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Project Manager, Commercial Construction

New Orleans, LA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The role of the Project Manager is to lead, direct, and coordinate the overall management of the project and team, per the total scope of services as defined in each project’s contract documents, to meet the project profit objectives.

Company Description: Impetus, a Palmisano Company, is a general contractor that provides construction services in various spaces, including commercial, civil, industrial, pre-fabrication, historic, healthcare, hospitality, design-build, self-perform, multi-family, urban mixed-use, and arts and culture.


Create cost efficiencies through process improvement

Support and drive utilization of various Impetus initiatives and technologies

Management of owner billings, project schedule from startup through closeout, optimizing process to achieve targets in safety, budget, schedule, quality control, and raving fans

Develop a big picture understanding of the project through immersion into the documents

Execute action items to achieve stated objectives and KPI's, delegating where appropriate

Understand and enforce contracts

Effectively facilitate subcontractor startup meetings and coordinate between subcontractors for optimized performance

Coach, develop, and retain a high-performance project team

Uphold brand standards

Manage the client experience, employee experience, and subcontractor experience proactively

Continuously reinforce the core values and manifesto, leading by example

Lead quality control plan implementation and compliance

Active participant in industry associations

Focus in on the details and set the direction of the project

Ensure usage of enabling technologies and workflows

Proactively monitor financial performance of project

Analyze risk and take action to mitigate early

Reporting of progress on stated performance targets and KPI's



Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering

6+ years of experience in a construction firm

Exceptional relationship building, listening and communication skills

Ability to create and support team morale

Through knowledge of construction forecasting, cost, scheduling, estimating, purchasing, and accounting principles

Ability to read, understand, and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work, and project schedule

Ability to identify and resolve complex issues

Demonstrated understanding of building processes and systems



At Impetus, our vision for a better world has made us the Southeast’s newest leader in construction. Our foundation is built on a proven heritage of quality, service and contribution.  And even though our roots go back nearly 70 years, we’re just getting started.  
We know that to continue our legacy of hard work, partnership and philanthropy, we have to evolve. That’s why we created a new kind of construction company designed to foster the next generation of leaders.  A place where talented renegades are empowered to share their best work with millions of people – and where bold new ideas and technologies are embraced and cultivated.  Banded together with a renegade mentality, we relentlessly drive real value through our transformative projects and a shared vision for smarter, healthier cities.  Learn more about Impetus’s mission at 

Impetus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



New Orleans, LA
70130 USA



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