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Senior Project Manager - Commercial Construction

Boston, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Senior Project Manager - Commercial Construction

Seeking a Senior Project Manager with a strong background in commercial construction to join a highly respected Boston area General Contractor.

The Senior Project Manager will deliver superior customer service to our clients while successfully managing commercial construction projects. Primary duties as a Senior Project Manager will include overall planning, as well as leading and executing the role to bring project success in safety, scheduling, profitability, quality and client satisfaction.

This is an opportunity to continue to grow your construction career with a stable general contractor known for not only excellence in building but also their employee-first culture.


  • Review & understand the Owner contract language – identify key risk areas and manage to them
  • Set the budget & profit goals for the work for management review
  • Lead the process of selecting Subs and Suppliers for each project
  • Lead team meetings to track the project’s progress (preconstruction & construction phase)
  • Lead team in creating a Master project schedule
  • Identify key schedule milestones with the team – report to management any deviations or anticipation of missed milestones Lead review and approval of submittal and shop drawing process.
  • Safety planning with Superintendent (Site logistics, equipment, unique aspects of the job, ensure proper safety budget is in place)
  • Provide oversight and guidance to team. Accountable for their processes and procedures
  • Communications & reports to Clients & key stakeholders (review contract for specific criteria)
  • Identify possible areas of risk at early signs & report/manage (failing sub, cash flow, missed milestones, staffing issues)
  • Team-building – To mentor, motivate, and supervise project team members
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements (Erosion control, dust control, noise ordinances, etc)
  • Change Management – Facilitate an accurate, timely, organized process for receiving/distributing/estimating/tracking scope changes
  • Ensure timely reporting of cost & time claims to the Client
  • Coordinate and track phases of the work and interim substantial completion deadlines through entire project life
  • Ensure timely updating of the project documentation & records (correspondence, drawings/specs, change documents, as-builts)
  • Create accurate forecasts for revenue and update monthly for reporting


  • Bachelor's degrees in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or related field preferred. Applicants with relevant certifications or equivalent experience will also be considered.
  • 7+ years experience managing commercial or light industrial construction projects
  • Broad knowledge of building systems and construction methods


  • Industry-leading compensation and complete benefits package
  • Lucrative bonus plan
  • Positive company culture and work/life balance

If you enjoy managing commercial building projects from conception to completion and want to continue to advance your career, this could be the opportunity for you!

If you are interested in this position apply online or submit your resume and project list to Kenna Warren at

All inquiries are strictly confidential.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.



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