Senior Project Manager
CompanyNorth Wind Construction Services
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description
North Wind Construction Services is currently looking for a Senior Project Manager in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Manages and directs the work of project teams. Has overall responsibility for managing scope, cost, schedule, internal staffing and outside vendors, and contractual deliverable. Project management will typically include specification review and analysis, submittals, obtaining quotes from suppliers and subcontractors, quality assurance, project supervision, take offs and budgets, cost-coding of invoices, preparing project job cost estimates. Leads projects that are complex in nature and guides the work of subordinates. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. Ensures that project milestones are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority over personnel actions for his/her assigned projects.

• Serves as primary point of contact for clients on large government contracts.
• Provide for the administration of contractors providing construction services, materials, or equipment for the project.
• Obtain customer's acceptance of the work and document all turnover activities.
• Responsible for the preparation and submission of the final project report and prompt close-out of the prime contract.
• Responsible for managing, coordinating, and administering any of the following major and complex projects, i.e., major projects involving several organizations and simultaneous management of several projects.
• Prepares proposals in response to federal, state, local, and commercial requests for proposals (RFPs).
• Coordination and management of subcontracts.
• Preparation of submittals.
• Preparing project cost estimates by obtaining price quotes from material suppliers and subcontractors, organizing quotes.
• Conduct and review performance appraisals of assigned personnel in accordance with approved procedures
• Participate in weekly regional and/or management meetings and providing operational summaries for assigned projects.
• Responsible for adhering to company policies and communicating policies to employees assigned on applicable projects.
• Ensuring assigned projects and staff members are following best practices and safety protocols developed by the RSM.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience:
• Any combination of education, experience, training, and certification that demonstrates the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.
• Ten years of experience in project management, estimating or assisting in estimating construction projects, and proposal preparation.
• Experience managing design-bid-build construction projects in excess of $5 million
• Knowledge of government contracting
Skills and Abilities:
• Must be able to work in a high-volume environment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work professionally and courteously with all levels of personnel.
• Superior organizational skills, capable of prioritizing and managing multiple projects with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including thorough knowledge of proper grammar, advanced vocabulary, spelling, editing, and proofreading skills. Proficiency in the use of computers, including databases and spreadsheet programs. Strong Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel skills.
• Ability to work independently as well as a team; ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Ability to prepare a detailed proposal, including narratives, from start to finish.
• Ability to work under strict deadlines with respect to cost estimates and submitting proposals.


TRAVEL UP TO 50%, in Northeast.

• Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or other related discipline.
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
• Experience and working knowledge of design-build and progressive-design-build execution models 
• Familiarity with FARS, DFARS, SBA regulations, programs, and contract proposal preparation.
• Experience and working knowledge of RSMeans Estimating, e4Clicks, and WinEst
• Experience with federal government contracting
• Federal, State, and Local code knowledge
• Experience in revenue forecasting and managing budgets
• OSHA 30 - Certification
• Quality Construction Management for Contractors - Certification

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.