Construction Project Manager

Rapidly growing company | Excellent compensation and matching 401K | Fully on-site role

  • Chicago Loop, IL +1
  • $95,000 - $125,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Trey Mattson
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A bit about us:

We’ve worked with Fortune 100 companies from Apple to Wells Fargo and completed retail and office projects for many of the world’s most-recognized brands like AMC, Grubhub and Radio Flyer. Our municipal portfolio includes village halls, fire departments and police stations and we’re the trusted builder for nearly every major healthcare provider in the area. We do high-end residential and hospitality, federal and education…to name just a few.
We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional value to our clients and project partners through turnkey construction services and project approaches, including design-build, MEP coordination, integrated project delivery (IPD), lean construction, virtual design and construction, high-performance building, self-performed trades and much, much more.

Why join us?

People join our team to build careers, not just for a job. We don’t come to the office or job site each day because we have to, we do it because we know we’re part of something bigger. We’re united by the work we do every day to help improve communities, shape skylines and change lives.

Job Details

As a member of the project management team, the Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the overall administration, execution and completion of singular mid-sized or multiple small-sized projects, and may assist a Senior Project manager on large and/or complex projects. This role will participate in the development of a project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting and implementation ensuring consistency with Company strategy, commitments and goals. The PM will monitor productivity and profitability, manage communication between team members, resolve conflicts, and cultivate client and A/E (Architect/Engineer) relationships. Some supervision of Project Engineers and Interns may be required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Support and/or lead preconstruction efforts on negotiated projects as required; prepare budgets and estimates, collaborate with estimating to solicit bids from qualified subcontractors/suppliers, write detailed scopes of work and qualify, review and evaluate bids to ensure required scopes are included, provide value design suggestions and work with the project team to implement revisions.
Prepare detailed general conditions budgets as required; and, assist Estimating with incorporating the general conditions work into the overall project budget.
Coordinate preparation of permit applications for review/approval, and submittal of updated permit documents as required.
Negotiate, award and write all subcontracts in collaboration with Principal-in-Charge/Market Leader as required. Verify current master agreements, and ensure that an executed subcontract/work authorization and proper certificate of insurance are in place prior to subcontractors starting work on site.
Complete bid/post-bid subcontractor risk mitigation management.
Develop, monitor and maintain a detailed master schedule; clearly identify key preconstruction activities that impact the project teams; and, clearly identify the critical path, and other activities such as owner move-in, inspections, and punchlist.
Collaborate with the Principal-in-Charge/Market Leader as required to prepare comprehensive cost estimates throughout the project’s duration. Communicate with the company's self-perform groups to enlist their involvement and strengthen the project team.
Manage the shop drawing/submittal schedule and process to ensure accuracy and compliance with contract documentation; monitor and distribute as required for coordination purposes.
Manage the requests for information (RFIs) and change order processes, maintain the appropriate logs, and review with the project team regularly.
Coordinate and conduct required meetings (e.g., pre-job, weekly construction meetings, post-job, and project closeout). Prepare and distribute meeting minutes with the Project Assistants support.
Collaborate with the Superintendent to facilitate subcontractor/vendor coordination, ensure required inspections are performed and deficiencies are addressed, enforce quality control procedures and safety inspection performance, review the project punchlist, and obtain a certificate of occupancy.
Review closeout documentation for accuracy and submission. Coordinate warranty calls on completed projects.
Review job costs, billings, and pencil draws for pay applications. Review and approve invoices for any goods purchased directly by our company for general conditions work.
Collaborate with the Principal in Charge/Market Leader to establish, monitor, and achieve project goals; and, prepare profit projections.
Build, strengthen and maintain relationships with clients/owners, architects, developers, and subcontractors. Establish repeat client relationships.
Participate in industry associations, actively promote the company, and network to exchange information and gain insight about construction trends, the competition and industry/market trends.
Participate in presentations and interviews for new potential projects.
Assist with recruiting efforts as required.
Mentor, train and evaluate less-senior project management staff and other staff members as required.
Participate in cross-functional teams outside of direct span of control within the main Company divisions (e.g., Total Quality Management).

Education / Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or University in construction, engineering or architecture related fields; or, equivalent training and related experience.
5+ years experience as a Project Manager or Assistant Project Manager with estimating experience and a clear understanding of the business side of construction; field experience is a plus.
Must possess a comprehensive understanding of each phase of the construction process, including architectural design and blueprinting, and a knowledge of the market/industry required.
Proven record of success on mid-sized and/or multiple small-sized projects.
Must possess a thorough understanding of construction technologies such as: scheduling software, financial comprehension, digital model navigation; ability to read and understand blueprints is a must

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Chicago Loop, IL
West Loop, IL
Job Type
$95,000 - $125,000