Construction Program Manager

Herndon, VA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Construction
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Req ID: 2024-11252


Job Summary:

Jade Creek (An AKIMA Company) is seeking Senior Construction Project Manager to join our team to provide leadership and management over our current and future construction/renovation contracts. The PM manages a team of professionals that comprise the Project Management Office, including a Safety Manager, Scheduler, Estimator, Project Specialist, and Site Superintendent.

Jade Creek relentless pursues the very highest standards of design, construction, safety, project management and business operations.

Our goal for every project is simple: deliver the highest quality, lowest cost and longest lasting value for each of our customers. We are seeking an experienced Construction PM with solid experience managing Federal construction projects. This position may be based in a home office, or out of our Herndon, Virginia supporting the Washington, DC Metro area. The position requires local onsite project support and the opportunity to support OCONUS travel for short term contracts.


Job Responsibilities:

  • The PM is responsible for ensuring multiple, concurrent, multi-discipline construction job orders are executed within customer project deadlines and budgets. The projects are executed in a time and materials environment; consist of major and minor renovation projects; and are dynamic in nature.

  • Participates in the Post Award Kick-Off, Partnering, Pre-construction, Design Development, and Coordination meetings, as directed, during the conceptual and preconstruction phase of a project.

  • Ensures that no construction begins prior to the Designer of Record (DOR) finalizing the design for each segment of work, and construction submittals are approved as required.

  • The PM manages a team of professionals that comprise the Project Management Office, including a Safety Manager, Scheduler, Estimator, Project Specialist, and Site Superintendent.

  • The PM is responsible for successful execution of all phases of work from project identification and capture, to estimating and scheduling, to safely executing construction activities, through attending all final job walks and providing marked up and as-built drawings at the end of each Job Order.

  • Work involves managing multiple projects and the cost management and timely execution of work in accordance with job order budgets and agreed upon delivery schedules.

  • The PM ensures new work is appropriately scoped, estimated, and a resource loaded schedule prepared (either MS Project or Primavera) for customer review and approval.

  • The PM ensures the management team provides and maintains both the short-term (three week look ahead provided weekly), the long-term (task duration) schedules and the overall Integrated Resource Loaded Master Schedule.

  • The PM shall be well versed in the use and application of Microsoft Project.

  • The multi-discipline construction operations are accomplished by union craftsmen and sub tier subcontractors.

  • Safety is paramount, and the PM is responsible for safe execution of the work at multiple locations.

  • Quality delivery determines follow on work. Although the Site Superintendent, General Foreman, and Foremen are responsible for quality control, the PM is responsible for quality assurance.

  • The PM is responsible for developing and maintaining customer relationships and evolving the team’s credibility to attract and capture new work.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • This role may require company vehicles to be driven.

  • Preferred BA / BS degree in Construction / Electrical / Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or a PMP certification with equivalent work experience may be considered if approved by Client.

  • Specialty inspection training and licenses/certs highly desired.

  • Minimum 8 years of experience managing construction projects, 5 years of which must be Federal construction projects and/or job order contracts.

  • Thorough working knowledge of Federal contracts and safety standards is essential.

  • Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.

  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely via email and keep up with steady email exchange with the clients daily.

  • Must be able to keep track of status of between 10-20 active projects.

  • Must be able to read, speak, understand and write English.

  • Strong working understanding of MEP interior construction.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of the Federal and State codes, regulations, and standards relevant to construction (including, but not limited to, Federal OSHA and EPA regulations, NFPA Standards, ANSI Standards, and local building codes) and be able to implement these in the field.

  • Level 1EM 385-1-1, CRP, First Aid, OSHA 30 hour certifications:

  • Must have or be able to obtain.

  • Have experience in the areas of hazard identification and safety compliance.

  • Desired Software/application skills

  • MS Word, Excel


  • Autodesk

  • MS-Project / Primavera

  • Cad/Revit

  • Estimating tools

  • Cognos

  • SharePoint

Job: Construction

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: Jade Creek Construction

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11252