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Project Manager - Chicago Light Industrial Construction

Chicago, Illinois
$105,000 to $130,000
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
  • Mentorship opportunity from leadership with a top Chicago General Contractor
  • High Base Salary, Bonus Potential, Growth Opportunities, Family Oriented Company

About Our Client

Michael Page has partnered with one of the top national light industrial general contractors that was established over 50 years ago. They offer enormous growth potential as they are looking to bring in talented construction professionals to fill out their team. Priding themselves on their quality projects, they have managed to implement a portfolio that has led to national recognition. They focus on large scale light industrial projects up to $130M, with an extremely strong forecast of projects in the Chicago-land area in upcoming years.

Job Description
  • Provide leadership and direction on light industrial construction projects
  • Monitor construction through administrative direction of on-site and corporate staff to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget
  • Work with the Project team to develop a work plan, establish priorities and assign tasks
  • Coordinate the preparation of the schedule and long term planning
  • Implement, monitor, update and communicate the progress schedule and its periodic revisions
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts: review and approve budgets, cost reports, rental equipment and expenses
  • Perform the final review of internal items such as Cost Analysis, Monthly Billing, Master Cost Breakdown and Monthly Reports
  • Manage subcontractor schedules, quality of work, coordination with other trades and payments
  • Create and maintain a safe/secure job site environment
  • Review and approve drawings and samples prior to submission
  • Train and develop the Project team and schedule project resources

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant
  • 6+ years of experience as a Project Manager with a general contractor
  • Light industrial and commercial construction background is required
  • Ground up experience is required
  • Bachelors degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture or a related field is preferred
  • The ability to work in a fast paced work environment
  • Strong track record with client relationships
  • Working knowledge of skilled trades including carpentry, masonry, concrete work, site excavation and grading, plumbing, fire protection, HVAC, and electrical
  • Working knowledge of construction technology and details. Candidate must be extremely proficient reviewing and understanding all construction documents including specifications and drawings
  • Excellent communication skills with various parties including management, subcontractors, consultants, architects, vendors, and clients.

What's on Offer
  • Base salary of $105,000 - $130,000, depending on experience
  • Performance based bonus potential
  • Family oriented company
  • Paid Maternity leave
  • Paid Paternity leave
  • Competitive family health insurance plans
  • Referral bonus
  • Short term/Long term disability
  • 401k plan with company contributions
  • Great opportunity to join a reputable brand, and well established company within the growing Chicago market
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  • Job Reference: 719277293-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Michael Page International Inc
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: $105,000 to $130,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent