Construction Project Manager
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
Construction Project Manager

Construction Project Manager

Job Summary:

The Construction Project Manager is responsible for managing the successful completion of construction projects for Aptura. This results-oriented Project Manager works in close coordination with clients as well as team members in sales, architecture, interior design, and procurement/project administration disciplines within Aptura.

Reports to:

Director, Construction


Direct Supply is the nation's leading supplier of equipment, services and eCommerce systems to the Senior Living profession. Since 1985, we have assembled one of the brightest, hardest-working teams in America. Our high-tech culture is fast paced, and our business continues to grow at an astounding rate year after year. Best of all, we are a Milwaukee-based, 100% employee-owned company that offers great opportunities for ambitious, motivated people.

Essential Job Functions Responsibilities:

  • Perform all aspects of construction project management ranging from initiation to completion on assigned projects:
    • Coordinate internally and externally with design teams during design phases and make recommendations for design decisions that will optimize construction delivery;
    • Read and interpret architectural plans and construction documents, redline internally for quality control, and publish externally to clients, bidding contractors, and reviewing authorities;
    • Develop positive working relationships and maintain high levels of contact with both the corporate and project levels of client organizations;
    • Develop positive working relationships with and partner with Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), i.e. local, county & state agencies in order to quickly and efficiently secure project approvals, permits and inspections;
    • Develop project budgets, schedules and all necessary project reports while maintaining communication with internal Partners and clients;
    • Create and review contract documents and enforce contractual obligations with customers and contractors;
    • Solicit, prepare and review bid documents, and negotiate project construction contracts with contractors and subcontractors;
    • Provide clients and other internal and external stakeholders with regular progress updates via meetings, teleconferences, and email communications; and
    • Visit jobsites to review construction progress, ensure project conformance with contract documents, and provide oversight related to local, state and federal codes.
  • Ensure client satisfaction by managing expectations and driving assigned projects to successful, on-time and on budget completion.
  • Develop and expand a national network of high-quality, reliable contractors, subcontractors, and supplier partners to fully meet Aptura's goals and project needs through identifying, interviewing, and bidding on a project-by-project basis.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in construction management or related field;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in commercial construction project management;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Valid, unexpired driver's license with a good driving record required; and,
  • Ability to travel up to 50%

Additional Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with renovation and new construction projects within the healthcare or senior living industries;
  • Understanding of the operations of Long Term Care communities, including all logistics, phasing & scheduling relating to the construction/renovation process;
  • Experience working with Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), i.e. local, county & state agencies for approvals, permitting and inspections; and,
  • Construction estimating.


  • Approachability
  • Peer Relationships
  • Customer Focus
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Priority Setting
  • Personal Learning
  • Drive for Results
  • Organizing
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
Job Number: 00C0C
Schedule: Full-time
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Primary Location: WI-Milwaukee

Direct Supply is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a diverse workforce.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 3 years
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