Senior Project Manager in Richmond, VA at Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/17/2020

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Job Description

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.

Job Title: Senior Project Manager  

Reports to: Project Executive


The Senior Project Manager will work with the project team to provide overall management direction for two or more projects, estimate specified work packages and develop new business opportunities relative to a particular client, group of clients, or geographical area.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan, organize, and maintain/staff key field positions through department heads or trade managers
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policy and clients’ direction
  • Act as liaison with prime client and architect/engineer contacts, to facilitate construction activities
  • Assist in estimating specific work packages as they arise
  • Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site supervision to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget
  • Investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures
  • Represent company in project meetings; assist in strategy meetings, etc.
  • Review project tracking reports to monitor productivity and labor utilization
  • Create and maintain internal project schedules
  • Prepares complete, accurate, and timely submittal logs for construction projects based on project drawings and specifications
  • Accountable for receiving approved submittal's from architect or engineer and notifying the project superintendent of potential schedule impact
  • Prepare all necessary back up relating to change requests
  • Responsible for timely completion for all required project close-out documents per contract
  • Distribute contract documents to subcontractors, including drawings, specifications, and general conditions.
  • Include any accepted alternatives or addendum's with documents
  • Distribute final requirement documentation to subcontractors
  • Schedule all required construction meetings with required personnel, subcontractors, architects, and owners
  • Attend owner/architect pre-bid, project and close out meetings
  • Solicit subcontractors and suppliers for proposals prior to submission deadline
  • Prepares correspondence with owner, architect, engineers, subcontractors, suppliers, etc. Examples of referenced correspondence include, but not confined to the following items: schedule of values, project schedule, memos, request for information, transmittal's, and submittal's
  • Submit building permit application, follow-up on review progress and receive upon approval. Submit check request to finance for associated fees according to check request procedures
  • During construction phase, proactively, manage project to achieve quality, schedule, budget, and safety.
  • Maintain customer (owner, architect, engineer, subcontractor, supplier, and public official) relationships and conduct project meetings.
  • Ensure prompt payment from the customer and timely disbursement to subcontractors and suppliers in accordance to the agreement
  • Document quality and progress of each subcontractors and suppliers. Update subcontractors and suppliers of any changes to the plans, specifications, and/or schedule
  • Inform management of productivity, costs, quality control, document management and processing of applications for payment. Notify management of any  issues that arise which affects quality, budget, progress, and safety
  • Monitor staffing needs, evaluate performance, and address employee relation issues as warranted for staff
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility: Yes


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a minimum 8 years project management experience and/or equivalent combination of vocational training and experience
  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, and Project (or other scheduling tools)
  • Makes decisions and recommendations, which can greatly impact corporate relationships’ with clients on projects which he/she is managing
  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to pass post-offer pre-employment drug screen, and may be required to satisfactorily complete additional background checks as required (i.e. DMV, criminal history)
  • Must adhere to all company policy and procedures
  • Must be available, and have the means to report to multiple job sites as assigned, to include working varying schedules that may require extended hours (evenings, weekends and holidays) and require client-specific safety standards
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision

Work Environment:

  • May work in varying temperatures; both inside and outside, including inclement weather, heat, humidity, cold and dampness
  • May work in areas with exposure to moderate/high noise levels
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles including dust
  • May be required to work in confined spaces or from high heights

Physical Demands:

  • While performing duties of the job the employee may work aloft, climb, bend, pull, reach overhead, stand/walk for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to correctly identify all colors of a color-coded cable/wires and see close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus


  • May require travel (typically not overnight)


  • Quality control (ISO 9000) 
  • Production tracking
  • Project scheduling
  • Prior military experience


Atlantic Constructors offers competitive benefits, for more information check out our comprehensive list on our website.  

At this time, Atlantic Constructors, Inc. will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization (work visas) for any position.

Atlantic Constructors, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like an accommodation or any assistance in order to apply for a job, please call 1-877-WRK-4ACI for assistance, or fax your requested accommodation to 804-523-8781. Nothing contained herein is to be construed as an offer of employment or a binding contract of employment for a specific period of time. Employment can be terminated by either the employee or the employer at any time, for any reason, with or without notice.