McGough is a respected partner that brings six generations of experience to high profile, unique and complex construction projects.  We take great pride in our people and their extraordinary expertise in planning, development, construction and facility management.  McGough employee tenure reflects the commitment and pride we share in our work.  Ask anyone who knows us - the caliber of our people sets us apart.


The Senior Project Manager (Sr. PM) will plan and lead key projects or multiple projects from inception through deployment, providing day-to-day management and oversight of project resources, tasks, issues, timelines, cost and scope. In addition to managing projects, a Sr. PM is responsible for:

  • The success and profitability of projects
    • Successful management of project financials, including fee retention
    • Client satisfaction
  • Leading by example
  • Promoting the McGough way
  • Guiding and mentoring project management staff to ensure these individuals are trained for the next level in their career
  • Fostering and building relationships with owners, design partners, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Championing company initiatives



  • Four-year degree in Construction Management or related degree
  • 15+ years of related experience, including experience with self-perform capabilities
  • Demonstrated experience building strong partnerships and trust with external partners, including owners, owner’s representatives, design firms, and subcontractors
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Thorough and detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task within time constraints
  • Self-starter and motivated with minimal supervision
  • Strong computer skills, including Excel


  • Estimating and field experience a plus
  • Scheduling experience preferred

Office and Travel:

Office: Various jobsites and/or corporate/regional office.

Travel: In addition to regional meetings, overnight travel may be involved.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Pursuit, Preconstruction and Business Development
    • Take lead in responding to RFPs with Marketing
    • Take lead in interview preparation
    • Take lead in preconstruction effort
    • Client relationships (establish/maintain/build)
    • Design partner relationships (establish/maintain/build)
    • Owner’s representative relationships (establish/maintain/build)
    • Lead/coordinate page turn
    • Identify and pursue leads prior to RFPs being issued; assist in acquiring new work
    • Verify scope/budget/schedule are in alignment throughout preconstruction process
    • Promotion of other McGough services (SP, Industrial, FM, Development, etc.)
  • McGough Self-Performed Work
    • Understand and oversee quantity take-offs and assist in estimating labor production, materials and equipment
    • Understand warehouse equipment, rentals, small tools, services and costs
    • Oversee implementation of PACE preparation and projections
    • Scope bid materials (concrete, rebar, brick, etc.)
    • Approve Critical Path Method schedules for our work
  • Estimating and Bidding
    • Review estimates prepared by project managers and estimating
    • Lead estimate presentation to owner/design team
    • Review proposed subcontractors prior to presenting to owner
    • Final review/sign subcontractors
  • Scheduling
    • Last Planner coach/champion
    • Lead preconstruction scheduling effort
    • Construction schedule review and oversight
  • Project Oversight
    • Understand project staffing needs and make sure proper resources are involved
    • Review and understand project financial condition and profitability (PACE)
    • Assure the safety protocols are in place and adhered to
    • Regular jobsite walks with McGough project staff
    • Understand the requirements of our Owner’s contract, as well as Subcontractors
  • Project Management Oversight
    • Coach/Mentor project management staff
    • Understand specific training needs of staff
    • Review and understand global project management staffing needs and available resources
    • Ensure project management staff is mentoring at all levels
  • Post-Construction
    • Ensure cost history information is uploaded
    • Follow up with owner on lessons learned, strengths/weaknesses
    • Ensure internal “lessons learned” meeting is held
  • Other Responsibilities
    • Participate in company business development activities (client functions, design firm open houses, conferences, etc.)
    • Establish relationships with clients, architects, engineers, consultants and subcontractors
    • Pursue new relationships with potential clients and design firms
    • Attend and participate in project management and other company meetings
    • Attend any training – personal and/or professional development – that is relevant to the position
    • Actively participate in company-sponsored events
    • Perform functions of PM I and PM II as may be necessary for project success
    • Support and follow standard of work
    • Participate in Lean events and support the McGough Way
    • Other responsibilities as assigned

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position involves sitting for extended periods of time while working at a computer terminal.  Employee must be able to communicate effectively in a typical office environment with a standard level of office noise.  Occasional standing, bending, walking and lifting is also required.

Employee will be required to visit construction jobsites, which may expose the employee to dirt, dust, uneven surfaces, outdoor weather conditions and extreme temperatures.  In addition, employee must be able to move around prospective or current project sites.  This includes climbing ladders, walking on uneven surfaces, walking long distances, and climbing stairs.

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Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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