Johnson Carlier has an opportunity for a Project Manager to join our team of construction professionals in Tempe, AZ. This position is responsible for leading and directing a project team while maintaining the relationship with our client, consultants, partners, and subcontractors. Oversee and manage all activities of the project including client and contract requirements, planning, schedule, and staffing to achieve quality and profit goal expectations of the Company.


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or other related field
  • 6-8 years of related experience working on commercial construction projects as a Project Manager
  • Experience working in the local market and industry experience is highly preferred

Duties, Responsibilities and Expectations:  (other duties may be assigned to meet business needs)

  • Manages a minimum annual fee of $1,000,000
  • Able to perform all job duties of Project Manager
  • Develops a strategic business development plan to generate at least an additional $1.25M in fee
  • Oversees and provides input regarding all issues that require risk management
  • Develops solutions to ensure issues never become problems
  • Develops contingency plans to mitigate potential risks to projects
  • Studies bids and construction plans carefully, looking for potential issues before we start project
  • Attend at least one business development function a quarter
  • Teaches other team members to identify, document and plan to avoid risks
  • Build strong win-win relationships with other departments within the company, including accounting, marketing, business development, field managers
  • Leads their teams in such a way to maximize the contributions of each team member
  • Reviews (and fully understands) prime contract with Project Director and provides red line changes
  • Provide detailed contractual interpretations to team regarding prime contracts and subcontract agreements
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience managing projects in various construction delivery methods to include Design Build, Construction Manager/General Contractor (CMGC) and Hard bid formats
  • Works with Project Director and Vice President of Field Operations to select team members best suited for project
  • Make recommendations in project delivery method and contract award designation process
  • Supervise and provide input on methods to manage Owner furnished material or work
  • Takes initiative and is involved during the proposal phase including, but not limited to writing project management plans, creating proposal schedules, reviewing proposals
  • Manages the job closeout process from day one of project. This includes, but is not limited by the following: ensure financial obligations to subcontractors are settled within 30 days of substantial, and that the final payment is received within 60 days.
  • Delegates and manages the compilation of operations & maintenance (O&M) manuals, and submits them in accordance with contract documents.
  • Ability to recognize project issues and timely acquire/coordinate company resources to support project as required
  • Supervises project team’s overall administration and technical direction to single or multiple projects simultaneously
  • Exhibits strong commitment to customer service, both internal and external, loyalty to Johnson Carlier, in fulfillment of our stewardship/mission
  • Proactively monitor the progress of the CPM schedule through updated schedules
  • Ensure field managers/staff are adhering to our safety programs
  • Holds team members accountable during all aspects of the project
  • Full understanding of design process and able to provide quality control review of plans/specifications
  • Ensures project team is performing all tasks in a streamlined fashion and makes adjustments as necessary
  • Directs, guides, assists, plans and supports the design team as required
  • Clearly, concisely and timely documents all changes or deviations from the contract documents including notifying the Owner of potential issues
  • Never stops improving and reads business and relevant construction trade publications
  • Understanding of cost estimating software and ability to accurately provide input regarding project costs
  • Negotiates subcontract modifications with subcontractors to manage risk



  • Free Medical & Dental Insurance premiums
  • HSA (Health Savings Account) with employer contribution
  • 401k with Match
  • Long-Term & Short-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Benefits
  • PTO & Paid Holidays 
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Phone: 801-415-6095

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