Project Manager

LocationUS Calendar07/09/2017   Experienced Sacramento



Teichert is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager who is interested in building a meaningful career with an innovative company committed to being an industry leader. At Teichert, you will find a stimulating environment offering training opportunities and growth potential you’ve been looking for in a career. Join one of California's oldest and most respected companies, and find out why generations of families have worked for us.

The purpose of this role is to ensure the completion of one or more field projects in accordance with design, specifications, budget, and schedule. This role has responsibility for establishing administrative and technical direction, and providing oversight management of assigned field projects. This role works to develop and maintain positive customer relationships in an effort to develop new business opportunities, and for maintaining safe and profitable construction projects. This position qualifies for a group B car allowance: assignment of a company assigned vehicle or a monthly car allowance of $900.

- Actively supports the achievement of construction goals and objectives. Stays abreast of evolving industry trends and best practices, including new techniques and equipment. Ensures team stays focused on long-range priorities and uses customer feedback to make improvements to day-to-day processes and procedures.
- Collaborates across specialties and area offices and builds consistency in construction and safety practices and procedures on all project efforts. Ensures policies, procedures, and standards are adhered to as well as protect the company’s interests.
- Prepares the workforce for changing business needs. Maximizes performance and motivation of workforce through modeling innovative and effective management techniques.
- Promotes and protects Teichert’s values including diversity, teamwork, fair work environment, and respect of others.   Maintains a “team” spirit within the business unit. Works and cooperates with other disciplines (across company lines) to ensure maximum and best use of resources.
- Promotes and protects the community perception of Teichert.
- Aspires to achieve a zero injury culture through visible support of Teichert’s Injury Prevention and Safety program, the implementation/interpretation of safety programs, active participation in safety meetings and training sessions and ensuring required safety training for craft is completed. Proactively identifies, and communicates, safety improvements and hazardous/potentially hazardous conditions to maintain a safe, healthy work environment and meet corporate safety standards.
- Ensures projects are completed on time, within budget, adhere to commitments made to customers, and meet quality and customer expectations. Acts as lead liaison to initiate and maintain contact between clients, estimators, on-site superintendents, or others to facilitate construction activities and maintain a high degree of customer service. Prepares documentation and correspondence to clients pertaining to contracts, project issues, status, or other. Represents the company in project meetings and may attend pre-job meetings with prospective new clients.
- Plans, schedules, coordinates, and/or oversees construction projects through Superintendents, Foremen, and Project Engineers. Ensures projects are built on schedule and within budget. Establishes project objectives, policies, and procedures within contract guidelines. Investigates potentially serious situations and implements corrective measures. May authorize project personnel transactions (i.e. hiring, transfers, wages).
- Manages financial aspects of contracts/subcontracts (i.e. fee payment, rental equipment, income/expenses) to protect the company’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with customers. This includes reviewing invoices, CCA’s, extra work billings, and resolving other cost related issues.
- Builds and maintains positive working relationships with customers, A/E representatives, union officials, public agencies, contractors, and other business units. Facilitates communication of company and project policies, procedures, and standards. May work with Industrial Relations department to proactively resolve jurisdictional disputes.
-  Maximizes employee performance and professional growth. Specifically, provides management direction to Assistant Project Managers and Project Engineers; motivates employees to function as a cohesive unit, oversees regularly planned meetings; develops employees by evaluating performance, providing coaching, training, and mentoring opportunities. Plays a role in recruiting.
- Completes internal administrative organization responsibilities and documentation, including project logs, files, records and reports. May include safety, training, personnel and equipment resources, state and federal regulations, and foremen’s diaries. Assists in developing and maintaining written Construction Program guidelines.

Reports to: Area Manager
Direct reports: May supervise the work of Assistant Project Manager, Project Engineer, and/or interns
External customers: Owners, developers, private customers, inspectors, public agencies, state and federal regulatory agencies, union representatives, A/E representatives, material suppliers, equipment suppliers, industry peers for networking
Internal customers: VP & Manager Field Operations, Area Managers, Estimating Managers, Estimators, General Superintendent, Superintendents, Safety Specialists, Administrative Manager, Cost Engineering Manager, Contract Administrator, Cost Analysts, Project Engineers, Administrative Staff, Precast, Readymix, Aggregates, Mobile Equipment, Quality Control, and other business units.


- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, (or related field) or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience

Experience & Industry Expertise:
- Minimum of five years of experience in construction industry or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience
- Minimum three to five years of experience supervising others

Specific Job Requirements:
- Successful completion of pre-employment drug, alcohol, and background investigation
- Valid Driver’s License
- Current on all company required safety training
- Ability to preserve confidential and proprietary information and successfully avoid conflicts-of-interest
- Good working knowledge of project management and/or estimating software, specifically SureTrak
- Strong knowledge of collective bargaining agreements, personnel issues and EEO
- Thorough knowledge of construction contracts/law
- Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, technology, equipment methods, cost control, schedules, etc. and their impact on project activities
- Thorough knowledge of company’s Standard Operating Policies and Procedures
- Occasional overnight travel

- Relationship Management
- Business Acumen
- Communications
- Organization and Management
- People Management
- People Development
- Technology: Microsoft Office, project management, and/or estimating software
- Technical competence in construction


The physical demands and work environment characteristics are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-  Physical: Sitting for long periods of time working at the computer or driving to job sites. Job site visits require walking on uneven ground, climbing, bending, stooping, crawling in confined or enclosed spaces. Some lifting of materials and equipment up to 50 lbs. Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. May work long hours during peak seasons.
Work Environment: Typical office environment with adequate temperatures and lighting, low levels of noise. Exposed to the conditions of job sites which can include loud noise, dust, fumes, and extreme weather conditions prevalent at the time. May work various shifts or hours, including early mornings, dusk or evenings.

Financial - Revenues/Sales, Gross Profit
Customers - Customer Satisfaction: External, (Meeting Schedules, Billings/Change Orders, Job Close-Out, Communications), Customer Satisfaction: Internal
Internal Processes - Project Schedules, Equipment Utilization, Actual vs. Budget Costs, Job Close Out, Safety (OSHA Recordables, Lost Time, Teichert Liability, Carrier Liability)
People & Development - Employee Satisfaction, Completion of Performance Evaluations with Training and
Development Plans, Establishment and Achievement of Safety Plan and Goals, Workforce Diversity

Teichert is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify Company.