Project Manager Construction

KBE Building Corp   •  

Farmington, CT

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 39 days ago

Are you interested in an opportunity to make an impact…..? To join an energetic, talented team…..? A place where relationships are everything…..and we mean everything! If you possess great organizational skills, excellent attention to detail and are not afraid to speak up and keep up in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment that is deadline driven, then KBE Building Corporation is for you!

Primary office is in Farmington, CT. Depending on the project, travel will be required.

KBE’s mission of Building Excellence Together guides all that we do. It is founded on open, collaborative communication with our clients, design partners, contractors and employees and exemplified by our four core values: Dedication / Innovation / Integrity and Pride.

As a Project Manager at KBE you need to be:

  • A strong communicator: because you’ll be dealing with everyone from subcontractors, project teams, estimators, clients and Senior KBE Management (and there is opportunity to grow into more senior roles).
  • Good at constructive debate: because we value your opinions and ideas!
  • Pro-active and driven to achieve results because we need to get the job done right!
  • Use good judgement: because we trust you!
  • A leader with the ability to draw from other’s talents!
  • Good business acumen: because we must be money-savvy
  • And strong Integrity and relationship-building skills!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess at least a BS in Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related field and at least 5 years of supervisory construction industry experience
  • Depending upon the project size, scope, and complexity, the years of experiencerequired may vary
  • Retail and/or commercial project experience between 3-5M, a must.
  • For the immediate position, must at least be experienced in projects 5 M and under.
  • And be good with technology, because we use BIM 360, MS Office Suite, including MS Project, Viewpoint, CIS or similar applications.

Whether working on a large project or multiple smaller-scale projects, you’ll have:

Complete management responsibility from inception to completion and closeout. Primary responsibility for ensuring the timely completions of projects, consistent with quality standards, and to continue the development of the organization and people under direct supervision as well as keeping the VPs of Field Operations advised on all field matters.

The Project Manager is accountable to the supervision and direction of the activities of all field personnel on assigned construction projects. Other duties include: Assist in bid to secure projects; Review & become familiar with owner contracts & moderate kick-off meetings; Provide relevant information to Accounting, including budget summary & schedule of values; Perform complete job buyout, including drafting of subcontracts; On-going communication with clients, subcontractors & suppliers; Reviews of daily reports & job meeting minutes from Project Superintendents; Prepare C.P.M bar charts, work schedules, cash flowschedules, & enforce, monitor, & updateschedules; Control all project costs; Resolve claims for extras and/or credits with owner, subcontractors & material suppliers; and Perform complete job buy out.

Travel may be required (CT, and other states)- but we compensate for that!


Regionally located in Farmington, Connecticut and Columbia, Maryland, KBE Building Corporation is a $300 million construction company serving New England and the Mid-Atlantic, Founded in 1959, KBE provides design-build, construction management, and general contracting services to federal, senior living, educational, corporate, institutional, and retail clients. Engineering News-Record ranks KBE among the top 400 U.S construction companies.


  • Vacation / Sick Days
  • Volunteer time during workday
  • Company Holidays/ Floating Holidays
  • Flex time and telecommuting options
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance / Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K Plan with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Leadership Development Programs
  • Wellness Fair
  • Corporate Outings and Events
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Business Casual Attire per Corporate Policies