Sr Project Manager - Construction

Downers Grove, IL

Posted: 07/04/2019 Industry: Construction Job Number: j-261 Pay Rate: 100,000-140,000


The Senior Project Manager works in partnership with project leaders to ensure we are delivering a safe, high quality and profitable projects to our clients.

*Relocation to the Chicago area is available for the right candidate.


  • Responsible for managing and directing several projects by providing the communication, coordination and follow-up necessary to meet the project goals and objectives.
  • Maintains ongoing training and mentoring of project teams.
  • Directly responsible to senior executive team.
  • Provides ongoing project information and project reviews as required by management.
  • Coordinates training and compliance measures to ensure project procedures are followed.
  • Ensures scope of work, schedule and budget are clearly defined and understood by senior management and all project participants, including the client.
  • Determines controls and maintains overall project and discipline schedules and budgets.
  • Tracks schedule and budget progress with project milestones and takes all action necessary to keep project on track.
  • Identifies and secures necessary approvals for all changes in project scope, budget and/or schedule.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with client at his/her level and works with project teams to make adjustments as necessary to comply with clients’ needs within contractual obligations, or to adjust project deliverables to meet the client and stakeholders needs.
  • Follows and ensures conformance with company's policies and procedures, including safety policies.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field/equivalent experience.
  • Heavy Civil Construction background with 15+ year’s field experience in heavy highway, road and bridge construction.
  • Previous IDOT/METRA experience is preferred
  • Experience managing multiple projects and project leaders at once.
  • Must be safety oriented – 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA certificates are preferred.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong work ethic – willing to do what it takes to get the job done.
  • Ability to function as a team builder/player.
  • The ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments.

*Relocation to the Chicago area is available for the right candidate.

Linda Nicholls

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