11 days old

Construction Project Manager 1

San Ramon, CA 94583

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a motivated Construction Project Manager 1 to work for Sodexos Project Management Team for one of our most prestigious clients in San Ramon, CA. The Construction Project Manager will primarily handle a portfolio of projects within the San Ramon area. 

We are looking for someone with experience managing medium to small value projects. Project Managers manage a portfolio of projects within their area of responsibility. This will include actual execution of the project and may involve pre-construction planning with stake holders, designers, consultants, clients and other project team members. He or she will develop assignments, timetables and responsibilities for team members for the duration of the project. Organizes and directs construction personnel, and ensures that materials and equipment resources are delivered on time. Interacts with planning commissions and governing bodies. Coordinates costing estimation and is directly involved in the day to day operations of the project. Works with professional employees and supervises large, complex technical or business support or production operations team(s). Adapts plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges. Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plans. Provides technical guidance to employees, colleagues and the client.   


Principal Duties:

  • primary project leader for execution teams on assigned projects;
  • develops project schedules and executes according to plan for assigned projects;
  • communicates positive and realistic expectations to the project team and client;
  • holds self and others accountable for meeting key project metrics;
  • evaluates the contractual scope of work and the impact of client issued bulletins, field directives and / or scheduling changes;
  • actively pursues additional work through change orders;
  • performs associated cost estimates, prepares proposals and negotiates final settlement price and customer acceptance;
  • effectively communicates project progress, issues and financial status to management as required;
  • manages risks and executes project recovery plans when required;
  • resolves disputes with minimal need for escalation;
  • ensures project document controls are in compliance with contract requirements;
  • oversees project construction for compliance with specifications, local codes and installation techniques;
  • manages the selection, ordering, and delivery schedule of materials to be procured for the projects assigned;
  • develops and maintains viable long-term relationships with consultants, prime contractors and subcontractors;
  • attends and leads job progress meetings as required;  
  • ensures subcontractors understand expectations of the project;
  • coordinates with his or her director or Senior Project Manager for allocation of resources needed to meet project objectives;
  • ensures any engineering and commissioning performed by the field team is in accordance with established standards; and/or
  • develops cost estimates and sub-contractor scope documents and solicitations for bids. 


Qualifications and Experience

  • construction/project management experience with new construction, renovations, infrastructure and working in critical environments is preferred;
  • construction/project management working in projects that are adjacent to concurrent operations is preferred;
  • minimum of 1 year of direct project management experience in the Building Construction Industry;
  • demonstrated high level of verbal and written communication skills is a must;
  • the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities;
  • must have the ability to communicate technical material to a non-technical audience;
  • proficient in Project Management software, and financial accounting systems;
  • advanced working knowledge of project scheduling and documentation techniques and processes; and/or
  • strong computer working capabilities in MS Office (excel, word, power point, Adobe Writer, Visio and basic Windows environment).

This position may require travel within the region of 25%. 


Learn more about Sodexos Benefits 


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Position Summary

Plans, directs and coordinates activities of designated capital projects. Reviews project proposal, establishes work plan and manages contractors to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget.  

Key Duties- Construction Management including scheduling and financial management- Quality Control and Safety- Project Engineering including following specifications, design adaptation by ensure design and specifications meet codes and specification- Sub-contractor management- Administrative tasks such as scheduling meetings, minutes, maintaining documentation and customer liaison



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 3 years Basic Functional Experience - 3 years


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


Posted: 2021-02-18 Expires: 2021-03-27

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