Location: Lincoln/Omaha, Nebraska

Position Summary: The Project Manager is responsible for coordination of all phases of construction projects. This position is responsible for the overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting and control, while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with specifications are being strictly followed and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget.


Essential Functions:

  • Leads all aspects of the company’s safety culture and creates awareness by demonstrating commitment to an injury-free environment through individual actions and mentoring others. Investigates safety incidents, holds team accountable and retrains staff as needed.
  • Support the preconstruction team including scope review, bid package development, schedule development, and engage in other available preconstruction opportunities based on the Project Lifecycle process on projects as assigned, up to $20M.
  • Prepare project schedule with the Project Superintendent; gather input from project team. Develop and update project schedule for construction activities. Manage materials, labor, and procurement logs to ensure appropriate resources are available to meet the project schedule.
  • Manage the issuance of Subcontracts and the submittal schedule setup with Project Team. Coordinate and delegate (when necessary) priorities with the team; review and approve all shop drawings and samples prior to submittal to architects or engineers. Ensure approved submittals are returned to subcontractors and available to Project Team per the project schedule and the contract.
  • Provide ongoing risk analysis of subcontractors throughout project lifecycle and cross-communicate with other departments including Senior Project Manager, Legal, Preconstruction, and Accounting on the at-risk subcontractors. Provide signatory authority of all subcontracts up to $250,000.
  • Engage with various parties of the project including but not limited to subcontractors, owner, field, design team, vendors, etc. The level of coordination responsibility will vary based on contract type.
  • Disseminate change requests to subcontractors for pricing and schedule input. Gather and evaluate subcontractor pricing to confirm accuracy. Prepare, submit, and obtain owner/architect approval for change requests.
  • Lead various meetings including OAC meetings.
  • Complete monthly subcontractor and owner pay application process.
  • Provide ongoing identification of potential schedule impacts including scope, weather, manpower and changes, and facilitate mitigation plans for these impacts.
  • Provide appropriate written documentation for various aspects of the project such as budget, schedule, legal, quality, and/or safety. Employ current best practices for documentation requirements.
  • Prepare monthly cost and margin forecast with input from Superintendent and review with the Project Team. Regularly review costs relative to the budget and highlight discrepancies.
  • Lead overall project closeout process using best practice standards, tools, and processes such as the close-out punch list, financials, subcontracts, warranties, etc.


Other Tasks:

  • Meet monthly with Senior Project Manager to review project status, budget, schedule, and all deviations.
  • Provide consistent oversight, developmental guidance, and training for Project Engineers while taking accountability for their performance.
  • Provide directions to and resolve problems amongst all subcontractors and vendors.
  • Identify deficient work and provide resolution.
  • Participate in and/or lead the performance reviews of Project Engineers, Project Administrators, Superintendents, and other employees, as assigned.
  • Follow all policies and procedures set forth in the Employee Handbook and Company Safety Program.


Skill, Knowledge, and Ability Requirements:

  • OSHA 10 Certified.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written (Advanced).
  • Ability to conduct effective presentations.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Intermediate), proficiency in project management and accounting software such as Procore and Sage300 (Advanced), proficiency in scheduling software (Advanced).
  • Ability to apply fundamentals of the means and methods of construction management to projects.
  • Thorough knowledge of project processes and how each supports the successful completion of a project.
  • Ability to build relationships with team members that transcend a project.
  • Ability to manage budgets, maximize profitability and generate future work through building relationships.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or related field.
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.
  • 5+ years construction management experience.


Physical Requirements:

  • Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance.
  • Some out-of-town work may be required.
  • Frequent communication with internal and external contacts; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Endurance and ability to visit entire job site, including stairs or other elevated structures.
  • Frequent standing, walking, climbing, kneeling, lifting, and repetitive use of hands.
  • Environmental factors include working in temperature extremes of 0 to 100 degrees, inside or outside with exposure to dust, gases, fumes, odors, and poor ventilation in confined spaces.
  • Special hazards include exposure to mechanical, electrical, chemical, and explosive hazards.
  • Personal protective equipment includes use of hard hat, safety glasses, and steel-toed shoes. Equipment on an as-needed basis may include gloves, lanyards, safety harness, face mask, and hearing protection.



  • Health Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with 4% Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Annual Performance Bonus
  • Self-Managed Vacation Hours
  • Holidays
  • Company Vehicle or Vehicle Allowance
  • Company Credit Card and Fuel Card
  • Company Laptop
  • Company Cell Phone