Project Manager - Construction

Project Manager - Construction



Employment Type



Architecture, Engineering & Construction

Job ID



Our Client is an well-established construction management, design/build firm and general contractor who is looking for a Project Manager to join their Long Island based office of professionals.

Job Description:

The Project Manager is responsible for the ultimate success (i.e. profitability, client satisfaction and schedule) of each project assigned to. The Project Manager plans and directs with  input from field personnel activities concerned with the building of the construction project. The Project Manager participates in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversees its organization, scheduling and implementation.

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

  1. Project Financials: Financial management of all project cost related issues, in collaboration with the Project Executive and President, including:
    1. General Conditions setup and monthly approval
    2. Optimize gross margins
    3. Minimize cost and mitigate risks   
  2. Scheduling:  Work with Superintendents and trades to plan, organize and direct activities concerned with construction projects. Update project schedule as it changes. Communicate any scheduling problems to Project Executive. Identify long lead items that could be potential roadblocks and solve these issues prior to any impact on the project.
  3. Startup and Mobilization:  Ensure the startup and mobilization procedure checklist is completed.  
  4. Project Progress/Job Cost Management:  Ensure that Progress payments are submitted to the owner per the contract requirements.
  5. Job Closeout:  Ensure punch list is performed and all closeout procedures are completed in order to beat project close-out deadlines.  
  6. Change Order Management:  Notify owner if there is a change of scope due to RFIs, submittal reviews and or direction from the architect different from that of the drawings. Process change orders and pursue timely approval and payment. Notify owner if change order causes any delay to the schedule. Provide time analysis illustrating schedule changes. Once change orders have been approved, enter into job cost report and properly assign to affected subcontractors, notifying all field personnel as necessary.  
  7. Cost Control and Forecasting:  Provide accurate monthly reports that forecast through project completion. Identify any items that could be a potential problem.
  8. Documentation:  Set up and maintain all job site files. All original contracts and change orders (owner or subcontractors) are to be kept in the main office’s fire files. Appropriate subcontractor negotiation is sent out in a timely manner per the subcontract agreement.  
  9. Risk Management:  Evaluate and mitigate owner/project and subcontractor risks. Ensure that all appropriate bonds/insurance and safety programs are in place and maintained.
  10. Safety:  Ensure that safety is properly incorporated into job planning and execution.  Investigate potentially serious situations and brainstorms corrective measures. Work with site Safety Director and Site Superintendent to ensure safety is a priority, and is properly incorporated into job planning, ensuring compliance with safety guidelines.  
  11. Team Development:  Responsible for Project Team leadership. Delegate tasks based on workload and skills sets of members of project team. Provide coaching and feedback to the project team on a regular basis, ensuring that team members understand their roles. Provide training and career development opportunities.  Schedule and provide appropriate external training for all team members. Identify and address all critical issues with team.  
  12. Represents Company:  Represent company professionally in project meetings and attend strategy meetings. The Project Manager is a liaison between all parties involved with the process, including owners, architects, prime contractors, subcontractors, and vendors. As a representative, successfully managing relationships, creating opportunities for positive recommendations and references, and representing as an example of Aurora’s Code Values, personifying Customer Focus, Integrity, Family Values, Quality work, and Enthusiasm are of utmost importance.  
  13. Code Compliance:  Coordinate with owner in ensuring that the property complies with the codes and regulations of each agency having jurisdiction over the property. Meet with external organizations to perform a detailed inspection of property ensure building codes are met.
  14. Permits/Entitlements/Inspections.  Make sure all proper permits are in place and the project expeditor has all information needed to obtain and close out all permits.  PM needs to make sure the superintendents are conducting all required inspections.

Supervisory Responsibility
Supervises Assistant Project Manager, Project Coordinators, Superintendent and other field personnel assigned to job.  


Job Requirements:

Required Education and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in construction management or civil engineering from a four-year college or university plus 2-5 years related experience; or five to seven years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Managerial experience.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  1. Strong communication skills; thorough and attentive to details; able to prioritize and multitask; proactive and deadline-oriented.  
  2. Ability to read and understand work orders, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  


  1. Communication Proficiency.
  2. Time Management.
  3. Problem Solving.
  4. Leadership.
  5. Mathematical Skills.
  6. Mechanical Knowledge.
  7. Project Management.
  8. Collaboration Skills.  


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 40 hours per week and may frequently require longer hours and/or weekend work.

Travel to and from jobsite and office is required.




Contact Details:

Daria teller