Project Manager Residential Construction job at Better Builders

    Project Manager Residential Construction

    Last updated on March 15, 2023

    Are you an experienced Residential Construction Project Manager looking for a company who believes in investing in its people? Are you searching for a team you can be proud to be a part of? Do you thrive in a customer service role? Are you a strong leader who has the drive to meet deadlines and ensure team success?

    About our company:

    Better Builders is a well-established, successful, and solid residential Design/Build company in the West Seattle neighborhood. We are a close-knit team, who are authentic, supportive, accountable, friendly, results-oriented, talented, and highly skilled.

    Our core values: Integrity, Teamwork, and The Golden Rule

    About the position:

    Our ideal Project Manager candidate would share our values and have experience in Carpentry, Remodeling, and Home Building Project Management.

    The Project Manager is responsible for overseeing multiple projects with the assistance of Carpenters. The Project Manager must be experienced and knowledgeable in all phases of production from foundations to trim-out. This role is to keep daily efforts of all involved on-task, on-time, on-budget, and most importantly safe while striving to exceed client expectations.

    Job duties include:

    • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs and work on ladders up to 30 feet off the ground and roofs up to 50 feet off the ground
    • Interpret, understand and follow construction drawings to ensure successful completion of the project
    • Responsible for the day to day operations on the job site and written daily updates on the jobs via BuilderTrend application
    • Discuss any conflict between plans and site conditions to the Production Manager
    • Review production schedule and keep job on-track and on-time
    • Verify correct selections are being installed or applied
    • Coordinate inspections and effectively communicate results
    • Follow company SOPs with consistent, timely and accurate submission of required administrative paperwork

    Customer Satisfaction Responsibilities:

    • Conduct pre-construction conferences involving the clients, salesperson and Production Manager
    • Daily communication with the client about schedule, cleanliness, changes and any other concerns
    • Ensure job site is hazard-free and clean at all times
    • Get answers to clients' questions and concerns in a timely manner

    Job Site Supervision:

    • Set aside planning time for reviewing all job plans, documents, and checklists prior to starting construction
    • Building to the intent of the drawings and getting any clarifications or missing information as needed
    • Conduct project site inspections
    • Create and maintain a project schedule designed to complete the job on budget and on schedule, notifying the Production Manager if this cannot be accomplished
    • Complete evaluations, accident reports and other reports necessary for the accurate and organized operation of the company
    • Develop and maintaining a safety manual and program ensuring the safe operation of all production personnel and equipment including reporting safety violations of personnel and sub-contractors
    • Conduct production and safety meetings

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Fluency in reading, writing and speaking English
    • Excellent and creative written and oral communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills
    • Proficient use of laptop computer and Microsoft and Google applications for daily job and administrative tasks
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Excellent organization skills and ability to work independently
    • Positive attitude and self-motivating
    • Ability to easily comprehend and communicate verbal instructions
    • Ability to think on your feet and problem solve


    • Accrued 2 weeks paid vacation, approximately 9 holidays, accrued sick leave
    • Medical insurance with 75% of premiums paid by Better Builders
    • Additional discounted life/disability/accident insurance available
    • Profit-sharing
    • Company shirts

    Better Builders LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Better Builders LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: Competitive, Salaried


    • Bachelor's (Preferred)


    • Construction Project Management: 5 years (Preferred)
    • Residential Remodeling: 3 years (Preferred)


    • Certificate of Insurance (Required)
    • Driver's License (Required)

    Additional Compensation:

    • Other forms

    Work Location:

    • Multiple locations


    • 401(k) matching
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off

    To Apply, Email a Resume and Cover Letter to ContactUs@betterbuilders.com
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