• Posted on: Feb 01, 2024
  • Location: Chattanooga, TN
  • Job ID: 50232c72
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Management
  • Posted on: Feb 01, 2024
  • Location: Chattanooga, TN
  • Job ID: 50232c72
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Management

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Our client in Chattanooga is looking for a dynamic Construction Project Manager / Estimator for Commercial new & remodel projects to join their team!

The Company:

They know their people make the company run successfully, so they take care of their “work” family as well. Work-Life balance is just as important as professional growth and satisfaction with all levels of employees, regardless of position or responsibilities. 

Their company serves commercial retail, light industrial & restaurant niche clients in a number of different industry segments with their most trusted developments. They have almost a decade of history in delivering excellence to their clients and community.

Their roots are based in retail and commercial construction with light-industrial and office complex construction. The company is roughly $20+M annually in volume and has a complement of 20+ employees based in Chattanooga Tn. Their Company constructs projects on average of $50k-5M, and in the Greater Chattanooga area. 

They want to talk to you about what makes them special and allows them to retain long-term employees year after year. Give them the opportunity to talk to you and learn about what your goals are in the construction industry and how y’all may possibly work together. 

Some Benefits We Offer:


  • Simple IRA with company match (3%)
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance (Company pays majority percentage)
  • Bonus program
  • Paid Holidays and attractive vacation Paid-Time-Off
  • More discussed upon interview

Position Overview: 

The Project Manager will coordinate the entire construction process from Preconstruction through final completion. The PM works with the Business Development / Precon departments and is responsible for the overall success of the project from beginning to completion. The PM is the primary point of contact for the owner during this time period as well as post construction and is responsible for client satisfaction. 

This position is responsible for all aspects of the construction process to effectively prevent and/or manage risk and problem resolutions through successful delivery of client product. This includes the planning and sub-selection, contracts design/approval, managing subcontractors and production, contract negotiations, client expectations, dispute resolution, material procurement and schedule production.

Additional Important Attributes:

  • Ultimately responsible for project success measured by client satisfaction, budget maintenance, profitability, and schedule adherence.
  • Must have a proven track-record for successful project delivery, and client satisfaction, for commercial projects over 3+ years.
  • Competent to manage all aspects of a construction project on a stand-alone basis with only additional support from upper management on an infrequent basis.
  • Expected to have enough experience and depth of knowledge in managing construction projects that he/she is able to be the driving force behind providing solutions to problems that are presented and capable of unifying key team members to advance the solution.
  • Have an understanding of the language and inherent risk in standard owner and sub contracts and how to implement these contract documents in the best interests of the company with some oversight from upper management.
  • Competent and proficient in writing scopes of work into subcontract exhibits.
  • Ability to competently create a CPM schedule and modify it according to the needs of the project.
  • Understands the fundamentals of scheduling to provide guidance to project staff.
  • Responsible for creating an accurate Financial Risk Analysis for the project.
  • Able to partner with the project Superintendent and lead the project as necessary in an effort to maintain project schedule.
  • Understand how to diagnose and manage risk on projects.
  • Able to drive the project schedule with all of the players involved including team members, Subcontractors, Owners, Owner Representatives and designers while still maintaining the strong relationships required for a unified team approach.
  • Ability to manage Project Closeout including holding initial meetings with owners regarding the closeout process and then managing the project team to ensure a timely Closeout.
  • Must have current driver’s license valid the past 12 consecutive months and an acceptable motor vehicle record ( no DUI’s in the past 36 months ).
  • Background checks are a required part of our hiring process.
Necessary Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • (Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or related field preferred.)
  • Minimum 3+ years of Project Management experience in New/Remodel Construction.
  • Residential construction experience considered (commercial construction preferred). 
  • Estimation experience only considered if candidate has some PM exposure to commercial construction. 
  • Subcontractor experience considered but Commercial GC experience preferred



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