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Project Manager

Job Title
Project Manager
Job ID
Begin Date
Los Angeles,,  CA 90015
Other Location

Reports to:   Director of Department

Type of Position:  Full time exempt

Job Summary:   Responsible for the successful coordination and management of projects from turn

                over to close out



Principal responsibilities:


  • Participate in job turn-over

Review scope within 2 weeks

Determine Union requirements, prevailing wage,

    insurance program, bonding, length of warranties,

    drug testing, safety requirements

Review job specifications

     review table of contents

    determine approved manufacturers

    determine material finishes

    determine design criteria

    determine performance requirements

Visit job site for evaluation

    determine  conditions and logistics for deliveries

    and installation

Attend pre-construction meetings

Review and understand contract


  • Prepare for project



Make decisions on systems/materials

Understand difficulty of installation

Provide CAD department with all information needed

Identify floor plans, elevations, details etc.

Bring discrepancies from estimate to attention

    of Department Manager and Estimator

Plan for and solve problems (errors in estimate)








  • Manage project

Prepare schedule on Microsoft Project

Prepare submittals and maintain submittal log

Plan for lead times

Communicate with Contractor on any issues

    regarding lead time,required deposits

Confirm Schedule with Contractor

Formulate proper RFIs to customer

Supply super intendant and foreman with budgeted

    labor hours, if beneficial

Keep all e-mails pertaining to the job in separate

    Outlook folder

Create RFI's in clear language including deadline

Route Subcontracts through contract administration

Place material orders

    request warranty with purchase order

    include specifications with purchase order

    monitor and follow up on delivery dates

    make sure materials are checked within 24 hours

    notify vendor of problems immediately

    handle replacement process

Quote and negotiate profitable change orders

    make sure addl.l time requirements are included

    make sure all cost codes are checked to make

        sure nothing is missed

Conduct job site visits as needed

    at least every other week

    perform quality control

    check problems with vendors

    photograph the process

    confirm installation progress

Make sure installation is per instructions and

    company standards

Keep super intendant and foreman informed of

   job status

Make sure all conversations are documented; 

    particularly delays

Review sensitive communications with Department Mgr.

Make sure Daily Reports are filled out and filed


  • Completion of Project

Provide contract administration with all required info.

Oversee close out process

Provide all documents to be archived to contract admin.

Inform contract administration of last day on site

Cooperate in watching for final payment and deadline

    to file mechanic's lien


  • General tasks

Prepare reports on job progress twice every month

Attend monthly Project Manager's meeting

Establish and maintain good relationships with

    customers and vendors

Coordinate in-house project team

Manage $ 1,500.00 allowance for meals and events



  • Honest and ethical
  • Dependable
  • Committed to quality and excellence
  • Willing to take on challenges
  • Results oriented with a clear focus on high quality and business profit
  • Willing to seek out new ideas
  • Excellent communicator
  • Analytical and decisive decision maker
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, flexible, and innovative
  • Ability to prioritize and communicate to staff key objectives and tactics
  • Professional, courteous and always calm
  • Good sense of humor
  • Able to handle the pressure of multiple crucial deadlines
  • Able to work extended hours when required



  • Understand Windows operation system
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Basic knowledge of Sage 300
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Problem analysis and problem solving
  • Creativity
  • Judgment and decision making
  • Good project and time management skills
  • Knowledge of  business and management principles
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively



  • Minimum Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration or extensive equivalent courses
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of the glazing industry