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Project Manager at Swinerton Incorporated in Portland, Oregon

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Job Description Summary:
Overall management of construction project resulting in successful project completion.

Job Description:


  • Able to perform all Assistant Project Managers and Project Engineers responsibilities (refer to position descriptions)

  • Estimate and establish budgets and contract price (GMP/Lump Sum)

  • Negotiate cost-effective subcontract and material purchases

  • Set up and implement job procedures and techniques to assure timely buyout, shop drawing approval and material delivery

  • Keep project on schedule

  • Develop and maintain good relationship with Owner, Architect and Subcontractors

  • Work with Superintendent to develop safety plans and to implement safety procedures

  • Maintain timely and accurate reporting to management

  • Manage, train, and supervise project team according to Company policy

  • Organize regular meetings for management and subcontractors

  • Review contract conditions; ensure compliance with all contract terms

  • Supervise documentation of all significant project events, e.g., accidents, delays, Change Orders

  • Direct preconstruction services and activities

  • Negotiate, prepare and issue subcontract bid packages

  • Assist with business development and participate in job interviews

  • Maintain quality control (integrity and excellence of completed project)

  • Support estimating staff (bid item specialist)

  • Avoid or mitigate claims and conflict

  • Complete all job close-out procedures

  • Conduct warranty follow-up (1-year warranty walks)

  • Complete project with full or enhanced fee

  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned


  • Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural degree or equivalent experience

  • Field construction management experience (5-8 years, including supervisory skills)

  • Leadership ability

  • Problem-solving ability and strong sense of urgency

  • Organizational and communication skills

  • Drafting and computer skills

  • Fundamental knowledge of contract law and project accounting

  • Thorough understanding of all project management control systems (scheduling, cost control, procurement and estimating)

    If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!