Project Manager – Santa Clara

Title Project Manager – Santa Clara
Job Type Fulltime
Salary DOE
Location Santa Clara, CA

Client Description:  Our client assists companies in designing and outfitting their office spaces.

Position Summary: The Project Manager oversees goals, objectives, budgets and deadlines for a variety of projects and provides customer service to clients.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the successful installation and completion of every job, to the absolute satisfaction of all of our customers.
  • Monitors actual labor time expended on projects quoted to ensure up-to-date knowledge of time requirements for various installation conditions and products.
  • Works with team members to ensure that the job is completed per the quote.
  • Performs special analysis and/or planning (site verification, phasing of product for order entry, etc.)
  • Reviews Scope of Services form & project description to provide required detailed information & special requirements for the work orders to ensure clarity and understanding for lead installation personnel.
  • Develops detailed work plans that provide loading requirements per the installation schedule, material handling, logistical plans, loading requirements & identification of potential issues & problem areas.
  • Notes in writing all special equipment, vehicle and project requirements (special elevator scheduling, building security requirements, etc.) for work order packets.
  • Provides technical review of specifications upon request.
  • Attends client project/construction meetings upon request to coordinate furniture installation activities with the activities and requirements of the contractor, client, and building management parties.
  • Performs pre-installation site inspections as required.
  • Facilitates changes to scope of work and obtains approved change orders as needed.
  • Oversees receiving and installation phases of project. Inspects quality of workmanship and ensures conformance to installation plans and installation standards.
  • Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
  • Conduct final walk-through with client representative at completion of project.
  • Obtain final client acceptance and sign-off upon completion of the installation.
  • Directs and coordinates actions of multiple supporting positions within the project team.

Essential/Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Interior Design, Engineering, or Facilities Management
  • 2-7 years of related experience
  • Operations database experience is preferred
  • Previous working experience with Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and/or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to read and analyze architectural drawings and blueprints.
  • Ability to write reports and general business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to exercise independent discretion with regard to defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Provide own transportation, proof of valid state driver’s license, and proof of insurance of an operable vehicle.
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