The essential role of this position is to:

Effectively manage and execute assigned projects to include effective communication with superintendents, clients, and sub-contractors to ensure projects meet designated timelines and budgets.


  • Uses Nichols Contracting, Inc.’s Performance Values as tools to carry out all job responsibilities.
  • Initiates, attends, coordinates or conducts meetings and activities with assigned employees/work crews to meet project objectives and work schedules.
  • Works with supervisors, trade contractors and suppliers to manage schedules, project progress, shop drawing requirements, and material deliveries to ensure attainment of project objectives, schedule completion and timely deliveries.
  • Oversees, delegates, and monitors all project supervisors' performance on assigned projects to ensure that project is completed within established schedules and weekly report quantities, project budget established at hand-off, and quality standards in compliance with all plans, specifications and shop drawings.
  • Guides and assists employees in identifying, analyzing and resolving existing or anticipated obstacles in a manner to meet task/project schedules.
  • Works with field manager/general superintendent in personnel alignment and scheduling to facilitate weekly action plans.
  • Ensures timely billing, approval of invoices, regular review of job cost, reports, project history and purchase order history.
  • Reviews and interprets blueprints/shop drawings and other project documents to formulate accurate management approach.
  • Conducts project estimating in a manner that ensures awarded projects are attainable within contract quotes and timelines.
  • Defines and selects scope of subcontractor work, initiates sub-contracts and monitors weekly performance to ensure compliance with contract agreements and schedules.
  • Leads, motivates, coaches and develops assigned employee’s technical methods by giving accurate and non-bias job performance appraisals.
  • Cultivates working relationships with managers, supervisors, fellow workers and customers that encourage a cooperative environment.
  • Clearly understands scope of work/responsibilities of other trades at work site.
  • Makes routine inspections of assigned projects. Makes routine weekly inspections of projects to verify project scope and specifications, company standards, and compliance are within local and National Electric Code.
  • Knowledge of building construction: concrete, masonry, metal and stick construction.
  • Ability to plan and organize projects in order to meet project deadlines.
  • Accurately documents project work situations in a timely manner, both written and verbal, to ensure protection of Company through proper documentation (i.e. possible liens and or claims).
  • Ability to visualize completed work prior to installation.
  • Understands and follows state, and local codes. Ability to modify behavior style and management to effectively manage tasks requiring change in work plans or schedule.
  • Understanding and enforcement of O.S.H.A. requirements.
  • Set by example acceptable work practices that will be emulated by fellow employees.
  • Reports to Human Resources department any illegal activities occurring on work site.
  • Report accidents or incidents to the Human Resources in a timely manner as outlined per Company policy manual.
  • Inspects subcontractor performance to conform to contract agreements and schedules.
  • Conducts project closings, updates punch lists, and creates information for record drawings.
  • Cultivates new business relationships and maintains existing relationships with clients through monthly public relations activities, and membership in professional trade-related organizations, associations and other community groups, to identify new contracts and gain consideration in construction negotiations.
  • Utilizes Company computerized estimating programs for change orders and estimates.

Desired Experience:

  • Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management from an accredited University or sufficient experience to validate knowledge.
  • 4+ years’ experience in Construction Project Management with a General Contractor.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and writing skills and be a problem owner/solver.
  • Proven ability to effectively plan and organize own activities and the activities of others.
  • Proven PM experience in the commercial space and ability to manage multiple projects concurrently in varying capacities and different phases with a willingness/drive for success.
  • Thorough knowledge of building codes and requirements.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and building communication systems.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Project software.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, SAGE, ProCore or project management software is a plus.
  • OSHA 30 and CPR/First Aid certifications is a plus.
  • Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification is a plus.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.