Project Manager II
Minneapolis, MN 
Posted 20 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 forty times since 2002...

At Mortenson, we believe everyone is a leader. Therefore, every team member is expected to apply our leadership principles - Do the Right Thing, We Before Me, and Inspire What's Possible - in their work. This means we act with dependability, initiative, and a positive attitude to produce high-quality work and deliver an exceptional customer experience. We are on time, productive, and consistent in our attendance. We approach work as part of a team, listen to the opinions of others, and cooperate to achieve project goals. We accept direction from supervisors and seek out constructive feedback. We follow rules and procedures to ensure quality work and safeguard the well-being of ourselves and others. We push to exceed the established goals, standards, and accountabilities of our positions to increase quality, safety, and innovation.

All team members are responsible for supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment, as well as positively contributing to our company culture. This begins by aligning with Mortenson's values and ethical standards as stated in the Mortenson Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, in addition to abiding by the procedures and practices outlined in the Mortenson Operations Manual.

...What are you waiting for?

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 solve problems and bring together inventive solutions? Then, join the team committed to crafting inspiring spaces and developing new ways to build.

Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager with the ability to engage with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, resourceful, enthusiastic, and efficient with an elevated level of professionalism and confidentiality. As a Project Manager, you will provide overall leadership direction to a project, including managing project quality, timeliness, and safety, as well as mentoring the project team.

Organization, flexibility, excellent customer focus, and effective communication are critical in performing duties which include, but are not limited to:

Managing the overall financial health of projects

  • Develop and maintain project financial projections and equipment projections
  • Allocate project estimates into the financial system
  • Identify cost codes, approve invoices, and make necessary budget management decisions
  • Provide Financials and billings to Accounting for timely payment
  • Create monthly owner billings
  • Maintain budget for and make selections of trade partners and suppliers
  • Handle billings and contract management, including contract buyouts

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

  • Provide job assignments and facilitate career development
  • Approve timecards for on-site team members
  • Provide ongoing feedback on work performance

Functioning 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

Executing change orders

  • Decide when to submit to the owner or on-site representatives
  • Obtain the customer/architect's approval

Other responsibilities

  • Maintain schedule and budget until project completion
  • Provide high-level management of quality, risk, safety, and compliance for the project and team members

  • Minimum seven years of previous related experience
  • Datacenter experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to assist with all responsibilities for complex projects
  • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and lead multiple project tasks
  • Possess a basic understanding of construction law and accepted business practices
  • Microsoft Office, project, and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
  • Demonstrated positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
  • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
  • Current driver's license
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience

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



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