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GC Senior Project Manager

Job description

Auburn Hills, MI



We are seeking a GC Senior Project Manager with 10+ years of experience with large GC projects. The ideal candidate has a strong resume in GC project management in industrial and heavy commercial projects with self-perform experience as a bonus. The function of this position is to manage Construction Projects in the Industrial and Heavy Commercial Markets. This entails one large project at a time or several small to medium size projects at once. Project delivery methods may include Self-Perform, General Contracting, or Construction Management. Project sizes ranging from $1,000,000 to $50,000,000 USD and may include some travel. Location varies from office to part-time office/jobsite to full-time jobsite.



  • Commitment to people-based safety culture, and requirements as detailed in the corporate safety manual and leadership training.
  • Compliance with all standard operating procedures (ISO), as required for estimating, purchasing, and project control.
  • Work in conjunction with client’s project management team,project executive, project engineers, site safety manager, trade sub-contractors, local authorities having jurisdiction and designers/engineers to ensure successful projects.
  • Responsible for project finances including profit/loss, cost-overruns, negotiating change orders with clients for scope changes and financial reporting.
  • Document control using project management programs (pre-construction documents, submittals, RFIs / DCRs, punchlist(s) & closeout).
  • Participate with estimating team to perform project buyout.
  • Assist with estimating (budgets, bulletins, and change request/field order quotations).
  • Manage self-perform and subcontractors scope coordination with field supervision.
  • Maintain positive and open relationship with customers.
  • Establish construction budget and job setup.
  • Oversee project planning, scheduling, logistics, engineering and safety plans and procedures as required by project.
  • Responsible for project schedule baseline or direct involvement using software tools such as Microsoft Project / Primavera.
  • Draft letters of intent, POs, and master sub agreements as needed.
  • Manage project submittal process, or work with assigned project engineer to draft submittal log for PM review, process submittals from vendors & subcontractors and maintain submittal log, verify shop drawings, manage submittal status to project schedule.
  • Assist in assembling drawings & specs for field distribution.
  • Assist with new hire processes for field staff.
  • During project construction: maintain record drawing set, manage ongoing submittal process, manage and motive RFI log, labor budgeting and forecasting (GC and/or self-perform projects), input with change order requests / extra work pricing, purchasing and expediting materials & equipment, project scheduling updates & monitoring.
  • During project closeout, review closeout binder and provide to owner and for record purposes, oversee and work with team to procure closeout documentation from vendors & subs, manage project punch list, manage ISO close out procedures.
  • Travel may be required.


  • College Degree - Bachelor’s in Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent.
  • 10-20 years related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction cost, scheduling, estimating, purchasing, technology, equipment, methods, accounting principles, and engineering principles/techniques.
  • Knowledge of Sage 300, ProCore, Prolog and/or Contract Manager is preferred.
  • Excellent communication, planning, organizational and supervisory skills are required.
  • Design/Build, General Contractor, Construction Management project delivery experience.