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Construction Project Manager

Kilauea, HI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We’re hiring a construction project manager to manage one-of-a-kind, high-end residential projects, working closely with the site superintendent to lead the build team. Our project managers are technical and design savvy management pros who can see the big picture and the tiniest detail. A successful candidate operates from a place of integrity, professionalism, and diligence, always caring for critical relationships with our clients, partners, and in-house team. This position provides the opportunity to partner with superintendents to lead teams that are dedicated to the highest levels of quality and craftsmanship.


As a project manager, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Ensuring thorough and competent management of project schedule, budget, resource allocation, and documentation during the complete lifecycle of the build
  • Maintaining timely and effective communication with team, field, client, owner’s rep, design partner, etc.
  • Having a proactive, flexible, and responsive attitude when faced with partial blueprints, design developments, challenges, opportunities, and changes
  • Participating in project estimating
  • Preparing pre-construction control estimates and schedules with the superintendent
  • Owning build budget and all elements related
  • Tracking, reviewing and reporting on project financials
  • Value engineering as needed with cost analysis and recommendations
  • Developing project schedule with superintendent and reviewing with appropriate in-house team
  • Co-owning the active build project schedule and all elements with the superintendent
  • Identifying, qualifying, and managing subcontractors including RFPs, bid management, contracts, scope of work, build work completion, payment, evaluation, safety compliance, retainage, and close-out
  • Managing materials-related activities including submittals, change orders, take-offs, pricing, and orders
  • Managing project documentation including owner’s manual, submittals logs, job logs, safety documentation, project communication files, and permitting
  • Reviewing shop drawings for windows, cabinets, and other building elements as needed
  • Assuring project closeout including warranties, materials, finish schedules, etc.
  • Conducting post construction project occupancy review
  • Participating in company growth, community engagement and cultivating milestones in-keeping with company strategic objectives
  • Acting as project liaison to Service Department as needed


To be successful as a Dowbuilt project manager, you’ll need:

  • Minimum of 5 years of high-end residential construction experience
  • Construction Management degree or other relevant education plus experience
  • Ability to travel regionally on occasion, and to Seattle home office for onboarding
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings and specifications
  • Excellent communication, team-building, and mentoring skills
  • Ingenuity based on technical and materials knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Project, BlueBeam and/or Adobe Acrobat
  • Familiarity with web-based applications such as Slack, Asana, SmartSheet, and Airtable is highly preferred
  • Familiarity with Sage 300 CRE is preferred


We are a fun, easygoing bunch of professionals who take a lot of pride in the work we do. We acknowledge the contributions and talents of our team members by providing benefits that support you at work and in life:

  • Competitive pay commensurate with skills and experience
  • 100% paid medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance for full-time employees (30% coverage for dependents), first of the month following DOH
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer profit sharing contribution
  • 7 paid holidays each year, no waiting period
  • Paid Time-Off (PTO)
  • Mentorship and career development opportunities
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Opportunities for travel, if desired


Dowbuilt is a construction company founded in 1980, and today our talented teams can be found from coast to coast. We excel at cutting-edge, innovative, never-been-done-before residential projects and home service—all of which require precision and impeccable attention to detail. We work with top architects, and our builds are regularly featured in publications such as Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, and Dwell.

The Dowbuilt culture is one of care—care for our employees, clients, and the talented craftspeople we partner with—resulting in care for the incredible designs we bring to life.


We’re committed to investing in our team members’ ongoing professional development, and as a leader with Dowbuilt, you play a big part in ensuring that your team has equal opportunity to play to their strengths, fill gaps in knowledge and grow professionally.

Effective career development requires two-way, open communication between employee and manager. This means expectation setting happens on both sides, along with support, mentorship, and goal setting at regular intervals. Find out how you can take your own career to the next level and inspire the next generation of talent with Dowbuilt.

Dowbuilt is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Kilauea, HI
96754 USA



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