Project Manager

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Portland, OR
Job Type
Direct Hire
Aug 10, 2017
Job ID
Project Manager to be part of the Portland, Oregon office.

Project Managers within this group are exposed to and responsible for Sales & Marketing, Cost Estimating, Subcontract Negotiations & Buy Out, Project Cost Controls, Payment Processing, Schedule Analysis, Client Relations and General Field Coordination. As the project lead, your goals are not only in the successful delivery of projects, but also in developing and building teams while mentoring the next generation of leaders within the company who report to you.

Our teams are encouraged to operate as independent businesses to support the entire scope of services for our Clients. Team members are provided autonomy to creatively solve challenges and efficiently deliver quality results. We offer a unique opportunity for entry level and mid-level staff to gain loads of experience in all aspects of pre-construction and construction operations on an accelerated career path.

Primary position responsibilities include:
• Able to perform all Assistant Project Manager’s and Project Engineer’s responsibilities (refer to position descriptions)
• Estimate and establish budgets and contract price (GMP/Lump Sum)
• Negotiate cost-effective subcontract and material purchases
• Set up and implement job procedures and techniques to assure timely buyout, shop drawing approval and material delivery
• Keep project on schedule
• Develop and maintain good relationship with Owner, Architect and Subcontractors
• Work with Superintendent to develop safety plans and to implement safety procedures
• Maintain timely and accurate reporting to management
• Manage, train, and supervise project team according to Company policy
• Organize regular meetings for management and subcontractors
• Review contract conditions; ensure compliance with all contract terms
• Supervise documentation of all significant project events, e.g., accidents, delays, Change Orders
• Direct preconstruction services and activities
• Negotiate, prepare and issue subcontract bid packages
• Assist with business development and participate in job interviews
• Maintain quality control (integrity and excellence of completed project)
• Support estimating staff (bid item specialist)
• Avoid or mitigate claims and conflict
• Complete all job close-out procedures
• Conduct warranty follow-up (1-year warranty walks)
• Complete project with full or enhanced fee
• Complete other responsibilities as assigned
Skills and Experience Requirements
• Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural degree or equivalent experience
• Field construction management experience (5-8 years, including supervisory skills)
• Leadership ability
• Problem-solving ability and strong sense of urgency
• Organizational and communication skills
• Drafting and computer skills
• Fundamental knowledge of contract law and project accounting
• Thorough understanding of all project management control systems (scheduling, cost control, procurement and estimating)

About the Company
The company has built a strong reputation as an employee-owned quality contractor. We hire the best people, give them exceptional training and provide them with the opportunities and the responsibilities that allow them to learn and develop professionally. Our values and recognizes our employees as the essential ingredient to our lasting success. As a 100% employee-owned company, we invest greatly in the personal and professional wellbeing of our people. Together, we have created an excellent place to work; when people join the company, they tend to stay. We strive for a positive work environment that encourages outstanding performance while making room for fun. We also believe that happy, healthy employees lead to a highly productive company, and we are proud to offer a robust benefits package to support individual and collective success.

•    Competitive pay
•    Profit Sharing
•    401(k) Plan with Matching
•    Contributions
•    Health, Dental and Vision Plans
•    Disability Insurance
•    Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Leave
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Educational Assistance
The company is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Minority, Women, Disability, and Veteran Employer.