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Facilities Project Manager in Milwaukee, WI at Fabick Cat

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary:

Effective management of the organization's infrastructure, space and assets to enhance its operational efficiency. Primary focus will be for the Wisconsin and Upper Michigan operations with some but limited exposure to Missouri and Illinois. Will oversee the construction and renovation of buildings, manage relationships with contractors, control space allocation and maintain facility project budgets. Will also be responsible for overseeing the company's capital assets and ensure compliance for all environmental regulatory requirements. The primary office location for this position will be Milwaukee.

Responsibilities include:

* Manages the programming, planning, design and construction for new construction, renovation, parking projects, environmental, remodeling and maintenance projects enterprise wide including sites, utilities, buildings, building systems and infrastructure.
* Serves as liaison and is responsible for direction and implementation of assignments to design professional architects/engineer, general contractors and construction management firms.
* Conducts reviews of facilities and oversees/manages facilities minor and major capital projects to assure compliance with applicable codes, regulations, policies and procedures as well as company standards.
* Responsible for project budget attainment, record keeping, contract management and enforcement, project schedule, construction compliance with applicable codes, required inspections and the legal requirements for the construction of facilities.
* Monitors expenditures of the capital budget for each project and reviews/recommends payment of invoices, adherence to construction contracts, attends pre-bid, pre-construction, project design and construction meetings.
* Prepares initial project estimates, directs and evaluates the performance of design consultants, contractors and construction managers through periodic inspections and directs daily supervision. Ensures completion of projects, from first request through close out in accordance with established standards, schedules and budget parameters.
* Responsible for the development and updating of specs, contractor quotes, project management, project costs/timing, change orders, etc.
* Responsible for maintaining environmental records and submitting and obtaining all regulatory environmental permits.
* Responsible for managing capital assets and purchasing as defined by management.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


Required: Bachelor's Degree Facility Management, Construction Management or Project Management or equivalent.

Preferred: Professional registration as a Professional Engineer or PMI Project Management Professional; State of Wisconsin Environmental Training Certifications.



* 5 years' experience in Facility Project Management or equivalent.
* 3 years' experience in commercial construction projects or equivalent.
* Minimum 3 years' experience in providing input into RFQ/RFP responses.
* General knowledge and experience of safety and contract/liability issues.


* Previous industry experience and knowledge.
* Environmental permitting experience and knowledge.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Knowledge of end-to-end project management, construction contracts management, budget management and preparation of change orders, drawing modifications.
* Knowledge of project control and phasing of construction activities to avoid impact on enterprise operational activities.
* Knowledge of construction financial matters including schedule of values and payment approval.
* Knowledge of applicable codes and construction quality controls systems including inspections and environmental regulations.
* Knowledge of environmental and building codes/regulations.
* Knowledge including but not limited to planning, design and construction of new and renovated facilities in IL, MI, MO and WI.
* Strong decision-making ability.
* Ability to work autonomously.
* Strong organizational, leadership and project management skills.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work and communicate effectively with all customers in a fast pace high volume work area.
* Ability to effectively present information to all levels within the organization.
* Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, applicable codes and other governmental regulations as well as address/respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or the business community
* Strong attention to detail with the strong ability to problem solve.
* Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
* Strong MS Office knowledge.

Travel Requirements:

Up to 75% travel; 50% overnight travel based on project activity level and size.

Special Physical Requirements:

* Frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms.
* Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and talk or hear.
* Regularly required to stand and walk
* Vision abilities required of this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled