Senior Project Manager

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About the job

  • Texas, US
  • Competitive USD / Year

CrimsonXT are working with one of the construction industry’s leading employee-owned firms, we want to speak with Senior Project Managers who have a background in delivering large healthcare projects (Ground-up, additions and renovations).

This is a unique opportunity to lead and be responsible for the healthcare division in this geography for this GC. Paving the way for further carer growth and development. We are looking for a doer/seller. The position will be based in Austin, Texas and we are open to local candidates and those interested in relocation.


1. Oversees a major construction project by planning, scheduling and coordinating all phases of the project.

2. Organizes and manages a large project staff where the duties of project managers and superintendents must be divided between multiple employee-owners.

3. When a project is to be handled through a preconstruction agreement, the PM works directly with owners and architects during plan development, providing technical and cost input (value engineering) and preliminary budget estimates. When working drawings are complete, the PM works with the Estimating department to solicit subcontractor bids and prepare the final cost estimate and proposal to establish the final contract amount.

4. Assumes overall responsibility for startup activities on the project; works with the superintendent on matters such as site security, temporary power, utility connections, placement of office trailers, locations for stored materials, etc. a) On projects where access to the job site is limited, the PM works closely with the superintendent, suppliers, trucking companies and municipal police to schedule deliveries at specific hours during the day and night to minimize the disruption in traffic.

5. Performs a detailed review of subcontractor bids for buyout purposes and awards subcontracts when negotiations have been concluded; ensures that subcontractors have all the required bonds and insurance policies in place before allowing work to begin, resolving problems as they arise regarding the interpretation/administration of the contracts.

6. Ensures that all terms and specifications in the contract are being met; inspects work in progress at frequent intervals to ensure that work put in place is under the plans and specifications; works with the superintendent to ensure that uniformly high standards of quality are established and maintained throughout the project; documents construction problems/deficiencies encountered for future reference.

7. Approves all subcontractor work for partial and/or full payment, approving and coding invoices and signing pay requests; ensures that all close-out documentation and punch list items are satisfactorily resolved before authorizing final release of retainage; monitors subcontractors and vendors for adherence to performance and payment obligations under the agreement and makes timely notifications to Risk Management or the surety as required.

8. Establishes and maintains a cost accounting system by corporate guidelines; oversees the conversion of bid documents to the various cost elements in the Job Cost Statement; prepares monthly job status reports for review by management; investigates and attempts to remedy cost variances that are not within established norms; reviews Labor Cost Reports with the superintendent at regular intervals and ensures that field supervisors are kept up to date on the unit costs for their work and how it compares with the bid estimate.

9. Prepares and submits the monthly pay request for the owners and architects, ensuring that billings are processed in an accurate, timely manner; if payment delays are encountered, the PM identifies and corrects the cause of the delay to expedite payment.

10. Works with the Scheduling department to develop a master construction schedule outlining the sequence of work to be performed; ensures that the CPM schedule is updated periodically, based on change orders, field performance, availability of construction materials and similar factors that can impact the final completion date.

11. Distributes proposed changes for pricing, prices any self-perform work, verifies subcontractor pricing, and evaluates the schedule impact due to the change in scope; submits and negotiates proposed changes, ensuring that necessary owner approvals have been obtained in writing before construction work begins and notifies the superintendent of the accepted changes.

12. Together with the superintendent, ensures compliance with all federal, state and municipal laws, ordinances and building codes related to construction, including company policies and procedures dealing with employment, compensation, health, safety, labor/management relations, etc.; takes corrective action as necessary to ensure compliance, reducing company exposure to litigation and/or fines.

13. Performs a variety of tasks associated with the completion of a project, including closeout documentation, completion reports, collection of final monies due, SWPPP, etc.

14. In regards to safety, establishes the requirements and expectations for the project; reviews the safety manual and procedures with the project team; establishes the requirements for safety inspections and the use of Predictive Solutions; reviews accident reports and other documents dealing with overall safety practices.

15. Ensures the jobsite team works together collaboratively and invests in the growth and development of the team members.

16. Fosters and promotes the training and development of subordinates through various on-the-job training opportunities, company-sponsored training programs and outside training opportunities.

17. Assumes a leadership role in the career planning and development of project staff, including merit increases, promotions, and decisions to promote hourly staff to salary, etc.; attempts to balance the needs of the individual with the needs of the company.


  • B.S. in construction management/science, engineering, or related field
  • 10+ years of commercial construction project management experience
  • Successful completion of OSHA 30-Hour Construction Industry Outreach Training required (may be obtained within the first year of employment)
  • Proficient in project manager software
  • Proficient with cost projection, scheduling, financial analysis, budget reviews and labour reports
  • Ability to build and manage multiple high-performing teams

For more information please apply or contact Laiken Brewer-Kemp for more information! We look forward to hearing from you regarding this exciting opportunity.