Project Manager - Multi-families


Seattle, WA, US, 98104

Graham is a growing, dynamic, and innovative construction solutions provider with history of success dating back to 1926. As an employee-owned company, you will be able to capitalize on our collective success by becoming an owner yourself. You will also be able to take advantage of professional development, learning and growth opportunities, while working on exciting, leading-edge projects.

We are seeking top tier talent to further strengthen our capabilities. We provide a collaborative and caring culture and the necessary tools and support for you to succeed, both personally and professionally. If you’re eager to work on innovative projects, be part of a great team and become an employee-owner, Graham is the place for you.

As a member of our team, you will provide insight and innovative construction solutions to ensure the successful execution of various projects, such as: education facilities; hospitals and healthcare centers; office buildings; warehouse and distribution centers; and mixed- use facilities.

You will also further hone your skills operating under various delivery methods including Bid-Build, Design-Build, Construction Management and IPD (Integrated Project Delivery).



The Project Manager is accountable for providing project management and direction for a project or portfolio of projects with annual revenues up to $50M, ensuring timely completion and profitability for all projects. The incumbent is involved in project planning and start-up, project financials, project pre-construction, project execution and close-out, and HSE and Q, and maintains a relentless focus on meeting and exceeding customer needs and expectations. The incumbent is responsible for managing and mentoring junior project management team personnel, with direct reports of up to 15 staff, and possesses the technical, leadership, and communication skills necessary to complete a project from estimate to close-out with limited supervision.


Essential Functions


  • Collaborate with Preconstruction in preparing, revising, and monitoring information regarding reports related to costs involved in developing the project budget.
  • Manage the subcontracting process, which includes facilitating initial scope review meetings, finalizing agreed processes, developing subcontract scopes of work, and managing the subcontract distribution and final execution process.
  • Direct the process of determining the quantity of budget estimates / deliverables to the client.
  • Hire key personnel and subcontractors for the project
  • Manage the project administration and daily operations, escalating issues as necessary.
  • Maintain a timespan of control of up to 10 months for the project(s).
  • Manage the project schedule and milestone dates, and ensure that close-out checklists are prepared and maintained during the project lifecycle.
  • Maintain relationships and communication tools as needed with suppliers and other key project personnel to verify that materials, supplies, tools, equipment, and personnel are obtained and / or delivered when required.
  • Review performance standards and metrics against which the team will be measured.
  • Monitor the change management process, which includes identifying change events, submitting change notices, pricing and tracking change work, optional changes in project scope, and negotiating change orders with clients.
  • Ensure that the project site and company assets are secure, and maintain a safe and respectful working environment at all times.

Planning and Process

  • Provide input into the completion of an organizational and responsibility matrix at the start of the project.
  • Establish project teams, define roles and responsibilities, and facilitate project team meetings.
  • Apply construction expertise to ensure proper project planning, scheduling, staffing, cost control, and project management.
  • Review contract documents to obtain a clear understanding of deliverables, which will ensure project work will be completed on time and within budget.
  • Manage the review and communicate objectives for critical milestones, budget, schedule, and client satisfaction measurements to project team members.
  • Contribute as appropriate to the pre-award process by determining project scope, planning, and estimating.
  • Assist in the input of regular status reports for company executives and project-steering committees, detailing status of the project and recommending actions to be taken.

Financial Accountabilities

  • Recognize and leverage Graham's techniques and processes for tracking progress, and work effectively with complex financial models required to manage large scale projects.
  • Monitor and control construction activities through effective teamwork and communication with on-site superintendents to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget.
  • Address risk and implement corrective measures.
  • Monitor and control progress, costs, and budgets throughout the project lifecycle, utilizing Graham Toolbox when appropriate.
  • Accountable for making Level 2 commitments (i.e. contractual, spending, or purchasing) on the company’s behalf as described in the Corporate Authority Matrix:
    • Contract Change Orders: up to $25k
    • Subcontract Change Orders: up to $25k
    • Short Form Subcontracts: up to $10k
    • Purchase Orders: up to $10k
    • Purchase/Sale of Capital Assets: up to $10k in value

Customer Focus

  • Manage the experience of clients and key specialist subcontractors to ensure positive relationships are established and maintained.
  • Build effective relationships with customers, design teams, subcontractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support Graham core values.
  • Proactively seek new business opportunities through existing relationships.


  • Demonstrate HSE and Quality behaviours that reflect corporate expectations of Actively Caring and Road to Zero.
  • Take direct ownership / responsibility for the development, implementation, and execution of the Project Specific Safety Plan.
  • Take personal responsibility for own health and safety, and that of other workers, visitors to the site(s), the community, and the environment.
  • Analyze the environment for potential risks or safety hazards.
  • Ensure HSE has equal status through all phases of the project prior to construction approval and during execution.
  • Monitor and measures HSE goals and expectations using Key Performance Indicators.
  • Understand and comply with client requirements, Occupational Health and Safety regulations, and all applicable government laws and regulations.
  • Review, approve, and closes out all incidents to support Continuous Improvement processes and feedback for the HSE MS.
  • Ensure that Project Quality Risk Assessment is conducted for the project upon award of project contract.
  • Demonstrate commitment to quality and safety by evaluating project-related processes.
  • Ensure implementation of the PSQP on the project site by all project stakeholders.
  • Review the Field Surveillance Reports and initiate NCRs based on analysis and severity of findings.
  • Ensure that Quality KPI data for the project is documented.


Education, Experience and Knowledge

  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business or a related field is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct experience required. Depending upon the project size, scope, and complexity, the years of experience may vary.
  • Completion of or active progression though all Builders’ Framework Fundamentals courses.
  • Completion of Leadership Framework #1 course, with active progression through #2 and #3 levels.
  • Solid technical proficiency in project KPIs and the three core areas of Estimating, Field Management, and Project Management.
  • Proficiency in estimate preparation (minimum E3 level for full job competency), forecasting, pricing, risk/claim management, contract management, profit and loss responsibility, scheduling, and quality.
  • Ability to make recommendations and take action based on technical proficiency.
  • Experience and acumen required to anticipate client requirements and work proactively regarding risk and claim management, and ability to work autonomously with limited supervision.
  • Balanced leadership and technical skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Proficiency using scheduling and project management software.



Compensation and Benefits:

  • Opportunity for ownership and increased income through dividends and share equity increases
  • Sharing of annual profits paid out in bonuses
  • Excellent Health & Dental benefits plan, Life insurance, AD&D. LTD and Flex Plan
  • 401(k) savings plan with employer matching upon eligibility
  • 12 paid holidays a year
  • 3 to 5 weeks of vacation per year, with credit for prior industry experience
  • Professional and career development opportunities

What we can offer you:

  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast-evolving business sector
  • Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America

Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

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Applications will only be accepted as online submissions through the Graham website.
Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated if you are unable to apply online.

Please, no unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.

Graham Group US Inc.
#400 - 568 1st Avenue South
Seattle, WA

The Graham Advantage

• We are one of North America’s largest General Contractors

• Graham is 100% employee owned

• We champion development of our employees, including having accredited PMP and Gold Seal training available in-house

• We have a balanced portfolio of exciting, challenging, and career-defining projects

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Nearest Major Market: Seattle