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Project Executive

Company: HITT Contracting, Inc
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Project Executive

The Project Executive role is to effectively manage both small and large scale projects from discovery and design to development and implementation. A Project Executive is responsible for all the duties performed by the Project Manager as well as the following:


  • Maintains adherence to HITT's standards of safety
  • Ensures the all job processes are followed in accordance with HITT policies
  • Negotiates terms and conditions of contracts with clients
  • Monitors the progress of each project through updated schedules
  • Ensures that the project Quality Control Plan is followed
  • Assists that project staff in resolving scope problems with subcontractors
  • Ensures proper assignment and evaluation of field personnel both within the project team and throughout the company
  • Identifies and negotiates time extensions where justified and allowed
  • Acquires new work as well as maintaining existing clients
  • Maintains positive relationships with the subcontractor community
  • Ensures timely completion of closeout process
  • Leads the preconstruction and RFP package effort with the help of the Preconstruction Department and/or other company resources
  • Delegates responsibility when necessary to ensure that the project/tasks run smoothly
    • 10+ years of experience in commercial construction, including experience with a commercial general contractor
    • Prior Life Science construction project experience required
    • A four-year degree from an accredited university with a concentration in construction, engineering, or business is strongly preferred
    • In lieu of a degree, additional work experience is acceptable
    • Previous experience in a project management role with the ability to execute multiple projects and/or simultaneously
    • Ability to master sector/project-specific software systems including but not limited to: Microsoft Office suite (ex. Project, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.), ProCore, Adobe, BlueBeam, JD Edwards
    • Mastery of reading construction drawings; tasks including reading, interpreting, and updating construction project-related drawings
    • Ability to organize necessary resources, including people, tools and time to meet tight deadlines and achieve desired results
    • Knowledge of current market conditions including pricing conventions and trends
    • Must demonstrate a strong ability to:
    • Carry oneself as a leader and knowledge holder of the project while facilitating the decision-making process
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude and passion for construction and our industry
    • Communicate clearly, concisely, and professionally, with a strong ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner
    • Take initiative and seek responsibility
    • Demonstrate integrity consistent with The HITT Way and HITT's core values
    • Seek continuous improvement of knowledge and abilities, internal focus on self-improvement
    • Recognize quality and implement contractual and HITT quality standards
    • Adapt and exercise flexibility with the ever-changing world of technology, design, means and methods
    • Collaborate with people of various backgrounds and styles
    • Foster positive relationships with colleagues, clients, subcontractors and vendors
    • Approach all situations with a customer service oriented attitude
    • Coach, train and educate assistant level operations team members
    • Sustain existing client relationships and develop new client relationships
    • Understand and know what tasks are more important than others; discern what needs to be solved immediately and what can wait; ability to multi-task effectively
    • Exhibit respectfulness by being punctual, engaged/focused, and respectful of others

      HITT Contracting, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer providing opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

      Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

      HITT Contracting, Inc. promotes a drug-free workplace.

      Project Management

Keywords: HITT Contracting, Inc, Santa Clara , Project Executive, Other , Santa Clara, California

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