Commercial Construction Project Manager Job Description

Commercial construction project managers oversee the construction of different commercial properties.

Commercial construction project managers should have an understanding of civil, mechanical, electrical, and architectural engineering.

They will typically have at least a bachelor’s degree in an engineering or related field and will be required to obtain a certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Commercial construction project managers must have strong communication skills, as they will have to work with contractors, architects, engineers, and clients.

Commercial construction project managers should have strong leadership qualities, as they are in charge of supervising the daily operations of a large construction crew.

Commercial construction project managers should be detail-oriented, as they will have to ensure that the project’s budget and schedule are accurately delivered on time and just as planned.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Commercial Construction Project Manager who can help us with our upcoming projects. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing commercial construction projects, as well as a strong understanding of the construction process. They will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing all aspects of the construction process, from pre-construction planning through to project closeout. If you have the necessary skills and experience, we would love to hear from you.

Commercial Construction Project Manager Duties:

  • Conduct regular meetings with internal team to review project scope, progress, and timelines
  • Create construction schedules, tracking resource utilization and identifying issues
  • Prepare detailed project budgets
  • Establish relationships with owners, architects, and consultants
  • Manage all contracts and subcontracts
  • Oversee project completion, providing staff with on-site daily supervision and feedback
  • Manage subcontractors and vendors
  • Research and resolve unanticipated project issues
  • Meet with internal and external clients to discuss project status
  • Support general management with administrative tasks
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Commercial Construction Project Manager Responsibilities:

  • Understand and interpret construction contracts, manage and direct subcontractors, and perform cost analysis
  • Track project costs and budgets, and maintain cost reports
  • Coordinate with architects, engineers, subcontractors, vendors, and inspectors
  • Develop and maintain project schedules using Microsoft Project, develop and maintain project reports, and manage project resources and human resources
  • Participate in preconstruction planning meetings, weekly meetings, change orders, and project closeouts
  • Develop relationships with subcontractors and vendors, and build a team of reliable and trustworthy subcontractors and vendors
  • Schedule, coordinate, and oversee all activities to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Create and maintain weekly progress reports
  • Report project progress and/or problems to supervisors, upper management, and key stakeholders

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, or a related field
  • 5+ years of project management experience on commercial construction projects
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously with a constant eye on quality
  • Knowledge of estimating and cost control methods
  • Knowledge of building codes required

[Company Name] is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive team and we encourage applications from all people regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, or veteran status.

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