Weltmann Lighting is a commercial lighting distributor with offices in Hicksville, NY.  Weltmann Lighting meets the lighting needs of a broad client base.  Our mission is to assist clients in successfully solving the most challenging construction projects and exceed expectations for quality and on-time delivery.

We are seeking an individual who is smart, ambitious, organized and is very knowledgeable with computers to perform the required tasks of a Project Manager.

Summary Objective

The Project Manager is responsible for conceptual development of the lighting component for a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling and implementation. The PM plans, directs, coordinates or budgets, usually through estimator and foremen.


* Experience required - minimum of 2-3 yrs. experience as a Project Manager

* Must have the ability to conceptually budget, meet deadlines, handle various projects simultaneously and work effectively in a busy, team oriented environment

* Experience with construction drawings, specifications, architectural sketches and other related construction documents is preferred

* Good client management and strong relationship building skills  

* Strong time management and logical decision-making ability 

* Excellent computer skills (MS Office/Excel/Outlook/Adobe Acrobat Pro) and math skills 

* Well-developed time scheduling and organizational skills 

* Excellent written and oral communication skills  

* Previous experience in a construction related company is required 

* Previous experience with construction estimating take-off software is preferred 

* Bachelor's degree in a related field required

Job Responsibilities (essential functions)

* Review and analyze drawings and specifications

* Review the scope of the project and confirm its accuracy by reviewing the bid package and drawings utilizing construction estimating take-off software

* Assist in assembling and organizing the job folder (on the PC and the actual file) per established procedures

* Prepare submittal packages for client approval 

* Review returned submittals and prepare submittal logs, or create RFI's, as needed

* Prepare purchase orders for all material required with documentation

* Discuss and meet with the client to coordinate all schedule requirements

* Track all material shipments to ensure the timely and accurate arrival to the client

* Co-ordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the client, architects, consultants, contractors and manufacturers 

* Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking expenses and minimizing exposure and risk to the project

* Monitor the progress of the construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings with the client and management team

* Periodic inspection of construction sites and attendance at job site meetings

* Identify the elements of the project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims

* Provide other services such as change order pricing and attending pre-bid conferences 

* Oversee the project from start to finish 

* Perform job closeout at project completion per established policy and procedures 

* Other responsibilities as assigned