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Senior Project Manager - Midwest Region

Rosemont, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


  • To understand all phases of the project
  • Mentoring, managing, and training personnel
  • To completely manage a complicated project or a number of smaller to mid-sized projects.
  • Effectively motivate and teach subordinates.
  • To produce a high quality and quantity of work on schedule and under budget.
  • Coordinate the interaction between Peak Team and Subcontractors.
  • Understanding and controlling project budget.
  • Development and management of CPM Project schedule for all projects.
  • Accomplish and expedite project subcontract purchasing and buyout quickly and effectively to avoid pricing escalation and supply chain delays to the project schedule
  • Exhibit proficient computer skills and use of technology.
  • To effectively communicate in verbal and written form in a clear and timely manner to all project stakeholders.


Ultimately, the Senior Project Manager Role at Peak Construction Corporation is Primarily Responsible for the following:

  • General
    • Fully accountable for delivering the project to the client within the project schedule and within the project budget;
    • Ensure communication with the project team and ensure client satisfaction;
    • Expected to manage multiple clients and multiple projects;
    • Ability to manage national projects while based in Midwest with required regular travel to National project locations;
    • Expected to participate in the overall management of the company, including corporate initiatives as well as contribute to company executive meetings and profit projections;
    • Expected to present themselves to new clients and actively solicit new work as required;
    • Conduct performance evaluations as needed with project managers, superintendents, and project engineers for their projects;
    • Create opportunities with our clients to increase our understanding of their needs, (ex. Sporting events, lunch, golf, and dinner dance events)
  • Project Budget
    • Participation in pre-construction phase of projects to develop the project budget.
    • Work with project team to define Peak internal (general conditions) costs and budget for each project
    • Take responsibility for project budget and expeditiously proceed with bidding and award of trade work early on in the project;
    • Proactive management of project cost vs budget and accurate projection of project final costs and profit frequently to prepare for monthly profit projection reviews;
    • Creation and Expediting subcontract agreements for awarded work leading to fully executed agreements in accordance with the project schedule.
    • Close out projects thoroughly and quickly to avoid delays to final completion for projects worked on. Achieve final completion within a maximum of 60 days after substantial completion is achieved.
  • Project Schedule
    • Share overall responsibility for meeting Peak’s contractual schedule requirements of the Project with Project Superintendent;
    • Responsibility for participation in the creation of the Master Project Schedule for the overall project updating the master schedule every other week during the course of any particular project.
    • Share responsibility for working with the project team during pre-con, procurement, and construction phase of the project to provide direction, for critical path procurement of resources to complete the project on time;

Other Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Timely responses (emails, texts, phone calls) to Peak team and Ownership on all project issues;
  • Employ a pro-active (not reactive) management style;

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  1. Ability to work well, collaboratively, constructively, and productively with others;
  2. Exhibit strong problem-solving ability.
  3. Must be able to communicate effectively.
  4. Exhibit strong decision-making skills and ability to prioritize commitments/challenges against others.
  5. Must be self-Motivated
  6. Strong leadership skills.
  7. Exhibit an ability to mentor junior team members.
  8. Ability to handle stressful situations and foresight to seek appropriate solutions in a timely manner
  9. Education: 4 year Bachelor Degree in a construction related field Minimum
  10. Experience:
    1. Completed all qualifications and responsibilities of the Project Manager II position
    2. Minimum 10 to 15 years’ experience

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