The McDougall Family of Companies is known as a leader in the industry. We are respected for our quality, attention to detail and passion. We understand that those traits are a direct result of the team members we have representing us. For this reason, we have developed a rigorous, 36-month training program for recent graduates that gives them in-depth knowledge of every aspect of our business. Our focus is on recruiting the best graduates in the country and turning them into successful project leaders able to manage a project of any size and scope. By the end of the 36-month program, you will be the “best in class.”



Phase 1- Estimating (6 months)- During your time in the Estimating department, you will learn everything there is to know about blueprints, estimating software and current practices.

Phase 2- Engineering (9 months)- The Engineering phase will introduce you to the importance of shop drawings, fab sketching and layouts.

Phase 3- Project Coordinating (3 months)- During the project coordination phase, you will learn the importance of organizing each step of a project plan ensuring proper management and staff are assigned to each task.

Phase 4- Field Operations (6 Months)- During this phase, you will learn about installation guidelines, install procedures and layouts in the field.

Phase 5- Assistant Project Manager (1 year)- During your final and most crucial phase, you will put all of your education into action.


Once you have completed all of the phases above, you will then be ready to be a member of our elite Project Management Team, the role for which follows:

Project Manager Job Description

Job Summary:

The Project Manager will provide management oversight for all phases of assigned high-profile project(s) including coordinating field staff, craft workers, materials, equipment, submittals, ensuring compliance with drawings and specifications, creating and maintaining schedules, financial management, review and pricing of change documents and budget/cost reviews and re-estimates.

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews and administers contract for project requirements and scope of work
  • Confirms scope and materials in contract are consistent with bid documents and proposal
  • Develop a cost-effective plan and schedule for completion of project.
  • Develop cost/budget matrix for engineering, materials, labor, equipment and miscellaneous cost items.
  • Oversee/review product submittals and shop drawings for compliance with contract
  • Purchase and buyout of materials
  • Schedule and coordinate field staff and craft labor
  • Schedule and coordinate equipment
  • Select and coordinate subcontractors
  • Supervises assistant managers and superintendents, review their reports, correct deficiencies and enforce safety protocols
  • Track and update construction schedules, 3 week look-ahead schedules and labor tracking.
  • Reports to Owner/GC regarding progress, modifications, delays or disruptions.
  • Provide estimates and pricing for changes to the scope of work.
  • Oversees and tracks budget and project financial performance
  • Financial over site and job cost review on a weekly basis at minimum
  • Monthly re-estimates


  • Graduate of a four-year degree program in construction management or engineering.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, MS Project or Bluebeam and basic AutoCAD skills.
  • Capable of basic survey and layout skills, auto-level, transit, theodolite
  • Understands general and specific code requirements


We offer a competitive salary, incentive program and benefits package!

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