Project Manager

  • Healthcare, Education & Industrial Construction
  • Chicago
  • $130,000 TO $170,000 + Package
  • JOB-1204TR SLE

The appointed Project Manager will be responsible for the overall safety, quality, direction, completion, and financial outcome of construction projects from initial budget through to closeout.  

The Position:

The successful candidate will:

  • Work with the pre-construction team to scope and estimate projects
  • Establish operation priorities and ensure safety and quality on every project
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by identifying and exceeding client needs
  • Estimate, value engineer and develop project budgets
  • Facilitate the subcontractor bid process to include processing, distribution and tracking of all project bidding documentation
  • Negotiate subcontractor and material buyout, developing and negotiating subcontracts
  • Manage jobs in progress including subcontractor coordination, conflict resolution and documentation
  • Manage project costs through the ongoing evaluation of labor, material and equipment
  • Forecast and analyze construction costs, exposures and profits through project completion
  • Provide leadership through building relationships, motivating others, providing clear direction and driving cooperative teamwork
  • Provide training and serve as a mentor to less experienced personnel
  • Interact with clients and potential clients to identify and pursue potential work
  • Prepare and participate in client presentations and project interviews
  • Negotiate and secure new business

The Candidate:

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Exemplary safety, relationship building, quality, and leadership skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • A minimum B.S. in Construction Engineering or related technical area
  • Experience of delivering projects typically valuing in excess of $20 million
  • 5 to 10 years’ related experience, ideally within healthcare, education, industrial or manufacturing projects
  • Proficiency in the use of software programs and templates to process, distribute and track all project documentation

The Company: 

With offices throughout the Midwest, our client is a national general contracting and construction management firm that primarily serves the private sector. The company provides clients with the experience and resources of a national company, combined with the hands-on approach of a local company.