Program/Project Manager - Turf Installation (Remote in Eastern Time Zone)

In support of our client, an Industrial Manufacturer and Installer of Artificial Grass Surfaces, ResourceTek is seeking an experienced Program/Project Manager with multy-discipline construction experience to include turf installation experience, project inception, job planning, scheduling and general installation knowledge. This role will be a remote work opportunity from the individual's home base and responsible for initiating all new installation projects within the Eastern Time Zone.  This is a direct hire opportunity with a competitive annual salary plus commissions based on project completions.

Project Manager
Reports To: VP of Operations

Job Summary
The Program/Project Manager is a member of the Operations Department and is involved in all aspects of initiating current projects and estimating. The role covers all areas of project management including project planning, cost management, time management, quality management and contract administration

Duties & Responsibilities
• Coordinate buy outs for projects. Complete take offs of projects and gather estimates from suppliers. Prepare buy out forms and submit to PM for approval.
• Develop a cost-effective project plan and schedule to complete the project on time and within budget. Manage revisions to the plan as required.
• Work closely with the project coordinator to ensure material purchases are executed within schedule and budget constraints and material is delivered on time.
• Coordinate work of installers and subcontractors working on various phases of a project. Ensure they understand work scope, schedules, and budgets.
• Conduct routine site visits and obtain survey information using total station
• Support other project managers and estimators as needed
• Review architectural and engineering drawings, plans and specs to ensure specifications and regulations are followed and appropriate construction methods are applied.
• Report to owners and GCs on installation progress, issues and any necessary project modifications required or requested.
• Negotiate revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
• Work with estimators to ensure opportunity estimates and quotes meet customer expectation with as optimal a cost as possible.
• Ensure crew member hours are submitted to Accounting and expense reports (with receipts) are both submitted weekly. Ensure crew member performance reviews are conducted as scheduled.
• Responsible for managing job budgets, tracking project expenses, and minimizing risk to cost overrun. Take a lead role in reviewing job cost actuals versus budget in monthly job cost review meetings and attacking sources of cost leakage.
• In partnership with superintendents, foster an atmosphere of continuous cost, schedule, and quality improvement amongst crew members. Identify and implement cost reduction initiatives on an on-going basis. Evaluate use of bonuses to motivate performance.
• Confer with superintendent, owners, general contractors, and subcontractors to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and installation problems.
• Conduct periodic safety inspections of construction sites.
• Continually evaluate open backlog for future labor and equipment requirements. Take appropriate action to ensure skilled resources are available when required. Consider alternate approaches to satisfying resources needs (i.e., use of sub-contractors).
• Lead by example in quality, hard work, safety, organization, attitude and adherence to company policies and procedures. Be the face of ResourceTek's Client while in the field.

Skills and Qualifications
• Able to generate and follow a project plan/schedule and make adjustments as required to achieve job completion target dates. Able to schedule and multi-task.
• Working knowledge of the artificial turf industry and/or grading, flooring, and general construction.
• Able to read plans and specs and lay out a field or room from job drawings and specs.
• Able to plan and organize a team effort. Passion to motivate, lead and boost team morale.
• Strong focus on cost productivity, installation quality and safety.
• Excellent client relationship management skills
• Capacity to handle the pressure of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
• Enjoy serving as a trainer, coach and mentor to job superintendents, project coordinators, estimators, and installation crew.
• Excellent reasoning, problem solving and math skills.
• Excellent communication skills –written & oral.
• Effective time management and logical decisions-making ability.
• Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; AutoCAD; Google Earth; and various internet search tools.
• Working knowledge of surveying and total station
• Out of town travel to job sites may be required on rare occassions