Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Reports to: Vice President of Project Fulfillment

Job Overview: The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills and abilities in the following areas: project leadership of high value contracts (varying from $50,000 to $1,000,000+), and managing subcontractors and material vendors; ability to work in a fast paced environment requiring quick decisions.

Areas of Accountability:

  • Demonstrate honest and ethical behavior in all business transactions.
  • Proactive with daily activities and schedules and willing to perform the actions necessary to complete long term projects as well as daily tasks.
  • Respectful of PDM teammates, support teamwork amongst coworkers and build customer rapport
  • Represent the company in business with customers, consultants, contractors, and other public and/or private agencies and organizations.
  • Act is a selfless way.
  • Support internal engineering, detailing, accounting, production, transportation, and field resources.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Understand each individual project estimate, scope of work and adhere to financial budgets.
  • Produce holistic schedule/timelines for projects and manage to these schedules. Schedule is inclusive of design, detailing/engineering, submittal process, production, deliveries and closeout
  • Effectively manage change orders relating to finances and schedules.
  • Read legal contracts and scope of work requirements and make adjustments to support PDM’s interests.
  • Prepare sub-contracts and manage sub-contractors.
  • Trouble-shooting project specific issues while being versatile and creative in making decisions and overcoming obstacles.
  • Attend job meetings to provide updates to schedules and offer technical assistance during the construction process.
  • Lead and participate in special company projects.
  • Proven ability to walk in the shoes of the customer, while maintaining project integrity and safeguarding PDM profit and interests.

Management Responsibilities:

  • Manages project based internal/external engineering or detailing resources.
  • Leads internal project support employees through the life cycle of the project.
  • Manages external subcontractor’s schedules and financial accountability.


Knowledge and Skills: Project management and leadership, including estimating and scheduling skills, ideally in the precast or steel fabrication industries. Highly organized and results-driven with great problem-solving skills. Advanced communication, conflict management and relationship navigation skills critical.

Education: 4 year degree preferred

Experience: 5 to 10 year construction, design, and/or manufacturing experience preferred.