Project Manager

Website Methuen Construction

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Voted one of New Hampshire’s Best Companies to Work For, Methuen Construction is widely recognized as the most successful, self-performing general contractor in the industry with experienced Project Managers, Superintendents, Estimators, Project Engineers, in addition to other operational teammates and support teams. Built on 60 years of experience, Methuen Construction employs only the highest skilled trades professionals including Pipefitters, Carpenters, Heavy Equipment Operators, and Laborers. Methuen Construction consistently strives for complete client satisfaction by delivering outstanding construction services and cutting-edge solutions. As we expand our construction territory, diversify our client base and enhance our operational capabilities, our need for highly skilled teammates is growing!

*We are a Plaistow, NH based company with work located primarily in the Northeast. Applying for a position in a posted location does not guarantee long term commitment to that location. The manpower needs of Methuen’s projects determine the assignment of all staff.


Essential Functions

Review and modify original job budget established by the estimating department
Review budget with job superintendent and VP of operations for input and revisions
Develop a preliminary job schedule for the project
Review schedule with Superintendent, Executive Project Director and VP Operations for input and revisions
Update job schedule at least once per month with input from superintendent
Review construction means and methods with superintendent to improve job performance
Purchase major equipment and material
Negotiate major subcontractor agreements for the project
Monitor the submittal, shop drawing, and purchase order process to insure timely delivery of equipment and materials
Manage execution of contracts, bonds, insurance certificates, contract compliance, etc.
Manage preparation of extra work proposals and major change orders
Monitor budgets, schedules, cost reports and job progress and review with superintendent on a weekly basis
Visit jobs on a regular basis to review effectiveness of site supervision, job progress, quality of work and safety on the job
Manage change orders, extra work orders, disputed claims, with owner and owner’s representative to a successful conclusion
Resolve major disputes with vendor and subcontractor
Process payment requisitions through the owner and his/her representative
Mentor the development of job superintendents and provide feedback on performance
Keep the senior management staff of the company appraised of job performance and any major conflicts or issues to be resolved
Generate verbal and written communications required to meet administrative requirements of jobs
Monitor the planning for safety on the job, application of safety rules, regulations, and programs applicable to individual job sites
Maintain a positive image of company with vendors, subs, clients and teammates
Manage multiple jobs that may account for $15M to $25M in annual volume
Core Competencies

Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment, high energy, drive, desire to improve and leadership skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of team
Outstanding attention to detail
Strong interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, motivation) skills
Ability to work with and manage multiple teammates
Thorough knowledge of contract language
Thorough understanding of job cost reporting, billing and payable procedures
Supervisory Responsibility

This position is responsible for the oversight of teammates and is responsible for the performance management of those teammates

Position Type

This is a full-time, salaried-exempt position


Travel is primarily limited to Northeast jobsite locations

Education and Experience

Minimum of 5 + years’ experience within the heavy industrial construction industry, preferably with public water/wastewater experience
A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, or other relevant degree required
Experience with Timberline PM Software highly preferred
Experience with Schedule software and logic highly preferred
Physical Requirements

Ability to lift 25 pounds.
Ability to stand for extended periods of time, and safely maneuver around the nearby presence of various construction equipment and vehicles, on an active construction site or production shop environment
Prepared to regularly encounter moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and a variety of outside weather conditions.
Able to climb temporary or permanent stairs, and ladders
Able to bend, squat, kneel, crawl, crouch, balance and stoop, reach on a regular basis
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

Methuen Construction provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, we encourage priority referral of protected veterans under VEVRAA.

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