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Project Manager

Elite Recruiting & Consulting Services
Lexington, KY
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position Summary: The candidate will be responsible for overseeing multiple hotel construction projects across several locations. This role involves coordinating and managing various stakeholders, ensuring adherence to schedules and budgets, and handling project-related challenges. The candidate will also be involved in site visits, meetings with municipality officials, and ensuring compliance with safety and building codes. The role requires strong project management skills, knowledge of construction principles, and the ability to communicate effectively with internal stakeholders and company executives. The candidate must be detail-oriented, accountable, and demonstrate high integrity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, direct, and coordinate ground-up hotel construction projects across multiple locations.
  • Foster relationships with contractors, designers, and professionals involved in the projects.
  • Facilitate collaboration between civil engineers, contractors, and architects to ensure timely and budget-compliant project delivery.
  • Assist the Director of Real Estate in the due diligence process.
  • Manage project bidding, negotiate bids, and provide award recommendations to the Director of Construction.
  • Interpret construction plans and specifications, evaluate risks, and recommend solutions to drawing interpretation issues.
  • Identify and mitigate construction-related risks.
  • Address delays, emergencies, and problems that may arise during the projects.
  • Conduct regular site visits, check-ins with general contractors, and attend municipality meetings.
  • Comply with safety, building codes, and legal requirements.
  • Manage Quality Assurance/Quality Control processes.
  • Review, negotiate, and present change orders to the Director of Construction.
  • Oversee the creation and completion of Punch Lists and Close Out Documents.
  • Develop, monitor, and report budgets, schedules, and project status.
  • Communicate budget concerns and project delays promptly to internal stakeholders and company executives.
  • Ensure adherence to project budgets.
  • Collaborate with Finance/Accounting to initiate the Pay Application process and monitor payments.
  • Provide accurate monthly cost projections.
  • Coordinate with VP of Operations and property GMs to facilitate a seamless hotel handover.
  • Perform assigned duties as required.
  • Uphold high standards of personal accountability and integrity.


  • Minimum 3-5 years of project management experience in commercial construction, preferably in multi-family or hospitality projects valued between $5 million to $15+ million.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction cost, scheduling, estimating, purchasing, engineering principles, and accounting.
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, and project schedules.
  • Understanding of land development activities, including civil site design, permitting, and development approval processes.
  • Strong organizational, time-management, verbal and written communication, and technical skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to travel extensively (80% of the time) and work non-traditional hours.

Travel Requirements: This role involves overnight domestic travel, with an expected travel duration of four days each week. Travel may involve car, air, or train transportation.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work at a desk, use a computer workstation, stand for extended periods, walk, handle objects, and perform various physical tasks.
  • Must be able to inspect all areas of the jobsite, including climbing, reaching, bending, crawling, and stretching.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Exposure to typical construction site hazards.
  • Availability to address delays, emergencies, harsh weather, and other jobsite issues.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, civil engineering, or related field OR five years of work experience in hospitality or multi-family construction.


Elite Recruiting & Consulting Services

Lexington, KY



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