Project Manager

Baton Rouge, LA

Apply Now

Description

Westaff's Career Division is hiring a Project Manager to work with a local company! This is a great opportunity for a career-minded visionary!!! 

The Project Manager will be responsible for reviewing detailed estimates that include a clear scope of work that matches the client's requirements. Responsible for understanding architectural drawings and specification, scope of work and writing RFI's. 

Job duties and expectations: 

  • Work with the client from the start of each project to ensure you understand the project scope and vision
  • Oversee the beginning of each turn-key project, including details like permit submission and design evaluations
  • Create the schedule for each project and match talent to the job
  • Process change orders
  • Collaborate with the architect and construction crew to ensure feasibility of each project
  • Conduct meetings on-site with architect, client and construction crew
  • Negotiate with vendors, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Prepare and submit project estimates to clients
  • 70% of the position will be working at a desk and with technical drawings. Must be very comfortable on a PC
  • 20% of the position will be conducting job site visits ensuring schematics are being followed to spec. Must feel comfortable on a job site and communicating with Architects, Project Managers and General Contractors. 
  • 10% of work is customer service, follow up and other duties as assigned. 
  • Some travel is required. All expenses covered by company. 

Company offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 15 days Paid Time Off, Holidays, Simple IRA plan with 3% company match and a Health Insurance Stipend. 

Job Requirements

  • Must be very computer literate with experience in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Autocad (or similar software) experience helpful but not required 
  • Bachelor’s Degree helpful but not required
  • 5-7 years’ experience in a Construction Project Management role 
  • Working hours are 40-50 hours per week based on projects 

Email your resume with references to dowens@westaff.com 

 

Apply Now