Mar 13, 2020

Construction Project Manager, Major Commercial

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Redmond, WA, USA
Full-Time Management

Job Description


*IMPORTANT NOTE: This job is for those who have at least 5-7 years of Commercial Construction Project Management experience.
The role of Project Manager requires strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, ability to self-direct, strong background in project/construction management, client representation and personnel management. The role also requires value judgment recommendations to client.

The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery.
Characteristics of responsible projects:Complexity: HighRisk: HighDuration: Long Term (months to years)Value: Typically > $50 Million USD
Overall accountability for the planning, design, permitting, construction and turnover of construction projects.
Deliver projects on-time, on budget, and to mutually agreed expectations.
Lead or assist with creation and validation of budget documentation.
Lead or assist with developing and accessing procurement strategies and delivery of FF&E or other segments of the client's budget.
Facilitate involvement of the project's key stakeholders at appropriate levels and times.
Develop, coordinate and facilitate hand off of the facility to client's operations personnel.
Develop or advise on development of warranty strategies.
Lead or assist with development and management of overall project budget to meet client requirements.
Guide design development and construction through the applicable client funding requirements.
Guide design development through applicable sustainability reviews or building certification preparations to meet project/client requirements.
Support client's project administrative needs.
Contribute and own the development of program processes and tools that facilitate consistency and quality execution across the project/program.

Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout.
Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to complex documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.
Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.
Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard request for proposals; completes bid analysis; recommends resources to clients.
Leads project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.
Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.
Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and Client requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.
Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.
Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk.
Demonstrates ability to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.

Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team. Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

BS in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited university. Foreign degree equivalent is acceptable.
Knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, Internet Explorer, Bluebeam Revu, Microsoft Project or other scheduling software.
Demonstrated understanding of green and sustainable building practices, LEEDTM Accredited Professional a plus.
Experience with web-based project management tools.
Demonstrated experience in management of professional staff.
5-9 years of project and construction management experience.



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