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Project Manager - Base Building Commercial Construction
Vantage Construction Corp Ashburn, VA

Project Manager - Base Building Commercial Construction

Vantage Construction Corp
Ashburn, VA
  • Full-Time
Job Description


We are searching for a detail-oriented project manager with 6-10 years’ experience in commercial construction specifically base building. Our ideal candidate is a personable and tenacious self-starter skilled in all aspects of base building projects from estimating, subcontractor procurement, scheduling, change order management and project accounting through project close out.

Vantage Construction Corporation’s mission is to provide high quality construction services on time, safely, and at a fair price. Our strong, small company culture has made Vantage the successful business it is today.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Estimating and Pre-Construction

  • Work in conjunction with the President, Executive Vice President and the Estimator to establish a subcontractor and vendor list for each project.
  • Attend pre-construction and pre-bid meetings with owners, architects, design professionals, etc. as required, ensuring a complete bid package is assembled.
  • Compile and assemble project bid packages including
  • Developing budgets,
  • Value engineering,
  • Unit pricing,
  • Qualification, and
  • Exclusion statements
  • Develop preliminary construction schedules as required for preconstruction services.
  • Develop General Conditions budgets and facilitate project estimates.

Project Management:

Skilled in Accounting preparation, the Project Manager will be responsible for:

  • Subcontractor and owner requisitions,
  • Change orders,
  • Management of job cost meetings, and
  • Processing invoices and field receipts.

A strong negotiator, the Project Manager will:

  • Prepare purchase orders,
  • Negotiate Subcontractor buy-out,
  • Update scheduling,
  • Process submittals and shop drawings,
  • Conduct progress meetings and maintain meeting minutes and
  • Execute project documentation

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, the Project Manager is directly responsible for:

  • Owner relations,
  • Subcontractor relations,
  • Project closeout and
  • Project archive


The Project Manager is responsible for the following administrative activities.

  • Filing procedures,
  • Document distribution procedures and
  • Document format and quality


A critical aspect of the company, the Project Manager will supervise and aid in the enforcement of Vantage’s Safety Program.

Supervisory Responsibilities

The Project Manager provides oversight for the Assistant Project Managers and other staff members.


  • Manages and maintains project management process from initial concept to project close out, delegating work appropriately.
  • Skilled at handling multiple tasks and projects simultaneously with a reputation for being accurate, responsive, and well organized.
  • Strong self-starter with excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills within cross functional teams.
  • Knowledge of project management software programs specifically Procore
  • Broad understanding of the commercial contracting industry.
  • Familiarity with requirements of drawings and specifications and with terms and conditions of project contracts, subcontracts and purchase orders.
  • Good math/accounting skills.
  • Ability to read drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times.

Education and/or Experience:

College degree in construction management or Engineering preferred

Minimum 6 years of experience


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Analytical - Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Customer Service - Responds promptly to needs; Solicits feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Written and Verbal Communication – Writes and speaks clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of strong computer applications; internet software; Procore, spreadsheet software and project management software.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to frequently walk, stand, bend and reach. The employee must be able to navigate the jobsite and must comply with all Company safety requirements in the office and on the jobsite. Heavy equipment may be used, and the employee needs to be able to lift weighty objects.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work for this role typically involves work performed on a construction site where the noise level can be high.

Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.


Vantage Construction Corp

20130 Lakeview Center Plz

Ashburn, VA
20147 USA



Posted date

Over a month ago

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Vantage Construction Corp job posting for a Project Manager - Base Building Commercial Construction in Ashburn, VA with a salary of $92,000 to $124,200 Yearly with a map of Ashburn location.