Remote Construction Project Manager - Top Design/Build Firm

Milwaukee Permanent USD100,000 - USD130,000
  • Ability to work 100% remote beginning day one.
  • Put together above market compensation packages (Base, bonuses and top benefits)

About Our Client

  • A comprehensive consulting and Design-Build for Financial Institutions firm located in Milwaukee, WI.
  • Founded in 2002 - has grown in that time to roughly 100 people in the Milwaukee office.
  • Project sizes are typically around 2000 SF at $1.2M.
  • Do $70M - $100M per year in revenue - already have $100M on the books for 2022.
  • Excellent company culture and top leadership in place.
  • Lots of team outings and events.
  • Very high retention rate - little to no turnover.
  • Lots of opportunity for growth within the company.
  • A top Design-Build firm in Wisconsin with no forecast to stop growing.

Job Description

* Create early comparable estimates for proposed projects utilizing cost data from comparable projects of similar scope and scale.

* Collaborate with the design team and provide construction perspective and feedback on the design.

* Attends and prepares information for the internal Kick-Off meetings.

* Reviews progress plans for constructability and adherence to the budget.

* Perform take-offs using On-Screen take-off software and prepare estimate of conceptual plans, progress plans and final construction documents.

* Create Basis of Design (BOD) that documents and outlines the scope of the project.

* Reviews 100% plans for completeness and accuracy prior to going out to bid.

* Create project specific bid forms to solicit bids for each project.

* Contact subcontractors in proximity to project location to gauge subcontractor interest and to assemble a project bid list, qualify potential subcontractors.

* Analyze and scope subcontractor bids for compliance with the construction documents and ability to perform the work in accordance with the project schedule.

* Write subcontracts and subcontract change orders in Procore.

* Creates and updates schedules for each project utilizing Microsoft Project.

* Attends construction department meetings for department updates, changes, and best practices discussions.

* Apply for and obtain all permits required to perform the work.

* Reviews daily jobsite reports.

* Monitors jobsite safety and assures subcontractor compliance with all safety requirements.

* Helps manage budgets on projects.

* Prepare monthly cost forecasts and provide report to VP of Construction and CFO.

* Travel to project site(s) as needed to meet with subcontractors, review job progress, verify quality and compliance with contract documents and meet with Owner. Travel required to each jobsite once a month at a minimum.

* Lead weekly Owner progress meetings to discuss progress of design and construction.

* Issue or cause to be issued meeting minutes for internal team meetings, design meetings, Owner update meetings and job site progress meetings.

* Attends presentation rehearsals.

* Review RFIs from subs, works with design on response and makes sure subcontractor receives appropriate direction.

* Performs punch-list walkthrough with design team and final punch-list walk with Owner.

* Mentor younger less experienced Assistant or Associate Project Mangers.

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

  • Minimum 5+ years of Project Management experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a construction related field (Construction Management, Architecture or Civil Engineering).
  • MUST have ground-up commercial construction experience (at a Design Build firm or General Contractor).
  • Proficiency in Procore, MS Office Software and MS Project.
  • True leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience managing teams, performing annual reviews, client management and goal setting/achieving.
  • Has ability to do estimated change orders, pay apps, etc. (smaller scale stuff).
  • Ability to be presentable/client-facing individual.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary up to $130,000 (based on years of experience)
  • Personal/Company bonus structure
  • 401K with company match
  • Full benefits (Health/Vision/Dental)
  • Life Insurance
  • Health savings and reimbursement accounts
  • EAP
  • Long and Short-term disability
  • Paternity and maternity leave
  • Pay for all parking
  • 9.5 paid holidays
  • 3+ weeks PTO starting
  • Sick days
  • Hybrid work is an option - ability to create your own schedule, or work fully remote
  • Amazing culture - weekly events, beer Fridays (starting at 1:00 PM), catered food weekly, huge holiday parties and events
  • Summer hours from Memorial Day to Labor day (get off at 1:00 PM every Friday)
  • Sky is the limit for growth, clear path to Senior Project Manager
  • Above market work/life balance
  • Company tech (cell phone/iPad/laptop)
Mikayla Nuechterlein
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