• Project Manager II - Federal

    Job Locations US-VA-Mclean
    Posted Date 6 months ago(5/23/2019 11:19 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?!



    Provide overall leadership direction to a project, including the management of project quality, timeliness, safety, as well as mentoring the project team. Develop and enhance customer relationships by providing excellent service.


    • Manage the overall financial health of projects
      • Develop and maintain project financial projections and equipment projections
      • Determine and allocate project estimate into financial system
      • Determine cost codes, approve invoices, and make necessary budget management decisions
      • Provide financials and billings to accounting for timely payment
      • Create monthly owner billings
    • Manage subcontracts and suppliers for the project
      • Oversee budget for and make selections of trade partners and suppliers
      • Handle billings and contract management, including contract buyouts
    • Manage Assistant Project Manager(s) and Project Engineer(s)
      • Provide job assignments and manage career development
      • Approve time cards for on-site team members
      • Provide ongoing feedback of work performance
    • Function as the main point of contact with the owner and on-site representative
      • Assist with the review of the owner agreement
      • Resolve site concerns for the owner or representative
      • Provide frequent interactions and service to build positive relationships and future work opportunities
    • Manage change orders
      • Determine when to submit to the owner or on-site representative
      • Obtain the customer/architect’s approval
    • Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
    • Lead team members by example, offer effective coaching and feedback, and effectively manage performance
    • Other duties as assigned, including:
      • Maintain schedule and budget until project completion
      • Provide high level management of quality, risk, safety, and compliance for the project and team members




    • Proven ability to fulfill all responsibilities for complex projects
    • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
    • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
    • Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
    • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
    • Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedback
    • Ability to travel overnight up to 100%
    • Knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity, inclusive behaviors, and Affirmative Action plans and their intended use
    • Due to the nature of the work performed within these facilities, U.S. citizenship is required 


    • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience
    • Minimum seven years of construction management or related experience with large projects ($20M+)
    • Current driver’s license

    Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.


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