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Job Title: Construction Project Manager- MEP Projects
Company Name: CBRE
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 11/17/2018
Expire Date: 11/27/2018
Job Categories: Architectural Services, Construction, Mining and Trades, Engineering, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Insurance, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration, Executive Management, Quality Control, Research & Development, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Construction Project Manager- MEP Projects


CBRE|HEERY is looking for a Construction Project Manager to work on Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing projects in the Pittsburgh area.The purpose of this position is to monitor construction projects for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery.

The Construction Project Manager will provide project/construction management services for a large new chiller plant project, acting as an owner's representative..  The project scope includes extensive site work, utility tie-ins and coordination, systems coordination, etc.

The Project Manager will provide services from the design phase through construction and close-out, working hand and hand with the University Facilities Management Lead, the Designer Engineer and the contractor.  

Services include: design oversight, budgeting, developing schedules, AE and contractor coordination, QA inspection, monitor submittals, provide documentation and reporting, coordinate utility shut-downs, monitor contractor safety, observe testing activities, participate in monthly payment meetings, manage change orders, review contractors schedule throughout the construction phase advising owner of any discrepancies, etc. and monitor contractors record drawings.  


Conduct periodic site visits to monitor the progress of construction, review status of work completed during the period covered, review that work is generally proceeding in a good and workmanlike manner and in general accordance with the approved drawings and specifications.

Review contractors’ direct cost payment requisitions and budget status, review of subcontracts, bonds/subcontractor default insurance, review of change orders, review of Developer’s monthly Job Cost Reports, opine on adequacy of contingency, review of construction and disbursement schedules, review of lien waiver and other documentation submitted by the Developer.

Prepare Project Status Reports and recommend the release of construction funds.

Review contract drawings and specifications and opine for completeness and general compliance with commonly accepted architectural /engineering best practices.

Analyze the Developer’s direct and indirect cost budget including cost estimate back-up and coordinate with the Cost Advisory group performing parameter estimates, spot quantity take-offs and review of supporting documentation submitted by the Developer, contractor and subcontractors.

Review and make relevant comments concerning the terms of the construction agreement, the submitted subcontracts, architectural and engineering design agreements, building loan agreement as well as review both Contractor and Architect’s qualification statements.

Review and comment on construction and disbursement schedules as well as other submitted document including but not limited to: zoning approvals, certified surveys, building permits and approvals, utility company approval letters, soil and foundation engineering reports, and designer’s certification of code and ADA compliance.

Prepare Construction Risk Assessment Reports. Other duties as assigned.



No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. Minimum four or more years' construction administration, architecture, engineering or similar experience.


Licensure as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect is desired.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.


Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.
Knowledge of the entitlement/permitting process and construction delivery methods and agreements. Familiarity with construction best practices, general building codes, and various building types and systems. Passion for being detail oriented and highly organized.


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

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