• Job Title: Construction Project Manager
    • Location: Des Moines, Iowa

    Job Description:

    Nelson Construction & Development is a real estate and construction contractor firm seeking a qualified candidate that will be responsible for overall management and delivery of all assigned projects in accordance with project expectations. Nelson offers diverse projects including a variety of commercial, multi-family, and senior living.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for projects from preconstruction/design to project close-out.
    • Review and write contracts and/or purchase orders for subcontractors.
    • Develop and manage project schedule by using LEAN techniques.
    • Manage project budgets and analyze job costs.
    • Assist Project Engineer and Superintendent with RFIs, ASIs, and proposal requests.
    • Assists Project Engineer and Superintendent on monitoring and updating construction schedules.
    • Plan, develop and coordinate construction activities to support the on-site field team during the project.
    • Procure subcontractors and materials.
    • Promote job site safety, encouraging safe work practices, and rectifies job site hazards immediately.
    • Display leadership and assure project responsibilities are carried out promptly and accurately.
    • Communicate project expectations effectively to team members.
    • Responsible for overall construction project delivery.

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering or related field preferred.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with commercial construction projects valued at $15mm.
    • Possess strong leadership abilities, strong organization, judgment, and decision-making abilities.
    • Proficiency in Procore, MS Office, MS Project, and Bluebeam for documentation, reporting, and scheduling.
    • Ability to develop and maintain positive client/consultant/internal relationships.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.

    If interested, please send a resume to careers@nelsonconstruct.com.