Mar 19, 2024

Project Manager

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Carmel, IN, USA

Job Description

About Shiel Sexton

At Shiel Sexton We Build For People Who Expect More.

Shiel Sexton has a deep bench of resources with over 300 professionals specializing in all facets of the construction industry including: Project Management, Field Supervision, Green Building Expertise, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Safety Management and Quality Assurance. We have a passion for creating a great building experience which pushes us to an exceptional standard each day.

As a 100% employee-owned company, we understand that delivering exceptional results for our clients is a team effort driven by passionate people who are proud of the work they do. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive and diverse environment with wide ranging experience, knowledge, and strengths to promote collaborative teamwork where your voice will be heard. A company is only as great as its employees, and we believe our team is the greatest.

At Shiel Sexton we offer:

  • Medical, dental and vison benefits
  • Dependent Care, Medical Savings Account and Health Savings account with employer contribution
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan; as a team we win together
  • Traditional and Roth 401k 401k match
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Four company sponsored events a year
  • Life insurance, short & long-term disability.
  • Fitness Membership Reimbursement
  • Annual 40% off boot vouchers.
  • ½ price Indianapolis Zoo and Children’s Museum memberships
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Many additional voluntary benefits

Project Manager at Shiel Sexton

The Project Manager I (PM1) is responsible for leading projects and supervising the construction team, securing subcontracts, purchasing, monthly invoicing, approving subcontractor payments, weekly progress meetings as well as ensuring quality, production, and safety throughout the construction process. This position plays an integral part of the organization and lead for construction project management team. PM1 will exhibit strong skills in construction management and will demonstrate an ability to oversee total construction efforts, providing administrative and technical direction to their team ensuring each project is constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule specifications. The PM1 acts in a fundamental leadership role to the provide administrative oversight, secure safety, and manage all operations functions of the project management team.

A PM1 will take proactive responsibility over a variety of operations oversight and activities to communicate and execute tasks, goals, and resolve issues among the Subcontractors, Foreman, Architects, Clientele, and related personnel. The Project Manager 1 will be able to, with support, manage and coordinate all job site services and requirements. An PM1 is expected to command their responsibilities, in a reliable and consistent manner, while delivering a steady development of the necessary skills to act in an advisory role to the success of a Project Team and Shiel Sexton’s Business Development efforts. Our Project Manager 1 reports to the Senior Project Manager and Project Executive respectively.

Role Expectations and Competencies

  • Foundational knowledge of complex building systems including excavation, installation of utilities, foundations and structural systems, building envelope, MEP installation and finish work.
  • Proven and demonstrated ability to manage construction budgets, contract administration, customer service in responding promptly to needs, and change order management process.
  • Knowing the (internal and external) customer business needs and acting accordingly; anticipating customer needs and giving high priority to customer satisfaction and customer service.
  • Competent ability to work in conjunction with the site management team to develop schedules, trade sequences, plan phasing, and logistics ensuring performance results and meeting goals.
  • Working as a productive member of a cohesive group toward a common goal and contributing to team development and effective team dynamics.
  • Setting priorities and defining actions, time, and resources needed to achieve predefined goals.
  • Maintaining effectiveness in reaching set goals by adapting to changed circumstances, tasks, responsibilities, and people.
  • Excellent ability to understand project flow for commercial construction projects and being accountable to project outcomes, Leadership skills to facilitate progress meetings and communications with the client, design team and subcontractor partners with a strong orientation for coaching and development of project teams through building and instilling company culture.
  • Proven ability to implement solutions to challenges utilizing business acumen to overcome issues while maximizing revenue and managing cash flow.
  • Oversee productive meetings (OAC, SUB, etc.) by facilitating and guiding engagement with agenda development and talking points relative to the topic.
  • Exploring alternatives by means of persuasion to reach favorable outcomes in situations where decisions involve other parties.
  • Spotting opportunities within a circle of influence; anticipating threats and acting on them; self-starting rather than waiting passively until the situation demands action.
  • Willingness to mentor, model and develop a strong team mindset from start to finish of a project.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Achieving results through people by successful objective setting, performance review, motivation, delegation, teambuilding, mentoring others, commitment gains, and empowerment.
  • Actively and continuously gaining insight of strengths and weaknesses in order to identify the relevant areas that need further development (regarding skills and knowledge) and acting upon it.
  • Has completed all assigned, required HR and Legal compliance courses on-time and by due date of assigned.


This is a position for individuals with five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in commercial construction or qualified experience including minimum 12 months experience in an Assistant Project Manager or equivalent level role; Demonstrated mastery of managing all project finances, actively working toward knowledge of business development practices. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management preferred; or business, engineer related degree
  • Associate degree and 10 years of progressive experience as an Assistant Project Manager or Superintendent
  • Experience with computer-based scheduling programs such as Primavera or ASTA;
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, and project management systems such as Viewpoint or Procore a plus;
  • Project Management experience with commercial related projects
  • Extensive previous work experience managing budgets for construction projects
  • Excellent knowledge of construction materials and equipment

Working Conditions

Personnel Management |40+ Hours/week |Dynamic work schedule dependent on project status |Working construction environment |Outdoor/Construction Site Work/Office setting |Moderate Safety Risk |Deadline Requirements |Delivery of accurate and completed project

Please note sponsorship and/or relocation are not available for this position.

Notice to Recruiters and Agencies: Shiel Sexton prefers to recruit candidates directly, rather than through a third-party recruiter or agency. Do not submit or present your candidate(s) through any means (e-mail, fax, phone, mail, verbal referral) to Shiel Sexton or any employee of Shiel Sexton. In the case of candidate(s) submitted or presented to Shiel Sexton by a recruiter or agency without a signed agreement in place for the specific position or without a specific open requisition, Shiel Sexton explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. To request consideration as a Recruiting Vendor, please contact our human resources department.



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