Baker Group Service Project Manager in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Baker Group, the Midwest’s leading provider of critical building infrastructure systems, is expanding the team. Headquartered in Ankeny, Iowa with over 700 employees, Baker Group is the recognized leader in Mechanical, HVAC, Plumbing, Piping, Sheet Metal, Electrical, Automation, Access Control, Security Cameras, Parking Revenue Control and Fire Alarm design and construction of highly technical, special-use buildings such as; hospitals, educational facilities, corporate office buildings, data centers, industrial facilities, and research laboratories. Please visit our website at www.thebakergroup.com to learn more about our company and other open positions we may have available.
Summary: A successful candidate will under limited supervision, manages and administers the delivery of new facility repair and improvement projects, to include contract preparation, on-site coordination, quality control, and all aspects of contract management. Performs related work as required. Maintain and grow the "Customer for Life" concept for existing and new customers.
Participates in the planning and formulation of design alternatives and solutions for projects; provides conceptual estimates, feasibility studies, and cost estimates, and may coordinate the production of basic design to help existing service and new service clients with their facilities
Develops and administers project budgets and fiscal controls, contracts, and quality control provisions; performs project cost estimating and value engineering, as appropriate
Oversees all aspects of the day-to-day management of construction/renovation projects; monitors and coordinates work performed by architectural, engineering, and construction firms
Reviews and interprets proposed designs, architectural drawings, and building specifications for appropriateness to required function and/or institutional standard, and initiates revisions where appropriate; advises consultants and clients as to how best to achieve required results
Ensures that project operations are in compliance with design specifications
Establishes performance and delivery criteria, ensuring that client requirements are being met; prepares project specifications, and coordinates procurement, as appropriate
Authorizes the issuance of contracts, purchase orders, and change orders, and approves contract invoices for payment
Directs work sequencing to expedite project deliver and to minimize disruption of ongoing institutional operations
Inspects, approves, and accepts completed projects for the company, ensuring conformance to building and life safety codes, and architectural/engineering specifications
Represents the company in business with customers, consultants, contractors, and other public and/or private agencies and organizations
Researches and prepares various reports pertaining to operations, equipment, policies, procedures, and/or other issues, as appropriate
Manage project budgets, quotes, billings, and buy-outs, and attend project meetings
Coordinate with other trades, detailers, estimator, customer
Manage and coordinate job scope/responsibilities, material/equipment deliveries, scheduling, change orders, manpower, material shortages, and field personnel calls with field superintendent and foreman
Accurate daily time and equipment reporting
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering OR
At least 10 years of experience that is directly related to duties and responsibilities specified
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements
Requires moderate physical activity
At any given time, may be exposed to:
Exposure to weather, heat, cold
Exposure to dirt/dust
Exposure to fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors
Noise intensity – Loud
A contingency for employment will require the successful passing of a background investigation.
Baker Group offers a competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment. Wage is dependent on experience.
Baker Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
All positions are contingent upon successfully completing a drug test.