Project Manager/Engineer

Role and Responsibilities

CRS is looking to bolster its already successful team with a natural leader and self-starter. As the Project Manager, you are dedicated to ensuring quality, successful installations of CRS’ recreation solutions. From the initial planning process to the ribbon cutting ceremony, you will be the bridge of communication between CRS’ Recreation Specialists, Project Coordinators, and Installation Managers and municipalities, specifiers (engineers and landscape architects), general contractors, and subcontractors, depending on the type of project.

You must be a person of high character, integrity, and honesty; have the ability and willingness to be a part of a team; be insatiably curious and have the capacity to learn; have a tremendous work ethic with the willingness to do whatever it takes to serve the client; hold yourself accountable for your growth and success; manage your time effectively; exhibit exemplary communication in person, on the phone, and in writing; and be serious about fun! The rest can be learned and/or trained.

Key responsibilities and success factors include:

  • Work with leadership to create, document, and train team on construction processes and best practices
  • Establish and manage relationships with network of contractors and subcontractors
  • Understand and advise on how local codes can influence projects
  • Manage schedules of installers, subcontractors, vendors, and products
  • Assist sales team in proposals and quotes, including plan reviews
  • Assist sales team with estimation for projects
  • Conduct quantity takeoffs for projects and order the necessary items for assigned projects
  • Ability to complete assignments in a timely and effective manner

Required Education, Background and Skills:

  • Project Management, Construction Management, or Civil Engineering study and training
  • Experience in or with underground trades (excavation, utilities, grading)
  • Ability to read and understand site plans, engineer drawings, blueprints, maps, and diagrams
  • Knowledge of commercial, institutional, and governmental procurement processes, along with imbedded decision making and control processes
  • Intermediate level skills with business and productivity software (Email, Word Processing, Spread Sheets, etc.) are essential to conduct general business tasks.

Desired Qualities:

  • College degree, trade school, or equivalent experience in field
  • Detailed and proactive approach to timely completion of all commitments
  • Ability to understand underground piping installation
  • High capacity for successful self-direction, ability to recognize actions needed to achieve personal success and execute appropriate plan to do so
  • Certified Pool Operator and/or Certified Playground Safety Inspector a plus

Physical/Environmental Requirements:

  • Physical Activities: Able to meet all physical requirements of routine office work and occasional site work.
  • Level of Physical Requirements: Lifting and/or moving objects weighing up to 50lbs.
  • Level of Visual Acuity: Viewing of computer screens for high portion work periods during office work.
  • Environmental Conditions: Office locations and Sites; Trips to project sites and trade shows.

Travel Needs: This position may rarely require overnight travel to jobs sites during the construction season.

This job is full-time with the following benefits: 

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • 401k + company contribution
  • Paid Vacation

Training/Certifications (Certified Vortex Installer, CPO, CPSI, etc)

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