Construction Project Manager

Location: PNG & Pacific Islands
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 513807
Contact: Jon White
Rubicor Technical are recruiting on behalf of our client, a PNG market leader in the building sector working across in commercial, industrial, government and mining projects.
We are seeking a construction Project Manager to work on contracts and estimations of new projects ranging from refurbishments, specialist builds, bridges and minor works. You will be responsible for the overall construction of projects assigned, will engage with the relevant design professionals, consultants and client and direct the Site Supervisor, Estimator, and other construction related personnel in planning, coordinating and safely executing the work in accordance with the contract documents, schedule and budget.
Key focuses of the role:
  • Preparation of the project schedule.
  • Review the project plans and specifications and comment on the building design, scheduling, possible cost savings measures and potential construction problems.
  • Assist estimator in preparation of project budget
  • Assist in assembling the job site office and equipment requirements.
  • Expedite all shop drawings and approvals
  • Monitor and maintain the project construction schedule on a weekly basis.
  • Raise and discuss relevant issues at the job site meetings. Prepare & issue minutes of all site meetings
  • Inform the Consultant/Client of any errors, discrepancies or omissions contained within the Consultant’s Design drawings.
  • Monitor site safety and ensure that the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act are enforced.
  • Ensure completion of and track all independent testing and inspections as required.
  • Issue monthly progress draws and invoicing to consultant and client including final holdbacks.
  • Maintain and enforce good construction standards and quality control.
  • Maintain control and responsibility for the security and operation of client’s directly owned equipment on the job site in conjunction with site staff.
  • Control and monitor labour, material and equipment expenses.
  • Prepare monthly cost forecasting summaries.
  • Ensure that “as-built” drawings are prepared on an ongoing basis by all trades during the construction period and issue final close-‐ outs to consultant/owner accordingly.
  • Ensure all required inspections are performed.
  • Prepare and expedite project deficiency lists.
To be considered for the role you will:
  • Have 5+ years’ experience as a construction Project Manager.
  • Have a relevant tertiary qualification.
The role will be based in Lae, Papua New Guinea. Experience in PNG or a similar environment is not expected, but a commitment to relocate will be required. This is a residential role not FIFO. Family accommodation will be provided along with expected insurances and flights home. Time on site(s) may be required and accommodation (camp or other) will be provided accordingly.
To apply please follow the link or email Jon White directly: