Project Manager - Construction

Parker, CO posted on October 31

PETRA, Incorporated is a recognized leader in Pre-Construction, General Contracting, Construction Management, Design-Build, and Concrete Services. Founded in 1994, we have over 20 years of industry experience and comprehensive market knowledge. We offer our construction expertise in the Northwest and Rocky Mountain regions.

Key Accountabilities

  1. To exceed customers’ expectations and create repeat business and referrals
    • Manage project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policies
    • Execute timely owner/subcontractor contracts with accuracy, be thorough and follow to completion
    • Act as liaison with prime client and A/E contacts to facilitate construction activities
    • Manage the financial aspects of all contracts to protect the company’s interest
    • Manage the clients overall expectations including time, budget, quality and means of communication
    • Establish the clients, architects, and PETRA’s roles/responsibilities from the beginning of the project
    • Forecast and report potential project problems to the Executive Vice President
  2. To consistently create a profit
    • Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site supervision
    • Manage all financial aspects of project (fee payment, equipment rental, etc.)
    • Ensure accurate estimating of project from the onset to ensure profitability
    • Monitor and manage all change orders
    • Forecast accurate project profits on a monthly basis
  3. Ensure projects are completed on time
    • Represent PETRA in project meetings and assist in labor negotiations/strategy meetings, etc
    • Facilitate and troubleshoot problems associated with coordinating and developing the construction projects
    • Manage project issues, submittals, RFIs and changes to ensure no impact to the construction progress
    • Clear communication to the owner of schedule impacts as early as possible
  4. To build and manage a productive and effective construction team
    • Plan, organize and execute with key team members to ensure the projects success
    • Monitor and manage the project team members
    • Ensure all billings, accounts receivables and payables documentation is turned into accounting on a timely basis
    • Provide clear and timely communication to the project team
    • Ask the appropriate questions to team members to ensure that the project objectives are not being missed
  5. Perform additional duties as requested by the immediate supervisor


  • Requires five (7-10) years successful working experience in project management, preferably in a commercial construction setting
  • Degree in construction management or related degree 
  • Working experience in a Windows environment (Excel/Word) required, as well as at least one project management software program
  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance with thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities is important
  • Must have strong problem solving, negotiating, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be organized, reliable, punctual, and be able to work in a team-oriented atmosphere while maintaining confidentiality
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Experience in estimating, or as an engineer or assistant project manager is helpful


  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical Insurance with Voluntary Vision, Dental and FSA
  • 401k with company match
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Company Vehicle, credit card, cell phone, laptop and internet card