Project Manager I
Fargo, ND 
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Posted 4 days ago
Job Description
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Provide overall leadership direction to a project; including the management of project quality, timeliness, safety, as well as mentoring the project team. Develop and enhance customer relationships by providing excellent service.

EXPECTATIONS OF ALL TEAM MEMBERS

At Mortenson, we believe everyone is a leader. For that reason, every team member is expected to apply our leadership principles - Do the Right Thing, We Before Me and Inspire What's Possible - in their work. This means we act with dependability, initiative and a positive attitude to produce high quality work and deliver an exceptional customer experience. We are on time, productive and consistent in our attendance. We approach work as part of a team, listen to the opinions of others and cooperate to achieve project goals. We accept direction from supervisors and seek out constructive feedback. We follow rules and procedures to ensure quality work and safeguard the wellbeing of ourselves and others. We push to exceed the established goals, standards and accountabilities of our positions to increase quality, safety and innovation.

All team members are responsible for supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment, as well as positively contributing to our company culture. This begins by aligning with Mortenson's values and ethical standards as stated in the Mortenson Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, in addition to abiding by the procedures and practices outlined in the Mortenson Operations Manual.

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KEY RESULT AREAS (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)

Manage the overall financial health of projects, including subcontracts and suppliers

  1. Develop and maintain project financial projections and equipment projections
  2. Determine and allocate project estimate into financial system
  3. Identify cost codes, approve invoices, and make necessary budget management decisions
  4. Provide financials and billings to Accounting for timely payment
  5. Create monthly owner billings
  6. Maintain budget for and make selections of trade partners and suppliers
  7. Handle billings and contract management, including contract buyouts

Lead Assistant Project Manager(s) and Project Engineer(s)

  1. Provide job assignments and facilitate career development
  2. Approve time cards for on-site team members
  3. Provide ongoing feedback of work performance

Function as the main point of contact with the owner and on-site representative

  1. Assist with the review of the owner agreement
  2. Resolve site concerns for the owner or representative
  3. Provide frequent interactions and service to build positive relationships and future work opportunities

Execute change orders

  1. Determine when to submit to the owner or on-site representatives
  2. Obtain the customer/architect's approval

Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels

Lead team members by example, offer effective coaching and feedback, and effectively manage performance

Other duties as assigned, including:

  1. Maintain schedule and budget until project completion
  2. Provide high level management of quality, risk, safety, and compliance for the project and team members
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  1. Proven ability to fulfill development to closeout responsibilities for complex projects
  2. Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
  3. Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
  4. Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
  5. Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
  6. Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedback
  7. Ability to travel overnight up to 100%
  8. Knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity, inclusive behaviors, and Affirmative Action plans and their intended use

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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  1. Bachelor's degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience
  2. Minimum six years of construction management or related experience
  3. Current driver's license
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

This position requires the following with or without an accommodation; sitting, walking, standing, lifting, climbing, pushing, pulling, hearing, visual acuity, and utilization of a computer and office equipment. This person must be physically capable of reviewing a jobsite multiple times daily. The working environments consist of exposure to dirt, heat, noise, dust, and outdoor weather; as well as indoor and climate-controlled settings.

This position description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position. The duties and responsibilities of this position may change without notice.

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
6+ years
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