Construction Project Manager

Website JEMGROUP JEM Group

Building to Improve Lives

Job Description

We are seeking a Project Manager to join our growing team. This individual will be responsible for the overall administration and management of projects during the construction phase and is the liaison with the owner’s designated representatives. Candidates must have strong project management experience in a commercial setting. In addition, candidates should be well organized and enjoy working with people.

Job Responsibilities

Communicate and establish rapport and build confidence with owner with focus on client satisfaction.  Establish and oversee quality and safety for each project. Provide administration and management of the project during the construction phase and act as the liaison with the owner’s designated representatives. Effectively set and communicate goals of the project to all contractors, architects, project foreman and owner. Perform overall project management control systems, including estimates of cost, submittals and scheduling. Oversee and manage close out all projects. Establish employee training program for field and office operations staff for skill enhancement as well as continuing education programs.

Qualifications and Skills 

Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Business or related field 5-10 years of experience in general construction, design/build and construction management, with hands on experience in estimating and project managing

Project experience in commercial office, health care, education, retail and light industrial

Knowledge and understanding of AIA contracts

Knowledge of the Central PA market place

Strong critical thinking and decision making ability

Highly organized and able to meet deadlines in a complex environment with shifting priorities

Basic mathematical, spatial and conceptual thinking ability

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong presentation and people skills

Goal oriented, highly motivated self-starter and enjoy working in a fast paced environment

Collaborate effectively with team and solicit help when needed

Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel as well as project scheduling software programs

Knowledge of Green/LEED buildings is preferred Experience with managing and supervising teams and staff is preferred

Physical Requirements: Frequent sitting, walking, standing, use of hands, driving, talking. Occasional lifting of 10 to 50 lbs. Must have clear vision, color and depth perception and peripheral vision. Must have clean driving record and able to drive distances when required. May be subject to loud working environment. Must pass background and drug screening process.   

Company Description

JEM Group is a construction services firm located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. From the beginning, the driving force of our organization has been to improve the communities where we live and build. On each project that we undertake, our goal is to develop deep relationships with our clients by understanding their project vision and developing a strategy for execution. Our portfolio of work includes projects of all sizes and levels of complexity – from the simple office fit-out to a complex urban renewal project. Our diversity of experience across the markets we serve and our capabilities ensure that we can meet the needs of all of our clients. We are committed to providing extraordinary service to every client by providing leadership, collaboration and creativity on each project. With executive involvement on each project, we give each project the attention it deserves and ensure that even the smallest details aren’t overlooked. Our employees are our biggest asset at JEM and we support this through action. We are highly collaborative and take great pride in our work. Our dedication to delivering quality construction projects in our community through teamwork, leadership and accountability has earned us the reputation of a responsive firm that delivers results to clients. If you are looking for a company culture that promotes openness, honesty and accountability while truly supporting work-life balance, then we encourage you to apply!

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