Project Manager | Special Projects Group – Life Sciences

At JTM Construction, the role of the Project Manager is to provide oversight and management for Special Projects ranging in value from $400,000 to $20,000,000.  The Project Manager is the primary point of contact for the project and is responsible for the financial success of the project; managing all aspects of the project from estimating through project closeout.

For this position, the SPG Project Manager should have experience with Life Science or Biotechnology and working in Critical/Clean and Occupied Environments. The individual must be professional and self-motivated with strong oral and written communication skills, dependable, able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

This position requires travel in the greater Seattle area, depending on the project needs.

Required Expertise / Experience

    • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, Engineering, or Architecture
    • Minimum of 5 years of life sciences/biotechnology experience in the Puget Sound region.
    • General Knowledge of all Scopes of Work associated with Tenant Improvements, Interior Renovation and Repurposing Projects
    • General Knowledge of working in critical/clean environments as well as occupied environments


Project Manager Responsibilities

    • Act as Primary Point of Contact for Owner/Clients, responsible for discussing all matters pertaining to the project including Scope of Work, Budget, and Schedules.
    • Facilitates the preparation of Owner/Client Contracts.
    • Prepares & Negotiates all Subcontracts for the project.
    • Lead Project Estimates from Concept through the establishment of the GMP.
    • Manage/Oversee Construction Administration of the Project in accordance with the Contract.
    • Ensure Project Notice Requirements are being met.
    • Oversee Project Procurement and ensure alignment with the Project Schedule.
    • Manage & Implement Change Order Process with both the Client & Subcontractors.
    • Create Monthly Project Forecast for review with the Officer in Charge.
    • Oversee Monthly Payment Application process and ensure timely payment.
    • Track & Review Quantities for Self-Performed Labor Scopes of Work.
    • Oversee, Train and Mentor Project Engineers assigned to the Project.
    • Create and assign Project Responsibilities.  Hold team members accountable.
    • Work with Project Superintendent to regularly update the Project Schedule.
    • Collaborate with Project Design team to mitigate design challenges.


Project Manager Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Knowledge of P6, Vista, Autodesk, PlanGrid, and BlueBeam preferred
    • Leadership skills with a willingness to lead by example
    • Valid Washington State Driver’s license with ability to provide proof of a clean driving record
    • Able to pass a pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check


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