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Senior Project Manager

Wixom, Michigan

Job Description:

How your role fits into our company:

As a Senior Project Manager, you will lead and manage all aspects of the development and implementation of large, multifaceted projects and complete projects from original concept to final implementation and commissioning.  This role has responsibility for training and coaching our project teams and the protection and promotion of the interests of the company on our projects every day. This role will also verify that the work meets all safety standards, is within schedule requirements, and is constructed to the highest level of quality that meets the budget. This hands-on role will lead the communication efforts for internal and external project reporting and be responsible for managing the project team.  In this role you can expect to be integral part of the success of our company as an organization.  We promise to treat you with respect and dignity, to listen to your thoughts and ideas and give you all the opportunities that you need and support you in whatever you want to do in your career.


What you get to do:


  • Actively engage in day-to-day safety activities.
  • Implement our Safety Culture Improvement Plan on our projects.
  • Embrace safety with a “we care” mentality with the goal that everyone will go home to their family the same way they came to work.
  • Engage in lifelong learning around how we can improve our project safety every day.



  • Empower and lead a high-performance team to effectively grow the organization and build operating efficiency; this role will be supported by a designated project team and by the corporate office.
  • Lead the project team to maintain a clear perspective and focus on the project outcome; review performance and development of the team against position responsibilities and established goals.
  • Manage and coach people to carry out our project objectives and to improve overall performance. Measure and analyze performance of our operational improvements and efforts.
  • Help develop operational training programs and provide ongoing coaching to ensure alignment with training objectives.
  • Mentor team and support management succession with the goal of identifying dedicated future managers and promoting their continued personal and professional education and growth.



  • Ensure the team has a comprehensive working knowledge and understanding of the contract documents (including the Company's contract, plans, specifications, and applicable codes).
  • Lead implementation of the Quality Management System (QMS) and Built in Quality (BiQ) process for the project.
  • Lead design studies, provide recommendations for materials and methods, and develop cost estimates.



  • Lead the (BPS). This includes master scheduling, production strategies, make work ready, weekly, and daily planning and production tracking.
  • Lead subcontractor trade coordination meetings, look ahead planning meetings and submittal review meetings.
  • Lead the supply chain procurement process to assure that it aligns with project schedule.
  • Lead the process to maintain up-to-date production visuals and site logistics plans.



  • Control costs and enhance revenues to achieve project goals. Manage the project overall budget.
  • Analyze and control expenditures to conform to our project target budget requirements.
  • Recommend or approve budgets and expenditures and implement ways to improve operational efficiencies.
  • Provide timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the project both internally and externally; continuously review operating performance against plans and prior periods, including current progress towards the project target, current production, forecast cost to completion, contracting status, operating expenses, cash flow management, and profitability.



  • Oversee detailed contract item lists including all significant items required for the construction of the project. Develop trade scope of work documents for bid packages, major material, and equipment purchases.
  • Oversee scopes of work and complete subcontracts and purchase orders.
  • Oversee risk management including identification, analysis, response planning and monitoring/controls on the project. Demonstrate awareness in understanding our project controls processes and take corrective actions when necessary.



  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to serve others along with a high concern for people all the while maintaining a steady focus on project outcomes.
  • Create a project culture that empowers everyone involved in the project; lead the development of a high-performance project team through supervision, training, coaching and mentoring; demonstrate our company's virtues of Hungry, Humble and Smart.



  • Effect change by modeling and reinforcing a continuous improvement culture. Establish operational initiatives to improve the delivery of the project in all areas such as design, schedule, quality, cost, safety and delivery methods; deliver project results with an emphasis in client satisfaction, project schedules, budgets and margins.
  • Drive operating performance through process improvement and project management; identify and recognize the need for additional products and service offerings that align with the customer’s needs and provide creative solutions; monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the operational plans and adjust accordingly; provide leadership for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvement and improved working relationships; measure the effectiveness of internal and external processes and provide continuous feedback for improving processes.


What we expect from you:

  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills are essential.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management or related field required; a combination of education, training and/or experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Ten or more years’ experience in construction project management and related functions.
  • Broad understanding of successful project delivery including financial data, production planning, and lean process improvement techniques.
  • Ability to apply innovative management techniques to inspire and empower teams to produce desired results.
  • Proficiency in 0365 office suite.

Physical requirements and working conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to position objects and operate tools or controls. Employee frequently uses computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to position self to maneuver in confined or awkward spaces. The employee regularly is required to remain in a stationary position and move to access people or machinery or workspaces. Employee is occasionally required to ascend and/or descend a ladder or stairs to reach work areas. The employee must regularly move up to 10 pounds and occasionally move up to 25 pounds. The employee is regularly required to travel (as vehicle driver and as passenger on various modes of transportation) and frequently performs work on-site at construction work sites. Specific abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee views computer monitor frequently. The employee is required to be able to optimally communicate while on the job site and throughout the completion of duties.

The working conditions of this position requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to maintain safety and prevent exposure to harmful materials. The environment for which this position functions may be exposed to prolonged loud noises and may contain scents and fragrances. May be requested to work overtime and weekends.


What we can offer you:

As an employee owned organization, along with a culture built around safety and team collaboration, we offer a variety of employee benefits. In addition to the standard health, 401K, and paid time off benefits, we also offer:

  • An Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) to share in the company’s success along with an annual bonus based on overall company performance
  • Wellness resources, including a health mentor, health assessments, maternity management, wellness challenges and life care
  • Have equal access to opportunities and resources at all levels of the company
  • Opportunity to grow and persevere including educational reimbursement
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion training programs
  • Mentorship program
  • Community engagement opportunities and Paid Volunteer time off

Travel Required

Yes. Up to 100%


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