Founded in 1963 by Don Fessler & George Bowman, Fessler & Bowman, Inc. has grown from a residential flatwork & basement wall contractor to a top 100 Commercial Concrete Contractor recognized across the nation. Keeping customer satisfaction as our fundamental core value has allowed Fessler & Bowman, Inc. to prosper for nearly six decades.
Our Culture & Philosophy:
Fessler & Bowman is a fast-paced and culture-focused industry leader in specialty concrete and civil earthwork. When we talk about culture at F&B, it is not just a plaque hanging in our lobby. Our values are our driving force and have allowed us to build a phenomenal team delivering best in class products to our customers.
- Open & Constructive
- Take Pride in Our Product
- Relentless Commitment
- Care About Our Customers
- Team Success
Project Managers lead Project Teams in the successful completion of construction projects from the initial hand-off from Estimating through final completion and close-out. Project Managers are responsible for overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting, and control, while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with quality standards and applicable laws and regulations. The descriptions below are representative of, but not limited to, the duties and responsibilities for this position.
Five Key Roles of the Project Manager:
- Conduct Project Start-Up 2 weeks prior to the start of the project. Conduct Project Close-Out meetings within 45 days of completion on each project. Document and distribute accurate and complete meeting minutes including “Lessons Learned”.
- Create, maintain, and close out accurate project budgets that track project financial performance including productivity. Ensure all budgets are updated weekly at minimum.
- Ensure timely processing of the project A/R and A/P requirements in conjunction with corporate financial team support.
- A/P processed > 7 days.
- A/R processed in accordance with client requirements.
- Receivables maintained under 60 days.
- Ensure budgeted profitability is achieved on every project by collaborating with field operations. Field Production Report to be updated on a daily basis and reviewed/validated with field operations.
- Manage the prime contract and prime contract change orders. Ensure work outside of the prime contract scope is only performed after receipt of written authorization to proceed.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Project procurement is submitted, approved, and completed in accordance with the project schedules and sequencing to ensure materials and subcontractors are available at the project site as needed by the field operations team.
- Developing, maintaining, and cascading the project schedule to field operations and subcontractor(s). Ensure F&B activities are in compliance with the overall project schedule and validated with field operations. Resolve all scheduling conflicts with the customer.
- Complete the Job Progress Report (JPR) process monthly.
- Review Project Daily Log on each project daily for accuracy and completeness. Communicate concerns to the project teams and field operations.
- Work closely with the General Superintendent and Equipment Director to ensure equipment usage does not exceed the budget.Review and communicate progress daily.
- Prepare list of project issues and contribute to the weekly Regional Coordination Meeting. Identify and discuss project issues to seek resolution.
- Report and escalate project risk management concerns to Regional Director.
- Review all V-plans and sequencing plans with field operations to identify build issues. Submit solutions for review and approval to the client project team.
- Communicate and collaborate with field operations on each project daily.
- Lead, coach and develop PE’s and APM’s to become Project Managers. Perform regular check-ins with them to ensure that developmental concerns are addressed and appropriate training is provided.
- Perform project document process and control. Project documents include drawings, specifications, submittals, and RFI’s.
- Review project safety requirements and collaborate with Regional Safety Manager to ensure that plan documents are updated and implemented with field operations at project start-up.
- Secure all licensing and permits required for the project prior to starting the job and in accordance with all local state and municipal laws.
- Secure all liability insurance, OCIP and/or CCIP prior to the start of the project according to contractual requirements and in line with F&B standard practices.
- Secure all bonding according to the contract requirements and in line with F&B standard practices.
- Communicating and upholding the Company’s commitment to Integrity and Code of Ethics, as well as ensuring the same for the entire team.
- Other relevant tasks as assigned.
Education, Experience & Qualifications:
- A Bachelor of Science in Engineering preferred, or equivalent in training and experience.
- At least five (5) years of construction experience.
- Creative and results-oriented, with a strong sense of urgency and self-motivation.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Excellent problem-solving skills, with an adaptable and flexible style in working with all types of individuals.
Travel is required for this position. Travel may include, but is not limited to, travel from office to various job sites. Fessler and Bowman will compensate for travel when applicable.
As a Project Manager, you will be subject to various work environments. Environments include but are not limited to the following: office and field settings, high/low temperatures, areas close to traffic, loud and frequent noises, confined spaces, heights, indoor/outdoor settings.
Fessler & Bowman is proud to provide eligible Team Members with the following benefits:
- Medical, dental and vision insurance
- 401k with company contributions
- Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
The recruitment process will include a phone screen, in-person meeting, and a pre-employment background check and drug test.
Fessler & Bowman is an Equal Opportunity Employer