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Project Manager

January 27, 2014 - February 27, 2014
Location:Pittsburgh, PA
Benefits:Comprehensive Benefits Package (See Benefits Link in Career Portal)
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Special Projects
Description:Provides overall management for multiple base business Monitoring projects or runs one large complex project at a time
Duties: Ensures that all Nicholson and OSHA safety regulations are met and enforced; bottom line responsibility for safety
Negotiates contracts and oversees subcontractor and large supplier procurement
Oversees all aspects of a project in accordance with the Nicholson Project Management Manual guidelines.
Responsible for designs, submittals, material ordering, pre-job planning and scheduling
Creates and reviews job cost report , re-budgets, and cash flows
Client interaction and correspondence
A/R collection
Responsible for the coordination, review and submittal of project change orders, extra work orders, and back charge documentation
Responsible for the analysis, development and submittal of claims, including coordinating with the District Manager and Risk Manager for support and overall strategy
Ensures that all Nicholson policies applicable to Nicholson are followed (safety, quality, drug testing, travel, etc)
Qualifications:Education and Experience:
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related degree; Masters in Geotechnical a plus.
Advanced knowledge (Minimum 5 years) of Instrumentation and Monitoring equipment, techniques, drawings, specifications, surveying, design, or geotechnical work
Proficient with bidding and job costing procedures
Fully capable to evaluate opportunities and present the aspects of the opportunity to management including issues related to technical risk, engineering requirements, contract, and any additional or faulty information
Able to meet with clients, create and deliver presentations, and negotiate contracts
Strong experience with client meetings, screening and evaluating project opportunities, and creation of presentations concerning project work
Knowledge of job costing, bidding and scheduling software
Experience in contract negotiations and review
Understanding of projects risks and ability to make risk assessments
Demonstrated ability to organize and lead team and track a project, program or area of responsibility from bid stage through project completion.

Other Skills:
Knowledge of job costing and scheduling software (Viewpoint/Heavy Job a plus)
Knowledge in use of sales lead software (Reed Connect a plus)
Experience in contract negotiations
Proficient understanding of project risks and risk assessments
Advanced knowledge of business development techniques, communication skills, presentation skills, contracts, scheduling and risk assessment.
Able to identify and communicate potential problems as well as successes to Nicholson, Clients and other partners


In an effort to foster a diverse workforce Nicholson Construction encourages applications from minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. EEO/AA employer.


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