Construction Project Manager - Chicago, IL

Chicago Permanent USD90,000 - USD115,000
  • Established General Contractor with clear advancement opportunities
  • High base salary, bonus potential, 401K with match, and full benefits

About Our Client

Our client is an established Design/Build general contractor that has been in the construction industry for over 100 years and is looking to actively grow their team with a strong Project Manager that is looking for growth and autonomy.

  • Project Portfolio: ground-up and interior build-outs for commercial, multi-familty, healthcare, education, TI, residential, ndustrial, federal, restoration, and retail projects.
  • Project Values: $3M - $40M ground up
  • Revenue: Yearly Revenue $50M+
  • Strong Compensation and Benefits Package (with bonus)
  • They have implemented a strong push for diversity and inclusion and have established a great culture of employees

Job Description

The Project Manager will be responsible for the management of

  • Negotiate, award, and administer all subcontracts, purchase orders, and change orders on the construction projects.
  • Promote and maintain client relationships.
  • Oversee the management of successful construction projects. Demonstrates leadership to the team to create project goals, client expectations, and objectives.
  • Create effective teamwork on the construction sites while leading successful relationships with the clients.
  • Coordinate with subcontractors to receive and review prequalification forms for preparation for bidder's list.
  • Establish and monitor the construction project costs and schedules
  • Frequent construction job site visits as the Project Manager. Complete regular inspections and project progress meetings.
  • As Project Manager, you must provide intentional and proactive leadership within the safety culture on the construction project site. You will be maintaining construction safety, administering company and OSHA compliance programs.
  • Prepare require field documentation and reports (daily, weekly, monthly)
  • Project Managers assure the construction schedules are being maintained by the trade contractors.
  • Coordinate and report all construction status reports to the client.
  • Prepare individual packages for bidding of all the construction project work. The Project Manager will receive, analyze, and clarify all bids.
  • As a Project Manager you will develop, update, and review the construction project schedule and 3-week look ahead on a regular basis. This includes: safety checklists, daily reports, and ensure all on site adherence to company insurance policies.
  • Review all reporting systems and procedures. Prepare reports on the construction project for the client and senior management going into detail on the construction progress and cos

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management
  • 3 - 7+ years of experience in Construction, experience managing multiple projects at a time
  • TI and ground-up experience preferred
  • Experience in various markets or looking to gain exposure in diverse markets
  • Excellent communication skills with various parties including management, subcontractors, consultants, architects, vendors, and clients.

What's on Offer

  • Strong base compensation: $90K - $115K (based heavily on experience)
  • Bonus Potential Based on Profit of Projects (Ex. $300K/year is 6%, up to 10%)
  • Car allowance
  • 100% healthcare paid for by the employer
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paternity/Maternity leave
  • DE&I initiatives
  • Flexible PTO/Vacation Days and time off
  • Great work/life balance with a team-oriented culture and work environment
  • Company outings and annual events
  • Cell Phone & Company Laptop
  • Flexible work hours
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