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Project Executive

Company: Rycon Construction
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Rycon Construction, Inc. is an ENR Top 400 Contractor providing preconstruction, general contracting, and construction management services throughout the US. With offices in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Cleveland, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Philadelphia, Texas, and Washington, DC, Rycon specializes in new construction, renovations, and design-build projects. Rycon's portfolio consists of projects valued up to $200 million each including work in health care, education, industrial, commercial, multi-unit residential, retail, financial, governmental, and LEED facilities.We are seeking an experienced project executive for our Fort Lauderdale office.The Project Executive will oversee Project Managers, Assistant Project Mangers, Project Engineers, and the day-to-day management of the projects they are assigned. The Project Executive will also protect and promote the interests of Rycon Construction in all matters on assigned projects, and to take actions as needed to ensure successful completion of the project. What you will do:

  • Oversee the Project Management Team for assigned projects under his direction, including, Project Managers, Project Engineers and their Administrative Assistants and coordinate and advise on purchasing, cost accounting, and day-to-day construction operations.
  • Establish and Monitor administrative procedures for the project and ensure that Rycon policies and procedures are being adhered to.
  • Advise and direct Project Management Team on the project schedule and ensure that schedules are accurate, milestone and completion dates are incorporated, and regular updates are performed.
  • Review the Owner Contract with the Project Management Team and ensure that terms of the contract are understood by the team. Attempt to resolve any disputed terms of the Contract with the Owner and seek counsel from Rycon Executives as needed to resolve.
  • Review Markups to Rycon's subcontractor agreements and help Project Manager to resolve any disputed terms to Rycon's Standard Agreement with the Subcontractor
  • Monitor each Project Management Team Staff and report to the VP of Operations regarding any necessary adjustments to the Project Staff to ensure a successful project. Review with each member of the Project Team, their roles and responsibilities on the project.
  • Monitor the progress of each assigned project and meet regularly with Project Managers to ensure on time and within budget completion and help to resolve issues.
  • Ensure that changes to each project are being appropriately addressed by the Project Management Team and that Change Order Requests are being submitted on time.
  • Advise the Pre-Construction Staff on cost issues arising on each project that may be result of missed scope or an unqualified Subcontractor.
  • Monitor costs and profitability of each project assigned and report on a monthly or regular basis to the VP of Operations on the profitability of each project and the issues arising on the project.
  • Meet with and maintain effective relationships with Architects, Owners and Construction Managers, on a regular basis, to review budget and schedule, help to resolve issues, and protect and promote the interests of Rycon Construction.
  • Take necessary actions and meet with Owners and Architects as needed on specific project issues that cannot be resolved by the Project Management Team.
  • Develop new business by occasionally meeting with prospective or existing clients to generate new work.
  • Monitor Rycon administrative procedures and internal processes and develop ways to improve operations.
  • Meet with Accounting Staff on a regular basis to review billings on each project. Take appropriate action as needed for late or non-payment. Monitor payment processes with each Project Manager and ensure that applications for payments are being submitted on time.
  • Develop ways to train and improve management staff personnel.
  • Perform annual reviews with Project Manager and Project Engineers as directed.
  • Meet with Field Operations on a regular basis to review and strengthen Field-Office Staff relations, exchange information, and review and resolve field operation issues.
  • Ensure that the Project Management Team is coordinating Safety Issues and High-Risk operations with the Rycon Safety Department.
  • Attend Project meetings as needed to maintain a full understanding and overview of costs, schedule, and issues of each project.
  • Ensure that the Project Management Teams completes closeout of a completed project including, submission of all closeout documents, completion of any punchlist and processing of final payment. What you will need to be successful:
    • Minimum of eight (8) + years' experience in managing multiple retail commercial projects valued at $5 million and up.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Must have the ability to direct complex projects from concept to fully operational status.
    • Computer Skills Required – Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook).
    • Ability to create material take-offs.
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
    • Marketing and presentation skills.
    • Should be highly organized, highly motivated and a detail directed problem solver.
    • College degree in a construction/engineering field preferred, but not required. At Rycon Construction, Inc. we believe outstanding employees build the foundation necessary for excellence in business. It is with this belief that we are always looking for the best qualified and most talented employees to become part of our team. Rycon offers advancement opportunities along with an excellent salary and benefits package that includes, medical, dental, vision, ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) and 401(k). Qualified candidates will be required to submit to a background screening upon acceptance of an offer. Rycon Construction Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Rycon Construction, Fort Lauderdale , Project Executive, Other , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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