Employment Type
Job Location
Des Moines, Iowa
Base Salary
Working Hours
Date posted
September 22, 2022
Position title
Construction Project Manager

Our client is seeking a hard working and dedicated Construction Project Manager to join their team. This role is for someone who enjoys and has proven success in panning, executing, and finalizing projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This position is responsible for assisting in defining project objectives and overseeing quality control throughout the project's life cycle.

  • Strong understanding of Multi-Family projects.
  • Lead the successful execution of regional construction projects.
  • Nurture existing relationships with designers, contractors, local agencies, and governmental authorities.
  • Work with the Development Team and/or Leasing Team to develop project requirements.
  • Work with the city to obtain permits /entitlements.
  • Work with owners, engineers, and architects to value engineer projects.
  • Prepare agendas for meetings with owners, tenants, architects, engineers, designers, and trade contractors.
  • Develop preliminary schedules and budgets.
  • Assist in the implementation of the corporate safety program.
  • Coordinate initial proposals with the Development Team and Leasing Team.
  • Work with owners on detailed descriptions of change orders, requests for proposals, and project overages.
  • Continuously justify job estimates with preliminary proposals so that it mirrors all tasks of the proposed plans.
  • Update and assess the monetary status of the job and take the necessary action to limit unnecessary job costs.
  • Educate colleagues to better understand construction documents.
  • Meet with sales representatives or potential trade contractors.
  • Encourage/implement continuous improvement and lean production.
  • Understanding of Research Facilities, Multi-Story Office Buildings, Retail Centers, Apartments/Condos, Call Centers, Government Facilities, and/or Land Development.
  • Ensure all certificates and final inspections have been obtained prior to project closeout.
  • Maintain good relations with prospective tenants, clients, owners, personnel, and trade contractors.
  • Perform all other duties assigned and those that may be necessary to achieve company and departmental goals.
  • Ability to establish confidence with potential clients to procure the sale of a construction project/property.
  • Extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of the construction process.
  • Intuition to stay abreast with technological advancement and innovative design.
  • Strong problem-solving skills; thinking outside the box and willingness to question the overall design.
  • Strong knowledge of the detailed aspects of mechanical, electrical, structural, and architectural reasoning.
  • Ability to manage trade contractors and understand the timing of related tasks.
  • Strong understanding of OSHA requirements and the ability to work well with OSHA inspectors.
  • Ability to establish a positive rapport and maintain good working relationships with the owners and clients through the completion of the project.
  • True desire to complete a project with conscious care, commitment and concentration.
  • A high degree of flexibility and tolerance for change.
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent organizational and follow-through skills.
  • Ability to carry out multi-task projects.
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups or individuals.
  • Regular and consistent attendance.


Bachelor's Degree preferred in related field; 5+ years of experience.

Job Benefits
- Salary $90,000+ DOE
-Health, Vision, Dental Insurance
-Disability, Life, Accident, Critical Illness Insurance
-401(K) + company match
-Paid & Floating Holidays
-Volunteer Time Off
-Tuition Reimbursement
-Incentive Programs
-Professional Development
-Leave Benefits
-Employee Referral Program
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