Field Construction Project Manager

Love's Travel Stops

(The Village, Oklahoma)
Full Time Entry-Level Travel Required
Job Posting Details
About Love's Travel Stops
Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores has more than 400 locations in 40 states, providing professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), travel items, electronics, snacks and more, as well as a wide variety of restaurant offerings. However, in 2016, the Love's Family of Companies offers more services and options to Customers than ever before.
Summary
A Field Construction Manager is responsible for the coordination of all construction activities for assigned new construction projects.
Responsibilities
- Must be able to manage multiple projects at the same time. - Perform job-site visits to verify physical progress of scheduled activities - Monitor schedule deviations and assist in the developing or approving of alternate methods of corrective action - Monitor and analyze change orders impacting cost and schedule - Evaluate and qualify bids received, making recommendations, selecting subcontractors / supplies to the project. - Accountable for negotiating and the final aspects of various local contractors to perform onsite work - Provide functional and Loves specific expertise and counseling to contractors. - Interact and provide guidance to outside architects, engineers, and permitting authorities. - Facilitate meetings with utility companies, city/county managers, and engineers to discuss field related issues. - Manage scope of work by identification of change conditions or work outside the scope. - Follow up associated with warranty and maintenance service issues with internal staff and contractors. - Assist site superintendent with confirmation of owner supplied items scheduled and delivered - Weekly progress reports of projects. - Other duties assigned as needed.
Ideal Candidate
Education and Experience: - HS Diploma or equivalent required - Minimum 4-yr degree in architecture, project management, engineering or related discipline - Experience in the construction industry (Retail, fuel, restaurant, motel are a plus) **Skills and Physical Demands:** *Hard skills:* - General Computer Skills and proficient with Microsoft Office Software Suite *Soft Skills:* - Self-motivated and ability to motivate other to maximize quality, efficiency and consistency in execution of construction activities - Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. - Strong project scheduling and project management skills - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact with members of the project team, subcontractors, contractor's project manager, contractor's site superintendent, and architects - General knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, processes, materials and products) and their impact to the overall project - Familiar with all aspects of design, construction, and project management delivery process - Interpret plans and specifications. **Typical Physical Demands:** - Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping. - Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds. - Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator. - Requires normal range of hearing and vision. - Overnight travel required.
Compensation and Working Conditions

Working Conditions

Overnight travel required

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