Project Manager

Oakland, CA | Temp/Contract to Direct

Post Date: 12/15/2017 Job ID: real_street-1779 Industry: Construction General Pay Rate: 0.00 USD HOUR
Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As the leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.


We currently have a great assignment for a Project Manager with one of our top clients.  The Project Manager leads a project team that will perform implementation activities for large-scale K-12 school programs.  This is a long-term opportunity based in Oakland, CA.

Job Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the Project Manager will be to provide management, leadership and complete oversight of multiple construction projects of varying sizes.  The project portfolio for this Project Manager position includes the complex planning and implementation activities associated with a large K-12 renovation program, to include: 

  • Responsible for the deliverables for planning site analysis, master planning, program development, project feasibility studies, financial modeling, business planning, and market analysis, report writing and giving presentations
  • Responsible for master planning activities, site analyses, needs assessments, program planning, feasibility studies, financial modeling and market analyses
  • Responsible for the implementation of assignments including cost estimating, construction monitoring, constructability reviews, budget reconciliations, project documentation, public approvals and permitting, A&E selection management and schedule compliance
  • Responsible for the full-management for medium to large-scale assignments of over $25MM in total project cost
  • Directs or develops client deliverables including written reports, presentations, budgets, schedules and program that are tailored to meet client's desired outcomes and scope requirements
  • Coordinates and directs the day-to-day activities of assigned project staff, both internal and external (JV partners, sub-contractors, architects and builders) to achieve project goals and objectives
  • Participates in staff development, mentoring and training of staff under project manager's direction and provides input on annual performance reviews for those staff
  • Directs or develops monthly client billings and ensures timely collection of receivables (if applicable)
  • Serving as the client's "trusted advisor" thus focused on additional services and repeat projects
  • Participating in strategic planning for respective operating group, attending farming meetings, developing proposal materials and attending interviews
  • Presenting to students, industry groups or conferences and developing thought-leadership materials all with an eye towards being viewed as a "visible expert" in respective industry market
Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Project Manager role include:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, economics, finance, urban planning, real estate management or related field; Master’s degree strongly preferred
  • Six plus years in a leadership role managing multiple projects of significant scale
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office applications including Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to apply technological solutions to consulting or PM assignments
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects of significant scale
  • Ability to be productive in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional work environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent group facilitation and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities
  • Strong understanding of real estate, finance and accounting principles
  • Demonstrated commitment to client satisfaction and ethical business practices
  • Proven adaptability, flexibility and creativity
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive within a team structure
  • Aptitude and desire for mentoring and training analysts


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Health, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid time off

Build a better construction career with RealStreet and contact us today!


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