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SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE
 

The Christopher Glass & Aluminum (CGA) Senior Project Manager (SPM is an important role within the Operations Management team. The position of Senior Project Manager provides a fantastic experience in project management, vendor management, blueprint reading, relationship building, schedule management, lessons learned management, cost controls, paperwork management, and change order management. The Senior Project Manager is a highly competent multi-task capable individual with an enthusiastic and self-motivated demeanor, managing all aspects of exterior façade construction. The Project Manager requires strong construction, leadership, organizational and diplomacy skills.

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The SPM will track and record field labor production and will modify or innovate to meet budgets and schedules.

  • The SPM will submit and track material samples for approval by the architectural design team.

  • The SPM will have familiarization with project specifications.

  • The SPM will be familiar with the job specific safety manual and the customers safety Program.

  • The SPM will oversee production of shop drawings for architectural review and approval.

  • The SPM will understand the requirements, options and safety regarding lift equipment.

  • The SPM will have an astute understanding of construction schedules.

  • The SPM will proactively coordinate with the GC, other trades and adjacent construction to allow uninterrupted flow of materials and manpower.

  • The SPM will oversee production of component drawings for material fabrication.

  • The SPM is responsible for tracking and scheduling material, manpower and equipment orders.

  • The SPM will prepare estimates and implement changes required by the owner, architect or general contractor.

  • The SPM will attend or delegate attendance of weekly site and safety meetings.

  • The SPM will address punch lists and coordinate job close-out documents.

  • The SPM will be the lead in dissemination of tool box talks and job hazard analysis.

  • The SPM will participate in Training and Educational Seminars and Classes as opportunities present themselves or as required by Management.

  • The SPM may be asked to mentor new hires in our field operations department.

  • The SPM will adapt, overcome and improvise as unforeseen obstacles present themselves in order to maintain the project schedule.

  • The SPM will report to work in what is considered proper jobsite attire and represent Christopher Glass & Aluminum in a professional appearance and manner.

  • The SPM will enforce the Christopher Glass & Aluminum ethics policies regarding fairness and respect and profanity.

COMPETENCIES

  1. Communication Proficiency.    2. Leadership    3. Mathematical Skills.    4. Mechanical Knowledge.    5. Organizational Skills.    6. OSHA Safety Training and Certifications. 
    7. Project Management.    8. Teamwork Orientation. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Influences others work

WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions.

 

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. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position occasionally requires hours outside of normal business hours as well as weekend work.

 

TRAVEL
Some overnight travel is expected for this position. There may be occasional local day travel.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Bachelor’s Degree relating to project managing, architecture, engineering, construction managing degree or

  2. 5 years+ of project managing experience

  3. Experience with glass curtain wall, storefront, metal panels, louvers and ornamental facades

  4. Fluent in English to a very high standard and possess strong communication skills, as liaison with clients, colleagues and subordinates

  5. An understanding of building construction techniques and sequencing

  6. OSHA Safety training and certifications

  7. Auto-CAD knowledge

 

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

The employment policies and practices of the Company are to recruit and hire employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, physical handicap, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, age, sex or gender status, and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

OTHER DUTIES
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

re-posted July 2022.

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SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE


The Christopher Glass & Aluminum (CGA) Project Manager (PM) is an important role within the Operations Management team. The position of Project Manager provides a fantastic experience in: Vendor Management, Blueprint Reading, Relationship Building, Schedule Management, Cost controls, Change Order Management and is well suited for anyone with a technical construction background that also enjoys interacting with customers. The Project Manager requires strong construction, leadership, organizational and diplomacy skills.

Read more below.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Support project managers, superintendents and field personnel.

  • Assist with planning and implementation of company projects and tasks associated

  • Assist with client interaction and promote a positive partnering relationship among all team members associated

  • Become familiar with Project Specifications

  • Assist with submission of shop drawings and product data for GC/architect review.

  • Create Purchase Orders for material procurement.

  • Assist with project team and perform weekly site visits

  • Coordinate project scope by planning and scheduling

  • Identifying, mitigating and managing risks associated with assigned projects

  • Represent CGA in project and strategy meetings

  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment

  • Simultaneously assist with multiple projects

  • Communicate effectively internally and externally

  • Utilize and become proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Bluebeam, and Procore.

  • Participate in training, educational seminars and classes as opportunities present themselves or as required by CGA Management

  • Collaborate with estimating team

  • Become the main point of contact on new projects.

  • Begin Managing projects with oversite from their direct supervisor.

  • Will report to work in what is considered proper jobsite attire and represent Christopher Glass & Aluminum in a professional appearance and manner.

  • Establish project objectives and, procedures that can measure performance standards that align with company policy and contract specifications.

  • Confer with supervisors and foremen to discuss such matters as work procedures and troubleshoot issues that present themselves.

  • Document labor hours for production and modify to meet budgets and schedules.

  • Mentor New Hires.

  • Understand the requirements, options and safety regarding lift equipment.

  • Prepare estimates with the estimating department and implement changes (COR) required by the owner, architect or general contractor.

  • Work with contract administrator to manage financial aspects of contracts to protect company’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with the customer.

