Project Manager, Owner's Representation, Long Island City

US-NY-Long Island City
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Company Overview

VERTEX is regarded as one of the premier engineering, construction, environmental and IT companies serving many top insurance companies, real estate owners, contractors, banks, real estate investors and attorneys across the country. VERTEX has 25 offices worldwide and a dedicated staff of over 450 engineers, architects, environmental, and construction professionals. VERTEX offers comprehensive solutions for construction and environmental exposures. With 55,000 projects completed since inception, our experience speaks for itself.


In late 2013, VERTEX implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). VERTEX’s employee-owners help our clients identify and mitigate risks to a project’s physical, environmental and economic well-being; it drives every decision we make. We offer highly personalized and customized service to address highly specialized challenges. By applying technical and scientific skills to our clients’ real business challenges, VERTEX creates integrated solutions that minimize risks while achieving the required results.


For more information about VERTEX visit us here


The Project Manager we are looking for will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks within the Division, including but not limited to: providing oversight and direction/mentoring for junior staff, senior review and communication with clients, assisting Senior Management in establishing the client base for the region, working and collaborating with senior managers from around the country, and project related work. More specific details are described below.


Owner’s Representative Project Manager


Provide senior project management and review for multiple projects.


Core Responsibilities

  • Represent VERTEX to its clients in a professional manner.
  • Manage all aspects of the Owner’s Project Management role for clients, including:
    • Prepare and execute project plans.
    • Prepare all contracts and oversee bid packages and procurement process.
    • Assist in preparation of feasibility study and monitor design through construction documents.
    • Oversee performance of project including schedule, budget, and change management systems.
    • Maintain relationships with clients, designers, consultants and construction contractors.
    • Attend and lead project meetings.
    • Review inspection and test data.
    • Oversee site logistics plan.
    • Monitor QAQC procedures and conduct quality inspections.
  • Seek opportunities to expand client services with existing and new clients as part of ongoing business development, with the primary focus being on new clients.
  • Manage multiple projects within budget and client billing.
  • Mentor and provide direction to junior level staff to build strong pipeline of future Owner’s Project Managers.
  • Track time from staff (weekly timesheet management).
  • Make employee safety a priority both in-house and on-site, in accordance with corporate policy.


Position Requirements

  • Experience as an Owner’s Project Manager in all phases of the design and construction process.
  • Experience working with and the ability to secure assignments from key private owner accounts.
  • Experience with public / municipal owners is a plus but not required.
  • Versatility to navigate regulatory requirements in a multitude of state and federal programs.
  • Knowledgeable about scopes of work, budget development and scheduling.
  • Able to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with co-workers, clients and subcontractors.
  • Able to work with minimal oversight.




  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical, engineering or construction-related field (i.e.: Architecture, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, etc.).



  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in construction project management activities directly related to owner’s representation.
  • Proven track record of business development.


Knowledge & Skills


  • Must be able to perform complex tasks and handle multiple priorities, and have the ability to perform exceptionally under high stress conditions.
    Ability to cross-sell work in other verticals as well as participate in other’s cross-selling opportunities.
    Knowledge of computer operations and standard software packages (word processing, spreadsheets, scheduling, Adobe) required.
    Must be comfortable and presentable in boots and jeans on one day, suit and tie the next day.


Physical Requirements


  • Ability to walk jobsites, including stairs and scaffolding.



  • Position requires 10-hour Construction Health & Safety Certification pursuant to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120. 
  • Working towards a Professional Registration is a PLUS.

EEO Statement

VERTEX is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V. 11


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