Project Director - General Contractor - St. Louis

St. Louis Permanent USD200,000 - USD250,000
  • Leadership role with this reputable and growing general contractor.
  • $150k+ base salary with profit sharing and bonus potential.

About Our Client

This $200M+ General Contractor is based in the Greater St. Louis area. They are well known for offering diverse project types, and a family first culture to cultivate teamwork and support for their 100 employees. Projects include: healthcare, light industrial, historic renovations, multifamily, retail, and more.

Job Description

  • Ensures safety protocols and procedures are being followed on all projects and makes corrections as necessary. Reinforces the culture to employees and subs and works with safety department to improve and refine.
  • Resolves safety issues and guides teams to do the same.
  • Identifies client specific safety and quality requirements during preconstruction phase.
  • Ensures quality control protocols and procedures are being followed on all projects.
  • Maintains knowledge of global quality and performance specifications and ensures they remain relevant.
  • Defines and monitors the effectiveness of processes to manage client / owner expectations.
  • Follows up on escalated business development leads for new business with current clients / owners.
  • Researches and formulates the strategy to prepare for project award interviews, as needed.
  • Presents and communicates GMP proposals to clients with little to no oversight.
  • Prepares and presents project proposals to clients.
  • Leads teams through the preconstruction phase.
  • Assumes project management role, when necessary.
  • Reviews and approves project manpower, project logistics, phasing plans, and project deliverables.
  • Under guidance of Project Executive, may contribute to prime / owner contract negotiations. Debriefs the teams on final contract requirements. Understands company required language and suggests improvements.
  • Determines and recommends appropriate delivery method of construction contracts.
  • Provides escalation assistance to Sr PM in contract negotiation and final language acceptance.
  • Keeps the organization informed of contract progress.
  • Communicates final contract details to the project team.
  • Monitors progress on job startup checklist. Aids in eliminating obstacles preventing task completion.
  • Uses in-depth knowledge of insurance and insurance claims to ensure insurance protocols are met and followed.
  • Monitors builder's risk, bond, and subcontractor insurance process for completeness and accuracy. Assists as needed.
  • Serves as an escalation resource for subcontract negotiations.
  • Fosters and leverages relationships with high volume subcontractors and other vendors to build a basis for future reciprocity.
  • Monitors subcontractor workload and performance across the company.
  • Evaluates value engineering measures on projects.
  • Monitors all project controls and communication through monthly audit meetings, and other team meetings.
  • Develops initial concept schedules.
  • Creates complex schedules and may define activities.
  • Reviews construction schedule, identifies areas for improvement and monitors performance.
  • Follows up with end user / owner for feedback and suggestions and communicates feedback for process improvements.
  • Monitors PAR's and uses expertise to probe when necessary.
  • Defines profit goals and maintains oversight on all profit and loss detail. Identifies potential loss, investigates details, and pulls together resources to mitigate loss or regain profit.
  • Informs Sr Leadership team on expected profit and loss details and mitigation efforts.
  • Approves of subcontracts, purchase orders and change orders associated with their projects.
  • Provides escalation assistance on complex delayed payment situations.
  • Anticipates and identifies performance issues that may have resulted from delayed payment and takes proactive steps to resolve the issues.
  • Monitors punch list and close-out process for completion. Provides escalation assistance, when necessary.
  • Assesses punch list and close-out processes at the project level and makes recommendations for improvement.

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 Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or something similar
  • 12+ years in the construction industry
  • 3+ years as a Senior Project Manager or Project Director
  • Experience building new or replacement hospitals
  • Experience working on projects valued at $80M+
  • Ability to lead a team of Project Managers

Apply using the link and your profile will be considered within 24 hours.

What's on Offer

  • $150k+ base salary
  • 10-25% bonus potential
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401k Match
  • Full healthcare benefits
  • 3+ weeks PTO
  • Flexible hours
  • $650 per month vehicle allowance
  • Phone allowance
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Leadership perks and additional growth
Caroline Goodin
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Construction Planning
St. Louis
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Consultant name
Caroline Goodin
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