General Position Summary:
Responsible for overseeing the construction of commercial construction projects.
Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:
Performs duties with little direction given, determines own practices and procedures and contributes to the development of new concepts. Frequently works in new and varied work conditions and the job involves a high degree of complexity.
This position is responsible and accountable to the owner of the project and the company for a project budget of 100,000-10 million dollars depending on the project.
Mistakes/errors might result in a financial loss of money and time off the schedule. This may lead to poor customer/owner satisfaction.
May be responsible for supervising and having the authority to hire/fire a project engineer. Customarily and regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment.
Contacts are normally made with others both inside and outside the organization. Contacts within the company are usually with own department staff and supervisor and are seldom about confidential/sensitive matters. Contacts made outside of the company are with both customers and non-customers (subcontractors, city inspectors, etc.)
All contacts are usually made at the employee’s own initiative with 60% of the contacts being over the phone and 40% face to face. One-third of the contacts are made with the customer and the other two-thirds with non-customers.
Specific Job Skills:
Education and/or Experience:
A minimum of 5 years of experience in commercial construction building is required for this position. Some higher education in construction management or on-the-job training is needed.
This position generally requires 8-10 hours a day. The workweek is Monday-Friday. This position requires the incumbent to work in a job trailer on a construction job-site or in the Colas Construction main office depending on the project. When walking around the job site the incumbent may be exposed to weather conditions, dust, noise, chemicals, odors, and fumes.