Open Position: Construction Project Manager

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Day-to-Day as EmpireCo. Project Manager

In this position, the Project Manager will be crucial to the company’s continued success by leading a team of construction professionals during day-to-day operations. In the office, the Project Manager will create and oversee schedules and budgets of multi-family projects. This individual will have administrative support and collaborate closely with architecture and accounting teams. Weekly meetings with the greater multi-family operations team are key to identifying and solving challenges that arise.

In the field, the Project Manager will be checking on project status, meeting with the construction team and trade partners to develop strategic plans and objectives. This leadership position will utilize strong communication and organizational skills to ensure the success of projects. These skills will also be critical as the Project Manager creates long-term relationships with external subcontractors and various trade partners.

Empire Companies Harvest Creek Development Aerial View in southeast Sioux Falls

Qualifications of a Construction Project Manager

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering or architecture; will consider equivalent industry experience

  • Experience in construction project management and oversight of constructing multi-family properties

  • Demonstrates proven success in project execution using computerized and manual project management systems

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google office tools

  • Experience and confidence in managing project budgets and schedules

  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills with a positive growth mindset


  • Develop objectives and strategy for current and prospective projects.

  • Manage multi-family construction projects from conceptual phase to project completion.

  • Collaborate with the internal design team in creating and improving building plans, specifications and construction requirements.

  • Create project budgets; manage bidding and award contracts.

  • Lead company construction team to create, coordinate and drive project commencement and project schedules.

  • Coordinate with civil engineers, structural engineers and other professional services as required per project.

  • Procure project vendors, suppliers and subcontractor partners.

  • Builds and maintains subcontractor partnerships.

  • Review and approve vendor, supplier and subcontractor pay application.

  • Promote and ensure OSHA compliance.

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