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Construction Project Manager (direct hire) in Cypress, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Number: 2115471

Construction Project Manager

Cerritos, CA
Up to 100k

Position Description

As a Project Manager you must be a very dedicated professional leader who takes ownership of your responsibilities and goes over and beyond to exceed goals for customer satisfaction. Qualified candidates are able to influence others, lead others and create a team-oriented environment. You must be able to manage multiple projects while being innovative and creative in challenging situations.

Other requirements of the Project Management role include:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in construction management or related field or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • 2 years of experience in construction project management
  • Managing/creating/updating the project budget and schedule, and driving thejobforward
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS-Excel, Word, Project and Outlook
  • Ability to adapt to changing demands and priorities
  • Strong analytic skills in evaluating situations

Great candidates will:

  • Have worked their way up the ladder QUICKLY. Ideally you have been a project manager (running your own projects) for 3-5 years and are looking for a challenging next step in which to utilize your abilities.
  • Be ready to get hands-on with all aspects of project management to deliver value, quality, and speed. The buck stops with you.
  • Have led teams through design-build, working closely with architects and consultants to value-engineer through multiple drawing stages.
  • Have experience with estimating and creating accurate internal budgets prior to going to market.
  • Have the flexibility to think outside of the typical construction PM "box" in terms of process and workflow. We don't do everything the traditional way, and are always looking to innovate and push the envelope. We are not a CM or a GC, so you will get experience here outside of the typical PM track and be exposed to all aspects of commercial development.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and relish challenge and pressure.

Construction Project Manager

Cerritos, CA
Up to 100k

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