  • Buy out all Project specific supplies and materials to complete project.

  • Formulate reports concerning such areas as work progress, costs and scheduling.

  • Proactively coordinate with the GC, other trades and adjacent construction to allow uninterrupted flow of materials and manpower.

  • The PM will track and record field labor production and will modify or innovate to meet budgets and schedules.

  • Will have an astute understanding of construction schedules.

  • Will oversee production of fabrication drawings for material fabrication.

  • Is responsible for tracking and scheduling material, manpower and equipment orders. Proficient in Microsoft Project or other scheduling programs

  • Will attend or delegate attendance of weekly site and safety meetings.

  • Coordinate Fabrication Tickets on all Shop / Vendor Fabrication

  • Will enforce the Christopher Glass & Aluminum’s mission statement.

  • Will review and abided by Christopher Glass & Aluminum employee handbook.  

  • Will address punch lists and coordinate job close-out documents.

  • Will adapt, overcome and improvise as unforeseen obstacles present themselves in order to maintain the project schedule.

  • Assist fellow PM team members and purchasing department with vendor negotiation for material procurement.

  • Develop GC and vendor relationships

  • Manage larger dollar amount projects

  • Project Manager Level - 2 must work a minimum of 12 consecutive months in this roll prior to advancing to the Senior Project Manager Status.

COMPETENCIES

  1. Communication Proficiency.    2. Leadership    3. Mathematical Skills.    4. Mechanical Knowledge.    5. Project Management    6. Teamwork Orientation. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Influences others work

WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions.

 

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. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This position occasionally requires hours outside of normal business hours as well as weekend work.

 

TRAVEL
Some overnight travel is expected for this position. There may be occasional local day travel.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Bachelor’s Degree relating to project managing, architecture, engineering, construction managing degree or

  2. 5 years+ of project managing experience

  3. Experience with glass curtain wall, storefront, metal panels, louvers and ornamental facades

  4. Fluent in English to a very high standard and possess strong communication skills, as liaison with clients, colleagues and subordinates

  5. An understanding of building construction techniques and sequencing

  6. OSHA Safety training and certifications

  7. Auto-CAD knowledge

 

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

The employment policies and practices of the Company are to recruit and hire employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, physical handicap, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, age, sex, or gender status, and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

OTHER DUTIES
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

re-posted July 2022.

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SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE


The Christopher Glass & Aluminum (CGA) Project Manager (PM) is an important role within the Operations Management team. The position of Project Manager provides a fantastic experience in: Vendor Management, Blueprint Reading, Relationship Building, Schedule Management, Cost controls, Change Order Management and is well suited for anyone with a technical construction background that also enjoys interacting with customers. The Project Manager requires strong construction, leadership, organizational and diplomacy skills.

Read more below.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prepare, organize, and distribute all necessary project materials

  • Generate, process, administer, log and/or track Purchase Orders.

  • Submit Request for Information (RFI), and Sample Submittals.

  • Attend all project meetings and take meeting minutes (JIP Meetings, Kickoff Meetings).

  • Collaborate on project presentations

  • Analyze project data and produce progress reports (JIP Meetings)

  • Foster positive and productive client relationships

  • Manage Close Out Documents.

  • Procore certification

  • Project Administrator must work a minimum of 12 consecutive months in this roll prior to advancing to the Assistant Project Manager Level - 1 Status.

  • Will report to work in what is considered proper jobsite attire and represent Christopher Glass & Aluminum in a professional appearance and manner.

  • Will enforce the Christopher Glass & Aluminum’s mission statement.

  • Will review and abide by Christopher Glass & Aluminum, Inc. employee handbook.

COMPETENCIES

  1. Communication Proficiency.    2. Strong Organizational Skills.    3. Strong Attention to Detail.    4. Time Management.    5. Strong Writing Skills.     6. Reliability.    7. Flexibility.   
    8. Team Player.    9. Computer Skills.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary. 

 

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00a.m. to 5 p.m. This position occasionally requires hours outside of normal business hours as well as weekend work.

 

TRAVEL
No overnight travel is expected for this position. There may be occasional local day travel.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED required

  2. 3-year experience in an office and/or administration role within construction industry

 

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Statement

The employment policies and practices of the Company are to recruit and hire employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, physical handicap, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, age, sex or gender status, and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement.

 

OTHER DUTIES
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

re-posted July 2022.

 
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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Christopher Glass & Aluminum, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Christopher Glass & Aluminum, Inc. makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. 

OUR PLEDGE

Christopher Glass & Aluminum, Inc. pledges to provide unparalleled quality and customer service; to earn the respect and trust of our customers, suppliers, partner vendors, and fellow employees. We accomplish this through the excellence and continual improvement of our processes, services, and the dedication of our employees.

OUR AIM

The aim of Christopher Glass & Aluminum, Inc. is to be the premier glass, contract glazing, and metals company in the greater Chicagoland area, New York metropolitan area, and other major cities, by adhering to our core values. Customers know that they can trust us to provide the best in glazing services without any hassles or issues. Additionally, our employees are treated with the same respect that we extend to our customers which ensures projects are finished quickly and with a high level of professionalism.