September 21, 2021

Sr. Project Manager

Washington, DC - Corporate Office
Our Washington, DC office has an immediate opening for a Senior Project Manager to join our expanding team. As a Senior Project Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to expand the foundation of your career by joining an ENR top ranked program management and construction-management-for-fee firm. You will be an essential member of our growing team by transforming our client’s vision into a strategy, converting that strategy into a plan, and moving quickly into executable action.

McKissack & McKissack is a national architectural, engineering, and construction services firm that has earned a strong reputation for consistently delivering results on high profile government and commercial projects. Our organization is guided by a passion for excellence and we are committed to innovation, collaboration, and delivering superior results that meets and exceeds the needs of our clients. We offer a well-balanced corporate culture that embraces diversity, nurtures professional growth, and rewards hard work. McKissack & McKissack seeks individuals to join our growing organization who have excellent academic and/or work experience, integrity, and client-focused attitudes.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Manage multiple projects with support of additional Project Managers/Assistant Project Managers and/or manage large projects (in excess of $100M).
  • Resolves complex construction project related issues, disputes and disagreements.
  • Develops, assigns and monitors performance of OAR’s relative to assigned construction projects.
  • Reviews status and overall construction project progress relative to submitted construction schedules.
  • Reviews change orders from all construction projects and assesses their impact on the District.
  • Assists regional directors and other facilities management staff with bid and contract planning.
  • Assesses bid specifications and probability of completion under stated timeline.
  • Reviews status and monitors variances of the construction project database relative to scheduling and cost control reporting.
  • Reviews and verifies submitted applications for payment and performs overall fiscal management of multiple construction projects.
  • Provides functional direction over areas of responsibility, including construction project schedules, cost control, dispute resolution, contract administration
    and quality control.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Planning, Construction Management or related field.
  • Minimum (10) years of experience in the design and construction industry.
  • Proven experience directly managing projects in excess of $50M.  
  • Proven experience directly managing projects in excess of $100M is a plus.
  • Prior K-12 construction experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a cooperative and effective manner with clients and regulatory agencies and the ability to manage multiple/simultaneous projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate the work of consultants.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.

What We Offer:

McKissack & McKissack offers a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Commuter SmartBenefits
  • On the Job Training and Professional Development

McKissack & McKissack is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

McKissack & McKissack is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer


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