Project Manager

The Project Manager is charged with being the “driver” of the project. Your Project Manager, in addition to having many years of experience in the industry and a broad range of knowledge in the field, is also expected to be an adept communicator, scheduler, expeditor, accountant, analyst, strategist, mediator and psychologist. Even though the entire ABH organization is continuously looking out for the Owners’ interests, your Project Manager is the leader at the helm of this effort.

Typical duties and responsibilities associated with this position are:
  • 1 Subcontractor and Supplier Management including origination of subcontracts and purchase orders; expediting orders and deliveries; constant communication; and monitoring and controlling costs.
  • 2 Estimating and Bidding Activities including defining scopes of work; analyzing subcontractor and supplier proposals; and awarding of work packages.
  • 3 Procurement Activities including; subcontract agreements; major purchase orders; expediting shop drawings and submittal data; and assisting the Project Superintendent in ordering materials.
  • 4 Project Accounting Activities including establishing the original budget; monitoring actual costs vs. budget; cost projections and analyses to identify potential budget issues; preparing, estimating and pricing of change orders; review and authorization of payments.
  • 5 Preparing, analyzing and updating the construction schedule. Communicating the schedule effectively and on a continuous basis to all other project team members from suppliers to subcontractors to labor to consultants to the Owners.
  • 6 Preparing and distributing monthly status reports, meeting minutes and other pertinent project communication. Follow up analysis and execution of action items.
  • 7 Risk management including the assurance of proper insurances, safety issues, and contractual liability issues.
  • 8 Quality control and construction issues both in the office and by direct field observation in collaboration with the Superintendent.
  • 9 Research of alternative products, manufacturers, techniques, and approaches to improve upon constructability, quality and/or ultimate cost and schedule.

Project Superintendent

Each of our Superintendents has many years of experience in the valley building custom homes of similar scope and magnitude. Their excellent communication and people skills have created significant working relationships with subcontractors, craftsmen and suppliers in the valley. Some of them have “hands-on” fine carpentry skills that are top in the valley, if not the country.

Their experience, capabilities and relationships, along with ABH’s unwritten mantra “to be the watchdog of the Owner’s interests”, assures that quality is maintained, construction schedules are expedited and budgets are carefully monitored and controlled.

Lastly, each of our Superintendents possesses the ability to communicate clearly and comfortably with all of the Project Team Consultants and especially with the Owners.

Your superintendent is the primary driver in the field. He is responsible for running all field operations full-time from commencement to completion.

Typical duties and responsibilities associated with this position are:
  • 1 Daily supervision and scheduling of all onsite activities and personnel.
  • 2 Overall project scheduling (with the PM), short-term and long-term projections and management of schedules for field use.
  • 3 Subcontractor field management, quality control and scheduling.
  • 4 Ensuring compliance with Building Codes.
  • 5 Supervision of layout and horizontal/vertical control.
  • 6 Quality control through direct observation and direction of trades. Involves PM and Architect when necessary.
  • 7 Shop drawing review, notation and trade coordination.
  • 8 Ordering and receiving of materials.
  • 9 Review and cost coding of time cards and invoices.
  • 10 Organize and draft agendas for weekly site meetings with the Architects, Owners and subcontractors.
  • 11 Preparing daily reports.
  • 12 Risk management including assurance of proper insurances, jobsite safety and compliance with OSHA regulations.