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Project Manager (Construction)

Lloyd Companies
Des Moines, IA
  • Over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also assist in defining project objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.


  • Work with the Development Team and/or Leasing Team to develop project requirements.
  • Procure and manage design services on projects.
  • Work with the city to obtain permits /entitlements.
  • Procure and work with surveyors and excavators to establish boundaries, site grades, and site controls.
  • Procure and work with Surveyors, Utility Contractors and Excavators to develop infrastructure.
  • Procure and work with geotechnical engineers to procure soil reports and administer solutions.
  • Coordinate the removal/fill of dirt on future developments and on-going projects.
  • Work with owners, engineers and architects to value engineer projects.
  • Prepare agendas for meetings with owners, tenants, architects, engineers, designers, and trade contractors.
  • Develop preliminary schedules and budgets.
  • Assist the implementation of the corporate safety program.
  • Have the necessary experience and knowledge to estimate all types of projects.
  • Coordinate initial proposals with Accountants, Development Team and Leasing Team.
  • Work with Accountants on detailed descriptions of change orders, request for proposals, and project overages.
  • Continuously justify job estimates with preliminary proposals so that it mirrors all tasks of the proposed plans.
  • Update and assess the monetary status of the job and take the necessary action to limit unnecessary job costs.
  • Educate colleagues to better understand construction documents.
  • Willingness to become a LEED Accredited Professional and a leader in sustainable design.
  • Meet with sales representatives or potential trade contractors.
  • Encourage/implement continuous improvement and lean production.
  • Strong understanding of Research Facilities, Multi-Story Office Buildings, Retail Centers, Apartments/Condos, Call Centers, Government Facilities and Land Development.
  • Ensure all certificates and final inspections have been obtained prior to project close out.
  • Maintain good relations with prospective tenants, clients, owners, personnel and trade contractors.
  • Perform all other duties assigned and those that may be necessary to achieve company and departmental goals.


  • Ability to establish confidence with potential clients to procure the sale of a construction project / property.
  • Extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of the construction process and have the skill and insight to bring the construction division to the next level.
  • Intuition to stay abreast with technological advancement and innovative design.
  • Strong problem solving skills; think outside the box and willingness to question the overall design.
  • Conceptual estimating: Able to establish budgets for complete projects from early schematics.
  • Fast Track Budgeting / Estimating: Able to protect budgets during early phases of construction while final drawings are still in development.
  • Strong knowledge of the detailed aspects in mechanical, electrical, structural and architectural reasoning.
  • Ability to manage trade contractors and understand the timing of related tasks.
  • Strong understanding of OSHA requirements and the ability to work well with OSHA inspectors.
  • Ability and desire to assist in guiding our company to become a leader in energy efficient and sustainable design and construction.
  • Ability to establish a positive rapport and maintain good working relationships with the owners and clients through the completion of the project.
  • True desire to complete a project with conscious care, commitment and concentration.
  • Stress Management.
  • Active member of the community.
  • High degree of flexibility and tolerance for change.
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent organizational and follow-through skills.
  • Ability to carry out multi-task projects.
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups or individuals.
  • Regular and consistent attendance.


Bachelors Degree preferred in related field; 10+ years of experience.


Lloyd Companies


Des Moines, IA



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