Home Building Project Manager - 5 yrs Experience Required

Trailside Homes - Seattle, WA (30+ days ago)

Project Manager

We know that BUILDING HOMES BEGINS WITH BUILDING THE BEST TEAM! Are you ready to lead a higher quality life with an enthusiastic team? Join the Trailside Homes and discover why we build the most excellent homes in King County and in the Roslyn-Cle Elum-Suncadia area.

You’ll work with the construction and executive team to lead and manage custom home projects with our team of subcontractors and vendors in a great working environment. We build high quality customs from our plan line or we work directly with families to create design and build their home uniquely to their specifications. You will have the opportunity to contribute improvements to our custom home production processes, reducing costs, timelines, and delivering homes more efficiently.

Trailside Homes

Trailside Homes is an established land development and home building company based in Seattle’s Pioneer Square. Trailside Homes Design360 is a company-wide design and building philosophy guiding everything the team at Trailside does to create the very best in Northwest living. Trailside delivers homes in communities in harmony with nature and outdoor adventure activities. Location, land, architecture and interior design are all carefully considered, creating the best of indoor and outdoor living experiences. The company’s long-term plan is to be a community developer of 500 living units a year, resulting in significant growth potential. Trailside’s current portfolio of 1,200 approved home sites is well positioned to capture a strong market for our products. We value a positive and rewarding work environment both in the office and on site.

Position Summary

We seek a project manager with 5+ years’ experience managing high quality custom home projects in a rapid growth environment. You will have the opportunity to implement your experience and knowledge to empower our team and capture growth opportunities, while also learning from and improving our systems.


  • Work with custom home clients from initial sale to job completion.
  • Develop home plans with architects from client input and concept to construction drawings, ensure plans are value engineered and meet clients budget.
  • Manage TSH pre-construction process with clients and produce a highly detailed set of plans and specifications for each home.
  • Work with purchasing department to bid all soft and hard costs of the project and be accountable for final budgets.
  • Work with architects, interior designers, and design review committees for submittals and be the liaison for client interface throughout the life of each project.
  • Work with field management to ensure homes being constructed meet the expectation of clients and TSH standards.
  • Review and approve construction drawings and shop drawings for each project.
  • Forecast subcontractor and vendor scheduling and resource conflicts and work with department manager to resolve.
  • Understand purchasing systems and be able to effectively work with purchasing department to fully purchase home and request VPOs as necessary and revise scopes of work.
  • Ensure all building codes and TSH standards of quality are met in the field during weekly site visits.
  • Conduct walk-through inspections and other scheduled inspections with each homeowner.
  • Interact daily with various departments of the company, subcontractors, customers, and city inspectors
  • Attend construction, monthly and quarterly meetings.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 5+ years construction experience within the home building industry.
  • Custom home construction experience required.
  • Ability to travel to job site up to 1.5 hours away from office 2-3 times a week.
  • Advanced training and hands on knowledge in one or more trades within the residential building industry strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of homebuilding and construction systems, processes and building codes.Must be able to read blueprints to maintain quality control and inspect all aspects of construction including framing, building envelope, electrical and plumbing.Excellent customer service skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Familiarity with construction management software needed.Ability to explain complex issues to others in a manner easily understood by both associates in the industry and customers with limited knowledge of construction processes or terminology.
  • Excellent problem and conflict resolution skills and ability to handle and diffuse difficult situations and customer concerns in a positive manner.


  • Competitive and attractive base pay
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Fully paid medical insurance
  • Company profit sharing to be established 2018
  • Individual performance bonus program

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For consideration, please submit a cover letter and your resume.

If you have experience in the following areas, this is the ideal position for you; project manager, construction, construction manager, construction superintendent, construction management, project manager construction.

Job Type: Full-time


  • construction: 5 years (Required)


  • High school (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)