Construction Project Manager 

 

 

 

OVERVIEW

MN Builders is not your ordinary builder, and we’re looking for a not-your-ordinary Project Manager to help us fulfill our mission of transforming bold visions into well-designed, precisely-executed environments that last lifetimes.

 

As an MN Builders Project Manager, you will be responsible for the planning, scheduling, budgeting, execution, client satisfaction, and financial success of construction projects ranging in value from $500,000 to $15,000,000. Your job will include, but will certainly not be limited to, the following duties:

  • CLIENT MANAGEMENT

    • Clearly and consistently communicate with clients, consultants and colleagues

    • Create meeting agendas and send out meeting minutes in a timely manner

    • Copy colleagues on email communications

    • Confirm conversational decisions with an email follow up
       

  • BUDGET OVERSIGHT

    • Master the contract budget and scope of work; i.e., know the plans!

    • Monitor the divisional budgets for subcontractor and self-performed work

    • Manage potential change orders during weekly site meetings and consistently issue timely change orders in Sage 100

    • Review job reports in Sage 100 on a regular basis and communicate with the field staff

    • Assemble and present end of project “Job Autopsies” to review performance
       

  • PROJECT SCHEDULING

    • Create and consistently update the project schedule using Microsoft Project

    • Oversee big picture subcontractor scheduling - scheduling subcontractors before the project starts

    • Track and promptly order long lead time items

    • Hold superintendents and lead carpenters accountable for monitoring schedule and properly scheduling subcontractors

    • Work with superintendents and lead carpenters on 3-week outlook schedules to distribute to subcontractors
       

  • QUALITY ASSURANCE & CONTROL

    • Use Fieldwire and/or Procore on a daily basis for all internal MN communications

    • Hold superintendents and lead carpenters accountable for consistent use of the Document Management Platform.

    • Document site through project photographs

    • Frequently walk the job site throughout the stages of the project

    • Create tasks and punch lists throughout the project

    • Upload plan/drawing updates in a timely manner to avoid mistakes

    • Issue RFI’s to the design team for any potential changes

Put another way, you will work closely with the lead carpenter and/or site superintendent to properly and efficiently execute the many facets of residential remodels and light commercial TI projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. This position reports directly to the assigned Senior Project Manager and/or the Construction Operations Manager.

Our Minimum Requirements Starts with Attitude

MN Builders has constructed its 40 years of success on being a relationship-driven and detail-obsessed business—and it takes relationship-driven, detail-obsessed people to make sure we stay that way. That’s why we consider your attitude as the most important skill you bring to the team. Are you:

  • Self-motivated toward and passionate about building to the highest standard

  • Committed to the job (AKA showing up on time, doing what you say you’ll do, finishing what you start)

  • Polite, friendly, and good-humored 

  • Appreciative of the ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) concept and ready to live it

  • Eager to improve yourself and your company, including mentoring others in their pursuit of excellence

  • Capable of putting the team ahead of yourself when it comes to doing what’s right

Additional Minimum Requirements

  • 5-10 years work experience within the construction industry.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects/activities in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

  • Excellent organization and communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic.

  • Strong knowledge of AutoCAD, MS Project, MS Office Suite, Procore

Ideal Requirements/Software Experience

  • A degree in a construction related field, such as Architecture, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering.  A postgraduate degree is preferred. 

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

  • OSHA certification

  • Green Building certification

  • Construction Project Management certification

  • Sage 100 Contractor

Physical Demands

This is not strictly a desk job. As a Project Manager at MN Builders, you’ll be on the move a lot, and here are some of the physical tasks you must be able to perform to successfully do your job. Of course, if you’re the right person for us but have a condition or disability that restricts your mobility, reasonable accommodations will be made to help you perform these essential functions:

  • Frequently stand or sit for prolonged periods over the course of an 8-hour day

  • Often walk around job sites with uneven terrain where use of safety glasses and hardhats is mandatory

  • Clearly communicate accurate information with clients, colleagues, and supervisors 

  • Perform vision-oriented tasks requiring close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 lbs

 

Work Environment

As an employee/part owner of MN Builders, your work environment is constantly changing. But here are some work environment conditions you can expect to encounter while performing the essential functions of your job:  

  • Loud machinery and construction noise

  • Shared workspaces and frequent interactions with other team members

  • Frequent exposure to physical risks, such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals

  • Moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or unpleasant odors while working on project sites

  • Occasional worksite exposure to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, or birth defects or other reproductive harm

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • This is a full-time, exempt/salaried position, pay based on experience

  • After 60 days of successful employment, you are entitled to participate in the following benefits:

    • Kaiser Health coverage for employee and family

    • Dental coverage for employee and family

    • Life Insurance policy
       

  • After 90 days of successful employment, you are entitled to participate in the following benefits:

    • 401K with Employer matching

    • Paid Time Off

    • 6 Paid Annual Holidays

    • Sick time

    • Bereavement time
       

  • After one year of full-time employment, from the date of hire, you are eligible to participate in the following benefits:

    • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

 

Be Part of Something Bigger Than a Job

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position. It’s not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with the position, but it should give you a pretty good idea of what this job and this company is all about. So what do you think? Have we described you? Are you truly interested in helping build a legacy as well as great structures? If the answer is yes to both questions, we want to hear how you can help. We promise to be as open-minded about your ideas as we’re nit-picky about your qualifications. MN Builders is an equal opportunity employer. 

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