Project Manager

Torrington, Connecticut Permanent USD80,000 - USD125,000 per year
  • Top 400 ENR Contractor
  • Large, well-respected CT GC

About Our Client

Our client is a prominent, family-owned business that has been serving Connecticut and New England for 100 years. They have a variety of departments and focus on everything from heavy civil construction and transportation infrastructure projects to commercial and industrial building construction. With a strong focus on quality, safety, and sustainability, the company has undertaken numerous large-scale projects in the region, including roadways, bridges, water treatment facilities, educational institutions, healthcare facilities, and more.

Job Description

As a Special Projects Construction Project Manager, you will be responsible for planning, executing, and completing various construction projects that require specialized expertise and attention. You will play a critical role in ensuring the successful delivery of these projects on time, within budget, and meeting the highest quality standards. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, subcontractors, and stakeholders to achieve project objectives and exceed client expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead all aspects of special projects from initiation to completion, ensuring adherence to project timelines, budgets, and safety standards.
  • Develop detailed project plans, including scope, schedule, and resource allocation, and effectively communicate them to the project team.
  • Collaborate with the design and engineering teams to review project specifications, identify potential challenges, and propose effective solutions.
  • Oversee procurement activities, including the selection of vendors and subcontractors, and negotiate contracts to ensure competitive pricing and favorable terms.
  • Monitor and control project expenses, making adjustments as necessary to avoid cost overruns and maintain profitability.
  • Conduct regular site inspections to ensure work is progressing according to the plan and to address any issues or risks promptly.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment, encouraging teamwork and open communication among team members and stakeholders.
  • Maintain effective relationships with clients, providing updates on project status and addressing any concerns proactively.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant building codes, regulations, and safety standards throughout the project's lifecycle.

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, or a related field (advanced degrees or certifications are a plus).
  • Proven experience as a Construction Project Manager, with a strong track record of successfully delivering complex construction projects.
  • Extensive knowledge of construction processes, materials, and methodologies, particularly in special projects environments.
  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to motivate and guide diverse teams to achieve project goals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with clients, team members, and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, coupled with a keen attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.
  • Ability to travel to project sites as required.

What's on Offer

Competitive Benefit Package

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