project teams; ensures best practices are being used
• Adheres to Company Safety Standards and promotes safety culture among the ranks throughout the Company
• Performs other related duties and assignments as required



Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and mentor a team in both restoration and construction.
• Knowledge and use of T&M, Xactimate, negotiations with insurance providers (adjusters, consultants, etc)
• Knowledge of scheduling processes and software’s
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a proven ability to write reports, business correspondence and RFI's and to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
• Excellent understanding and ability to interpret plans/read blueprints, apply building codes, technical procedures, governmental regulations, construction processes, and other design requirements
• Strong ability to manage restoration and construction projects and to resolve problems and issues
• In-depth knowledge of commercial construction processes, construction laws and practices
• Excellent negotiation skills and at least three years’ experience in negotiating contract
• Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Microsoft Project software and general computer literacy. Experience with estimating software is also preferred

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Contact Details:

Nicole Bonet  

631-406-4722

Nicole@execsallied.com