Construction Project Manager

Doka - Little Ferry, NJ (30+ days ago)3.7


Summary Of Position:
The Construction Project Manager reports to the Heads of Operations Development and is responsible for coordinating the activities related to property acquisition and development. He/she provides property acquisition knowledge with respect to acquiring land, improvements thereon, purchasing of equipment, timely management of administrative tasks, partnering with third parties and ensuring compliance with all company guidelines and governing regulations.

Ensures equipment is ordered for new/relocating branches (i.e. forklifts, pressure washers, etc.).
Confirms all documents are sent and received and signed by all parties including letters of intent, contracts, etc.
Accountable for managing and coordinating all administrative tasks during the due diligence period including interfacing with third parties, brokers, attorneys, architects, inspectors, zoning board personnel, etc.
Creates administrative checklist as a tool to insure processes occur in compliance with tight deadlines i.e., bank appraisals, environmental assessments, structural investigations, etc.
Complies with Doka policies and procedures in accordance with governing regulations (Zoning Ordinances, OSHA, etc.). Ensures equipment and supplies are maintained in compliance with OSHA and other appropriate standards.
Manages daily initiatives including space planning, support/office services, office security, expense control, safety, bidding, and equipment maintenance tasks.
Ensures building systems are operational and properly functioning at all times.
Identify and plan prompt corrective action for any issues with building safety or equipment and systems.
Complies with governing regulations regarding injury prevention and assists in conducting Safety Training programs (as needed).
Manages all space planning including coordinating all office moves and construction projects.
Provides office services to employees locally and provides support to branch locations. Responds and addresses all requests and concerns in a timely manner.
Develops rapport with service providers, vendors and contractors. Manages vendor contracts and ensures vendor compliance.
Function as the primary liaison between senior management, employees and vendors.
Consistently strives to streamline workflow, create and institute operational efficiencies, and implement cost saving measures.
Coordinates the building process including handling the timely and cost-effective acquisition of furniture, fixtures and associated items (able to see the big picture and anticipates needs i.e., makes recommendations to purchase in bulk maximizing cost savings).
Establish and maintain progress reports including expenditure, budgeted and actual, keeping supervisor and senior management informed.

Other Responsibilities/Peripheral Functions :
Participates in facility/property management meetings as required.
Performs other tasks/projects as assigned, such as participating in company committees/teams.
Travel as required, possibly to brancch locations to assist with property acquisitions, relocations and facility related projects, identifies issues and recommends solutions as needed. Anforderungen
Qualifications/Technical Proficiency
High school diploma required. Related degree a plus.
2+ years hands-on experience in the industrial or commercial real estate industry required.
Must possess exceptional organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to assimilate and make use of building and safety codes and OSHA requirements.
Must be a highly organized self-starter with exceptional problem solving abilities able to prioritize, take initiative, multi-task and work well under pressure.
Must be assertive; possess exemplary follow-up skills and strong attention to detail.
Professional demeanor and presentation with a commitment to delivering the highest standards of customer service.
Proficient using MS Word, Excel (PowerPoint a plus). Working knowledge of AutoCAD preferred.
Excellent communication skills including an excellent command of English (speaking, reading, writing).
Ability to read and understand blueprints a plus.
Qualitative abilities including strong analytical skills, technical proficiency and effective problem solving skills.
Willing and able to learn new products, concepts and techniques.
Organized team player able to work in a deadline driven, fast-paced environment.
Problem Solving
This position requires the ability to support the corporate and branch functions within the office and on the project site, solving various problems on short notice with minimal information.
Extensive daily interaction with internal colleagues, management and customers.
Mental Effort
Position requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and the ability to be organized and manage time to meet deadlines.
Working Conditions
Working conditions vary from that of an office environment: dry, cool, well lighted, to outside conditions (equipment yard or job site), high noise level in certain areas, extreme outdoor temperatures.

Doka offers terrific career opportunities, competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Account, company paid life insurance, supplemental life insurance, 401k retirement plan (Roth and Non-Roth), AFLAC policies, paid time off (sick/personal, vacation, floating holiday and company paid holidays) and an exciting opportunity to join as a Construction Project Manager in Doka's National Support Office in Little Ferry, New Jersey.
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Doka is an Equal Opportunity Employer
A company of the Umdasch Group
External candidates must be authorized to work for any employer in the USA.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.