Project Manager – Construction

( Watertown MA )

Summary of Position:

The Project Manager is responsible for the profitable execution of the projects under his/her management including safe, on-time, on budget completion, adherence to corporate and contract compliance, quality control and customer satisfaction.  He/she will be managing projects including, but not limited to: retail, restaurants and alternative energy.  As part of a multi-disciplined firm, he/she will be coordinating with MEP, Structural Engineers, Site/Civil Engineers and Architects

Essential Duties:

  • Work closely with the Operations Manager to monitor project management compliance with reporting related to corporate policy and the contract documents.
  • Accept projects from the estimating department at budget transfer.  Manage the buyout process in a cost-effective and timely manner, while meeting minority participation and company requirements.   Review all construction contracts.  Oversee the contract change process.
  • Take responsibility for assignment of project teams to projects, matching their skill and experience levels, to insure profitable performance consistent with company objectives and policies.
  • Ensure the margin analyses are accurate and timely.  Dig deep to mitigate potential losses and to enhance profitability.
  • Review the schedule and weekly narrative to ensure the project is tracking for on time completion and that the documentation is in accordance with S&P Policy.
  • Visit each project site on a scheduled and regular basis to remain updated on construction activities.  Maintain periodic contact with the “Principle in Charge” for the architect, program manager and the owner.
  • Review the safety training program and the safety procedures for the projects under his/her management on a regular basis to ensure that an effective program is being conducted.  Review and mitigate safety trends.  Conduct thorough “root cause” investigations on any accidents.
  • Elevate and coordinate all legal matters involving construction to the Director of Construction.
  • Responsible successful delivery of the projects under his/her control, the development of his/her personnel, safety, and quality.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction.  This will be reviewed based on repeat business and client references.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform related work, as apparent or assigned.
  • Manage adherence to the corporate policies, project reporting requirements and the contract documents.
  • Train and develop employees.


  • Experience: 7+ years of experience as a Project Manager; experience with short-term projects ($1.5 million and smaller) preferred.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in construction related field, or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience.
  • Travel: up to 25%
  • Software: MS Office, MS Project preferred

Offering a Comprehensive Benefits Package with Many Customizable Programs

  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Expenses Flexible Spending Plan
  • Dependent Care Expenses Flexible Spending Plan
  • 401(K) Retirement Savings Plan Tuition Reimbursement
  • Support of Professional Certifications
  • Employee Referral Programs

Further information on these and other benefits will be provided to you at new employee orientation during your first day of employment.

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