Project Manager - Cookeville, TN

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Project Manager - Cookeville, TN

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Position Title: 
Project Manager - Cookeville, TN

Position Description: 
Company Overview
J. Cumby Construction is a fully licensed general contractor based in Cookeville, Tennessee. We specialize in water and wastewater treatment facilities, pumping stations, commercial, and industrial types of construction. Hard work, low overhead and a reputation for integrity and quality is what sets J. Cumby Construction apart. 

Job Summary - Project Managers are responsible for project profit and loss. Ideal candidate will have experience running 1M to 10M Water/Wastewater construction projects.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Review plans and request quotes from subcontractors and vendors in order to prepare bids for projects.
  • Select and negotiate with Subcontractors and Vendors/suppliers in order to complete a project within a specific budget.
  • Define the goals and different elements required for a project.
  • Develop a construction strategy/plan.
  • Follow a timeline and perform effectively within tight time scales.
  • Respond to delays and problems when they occur and be prepared to make the required changes to move the project past the issue.
  • Identify high priority worthy tasks and balance the needs of the different tasks against the available resources and project deadline.
  • Keep within budget.
  • Look for the most effective approach to getting the results needed using the resources available
  • Provide required explanations for the builders and other professionals associated with the project.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with engineers, architects, specialists, inspectors and job superintendents.
  • Ensure the construction project complies with all building codes and any other legal or regulatory requirements (e.g. zoning laws, licensing and permit requirements).
  • Monitor, oversee and direct the scope of a project.
  • Hold and attend meetings with clients, engineers, architects, specialists, inspectors, superintendents, vendors and construction personnel.
  • Report and give updates on the project status.
  • Ensure the project goals are delivered without unnecessary delays.
  • Maintain a good client relationship.
  • Prepare and submit Pay Applications
  • Review & Approve vendor invoices
  • Project site visits
  • Bid running

Education/Experience/Skills Required: 
Qualifications and Skills
Candidates for this position must have experience in running large water/wastewater industry under a self-performing contractor.
Candidates must be willing to travel as needed.
Experience in Water/Wastewater project management field a plus 

To be determined based upon experience

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