Project Manager

Aspen Valley / Vail Valley

Job Summary:

Responsible for planning, executing, and monitoring construction projects from their commencement to completion. While maintaining vendor accountability, staying on budget, and keeping with company quality standards. Plus, providing the client the best possible experience.


Job Essential Duties:


  • Working in an office or on a construction site
  • Communicating with staff at every level, in a calm, personable way
  • Overseeing several projects at the same time and managing them simultaneously with support of junior project managers
  • Ensuring that each stage of the project happens on time, on budget, and to a high standard (Quality Control)
  • Demonstrating knowledge of all areas of construction
  • Reporting regularly on progress to the client and stakeholders
  • Coordinating market and customer research
  • Resolving any issues or delays
  • Pursue new work by developing prospects
  • Preliminary estimating and job negotiating

Job management

  • Owner/architect/decorator communication
  • Select, lead, and direct a multi-disciplinary project team
  • Draw up a detailed plan for how to achieve each stage of a project
  • Review Plans, Project Schedule, and Project Binder to learn project specifics
  • Monitoring and tracking of plan completion dates, submittals to governing agencies, etc. to commence with the project in a timely manner
  • Provide direction over contracts and subcontracts, including selection and management of subcontractor and supplier relationships
  • Negotiating with contractors and suppliers
  • Manage construction schedule and activities
  • Review scopes of work for each trade so you are positioned to direct them when they arrive on site
  • Predict resources needed to complete project
  • Ensure work is done in compliance with all relevant building and safety codes
  • Confirm completeness of material delivery


  • Manage subcontracts/purchase orders/shop drawings
  • Change orders/work authorization/back charges
  • Billing approval
  • Draft and submit budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
  • Manage costs to meet budget
  • Issue progress updates as needed regarding costs and timelines
  • Agreeing timescales, costs, and resources needed to deliver a project
  • Writing bids for tender


  • Obtain necessary permits, approvals, and other regulatory prerequisites
  • Consult with local authorities to obtain licenses and permits for the project

Weekly Jobsite Update Communication

  • Understanding what the client or company wants to achieve
  • Coordinate efforts across entire project between architects, designers, engineers, and subcontractors
  • Prepare reports on the project

Job closeout

  • Monitor the completion of final closing documents and complete
  • Owner warranty and follow-up

Job Qualifications: 

  • Extensive previous work experience in: construction management or another similar role; managing budgets for construction projects; knowledge of relevant rules and regulations, as well as quality standards and human resources
  • Previous leadership role experience with strong, proven leadership skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office, and construction and project management software programs
  • Understanding of construction management processes
  • Excellent time management ability; Able to plan ahead
  • Exceptional knowledge of construction materials and equipment
  • Highly organized
  • Conflict resolution and conflict management experience
  • Able to multitask with a strong understanding of core manager duties
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal abilities, including negotiation skills

The following are tools Shaeffer Hyde Requires for each position. Purchase and ownership of tools on these lists are the responsibility of the employee unless otherwise noted.

  • 25’ Tape Measure
  • Architects Ruler
  • Construction Master 5, Construction Master Pro calculator, or Phone App
  • Computer*
  • iPad*
  • Proper work boots when on jobsite
  • Power drill
  • Circular saw

Note: All tools are required on day one (1), with the exception of the power drill, which should be obtained by the end of the 1st month and the circular saw which should be obtained by the end of the second month.

*Provided by SHC.

How to Apply

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Careers in Construction
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