Construction Project Manager

East Brunswick, New Jersey
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Type: Direct-Hire

Category: Engineering

Job ID: 141928

Date Posted: 08/15/2019


  • Responsible for preconstruction and construction project management and coordination of projects from inception to completion
  • Responsible for ensuring that the client’s requirements regarding the functionality and standards are met and ensuring that the construction project is concluded
  • Management of multiple construction high value projects simultaneously
  • Participate in design-build project planning, design programming, and development of project outline specifications
  • Oversee project design team to ensure design is completed in accordance with outline specifications and overall project program
  • Management of design-build construction
  • Coordinates with project design team through completion of the design while projects are under construction
  • Assist with the construction and closeout on assigned projects with the goal of ensuring that budget, schedule, and customer satisfaction are met
  • Help prepare conceptual and detailed estimates
  • Coordinate project-bidding efforts, generate scopes of work, identify long lead-time items, and implement project-bidding plan
  • Prepare contracts for subcontractors
  • Preparation of change orders for subcontractors and clients
  • Management of the submittals process to ensure materials are procured in advance of being required on site
  • Monitor, review, and control project costs
  • Participate in obtaining local municipality approvals for projects
  • Coordinate drawings, budgets, schedules, and other project-related matters with the job site superintendent
  • Complete and resolve punch list items and execute the project closeout
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with subcontractors, suppliers, internal office and field personnel
  • Assemble members of organization (construction, superintendent, clerical, engineering, cost control, and other workers) at the start of a project and maintain close communication with these individual throughout the course of the project
  • Manage supervisory and engineering personnel, inspectors, and suppliers to resolve construction problems and improve construction methods



  • BS degree in Engineering or Construction Management or BA degree in Project Management or relevant discipline
  • 5+ years of related experience in a similar role on commercial buildings including project management, construction, civil engineering, or related experience that must include construction inspection work and supervision of construction projects
  • Prior experience with Tilt-up or Pre-cast construction projects for large distribution / warehouse facilities or similar projects required
  • Prior experience with projects in excess of $5M preferably working with multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience with site-work and underground utilities required
  • Procore experience preferred but not required
  • Skills in construction inspection work and project management
  • Ability to travel to job site locations as needed (NY, NJ, PA)
  • Knowledge of procedures, practices, methods, materials and equipment required to perform drainage construction projects
  • Knowledge of general building construction from footings through MEP, all aspects of site work, demolition and retrofitting of facilities
  • Knowledge of parking lots, paving, road widening, sidewalks and curbing work; legal and departmental regulations relating to public works construction and contract requirement
  • Knowledge of basic principles of civil engineering relating to public works construction and code compliance practices

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