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” W. H. Bass’s commitment, since our inception, has been to deliver outstanding results through collaboration, professionalism, integrity and clear communication.”

Project Manager

W. H. Bass, Inc. is currently seeking an experienced commercial construction Project Manager. The Project Manager coordinates all preconstruction and construction activities throughout the duration of the project and is the main point of contact between W. H. Bass and the Client and Architect. The Project Manager is responsible for total management of the project, including the complete financial management of projects and the achievement of a profitable outcome. The successful applicant will have a proven track record as a commercial construction Project Manager dealing with new, ground up construction as well as additions and interior renovations. Experience in the construction of restaurant, petroleum/convenience store, bank/credit union and retail projects highly desired.

The selected candidate will be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

  • Partnering with estimating department throughout bidding process and handoff of awarded projects
  • Review subcontract bids for completeness, revise as necessary and negotiation best possible contract with subcontractors and material suppliers
  • Set up project through proper accounting procedures
  • Establish and maintain a working relationship with the client, based on a commitment to industry-leading customer service that results in complete customer satisfaction and future project opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain a project schedule consistent with contractual requirements. Creating and maintaining a schedule pace that will ensure timely completion.
  • Issue Purchase Orders for necessary materials
  • Maintain project budget
  • Prepare and review with Superintendent Job Start Package
  • Conduct preconstruction meetings with appropriate parties
  • Conduct periodic job meetings during construction with appropriate parties
  • Partner with Superintendent, assist with job specific procedures and adjust progress as necessary to insure timely completion of project
  • Partner with Superintendent to ensure job specific safety requirements are established and complied with by all project participants.
  • Process all required paperwork for both internal and external use
  • Insure that both Company and client objectives are being met
  • Process all required paperwork for both internal and external use
  • Prepare timely draw requests and invoicing with required backup for accounting
  • Travel as necessary for the proper execution of assigned projects
  • Ensure a strong project closure by proactively determining and executing client’s requirements for “turn over”, completing all required documentation, acquiring all lien waivers and final payments.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Degree in Construction Management and a minimum of 3 years project management experience with restaurant, petroleum/convenience store, bank/credit union and retail projects. Possess the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Experience may be considered in lieu of education.
  • Building Operations – has a range of experience in field operations and construction means and methods, including scheduling, ordering, field supervision, quality control, production of all phases and project closeout.
  • Estimating – can participate in developing bid strategy. Ability to read and interpret construction drawings, specifications and other documents as well as develop sub bid packages, negotiate, and award subcontracts.
  • Staff – Ability to perform under pressure, evaluate situations and make timely, accurate decisions. Full understanding and ability to interact with all departments to ensure each member of the team has all of the information required to perform their specific responsibilities effectively. This includes assisting in the establishment of goals and priorities for the team that hold the entire team accountable. Work with others as a team player and coaches staff members aiding in their career development. Maintains a competitive advantage by staying current with industry standards
  • Client Relationships – establishes positive relationships with clients with the ultimate responsibility to provide the best customer service in the industry.
  • Business Development – participates in presentations and sales calls; seeks project opportunities from past and current clients.
  • Financial Understanding – understands project cost reporting systems and can use them to accurately communicate the financial status of a project.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organized with strong problem-solving skills. Computer proficiency in the Windows environment

Compensation & Benefits

W. H. Bass offers industry leading compensation and a full range of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401 (k), ESOP and paid time off.

Superintendent

W. H. Bass, Inc. is currently accepting resumes from experienced traveling, commercial construction superintendents. The successful applicant will have a proven track record as a commercial construction superintendent dealing with new, ground up construction as well as additions and interior renovations. Experience in the construction of restaurant, petroleum/convenience store, bank/credit union and retail projects highly desired.

The selected candidate will be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

  • Coordination of all field personnel and trade contractors to ensure that the project is successfully completed on schedule and within budget
  • Working effectively with subcontractors to ensure quality workmanship in accordance with project plans and specifications as well as client requirements
  • Effectively manage project construction schedule and coordinate with all parties to ensure project is completed by designated delivery date
  • Maintains professional and positive relationships with clients, trade contractors, suppliers and fellow employees
  • Maintains effective relations with local building officials and inspectors. Schedules all necessary inspections and material delivery in a manner that ensures on time schedule performance
  • Maintains an organized and safe worksite by ensuring that W. H. Bass safety policies are carried out. Promotes job site safety, institutes safe work practices and immediately addresses and rectifies any job site hazards and unsafe worksite practices
  • Ability to effectively communicate job progress and issues to W. H. Bass Project Manager.
  • Prepares schedules and executes final punch list

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Experienced in scheduling, ordering, field supervision, quality control, and production of all phases of commercial construction
  • Experience as a traveling commercial building construction superintendent

Required Attributes

  • A self-starting, highly motivated and goal oriented individual. Proven ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks and meet scheduled deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail with emphasis placed on quality
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage diverse personalities
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a broad range of people including fellow staff, clients, architects, subcontractors and others involved in the construction of the project
  • Professionally and technically competent
  • Ability to work closely with Project Manager to ensure successful execution of project and client requirements

Compensation & Benefits

W. H. Bass offers industry leading compensation and a full range of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401 (k) and paid time off.
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