Project Manager (LAX LAMP Project)

Location: Los Angeles/Santa Fe Springs, CA

Department: Southern Region

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

At Griffith Company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. We nurture that resource by fostering a work environment that encourages communication, respect and recognition. In this environment, Griffith Company employees flourish, taking their careers to new levels. In addition to offering a 110+ year history of quality, safety and excellence, Griffith Company has a dynamic, exciting and supportive culture where opportunity for growth abounds.

We are looking for experienced Project Managers to staff an exciting new $300 million dollar project we are undertaking at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). This project is part of LAX’s Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP) which will lessen traffic around the airport by providing passengers and employees additional transportation options to access airport facilities.  Strong candidates must be driven, enthusiastic and want to establish themselves with a stable and growing company.   

POSITION PURPOSE

The Project Manager is responsible for overall administrative and technical direction on projects. The Project Manager will plan, direct and coordinate engineering and scheduling activities of designated projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Plan, organize and manage the field team with the Division Manager and Estimator.
  • Establish project objectives with the Division Manager.
  • Implement established corporate policies and procedures, including EEO and Affirmative Action responsibilities.
  • Represent company by initiating and maintaining liaison with primary owner representatives.
  • Attend weekly owner meetings.
  • Monitor and control construction through administrative direction of on-site superintendents to insure project is built on schedule, within budget, and meets all minority obligations.
  • Manage all job administration and contract documentation with owner, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Overall management of the financial aspects of contract, including job cost reports, billings, budget changes, change order, accounts payable processing and collections.
  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before submitting to client.
  • Effectively applies Griffith methodology and enforces project standards.
  • Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
  • Minimizes our exposure to risk on project.
  • Provide safety and quality control management
  • Maintain accurate forecasting and management of budgets
  • Managing subcontractors and project team (subordinates)
  • Resolution of problems involving labor disputes, material deliveries and contracts/subcontract administration
  • Oversee document control and coordination of subcontractors
  • Initialize baseline schedule and ensure accuracy/integrity of Project Schedule
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree would be preferred, or equivalent combinations of technical training and related experience.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have fulfilled all requirements under Level 1 Assistant Project Manager
  • Proven experience in people management
  • Proven experience in strategic planning
  • Proven experience in risk management

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Must have a strong work ethic and excellent time management skills
  • Knowledge of public contract code
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and computer skills
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be proficient in identifying changes on projects
  • An understanding of production is required
  • Must be proficient in project projections
  • Must be proficient in Build2Win.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of estimating
  • Must have an understanding of time impact analysis and time related overhead
  • Must have an understanding of critical path and track delays.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Other requirements may apply

COMPETENCIES:

  • Project Management
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Highly Organized
  • Negotiation
  • Time Management
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Financial Management/Work-In-Progress Analysis
  • Results Driven
  • Process Oriented
  • Communication Proficiency (Verbal & Written)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Frequently required to stand and walk at construction jobsites
  • Frequently required to sit for extended periods of time
  • Must frequently lift and move up to 20 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Relocation assistance will be provided to candidates outside of the local area on a case-by-case basis.

Visit us at: www.griffithcompany.net

Griffith Company is an equal opportunity employer and an employee-owned company.

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