Senior Project Manager

San Mateo, California, United States, 94404

Posted on 11/04/2019

Position Details




Construction / Commercial Construction


Building Construction / Skilled Trades

Job Level:

Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)


Bachelor's Degree



Reference ID:

GG 328 TB

  • Set and communicate direction to the team by identifying resources needed and assigning individuals responsibilities.
  • Under the supervision of Project Executive, Principal in Charge, or Vice President of Operations, manage day-to-day operations of project and its scope.
  • Proactively manage client expectations and report to owners and architects about progress.
  • Understand controlling activates for the entire project and effectively communicate the overall project plan to the entire team.
  • Select and coordinate the work of subcontractors working on various phases of the project. 
  • Ensure proper financial management processes are followed including creating monthly financial forecasts, project’s profitability and revenue margins, subcontractor payments, and a timely project close-out.
  • Minimize exposure and risk in the project and identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims.
  • Review all deliverables prepared by team before client submission.
  • Develop cost-effective plans and schedules for completion of projects that follow a logical pattern and utilize resources. 
  • Responsible for proper administration of subcontracts and for obtaining all necessary permits and licenses. 
  • Ensure that construction activities move according to predetermined schedules and project profitability forecasts
  • Monitor the progress of construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings.
  • Ensure that client pay applications are accurate, submitted on time, and that payments are received.
  • Any other task or duty as assigned or required.

Business Development

  • Encourage and foster a problem-solving environment and collaboration across the team.
  • Mentor, coach, and develop team members and contribute to the development of internal training curriculum.
  • Provide regular and effective communication to client through regular meetings.
  • Identify opportunities for additional business with client.
  • Engage with business development professionals to win new business.
  • Support business development activities and drive process improvements.
  • Develop and expand key industry relationships by participating in industry events and groups.


Knowledge, Education, and experience

  • Graduate of a four-year degree program in construction management, construction science or civil engineering.
  • Eight or more years of experience assisting or supervising construction projects of increasing complexity.
  • Able to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities and groups of people to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • Able to develop accurate project estimates and pricing reports.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.

Skills and Specifications

  • Has a broad range of construction management and/or construction engineering skills.
  • Able to apply principles and procedures of building construction, project management, or construction management to the completion of complex projects.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision on assignments that are broad and frequently require original and innovative approaches.
  • Act as a leader in regards to internal and external quality efforts.