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What is Construction Project Executive Job Description ?

Provide leadership and oversight for the day-to-day operations for all Construction, Project Management and Project Administration activities associated with a specific Market Sector of a Business Unit. Manage a staff of 5-15 Project Managers, Superintendents, and Project Support staff. Assist in the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures to achieve established corporate goals and support the corporate mission statement. This position reports directly to an Executive Vice President (EVP) that has overall leadership responsibilties for a Business Unit of firm.

Contribute to the development and implementation of Corporate policies and procedures in conjunction with the EVP.
Provide Operations oversight and direction in the following areas:
oClient Maintenance.
oProcedural and process issues.
oFinancial issues and reporting processes.
oSubcontractor performance issues.
oManpower issues and analysis.
oConstructability and technical issues.
oLegal and liability issues.
oRisk analysis and mitigation.
oSpecial issues.
Review the performance of all Construction Operations employees working in a specific Market Sector and make recommendations to the Executive Vice President regarding staffing, developmental needs, position evaluations, and compensation.
Perform monthly project reviews with each project team in a specific Market Sector to include the following major activities:
oProject schedule, safety, administration, and profitability.
oMaterial and equipment procurement.
oQuality of work.
oQuality of relationships with Owner, Subcontractors, and A/E firms.
Prepare the monthly Executive Summaries from information received in the monthly Project Reviews and hold a formal review meeting each month with the respective EVP to review the results.
Provide current information required by the EVP to maintain the overall Company monthly Overhead Schedule for use by accounting to cost code operations employees and to maintain the overall Company Manpower schedule outlining the current and projected manpower requirements.
Analyze available and qualified manpower and make specific project assignments for all salaried and hourly construction employees and make recommendations to the EVP for the hiring of additional manpower. Work with the Human Resources department and the EVP to implement the advertisement and interviewing process for needed manpower and make recommendations for specific offers to candidates for employment.
Ensure the accurate completion and timely submission of the monthly Owner Application for Payment process by each Project Manager.
Review and approve the following project administration documents (in consultation with the EVP as required):
oGeneral Conditions and project approach of each project estimate prior to submission to the Owner.
oProject schedule prior to issuance to the Owner and Subcontractors.
oProject Budget as prepared by estimating prior to issuance to accounting.
oSubcontracts and Purchase Orders.
oContractual notices to Owners and Subcontractors.
oChange Order Requests prior to submission to the Owner.
oAIA Owner Change Orders.
oSubcontractor AIA Change Orders and associated budget revisions.
oCoordinate project mobilization, demobilization and equipment needs with Finance Administrator.
oOperations employees request for vacation.
oWork with the accounting department to resolve all project cost issues.
oReview and approve all hourly time sheets prior to input.
oReview all HCC material and equipment purchase tickets for correct coding as prepared by each Project Manager.
Visit each job site and attend the Subcontractor progress meetings as required in order to have working knowledge of current project status and issues.
Attend all regular Owner meetings.
Assist the PMs and Superintendents with resolution of specific issues and requests.
Provide required coverage for Project Managers and Superintendents while they are on vacation or otherwise.
Assist with agenda preparation and attend a monthly Operations Management coordination meeting to review the following issues:
oCurrent months project reviews.
oManpower quantitative and qualitative analysis.
oProcedures, processes and systems.
oLiability or legal issues.
oOwner, Architect, Subcontractor relationship issues.
oUpdate operations goals and review individual action items.

Four year Construction Science/Engineering degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Industry Experience: 10 to 15 years of responsibility for the total execution of large commercial construction projects is preferred.
Advanced experience and knowledge of Commercial Construction estimating, means and methods, accounting, project administration, LEED certifications, and a thorough understanding of industry practices.
Experience in the management of Superintendents, Project Managers, and Project Support staff.
Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal, and computer skills.
Must possess the utmost of personal integrity and have the ability to create and lead an organization culture of collaboration, both internally and externally, in order to maintain the superior reputation of firm


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