Facilities Project Manager

NJM Insurance Group

(Ewing Township, New Jersey)
Full Time Travel Required
Job Posting Details
About NJM Insurance Group
New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company began in 1913, founded by factory owners who wanted to purchase insurance from a reliable, local, safety-oriented carrier. The Company has worked steadily ever since to build a reputation for efficiency, integrity and superior service.
New Jersey Manufacturer’s Insurance Group is seeking a Facilities Project Manager (Facilities Project Leader is the official NJM Title) to work in our West Trenton, NJ Location. This position requires oversight of planning, organizing, directing and controlling of multiple commercial construction projects for NJM offices locations in West Trenton, Parsippany and Hammonton.
**Overall Project Management** * Plan, initiate and manage Facility projects as assigned from inception to completion. * Develop, control, and monitor project scope, management plan, budgets, schedules, and progress to ensure goals and objectives are being met. * Oversee the work of the Project Team including, internal staff, consultants, and contractors. Apply sound architectural, engineering, and project management principles and practices. * Ensure that all work and activities support NJM's standards for quality, reasonableness and good stewardship. **Design Development** * Working with a team of consultants and in-house Facility staff, develop preliminary designs and cost estimates necessary to secure project approval. * Evaluate project opportunities and constraints, and weigh optional approaches to doing the work. * Upon selection and approval of a plan, oversee the development of detailed construction drawings and specifications. Confirm the construction documents are accurate and complete. **Procurement** * Establish and manage project procurement processes including establishing the contract structure, award system, and contractor compensation system. * Prequalify bidders and prepare requests for proposals, bid instructions, bid forms, and other bid documents including drawings, specifications, and owner-contractor agreements. * Receive and evaluate bids, de-scope contractors, and notify bidders. **Construction Administration** * Confirm appropriate permits are in place and the project is in compliance with state and local laws and regulations. * Plan and monitor project sequence and activities with a high sensitivity to the continuity of business operations. * Ensure the work is being executed safely and efficiently. Track work progress and update schedules and critical path. Identify areas of concern and develop action plans. * Manage requests for information (RFI) and requests for comment (RFC) with design consultants and contractors. * Coordinate and communicate product information. * Report project costs, including budget, current commitments, and projections to complete. **Project Close-Out** * Verify the completeness of the work and confirm all contractual obligations have been met by consultants and contractors. * Make sure record and as-built drawings are complete. Confirm all close-out documents, including manuals, warranties and certificates are delivered as required. * Ensure Facility staff and other end-users are trained on new systems and equipment, and have access to project drawings and documents. * Close-out project financial reports. * Complete and prepare project record files for archive.
Ideal Candidate
**Required Qualifications and Experience:** * Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture * 8-10 years progressive commercial construction project management ranging from $50k-$1.5 million in value, and with direct oversight of consultants and contractors * Preferred NJ PE License, PMP or AIA designations * Ability to review and understand plans * Proficiency in MS Office ( Word, Excel and Outlook) * Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously * Financial, accounting and negotiation acumen * Proven ability to be discreet, tactful and timely in all operations * Detail oriented, organized with strong problem solving and analytical skills * Strong judgment, conflict management and resolution skills * Excellent written, oral and listening skills * Ability to travel to NJM sites and associated meeting venues * Ability to inspect construction work **Preferred:** * MS Project * Auto Cad


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