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Project Manager II

Detroit, Michigan

As a Project Manager II, you will manage all aspects of the development and implementation of projects from original concept to final implementation and commissioning. The Project Manager II has responsibility for 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.

What you get to do:


  • Actively engages in day-to-day safety activities.
  • Implements the Safety Culture Improvement Plan on your project.
  • Embraces safety with a “we care” mindset and that everyone will go home to their family’s everyday culture.
  • Be a lifelong learner of how we can improve our project safety every day.



  • Lead architects, subcontractors, consultants, suppliers, inspectors, other Boldt job staff and owner’s representatives in resolving issues related to plans, specifications and field constraints or discrepancies.
  • Lead meetings with other contractors, client, or A/E representatives to coordinate our design and construction efforts.
  • Empower and lead a high-performance team to effectively grow the organization and build operating efficiency.
  • Coach performance and development of team position responsibilities, and established goals.
  • Support and promote companywide internship programs and apprenticeship programs.
  • Engage in companywide training programs and development.
  • Mentor assistant project managers and project engineers.



  • Assure team has a comprehensive working knowledge and understanding of the contract documents.
  • 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 milestones.
  • Lead the process to maintain up-to-date production visuals and site logistics plans.



  • Negotiate change orders, manage information on changes in the work; prepare an independent analysis, as the need arises; acquire and review estimates for the changes from subcontractors; acquiring approval of the architect and owner; and resolving any misalignments on project details.
  • Provide technical support for cost control (specifically with the risk and opportunity log).
  • Lead specific sections of the overall project budget as assigned.
  • Provide budget/estimate to internal and external customers for project requests, and make sure expectations of what is included and not included in the scope of work, for that given budget, are clearly defined and communicated.



  • Prepare a detailed contract items list 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.
  • Develop scopes of work and execute subcontracts and purchase orders.
  • Participate in the close-out process. Prepare final records such as RFI’s, close-out records, warranties, as-builts, operation and maintenance manuals, attic stock, spare parts. Evaluate all information to ensure compliance with contract documents.
  • Participate in risk management including identification, analysis, response planning and monitoring/controls on a project and demonstrates competency in understanding controls processes for the project to take corrective actions when necessary.

What we expect from you:

  • Bachelors’ degree in engineering, construction management or relevant field required; a combination of education, training and/or experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Seven or more years of related experience.
  • Solid understanding of construction equipment and techniques, drawings, and specifications, building materials and required standards applicable to subject area.
  • Ability to assume responsibility, interact and communicate optimally with others.
  • 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.
  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills are essential.
  • 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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