Construction Project Manager - Education Projects

Waukegan, Illinois Permanent USD100,000 - USD130,000 per year
  • Competitive salary, bonus, 401k matching, car allowance + gas card, PTO
  • Full backlog of projects through 2025, recently awarded 35M K-12 project

About Our Client

Our client offers a complete range of construction services for large scaleeducation and public projects. They have a proven track record in the construction industry and have become one of the top general contractors in Chicagoland.

Specialize in K-12, municipal, commercial, public, office interiors

  • Project Locations: Mainly Chicagoland area and suburbs
  • Family oriented culture
  • Solid leadership out of top general contractors
  • Hands off management approach
  • Great relationships with subcontractors
  • Strong pipeline of projects through 2025

Job Description

  • Oversee the successful management of construction projects. Provides leadership to the team with respect to project goals, objectives and client expectations
  • Ensures efficient coordination of project requirements. Leads the team in cooperative and synergistic efforts with other disciplines on projects
  • Reviews all reporting systems and procedures and prepares reports to clients and senior management defining progress and cost
  • Promote and maintain client relationships
  • Coordinates with construction Safety Manager to ensure that projects are completed in accordance with established safety goals
  • Develop strong relationships with Superintendents, Subcontractors, and Assistant Project Managers
  • Maintain appropriate documentation through project such as RFI logs and change orders

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 in Construction Science, Management, Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of construction project management experience preferred
  • Experience with ground-up projects preferred
  • Proficiency with computer software used in the construction industry - experience with Procore is a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills- role with be somewhat client facing, dealing with subs and owners
  • Working knowledge of construction technology and details
  • Proficiency reviewing and understanding all construction related documents, including understanding specifications and drawings

What's on Offer

  • Salary range from $100,000- $130,000 (based heavily on experience)
  • 401k match
  • Competitive benefits package
  • 15 days PTO starting
  • Car Allowance + Gas Card
  • Hands on training
  • Highly competitive bonus structures based on performance
  • Immediate Hire
  • Tremendous room for growth
  • Company events and strong community culture
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