Construction Manager.

Date: Feb 12, 2019

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Job requisition: 13367
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Division or Field Office:

Corporate Services Division

Department of Position: Construction & Prj Mgmt Dept 

Work from:

Corporate Office in Erie, PA


At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia.  To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.


Position Summary

Oversees and directs construction management for construction projects.


  • The selected candidate will work from our Corporate Office in Erie, PA

Duties and Responsibilities

Oversees development, maintenance and compliance of Departmental process for negotiation and writing of construction contracts with Law Division and Sourcing and Vendor Management for assigned construction projects. Develops, maintains and manages AIA construction document templates.

Reviews project delivery methods and advises Project Sponsor on methods best suited for each project based on the schedule, budget and scope of the project.

Responsible for beginning the process of combining company owned parcels of land or the subdivision of land for a construction project with the Law Division. Represents the Company at municipal meetings concerning subdivision and land development. developing the new property description and survey map for the new deed and confirming the filing of the same at the Court House. Involved in construction site selection process.

Develops and maintains project schedule with architect/contractor based on the goals, objectives and project budget. Develops and maintains the capital budget for projects. Evaluates and recommends changes to scope, schedule and cost to Project Sponsor.

Works with the design professional to coordinate the construction drawings with the project specifications and reviews documents for constructability.

Oversees, reviews, recommends or completes all project documentation including design and construction agreements, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits, insurance for property liability and builders risk, bonding performance & payment, lien waivers, LEED certification, application for payments, request for information, submittals, change directives, change orders, project status reports, contractor daily reports, A&E site inspection reports, progress photos, completion of as-built drawings or other documentation as necessary.

Conducts Owner Architect Contractor meetings, addresses quality control and quality assurance issues, design issues, cost issues, staffing issues, scheduling issues, potential change items, submittal reviews, request for information, delays, and claims. Escalates risks and issues to the Project Sponsor.


Ability To Learn And Follow Procedures

Ability To Maintain Composure

Ability to Manage Complexity

Decision Making

Detail Orientation

Developing And Maintaining Relationships

Encouraging the Motivation of Others

Influencing Skills

Information Management Skills

Interpersonal Communication

Job-Specific Knowledge

Planning And Organizing

Presentation Skills

Problem Analysis

Proofing Text And Numbers


Service Orientation

Stress Tolerance

Switching Tasks

Time Management

Using Tables And Graphs


Minimum Educational Requirements and Experience Equivalencies:


Bachelor's degree in a commercial construction related curriculum with six years of experience in commercial construction management; or
Associate’s degree in a commercial construction related curriculum with eight years of experience in commercial construction management; or
High school diploma, or GED, with ten years of experience in commercial construction management.

Strong working knowledge of construction estimating, scheduling, budgeting, contract writing and negotiating, and construction management tools required.

Physical Requirements

Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)

Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)

Lifting Over 50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)

Driving; Occasional (<20%)

Pushing/Pulling; Occasional (<20%)

Manual Keying/Data Entry; Occasional (<20%)

Nearest Major Market: Erie

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