Construction Project Manager (min 9 yrs experience)

Flegel's Construction Co., Inc. - Palo Alto, CA (30+ days ago)


Job Title: Project Manager I

Department: Construction

FLSA” Status: Exempt

Reports To: Project Manager II and Director of Construction Operations and other Executive Officers


The primary responsibilities of a Project Manager I is to define, communicate and track all assigned Flegel project activity to assure Flegel Supervision, Materials Suppliers and Sub-contractors are aware of timeline requirements of the assigned projects and are coordinated to achieve expense control to budget, the Flegel level of construction quality and timely completion to schedule.

A Project Manager I on a continuing basis will typically be required to provide detailed project management essentials of one (1) construction project plus other assignments dependent upon the size and urgency of the projects assigned.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

To perform the position of Project Management I successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Primary Responsibilities- Project Management Support

  • Examine and inspect work progress, equipment and construction sites to verify safety and ensure specifications are met;
  • Assist in the development and conduct of ongoing training programs for workers in construction methods, operation of equipment, safety procedures and company policies;
  • Responsible for maintaining project timeline and creating and providing any necessary timeline changes during the project;
  • Responsible for running client/architect site meetings of assigned projects; including providing "the day before the meeting", a meeting agenda, take meeting minutes and send out a copy the next working day;
  • When needed write-up scope of work for sub-contractors;
  • Reviews and approve sub-contractors scope of work and pass on for sub-contractor contractors;
  • Confer with Forman, Home Owners, and Sub-Contractors as necessary to resolve issues and coordinate activities to ensure timely project completion;
  • Evaluate estimates of material and worker requirements to complete assigned jobs;
  • Responsible for generating and providing any and all Change Orders for the project before the work has been completed;
  • Other duties as required.

When assigned a project and acting as the Project Manager without the support of a Site Supervisor, the Project Manager I has the following additional Primary Responsibilities of Construction of the assigned project.

Additional Primary Responsibilities– Job Construction Supervisory Skills and Tasks

  • Ability to schedule workers, material deliveries, and laying out of the construction project;
  • Able to keep construction daily log of all pertinent information on construction site;
  • Follow established construction methods, safety procedures, and company policies and maintain a safe and clean environment;
  • Assign work to employees based on material and worker requirements of specific jobs;
  • Confer with, Director of Construction Operations or other Executive Officers unless directed to confer with Project Manager II to resolve issues and coordinate activities to ensure timely project completion;
  • Review employee’s timecards on a daily basis for cost code and time accuracy;
  • Meet construction budget by monitoring project expenditures, identifying variances, and implementing corrective actions;
  • Trouble-shoot and identify construction problems; offer timely and safe solutions;
  • Train workers in construction methods, operation of equipment, safety procedures and company policies;
  • Supervise, coordinate or schedule the activities of construction or contract workers;
  • Locate, measure, and mark locations or placement of structures of equipment using measurement and mark equipment;
  • Estimate material or work requirements to complete jobs;
  • Order or requisition materials or supplies;
  • Analyze worker production problems and recommend solutions such as improving methods or implementing motivational plans;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Measurement of Success

  • Ensure customer satisfaction 100% of the time;
  • Ensure all Charge Orders are generated and completed;
  • Ensure the agenda and meeting minutes are completed for the Client/Architect Site Meetings;
  • Maintain accountability of tools and equipment 100% of the time;
  • Require paperwork/documentation completed as required on a daily basis;
  • Project stays within budget; delivered on time; meets technical specifications;
  • Ensure the reliability of cost and scheduled estimates;
  • Ensure that the construction or contract workers are prepared and trained; ensuring they are able to fulfill their specific jobs and tasks;
  • Ensure effective communication;
  • Ensure safety procedures and company policies are met and maintained.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In addition, the individual must be punctual, have a good attendance record, and have reliable means of transportation to work.

  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills.
  • Possess great customer service skills and be able to work with all types of clients.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and establish effective priorities.
  • Ability to work mandatory overtime when needed.
  • Understanding of basic algebra, geometry, and math.
  • Ability to work well in a team and individually.
  • Exhibit an outgoing, upbeat personality in any social situation and maintains a flexible approach to all assignments.
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism in a high-stress work environment.
  • Ability to respond calmly with solutions to construction problems or during an emergency/safety situation.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as, company policy, and procedure manuals,
  • Possess excellent mathematical skills including the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly without a calculator and apply the concepts of percentage.

Special Requirements

  • Ability to pass a respiratory fittest.
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug test.
  • Must possess a valid CA driver's license.
  • Must possess a valid Vehicle Registration and evidence of insurance coverage.
  • Some knowledge of first-aid and applicable safety precautions.
  • 7 years of experience operating construction equipment, materials and supplies.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent;
  • 9 years of experience within residential construction industry;
  • Minimum of 7 years hands on in residential construction as a journeyman carpenter.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work up to 50 hours per week.
  • Ability to work 5 days a week.
  • Regularly talk and listen up to 10 hours a day.
  • Regularly stand for prolonged periods of time over the course of an 8-10 hour day.
  • Regularly walk, bend, stoop, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly climb stairs carrying a minimum of 401bs.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
  • Ability to safely operate all construction power tools.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull or carry heavy objects using abdominal and lower back muscles.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is high.
  • Work environment is a fast paced, frequently changing environment in which interruptions is considered normal.
  • Work environment involves moderate exposure to occasional inclement weather conditions.
  • Work environment involves moderate exposure to physical risks such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals.
  • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements such as mild to hot temperatures dirt, mold, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises; asbestos, silica, and lead.
  • Chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm may be present in the worksite environment.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $72,000.00 to $85,000.00 /year


  • residential construction as a journeyman: 7 years (Required)


  • CDL (Required)