Project Manager CEM

Kitchell Corp   •  

Fresno, CA

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 47 days ago


  • Directs, leads and is accountable for all phases of the project.
  • Ensures project operations are executed in accordance with company project management procedures and policies.
  • Participates in preparation and negotiation of owner contracts and ensures delivery and adherence to contractual requirements and that all aspects of owner contracts are accomplished.
  • Assists owner in the procurement of design professional and consultant services and administers contracts.
  • Prepares project budget, maintains cost control information, identifies cost impacts and provides recommendations for cost control.
  • Prepares master project schedule, ensures preparation of constructionschedule, assesses any delays and enforces schedule conformance.
  • Manages and coordinates the design review process and participates in value engineering sessions.
  • Ensures contractor bid interest, organizes and directs pre-bid conference, analyzes bid results and recommends bidder for contract award.
  • Organizes and directs pre-construction conference.
  • Oversees and evaluates preconstruction and construction progress and team performance to ensure conformance with schedule, budget and contractual requirements.
  • Implements and maintains effective systems of communication within and outside the project to ensure constructive relationships and the adequate flow of information.
  • Ensures preparation and distribution of construction observation reports, progress status reports, schedules, pay applications and cost control reports.
  • Ensures implementation and maintenance of effective document control mechanisms for the project including as builts, submittals and requests for information.
  • Estimates, negotiates, recommends and distributes change orders to owner, design team and contractor.
  • Manages pay application process to ensure accurate submissions and timely transmittal of approved pay applications to owner for processing.
  • Manages project job costs in accordance with Kitchell budget, updates forecastingschedule and processes billings to ensure profit objectives are achieved.
  • Oversees orderly project closeout efforts, organization of project documentation and coordination of warranty work.
  • Identifies and manages risk on the project, and advises and confers with regional executive prior to implementing risk mitigation actions.
  • Supports and participates in business development and marketing efforts including the preparation of proposals and presentations for new work and active participation in the business community.
  • Actively participates on internal teams that focus on continuous improvement of the company.
  • Ensures workplace health and safety policies and procedures are clearly communicated and understood by direct reports and enforces rules fairly and uniformly.
  • Proactively manages the training and professional development of direct reports.
  • Facilitates and ensures the continuous and effective execution of the performance management process for direct reports.
  • Manages the staffing and compensation of direct reports in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Executes additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.



  • Knowledge of architecture, engineering and construction management industry including current conditions and industry network.
  • Effective computer skills including proficient use of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint software required, and project management (P6) and scheduling database (Prolog) software preferred.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the advanced ability to foster and maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to provide leadership and financial management support to a project team.
  • Ability to demonstrate the competencies of achieving results, communication and building teamwork.
  • Commitment to the values of Kitchell with attention to honesty and integrity, quality of work, customer satisfaction, people development, profitability and managing change.


  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in architecture, engineering, construction management or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ progressive and position related work experience in construction management, and at least 2 years related work experience managing two or more employees required.
  • LEED Professional Accreditation and/or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) preferred.
  • Experience in the correctional market desired, however not required.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly work in an office and or construction environment.
  • Conditions regularly include exposure to outdoor elements, hot/cold temperatures, wet conditions, noise, atmospheric conditions and cramped quarters.
  • The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.