Construction Project Manager - Public Works

Arlington Heights Permanent USD85,000 - USD110,000
  • Established General Contractor with clear advancement opportunities
  • Have a flexible work environment with corporate outings and WFH capabilities

About Our Client

Our ESOP client is based out of the Western Suburbs of Chicago which was founded over 50 years ago. They have since grown their work throughout the Midwest, working on projects from commercial to public to K-12, and more. They do close to $100M in revenue annually and hope to grow even more. They are very work/life balance focused when it comes to their employees, with lots of room to grow and develop. They also give annual bonuses and top-tier benefits.

Job Description

  • Managing all documentation to ensure the project is compliant, remains on schedule, and remains within budget while monitoring all costs.
  • Obtaining, assembling, distributing, and filling all as-built drawings, warranties, certificates of occupancy, and lien releases.
  • Scheduling projects in logical steps and budgeting time required to meet deadlines.
  • Building and maintaining relationships critical to the success of the overall project and company
  • Track and analyze data to reduce gaps between estimates and actual costs.
  • Obtain and track subcontract bids and negotiate budgets.
  • Prepare and present estimate documentation, including gaps in available data.
  • Prepares estimates according to the requirements of multiple delivery systems. Reviews quotes and estimates with the project management team
  • Assists with certain post-bid buyouts.
  • Initiates and participates in meet and greet presentations with subcontractors and suppliers.

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
  • 5-10+ years of experience in Construction, experience managing multiple projects at a time
  • TI and ground-up experience in running their own projects
  • Experience in public works, commercial or retail projects preferred
  • Excellent communication skills with various parties including management, subcontractors, consultants, architects, vendors, and clients.

What's on Offer

  • Strong base compensation: $85K - $110K (based heavily on experience)
  • Bonus Potential Based on Profit of Projects (Ex. $300K/year is 6%, up to 10%)
  • ESOP
  • Full health care plan
  • Car Provided
  • Flexible Work Hours & Work From Home
  • PTO plus Sick and Holiday Pay
  • Great work/life balance with a team-oriented culture and work environment
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
Katrina Donnelly
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Job summary

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Project Manager
Arlington Heights
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Katrina Donnelly
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