Project Lead/Manager (Concrete and Rebar Detailing) - GPLA

Baltimore - GPLA

Posted Sep 29, 2023

GPLA, part of the DPR family of companies, is looking for a Project Manager for our Concrete and Rebar Detailing team. They will be responsible for overseeing a team of detailers and modelers, ensuring that the modeling and drawings meet the client's requirements and industry standards. This position involves reviewing and approving final drawings, coordinating with internal and external project management teams as well as technical managers, setting and maintaining project schedules, and providing technical support to the detailers and BIM team. The Project Lead/Manager also conducts in-model and shop drawing overviews, tracks reference models, drawings, and RFIs, and performs assigned tasks as directed by leadership.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the detailing production team and ensuring that all deliverables including the schedule, model, and shop drawing content, and required coordination meets or exceeds industry standards.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to the detailers and BIM team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the detailing meets or exceeds the industry standards.
  • Review and approve the final drawings.
  • Coordinate with the Senior Project Manager and Senior Technical Manager to ensure that the detailing meets the client's requirements and industry standards.
  • In-Model and Shop Drawing overview and discussions with the production staff of deliverables in Tekla to verify standards are being met and used.
  • Reference Model, Drawing, and RFI tracking for the project to verify that the latest content being referenced is up to date.
  • Completes other tasks as assigned by leadership.
  • Manage model data tracking for clients such as tonnage by element type or change orders.
  • Develop the project level rebar modeling workflow and standards with the detailing team and external client to ensure clear and accurate communication during the life of the project.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong project management skills are essential for a project manager. This includes creating project plans, setting objectives, developing schedules, allocating resources, and tracking progress. They should be able to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Leadership skills are essential to guide and motivate their teams. They should be able to inspire and empower team members, delegate tasks, and foster a collaborative work environment. Effective communication and the ability to resolve conflicts are also crucial in leading project teams.
  • Solid understanding of ACI and CRSI standards for placing and fabrication.
  • General understanding of engineering principles relating to concrete design.
  • Effective financial management ensures that projects stay within budget and meet profitability targets that they are responsible for, like managing project budgets and financial resources.
  • Ability to identify potential risks and develop strategies to mitigate them. This includes assessing project risks, implementing risk management plans, and maintaining contingency measures to address unforeseen challenges.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with clients, understand their needs and expectations, and ensure client satisfaction throughout the project.
  • Strong communication skills to effectively communicate to convey project requirements, provide updates, and address concerns. Negotiation skills are also important for resolving conflicts and securing necessary resources for the project.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to identify issues, analyze options, and implement effective solutions. Decisiveness is crucial in making timely and informed decisions that keep the project on track.
  • Effective at time-management and delegation skills. They should be skilled at prioritizing tasks, allocating resources efficiently, and ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met. They should be able to balance competing priorities and make adjustments when necessary.
  • Understanding of relevant industry regulations, codes, and standards. This includes knowledge of general building codes, safety regulations, and quality standards that apply to structural engineering projects.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Structural Engineering with 3-5 years of rebar detailing management experience or Minimum 15 years of experience in field, fabrication, detailing, and detail management for a rebar subcontractor.
  • Prefabrication or Construction experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift 10 pounds.

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