Project Manager - Development / Construction

We care, for the children and families we serve, and our dedicated team members. You are our best asset. Feel valued and get access to the benefits and resources you need to connect, balance, grow, and thrive in your career.

  • We support your work/life balance with a minimum 50% child care discount, immediate (or next-day) access to earnings, paid time off, and more.
  • We invest in your future with ongoing training, tuition reimbursement, credential assistance, and our unique Master Teacher Program.
  • We strive to provide a positive, fun environment with plenty of recognition.

The Construction Project Manager will be responsible for managing the overall direction, administration, completion and budget of each assigned project related to early childhood education facilities. They will manage the coordination of Architects, Engineers, Developers and General Contractors on each assigned project.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Execute and manage projects to maintain reasonable schedule objectives while working within the approved budget. 
  • Coordinate project schedules and maintain information on a weekly basis within LCG’s Financial Project Database (ProTrack), LCG’s Tracking Dashboards (Smart Sheet) and other LCG structured software. 
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal and external partners on a regular basis to establish and document project status, deviations, scopes of work and budgets.   
  • Oversee every aspect of the development process including consultants, general contractors, vendors, specialty contractors, internal departments and developers to ensure cost effective solutions and adherence to corporate standards.
  • Manage each phase of the project including site layout and design, entitlement process, permitting, contracting, construction, change orders, turnover and project close out within prescribed guidelines.
  • Promote and project a positive company image treating others with courtesy and respect as part of a culture that values inclusion and diversity.
  • Manage current (and expand new) vendors relationships and monitor contractor’s costs and performance.
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions.
  • Apply tools and resources used by Facilities Department and LCG to achieve fundamental proficiency and be able to apply and use on projects as appropriate.

 

 

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Engineering or Construction Management, preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years construction project management experience
  • Must have experience managing site layout and design, entitlement process, and permitting
  • Certifications in the field of construction/construction management, preferred
  • Multi-site experience required

 

Other Skills and Abilities Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills with both internal and external customers.
  • Capable of working with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
  • Effective communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal.
  • Proficient time management, organizational skills and ability to meet established deadlines.
  • Capable of working productively in a remote environment without direct supervision.

 

 

Travel Percentage:

20-30%

Learning Care Group is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law.