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Senior Project Manager, Federal Program

Blinderman Construction
Arlington, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Senior Project Manager- Federal Program

Blinderman Construction is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our Federal Program. As a Senior Project Manager, you will oversee the completion of complex Federal construction projects, while providing guidance and mentoring to your project team. This is a remote position that supports our project teams with travel up to 25%.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible Medical and PTO Plans
  • 100% Employer Paid Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurances
  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Flexible spending account
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Learning opportunities through our internal academy, Blinderman University
  • Annual Cell Phone Stipend

Your Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Project Executive, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Oversee and manage all phases of assigned Federal Division projects
  • Develop, input, and monitor the master project schedule; responsible for the schedule delivery and meeting all deadlines
  • Manage project documentation including contract execution, bonds/insurance, submittals, schedules, RFIs, change proposals/orders, meeting minutes, quality control plan, and subcontractor management
  • Responsible for project financials including reporting, projections, cash flow, billing, profitability, and close-out/final payment
  • Identify and resolve issues and disputes; communicate delays and incidents Leadership
  • Review and supervise Project Team performance, ensuring that responsibilities and project deadlines are met
  • Prepare and report the monthly Project Success Plan and Job Status Report
  • Partner with Human Resources on all employee management responsibilities including staffing plans, hiring, development, and performance management
  • Promote project safety, ensure safety audits are conducted, and confirm subcontractor AHAs follow company and federal safety protocols
  • Assist in development of project quality control program and see that contract standards are met
  • Develop and cultivate long term relationships with owners, vendors, and sub-contractors
  • Assist the Preconstruction Department in work acquisition
  • Stay up to date on industry developments and best practices
  • Attend networking events, Company meetings, and presentations as required
  • Create a positive work environment by communicating effectively, respectfully, and leading by example

What You Offer

  • Minimum 10 years of technical experience in the construction industry required with a minimum of 5 years of Federal/ government construction experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or similar field required
  • Experience leading a diverse team and strong interpersonal communication to work effectively with colleagues, clients, and vendors
  • Ability to manage projects of moderate size and complexity without supervision
  • Expertise in understanding contracts, architectural plans, drawings, project schedules, and project financial management
  • Knowledge of industry software including Procore, Bluebeam, P6, Viewpoint, and e-Builder expected
  • Experience with SmartSheets software highly advantageous
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and SharePoint
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Flexibility to work extended work hours/days to meet deadlines

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Work may be performed at our corporate office in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood or at current project’s job site
  • Airline travel to active jobsites may be required
  • Frequent walking, standing, sitting, use hands to handle objects
  • Occasional reaching, climbing, kneeling, crawling
  • At times may need to push or pull up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to work extended work hours/days to meet deadlines

Who We Are

Blinderman Construction is a general contractor with expertise in historic restoration, complex renovations, and ground-up construction. Located in Chicago, IL, we have a 50+ year history of successful projects within the Midwest and continue to expand our footprint across the United States. Our inclusive, vibrant, and energetic culture set us apart from other firms in similar markets.

Work Authorization Must have proof of valid U.S. work authorization.

Blinderman Construction Company, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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