Project Manager - Design/Build Construction Services Firm

Madison, Wisconsin Permanent USD110,000 - USD140,000 per year
  • Top Benefits: 15% bonuses and every employee starts with 30 PTO days + sick time
  • Not a GC, but provides an array of construction services to clients

About Our Client

  • A 10-year-old Design/Build Construction Services firm
  • They have 3 offices total, in Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Madison - all in the heart of the downtown in very cool historical buildings with new, modern interiors (very modernized workspace)
  • My client is not a GC, but it provides an array of construction services to clients from the Design/Build stage through Development for its large, consistent clientele
  • Their specialty is large PK - K12 Education projects across MN and Wisconsin
  • The company currently sits at 60 people
  • Employee collaboration and connection is top priority and is so strong

Job Description

50% Project Management, 30% Client Relations, 20% Supervision and Leadership

  • Provide construction management oversight, including strengthening client relationships and managing project scope, schedule, budget, costs, deliverables and change orders for various construction and rehabilitation project
  • Coordinate and direct the work of trade contractors.
  • Monitor project progress and quality
  • Review RFIs, submittals and change orders
  • Participate in project meetings and planning sessions
  • Provide communication channels, such as owner reviews, to ensure requirements are being met
  • Mitigate risk to both Nexus and the client organization
  • Monitor related issues such as safety, authorizations, and third party coordination
  • Provide select project management support, expertise, and documentation to Nexus as needed, including bids, project schedules, cost reports, and cash flow predictions
  • Coordinate contractor resources and issue resolution with design firms 30% Client Relations
  • Serve as a liaison for client, staff and construction management teams
  • Address problems and challenges with urgency; collaborate with team Nexus as needed
  • Apply learning's to improve communications and processes going forward 20% Supervision and Leadership
  • Provide day-to-day coaching, feedback and direction for effective performance of project team
  • Identify and support development opportunities for growth and improvement of team

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

  • Associates or bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in the building systems / operations field
  • Strong understanding of scheduling and risk management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to translate technical jargon and project related information to meet client needs
  • Demonstrated success in problem solving and delivering innovative solutions.
  • Proven ability to operate with integrity and empathy, and build lasting trust-based relationships
  • Self-directed and highly organized in approach to work
  • Able to hold self and others accountable to drive projects forward
  • Strong computer skills with competency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe
  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints and drawings
  • Demonstrated knowledge of codes and contract law
  • General accounting knowledge and capacity

What's on Offer

  • Base salary up to $140,000 depending upon experience
  • Lucrative bonuses (15%+)
  • 401K with company match
  • Top benefits (Health, Vision, Dental)
  • Short and long term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Company tech (iPad, laptop and cell phone)
  • Every employee starts with 4 weeks PTO starting in addition to 10 paid holidays and sick days
  • Amazing company events that they fly out all employees for (Holiday parties, Summer party, boat cruises, Twins games, etc.)
  • Encourage and pride themselves on flexibility. Allow some remote flexibility a couple of days a week
  • Have bi-annual one on ones with every individual in the company to see what they can improve specifically for that individual
Mikayla Nuechterlein
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Real Estate
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Project Manager
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Mikayla Nuechterlein
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