Construction Project Manager

Project Manager for Commercial Construction at Top Work Places six years in a row!

  • Chicago, IL
  • $100,000 - $140,000
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A bit about us:

Our company specializes in providing a comprehensive range of services across four key areas: General Contracting, Underground Utility Construction, Telecommunications, and Traffic Signals & Lighting Construction. Throughout our history, we have consistently embraced new challenges, whether they arise in the marketplace or through advancements in technology.

As pioneers and industry leaders in underground construction, we have continuously evolved and expanded our expertise to meet the growing needs of our clients. Recognizing the importance of providing comprehensive solutions, we ventured into General Contracting, working closely with our customers to identify their requirements and develop innovative approaches to address them.

Our commitment to meeting the diverse needs of our clients has driven our growth and allowed us to remain at the forefront of the industry. We constantly seek opportunities to enhance our services, leveraging our extensive experience and industry knowledge to deliver exceptional results.

Join our team and be part of an organization that thrives on tackling new challenges, embracing technology, and providing effective solutions across a wide range of construction services.

Why join us?

At our company, we foster a team-based culture that values collaboration, problem-solving, and continuous process improvement. We believe in rewarding individuals who contribute to a supportive and cooperative work environment.

We are committed to your professional development and offer various opportunities for growth and advancement across different disciplines within our organization. We encourage employees to explore diverse career paths and provide the resources and support needed to achieve their goals.

Exciting changes are on the horizon with the launch of our new, robust enterprise resource planning software solution in 2022. This cutting-edge technology will enhance our operational efficiency and provide a platform for innovation.

In addition to a fulfilling work environment, we offer great benefits to our employees. These include comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, a 401K plan with company contribution, profit sharing, and long-term disability insurance.

We believe in work-life balance and offer team outings and activities to promote camaraderie and positive work culture. Moreover, we encourage community engagement and provide opportunities for employees to make a difference by supporting various charitable initiatives.

Join our team and be a part of a collaborative and dynamic workplace that values your professional growth, offers diverse career prospects, embraces technological advancements, and rewards your contributions.

Job Details

We are seeking a highly organized and proactive Project Manager to join our team. As a Project Manager, your primary responsibility will be to ensure effective departmental communication and coordination. Reporting to a Senior PM or Program Manager, you will oversee various aspects of project execution and may be responsible for supervising Assistant Project Managers, Project Engineers, Sub-Contractors, and Suppliers.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Project Documentation: Adhere to all procedures to meticulously detail, measure, and document project requirements according to established guidelines.

Submittals/Material Management: Ensure compliance with all project submittal requirements. Maintain an accurate log and tracked submittal status, prioritizing approval with a sense of urgency.

Relationships: Foster a collaborative team approach to all projects, cultivating positive relationships with all stakeholders, including customers, resident engineers, foremen, construction managers, key suppliers, and subcontractors.

Financial Management: Track and provide real-time reporting on cost versus budget information. Accurately forecast financial status and ensure timely invoicing for 100% of work completed during each pay period.

Plan/Specifications: Thoroughly study and understand plan/spec requirements for all assigned work. Ensure the project team has access to and understands the most up-to-date documents.

Project Labor Units: Gain a comprehensive understanding of estimated labor units and accurately track them throughout the project.

Schedule Management: Develop and update comprehensive schedules, including baseline, two-week, one-week, and daily schedules, reflecting accurate labor, material, equipment, and subcontract time requirements. Continuously measure and report on the schedule's progress against actual performance, implementing necessary corrective actions.

Safety: Complete a comprehensive Job Hazard Analysis before the Pre-Construction Meeting and ensure its presence on-site at all times. Maintain a safe and legally compliant work environment.

Integrity: Promptly and reasonably address any internal team issues and conflicts, as well as external client concerns and issues, ensuring a resolution that upholds our commitment to integrity.

Recruiting: Actively participate in identifying potential Project Managers, both internally and externally, and engage in mentoring, recruiting, and training project management candidates, Project Engineers, and Assistant Project Managers.


3-6 years of relevant experience in project management.
Proficiency in print reading, including the ability to interpret prints and produce accurate take-offs.
Strong aptitude for learning and sourcing labor units for assigned work.
Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, P6, and HCSS.
If you are a detail-oriented professional with exceptional communication and organizational skills, along with a proven track record in project management, we invite you to apply for this position. Join our team and contribute to our success in delivering high-quality projects within budget and on schedule.
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Job Details
Chicago, IL
Job Type
$100,000 - $140,000