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Construction Project Manager

Troy, MI · Construction/Facilities
Project Manager

Ready for a Purpose-Built Career?

For over 60 years, O'Brien Construction has worked to enhance the quality of our communities through our expertise as team builders and constructors, specializing in multi-family housing, municipal and commercial buildings. We are a Construction Manager and General Contractor with a mission to develop lasting relationships built on mutual trust and respect.

O’Brien Construction builds so much more than senior housing and historical renovations.  We’re building trust, pride, and a better world than it was yesterday – one job at a time. Because that’s what it means to be Purpose Built.

Building a career is like building anything else - it takes the right plan, the right team and the right commitment. When you work with O’Brien Construction, we can promise you will: accomplish work you’ll be proud of, work with great people, and grow both the community and your career.

The Project Manager Position
O’Brien Construction is looking for a Project Manager with superior problem-solving skills to lead the successful completion of a variety of project types in the Metro Detroit area. 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, subcontractor, vendor and design firm relationships, in addition to interfacing with clients are crucial components 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.

The position offers the unique opportunity to work with a family-oriented, relationship-focused contractor while enjoying a great work/life balance. O'Brien Construction is truly a great place to work!

Desired Experience, Skills, and Abilities for the Project Manager Position:
  • Thorough knowledge of construction and substantial experience working for a General Contractor/Construction Manager
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or related field is preferred
  • 100% commitment to safety
  • Ability to keep a project and a team on track
  • Desire to learn and adopt new technologies
  • Baseline understanding of Procore is beneficial
Compensation, Benefits, and Structure for the Project Manager Position:
We pride ourselves on providing benefits that bring out the best in our people. Our comprehensive benefit packages include the things you expect – health, dental, vision, 401(k) – along with the things you deserve like income protection and extraordinary work-life benefits. 

In addition, this full-time, permanent position offers a competitive salary, discretionary annual bonus, monthly auto allowance plus fuel reimbursement, 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 Position:
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.
O'Brien Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer!


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