Brinkmann Constructors - St. Louis office

  • Project Manager (Kansas City)

    Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/16/2018 11:01 AM)
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    Construction Operations
  • Overview

    Brinkmann Constructors is hiring an experienced Project Manager for the Kansas City office. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience estimating, bidding and running projects of at least $10+ million in diverse commercial market sectors including Large Box Industrial, Hospitality, Senior Living, Retail and Multifamily/Student Housing.


    The Project Manager is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and budgeting activities concerned with turn-key construction of commercial structures.  This position participates in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversees its organization, scheduling and implementation. Duties include but are not limited to:


    • Plan, direct, coordinate and budget activities of the construction process from the conceptual development stage through final construction to ensure the project gets done on time and within budget. 
    • Estimate and takeoff the project scope, development and management of project cost and schedule of the project; analyze bids made by subcontractors; select and contract subcontractors and prepare the bid proposal for submission to the owner.
    • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements.
    • Recommend methods, materials and project/site layouts to reduce construction costs based on design needs/capabilities.
    • Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.
    • Obtain all necessary permits and licenses and, depending upon the contractual arrangements, direct or monitor compliance with building and safety codes, other regulations, and requirements set by the project’s insurers.
    • Collaborate with project team, owners and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints and construction problems.
    • Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods.
    • Maintain the communication, progress and productive mutual interaction of various stakeholders in such a way that overall risk of failure is reduced.
    • Determine and implement the exact needs of the client; form close relations with the various stakeholders to ensure the key issues of cost, time, quality and client satisfaction can be realized.
    • Direct and monitor the progress of construction activities via Project Superintendents and Project Engineers.
    • Perform day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining construction documents and processing paperwork; including pay applications, etc.
    • Complete accounting reports; invoice owners and collect payments.
    • Conduct regular site visits to ensure quality of construction.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (i.e. civil, architectural, or construction), construction management or related field required
    • 5+ years' project management experience in commercial construction
    • Relevant prior experience running projects from conception through to completion of at least $10+ million in diverse commercial market sectors including Large Box Industrial, Hospitality, Senior Living, Retail and Multifamily/Student Housing
    • Prior estimating and bidding experience with emphasis in commercial construction is preferred
    • Travel possible
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
    • General knowledge of construction principles/practices required
    • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule
    • Ability to understand and solve complex challenges to present alternative solution(s)
    • Ability to walk the job site, climb ladders and scaffolding, lift loads up to 20 lbs.
    • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
    • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Office suite and SharePoint


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