Project Manager - General Contractor - Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee, Wisconsin Permanent USD100,000 - USD120,000 per year
  • Work on some of Wisconsin's largest projects
  • Great opportunities for learning and career development

About Our Client

Our client is a large and renowned general contractor that has set the standard for delivering impressive commercial projects across Wisconsin. With a legacy of excellence that spans decades, they have solidified their position as a leader in the construction industry, earning the trust and admiration of clients, partners, and the communities they serve.

Operating from their downtown Milwaukee headquarters, this company fosters a dynamic and collaborative work environment that values innovation, integrity, and a deep commitment to giving back to the communities they help shape. Their success is driven by a team of dedicated professionals who share a passion for pushing the boundaries of what's possible in commercial construction.

Company Overview:

  • Revenue: $1.5 billion
  • Ownership: Privately-held
  • Team: Over 3,000 skilled professionals across multiple offices
  • Self-Perform: Comprehensive self-performance capabilities across various trades
  • Project Locations: Statewide, with a focus on major metropolitan areas in Wisconsin
  • Project Variety: Large-scale commercial developments, high-rise office buildings, mixed-use complexes, retail centers, and hospitality projects

Job Description

  • Lead and oversee large, complex commercial construction projects from inception to completion, ensuring seamless execution and client satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including architects, engineers, superintendents, and subcontractors, to align project goals and drive successful outcomes.
  • Develop comprehensive project plans, schedules, and budgets, ensuring adherence to stringent quality standards and regulatory compliance.
  • Negotiate and manage subcontractor agreements, fostering strong partnerships and leveraging collective expertise to deliver exceptional results.
  • Proactively identify and mitigate potential risks, employing effective problem-solving strategies to overcome challenges and maintain project momentum.
  • Foster open communication with clients, providing regular updates, addressing concerns, and ensuring their vision is brought to life with precision and creativity.
  • Mentor and lead project teams, cultivating a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and professional growth.
  • Analyze project performance metrics, implementing strategies to enhance efficiency, optimize resource allocation, and maximize profitability.

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 Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in managing large-scale commercial construction projects.
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate others.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen eye for detail and a proactive approach to risk mitigation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in project management software, scheduling tools, and construction technology.
  • Unwavering commitment to promoting a culture of safety, quality, and continuous improvement.
  • Alignment with the company's values of excellence and giving back to the Wisconsin community.

What's on Offer

  • Highly competitive base salary ranging from $100,000 to $120,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and a generous 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching.
  • Annual performance-based bonuses and incentives, with the potential to earn up to 25% of your base salary.
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement within the company's statewide network.
  • Continuous learning and professional development programs, including tuition reimbursement and leadership training.
  • Opportunities to contribute to community outreach initiatives and charitable causes supported by the company.
  • Company vehicle and allowances for work-related expenses.

Building Environment:

  • Collaborative environment
  • Work with teammates who have extensive construction knowledge
  • Excellent subcontractor pool
  • Lots of repeat clients who understand the building process
  • Realistic timelines

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