Senior Project Manager I
Portland, OR 
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Posted 5 days ago
Job Description

Mortenson's success is not a matter of luck; it's a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002...

...What are you waiting for?

The Big Picture:

Do you enjoy creating and fostering a culture of extraordinary service to customers? Do you have the aptitude to anticipate problems, critical issues, and opportunities as they arise? Can you creatively problem solve and bring together inventive solutions? Then, join the team committed to crafting inspiring spaces and developing new ways to build.

Mortenson's Portland office is looking to add a Senior Project Manager to the team. This individual will provide overall leadership direction to one large project or multiple projects to include the management of project quality, timeliness, safety, as well as mentoring the project team. Develop and enhance customer relationships by providing excellent service.

What you will be doing:

Supervise the overall financial health of projects

  • Develop and maintain project financial projections and equipment projections
  • Determine and allocate project estimate into financial system
  • Determine cost codes, approve invoices, and make necessary budget management decisions
  • Provide financials and billings to Accounting for timely payment
  • Create monthly owner billings

Handle subcontracts and suppliers for the project

  • Oversee budget for and make selections of subcontractors and suppliers
  • Handle billings and contract management, including contract buyouts

Lead Assistant Project Manager(s) and Project Engineer(s)

  • Provide job assignments and manage career development
  • Approve timecards for on-site team members
  • Provide training
  • Review work performance; determine rewards and/or performance management measures

Function as the main point of contact with the owner and on-site representative

  • Assist with the review of the owner agreement
  • Resolve site concerns for the owner or representative
  • Provide frequent interactions and service to build positive relationships and future work opportunities

Handle change orders

  • Determine when to submit to the owner or on-site representative
  • Obtain the customer and/or architect's approval

All other duties as assigned, including:

  • Maintain schedule and budget until project completion
  • Provide high level management of quality, risk, safety, and compliance for the project and team members
  • Use the appropriate level of forethought and planning in decision making to assure project success
  • Responsible for dispute resolution

Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels

Lead team members by example, offer effective coaching and feedback, and effectively manage performance

How you will succeed:

  • Proven ability to fulfill development to closeout responsibilities for multiple, complex projects
  • Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedback
  • Knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity, inclusive behaviors, and Affirmative Action plans and their intended use

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of eight years construction management or related experience
  • Current driver's license

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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