Construction Senior Project Manager (Hybrid) - MKE, WI

Milwaukee Permanent USD120,000 - USD140,000
  • Senior Management Position with no ceiling for growth within the firm.
  • Above market compensation packages and the ability to create hybrid schedule

About Our Client

  • A comprehensive consulting and Design-Build for Financial Institutions firm located in Milwaukee, WI.
  • Founded in 2002 - has grown in that time to roughly 100 people in the Milwaukee office.
  • Project sizes are typically around 2000 SF at $1.2M.
  • Do $70M - $100M per year in revenue - already have $100M on the books for 2022.
  • Excellent company culture and top leadership in place.
  • Lots of team outings and events.
  • Very high retention rate - little to no turnover.
  • Lots of opportunity for growth within the company.
  • A top Design-Build firm in Wisconsin with no forecast to stop growing.

Job Description

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.


  • Work with Safety Director to ensure jobs have safe working conditions and that safe work practices are in place
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with key owners and architects
  • Foster team camaraderie; mentor Superintendents and Project Engineers; assure each person understands their role on the project
  • Document best practices to share with other projects; ensure best construction methods are being used
  • Direct and ensure timely completion of project close-out activities
  • Protect and promote the interests of the Company; ensure all compensation for work performed is received
  • Champion skill development of assigned resources through training and performance appraisals
  • Communicate and reinforce the company vision, values and goals to division staff
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction
  • Set safety, quality, schedule, cost, and owner relationship goals
  • Provide input and supervise all pre-construction services such as purchase orders, subcontracts, schedules, job cost set-up and project pre-planning
  • Work with the Managing Director obtain the personnel resources required to properly staff the project
  • Review project proposal or plans to determine time frame, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project
  • Manage all financial aspects of contracts; assure job margin analysis is completed on a regular basis
  • Develop baseline project schedule with assistance from Superintendent
  • Monitor and report project cost and schedule performance; recommend corrective actions if needed
  • Assist Superintendent with problem or conflict resolution; assist in driving subcontractors or work force
  • Prepare and manage change orders
  • Review and advance pay requests and invoicing
  • Review status reports prepared by project personnel and modify schedules or plans as required; prepare project reports for company management, owner or others
  • Manage the scope of work and has mastery of the contract documents
  • Manage claims; identify and resolve potential claims with subcontractors/suppliers
  • Participate in project coordination meetings
  • Prepare bid packages from construction documents
  • Ensure adherence to insurance, safety, labor relations, EEO and tax regulations
  • Monitor and ensure quality control

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum 10+ years of Project Management/Senior Project Management experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in a construction related field (Construction Management, Architecture or Civil Engineering).
  • MUST have ground-up commercial construction experience (at a Design Build firm or General Contractor).
  • Proficiency in Procore, MS Office Software and MS Project.
  • True leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience managing teams, performing annual reviews, client management and goal setting/achieving.
  • Has ability to do estimated change orders, pay apps, etc. (smaller scale stuff).
  • Ability to be presentable/client-facing individual.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary up to $140,000 (More depending on years of experience)
  • Personal/Company bonus structure
  • 401K with company match
  • Full benefits (Health/Vision/Dental)
  • Life Insurance
  • Health savings and reimbursement accounts
  • EAP
  • Long and Short-term disability
  • Paternity and maternity leave
  • Pay for all parking
  • 9.5 paid holidays
  • 4 weeks PTO starting
  • Sick days
  • Hybrid work is an option - ability to create your own schedule
  • Amazing culture - weekly events, beer Fridays (starting at 1:00 PM), catered food weekly, huge holiday parties and events
  • Summer hours from Memorial Day to Labor day (get off at 1:00 PM every Friday)
  • Sky is the limit for growth, clear path to Senior Project Manager
  • Above market work/life balance
  • Company tech (cell phone/iPad/laptop)
Mikayla Nuechterlein
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