Project Executive - K12 School Projects - RI

Providence, Rhode Island Permanent USD140,000 - USD175,000 per year
  • Join one of the Northeast's leading General Contractors - ENR Top 400!
  • Leadership opportunity for their Rhode Island operations

About Our Client

A leading construction firm committed to delivering excellence in every project we undertake. With a diverse portfolio spanning commercial, academic, healthcare and industrial sectors, we pride ourselves on our dedication to quality, innovation, and client satisfaction. As we continue to expand our operations, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Construction Project Executive to join our team.

Job Description

The Project Executive will be responsible for:

  • Lead project planning and development, including defining project scope, objectives, and deliverables.
  • Develop comprehensive project schedules, budgets, and resource plans.
  • Oversee procurement activities, including vendor selection, contract negotiation, and supplier management.
  • Monitor project progress and performance against key metrics, implementing corrective actions as necessary.
  • Conduct regular site visits to ensure compliance with safety regulations, quality standards, and project specifications.
  • Foster strong relationships with clients, architects, engineers, and other project stakeholders to drive collaboration and resolve issues proactively.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to project teams, fostering a culture of accountability, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Prepare and present project status reports, budget forecasts, and other key performance indicators to senior management.

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

The most successful Project Executive will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Proven track record of success in construction project management, with a minimum of 10 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Must have a proven track record in the K-12 space, specific to Rhode Island (this is the project focus for this company in this region - looking for someone familiar with the space to lead and help expand operations)
  • Strong understanding of construction processes, building codes, and regulations.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools (e.g., Primavera, Procore, MS Project).
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize workload, and work effectively under pressure.
  • PMP or other relevant certifications are a plus.
  • Valid driver's license and willingness to travel to project sites as needed.

What's on Offer

The Project Executive will receive:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive health ebnefits
  • Retirement savings plan with company match
  • Travel allowance
  • ESOP bonus
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment
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Project Manager
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