O’Brien Construction is a Construction Manager & General Contractor with a 55 year history of stable, profitable and safe work in the Metro Detroit area. Primary areas of expertise include multi-family, senior living, historical renovations, commercial, non-profit, and the occasional institutional project. As the Company continues to experience steady and exciting growth, it is seeking an experienced Project Manager
to lead project teams.
The Project Manager Position
The Company is looking for a Project Manager
with superior problem-solving skills to lead the successful completion of a variety of project types. The role is multi-dimensional and fast-paced, as the Project Manager is responsible for juggling all aspects of multiple projects simultaneously from planning through close-out. While technical knowledge is a key part of the equation within the construction industry, it is essential to maintain effective communication, budget and schedule management, and an ability to understand the bigger picture.
Managing the in-house team, subcontractors, and vendor relationships, in addition to interfacing with customers or owners is a crucial component of the job. The Project Manager has the high-level responsibility to keep appropriate parties informed and up to date on the project schedule and budget. O’Brien Construction PM’s work closely with the Superintendent to ensure that the subcontractor base is working safely, on schedule, and meeting quality requirements. As most PM’s know, this is quite the challenge in this market!
Desired Experience, Skills, and Abilities for the Project Manager
Compensation, Benefits, and Structure for the Project Manager
- Thorough knowledge of construction and substantial experience working for a General Contractor/Construction Manager
- Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or related field preferred but not required
- 100% commitment to safety
- Ability to keep a project and a team on track
- Baseline understanding of Procore is beneficial
This is a full-time, permanent position that offers a competitive salary, annual bonus plan, monthly auto allowance plus fuel reimbursement, health, dental and vision benefits, 401K retirement plan, paid time off, growth potential to develop into an upper level manager or director, and a strong Company culture.
The Recruiting Process for the Project Manager
The recruitment process is designed to be a thorough, two-way evaluation to ensure that the best decision is made by both the Company and the candidate. Given this, multiple steps are required, including a phone interview, in-person interviews, candidate assessments, and a pre-employment background check and drug test.
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer!