Self-Preform Operations (SPO) Project Manager- Pittsburgh

Turner Construction     Construction     General Contracting     -     March 18, 2020

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Turner Construction

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Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse market segments. The company has earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for their clients, employees and community.

Position Overview

Division: Pittsburgh Main
Project Location(s): Pittsburgh, PA 15222 USA
Minimum Years Experience:
Travel Involved:
Job Type: Regular
Job Classification: Experienced
Job Family: Construction
Compensation: Salaried Exempt

Position Description: Lead, direct, and coordinate management of Self-Perform Operations (SPO) projects, including overall project pursuit, staffing, proactive planning and implementation, budget, and risk management.

Reports To: Self-Perform Operations (SPO) Manager

Essential Duties & Key Responsibilities: 

  •  Lead development of high performance teams through supervision, training, coaching, and mentoring.
  • Ensure regular feedback with staff including timely completion of performance appraisals.
  • Provide leadership to foster environment of diversity and inclusion for all staff.
  •  Develop and improve assigned client relationships fostering trusted advisor status.
  • Understand and administer company contract and subcontract agreements.
  • Promote involvement in community to help build strategic relationships and embrace community in which we live and
  • Foster and enhance internal, architect, owner, vendor, and supplier relations.
  • Assist in development and update master schedule to incorporate Self-Perform Operations (SPO) schedule; distribute latest schedule to trade partners and suppliers to ensure contractual obligations.
  • Manage budget and financial reporting, interpret and analyze reports to ensure adherence to project budget.
  • Manage productivity tracking program.
  • Manage quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) program.
  • Provide leadership for risk evaluation, contract negotiations, fee and pricing decisions.
  • Understand, comply, and advise others on company business ethics, and compliance programs.
  • Manage and oversee field operation and engineering processes and procedures.
  • Understand and manage labor agreements, if in union environment.
  • Develop and ensure implementation of project safety protocols.
  • Ensure timely submission of pay applications.
  • Collaborate with accounting to ensure timely submission and payment of supplier invoices in accordance with terms of
    contract agreement. Review subcontracts, Purchase Orders, and Change Orders for accuracy.
  • Inform management of project and budget progress via regularly scheduled Operation Review Meetings (ORM).
  • Support and drive utilization of various company initiatives; promote and utilize emerging technologies and innovations to support sustainable competitive advantages.
  • Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned
  • Qualifications:

    •  Bachelor’s Degree from accredited and credentialed degree program and 8 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience
    • Supervisor or management experience, preferred
    • Prior union labor experience, desired
    • Thorough knowledge of construction cost, scheduling, estimating, purchasing and engineering principles and techniques, budgeting, and accounting principles
    • Read, understand, and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule
    • Professional written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient with computer applications and MS Office skills
    • Leadership and interpersonal relationship building skills

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
    essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
    essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs,
    passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific
    vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


    Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
    essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
    essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site
    where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather
    conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.


    Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
    VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer — minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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