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Project Manager - Design & Construction

Company: Under Canvas
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

If you are eager for a unique opportunity to use your project management background and organizational skills to support projects from pre-development to close-out in an outdoor adventure setting this position might be for you. Thriving in a fast-paced environment where you have ability to influence significant results in a growing company is a daily occurrence and if you think on your feet, work collaboratively, and take pride in your work you might love working at Under Canvas.Position Overview:This position plays a critical role in managing development projects. While a Denver-based position is preferred, this position may be remote for the right candidate. The position reports directly to the VP of Design and Construction. Estimated 50% travel. The Project Manager will support projects through the gathering of inputs from internal stakeholders, the supervision of design development with external consultants and internal cross-functional leaders and will deliver end products through the supervision of contractors on-site through the completion of punch lists. Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Support the Design and Construction aspects of projects from pre-development to close out of punch list items.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of the project information including documentation of the project's program (the scope), the detailed schedule and the budget.
  • Originate and manage project schedules with consultants and contractors to ensure necessary permit and construction deadlines are met.
  • Incorporate and track internal stakeholder's detailed deliverables into project schedules, including entitlement processes and operations activities.
  • Maintain critical path schedules combining internal and external information.
  • Generate and track development budgets and estimates for full project scope to include all design and construction activities.
  • Track and review for approval all project changes (internal and external) including change orders, payment requests, and billings from external entities.
  • Maintain organized project folders with all records of all relevant project files.
  • Administer project coordination calls to include agenda creation, schedule and project status updates, and follow up actions.
  • Support the project by sourcing potential design and engineering consultants.
  • Support the evaluation of contracts with design and engineering consultants and construction contractors.
  • Manage the review of plans created by consultants for feasibility and cost effectiveness ensuring alignment with the programing, our company values relating to minimal impact, preserving natural beauty and minimizing use of resources.
  • Think creatively to overcome obstacles presented by our unique offering, including ascertaining when variances, waivers, or deviations are required to achieve goals.
  • Represent Under Canvas in a personable and professional manner in meetings with agencies, governing bodies and the public.
  • Manage the creation of processes and procedures for camp maintenance teams related to permit compliance, as-builts, and equipment manuals for handover to the Operations team. Skills Required:
    • Ability to successfully manage projects with a Sr. Manager/Director level partner from beginning to end, related to design, engineering, and permitting.
    • Outstanding organization, planning, and attention to detail.
    • Experience in rural civil site development preferably related to wells and pumping systems, septic systems, wastewater treatment, and roadways.
    • Experience creating development budgets, project schedules, and communicating with consultants and contractors, preferably individual-trade subcontracting.
    • Ability to navigate through dynamics of each location.
    • Persistence and ability to create alternative solutions to overcome obstacles.
    • Ability to gain consensus, a strong work ethic, initiative, and conflict resolution skills.
    • Technical skills:
    • Microsoft Suite and critical path scheduling software (MS Project) proficiency.
    • AutoCAD is a plus.
    • PE or Engineering or Architecture background preferred.Education:Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, or Architectural or related field and 3-5 years' experience.

Keywords: Under Canvas, Denver , Project Manager - Design & Construction, Professions , Denver, Colorado

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