Senior Project Manager – 1298517

Chicago, IL

Our client, one of the largest General Contractors in the Chicagoland area, is looking for a strong Senior Project Manager for their industrial group. This position provides a growth opportunity for a Project Manager to estimate, bid, and lead Industrial market projects, while mentoring our junior level staff.  Excellent opportunity to play a key role in expanding our regional footprint in the Industrial market sector.

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the overall safety, quality, direction, completion, and financial outcome of construction projects from initial budget through project closeout.  Exemplary safety, relationship building, quality, and leadership skills are a requirement. 


Project Management

  • Work with Preconstruction team to scope, estimate and buyout projects
  • Work with Field Supervision and Project Management to establish operation priorities and ensure safety and quality on every project
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by identifying and exceeding client needs
  • Estimate, value engineer and develop project budgets
  • Facilitate the subcontractor bid process to include processing, distribution and tracking of all project bidding documentation
  • Ability to utilize software programs and templates to process, distribute and track all project documentation
  • Negotiate subcontractor and material buyout; develop and negotiate subcontracts
  • Plan and schedule projects
  • Manage jobs in progress including subcontractor coordination, conflict resolution and documentation
  • Mange project costs through the ongoing evaluation of labor, material, and equipment; continue to forecast and analyze construction costs, exposures and profits through project completion
  • Perform project closeout
  • Capable of managing projects $20 million and above


  • Provide leadership through building relationships, motivating others, providing clear direction, and cooperative teamwork
  • Communicate effectively; both written and verbal
  • Provide training and serve as a mentor to less experienced personnel

Business development

  • Interact with clients and potential clients to identify and pursue potential work
  • Prepare and participate in client presentations and project interviews
  • Negotiate and secure new business



  • B.S. in Construction Engineering or related technical area
  • 10+ years of related experience; 5+ years of specific Industrial experience
  • Current experience in Distribution/Warehouse with projects in excess of $20M
  • A high level of communication and interpersonal skills is required
  • Extensive network of relationships in the Industrial market sector

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