• Project Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Itasca
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/4/2018 10:22 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Project Management
  • Overview

    Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

    Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

    It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade…

    …What are you waiting for?


    Mortenson's Chicago Office is looking for a Project Manager to provide overall leadership direction to a project; including the management of project quality, timeliness, safety, as well as mentoring the project team. The Project Manager will develop and enhance customer relationships by providing excellent service.


    Manage the overall financial health of projects

    1. Develop and maintain project financial projections and equipment projections
    2. Determine and allocate project estimate into financial system
    3. Determine cost codes, approve invoices, and make necessary budget management decisions
    4. Provide financials and billings to Accounting for timely payment
    5. Create monthly owner billings


    Manage subcontracts and suppliers for the project

    1. Oversee budget for and make selections of trade partners and suppliers
    2. Handle billings and contract management, including contract buyouts


    Manage Assistant Project Manager(s) and Project Engineer(s)

    1. Provide job assignments and manage career development
    2. Approve time cards for on-site team members
    3. Provide ongoing feedback of work performance


    Function as the main point of contact with the owner and on-site representative

    1. Assist with the review of the owner agreement
    2. Resolve site concerns for the owner or representative
    3. Provide frequent interactions and service to build positive relationships and future work opportunities


    Manage change orders

    1. Determine when to submit to the owner or on-site representatives
    2. Obtain the customer/architect’s approval


    Other duties as assigned, including:

    1. Maintain schedule and budget until project completion
    2. Provide high level management of quality, risk, safety, and compliance for the project and team members




    1. Proven ability to fulfill development to closeout responsibilities for complex projects
    2. Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
    3. Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
    4. Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
    5. Proven positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
    6. Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies





    1. Open to change based on diverse input and feedback
    2. Effectively work with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
    3. Adaptive, effective communication and active listening skills
    4. Strong cross-cultural relationship building and influencing at all organizational levels





      1. Bachelors degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience
      2. Minimum six years of construction management or related experience
      3. Current driver's license



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