Senior Project Manager - Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
Responsible for successfully completing projects in accordance with established goals in terms of budget, quality and schedule. Evaluates project scope and completes proposals, costs and budgets with accuracy.  Develops project plans to ensure profitability and customer satisfaction. The Senior Project Manager serves as the principal point of contact and must coordinate between all stakeholders on the project, both internally and externally from preconstruction and throughout construction activities.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Assist marketing and business development for obtaining new business through client relations and industry contacts.
  • Assist with estimating and budgeting of conceptual and negotiated projects.
  • Lead the execution of multiple projects through preconstruction activities and phases.
  • Collaborate with leadership, owners and architects throughout the phases of the projects
  • Plan, direct and coordinate activates throughout all phases of designated projects to ensure projects progress on schedule, on-time completion and within budget and funding parameters.
  • Prepare, review and submit project proposals, job estimates, construction drawings and specifications to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources and equipment to various phases of project.
  • Coordinate and obtain Building, Erosion Control and Dewatering permits as needed.
  • Manage changes in project plan or scope of work and complete project estimates and pricing.
  • Work closely and facilitate project execution with Superintendents, Project Managers, Project Management Assistants, Project Engineers, Owners, Architects, subcontractors.  Provides regular updates and constant feedback on project progress. 
  • Assist in the resolution of disputes with Owners, Subcontractors, Suppliers and Vendors.
  • Prepare a variety of project update reports and attends regular construction and project management meetings. 
  • Review and approve invoices, submit pay applications, complete job cost adjustments, issue subcontracts/purchase orders and change orders related to each project.
  • May manage and oversee other Project Managers.
  • Conduct quarterly job cost forecast analysis.
  • Adhere to safety and quality programs with each project.
  • Bachelor Degree in Construction Management or related field.  Or, an equivalent combination of education, training and work experience.
  • Project Management Certification.
  • 10+ Years related work experience, preferably in the construction field.
  • Must be able to read drawings, interpret codes, and be familiar with all phases of building design.
  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously under time constraints. 
  • Train, coach and develop Project Managers.
  • Strong Preconstruction and/or Estimating skills
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record with ability to travel to project and work sites

C.D. Smith is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Unlawful discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics will not be tolerated.


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
C.D. Smith provides medical, dental and vision plan options to you and your family at NO cost along with a 5% 401k match!
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 to 15 years
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