Job Description - Jr. Project Manager

Position Title: Jr. Project Manager
Reports To: Sr. Project Manager
FSLA Status: Exempt
Last Updated: January 2022

SUMMARY:

The Structural Jr. Project Manager (PM) position assumes proficiency of Associate (AS) position and is under the direct stewardship of the Sr. Project Manager. The Jr. PM is directly responsible for managing the accounts, projects, and teams that they are assigned. The intent of the Junior level is to be the initial point of entry for true management of content and resource development, where the focus is more on transfer of knowledge, development of subject matter and solving issues surrounding building code compliance. The individual will be expected to participate in strategy and planning for resource allocation and product development.

 


 

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Project Management
    • Initial point of contact for Central Processing, Customer Service, Production Department and the Client for all new & existing Product Development, Builder/Trade partner meetings, consulting and the communication and resolution of field issues and project status
    • The primary on status and efficient management of projects
    • Responsible for managing their team to meet deadlines, answer questions, solve problems, and improve the profitability of accounts
    • Manage project workflow and communication across all applicable departments
    • Assist with development of Scope of Work and pricing discussions for new and existing projects
    • Assist with Onboarding of new Clients and Projects to help define workflows and scheduling
    • Ensure pricing standards for Clients and Accounts are properly applied to projects
    • Track projects for completion and report status to accounting for invoicing
    • Regularly review account performance and communicate with manager on status
  • Drafting and Plan Development
    • Responsible for the technical accuracy of construction documents for all clients and projects they are assigned
    • Assist with the preparation Construction Documents and details as needed
    • Solve all problems within their knowledge and experience and consult manager on anything out of their knowledge and experience
  • Project Tracking and Communication
    • Maintain log of work performed
    • Effectively track time and job status to maintain efficient workflow
    • Efficient and competent use of project tracking software
    • Report to and communicate effectively with manager and Clients regarding project status
  • Team Management, Mentoring and Training
  • Mentoring and training Designers and Associates
  • Assist with effective knowledge transfer through the implementation of training practices and quality assurance processes
  • Report to and communicate effectively with manager regarding mentorship and training efforts
  • Company Development and Growth
    • Provide feedback for the improvement of design tools and workflows to increase efficiency
    • Participate on committees and work on special projects as assigned
  • Use available resources efficiently and effectively
  • All other assigned duties

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 


 

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree required, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of related experience
  • Advanced knowledge of AutoCAD/Revit/Applicable Discipline specific software
  • Advanced knowledge of ability to prepare Construction Documents
  • Advanced knowledge of various construction techniques and the Building Code
  • Intermediate knowledge of best industry practices
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Deltek experience preferred

 


 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate and manage productive relationships with drafting resources and department managers
  • Ability to accurately transfer industry knowledge
  • Ability to take ownership of the production process and the resulting finished product
  • Detail oriented with a focus of accuracy and quality
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Thorough and precise with assigned tasks
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions
  • Ability to lead their team through example by demonstrating the Core Values of Passion, Integrity, Collaboration & Ownership.
  • Ability to create and maintain productive relationships with Clients & Building Department officials
  • Proficiency in English Language, reading, spoken, and written

 


 

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS

General Office Environment.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.  The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 25lbs.