Senior Project Manager- Buildings


Spokane, WA, US, 99212

Graham is an employee-owned construction solutions partner that services the buildings, industrial, infrastructure, water and project finance sectors. We deliver lasting value for our clients through meticulous planning and scheduling, while upholding rigorous safety and quality standards. With offices throughout North America, our passionate and knowledgeable teams deliver projects that enable communities to thrive and people to live, work, move and grow in a rapidly changing world. With over nine decades of experience, Graham has the resources, capacity and expertise to undertake projects of every scope, scale and complexity. Join our team to deliver a better tomorrow.

We are seeking top-tier talent to join our Buildings division and deliver innovative projects in the healthcare, education, hospitality, recreational, entertainment, retail, commercial office, mixed-use, multi-family residential and light industrial sectors. As a member of this collaborative team, you can expect a safe, diverse and inclusive environment, and on-going learning and career development opportunities.


 About the Role

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Senior Project Manager is an experienced construction professional with business unit portfolio and client focus. Driven by commitment to the organization, this individual is a team-builder with broad spectrum of talent that allows for the management of key relationships from client to the project team, external stakeholders, and field supervision.


As a Sr Project Manager at Graham, you will:

  • Ensure preparation, implementation, and administration of Safety and Environmental program on the project in conjunction with Safety expertise group
  • Ensure maintenance and administration of the cost reporting system for all project components
  • Prepare and monitor the project master schedule in conjunction with the Project Management team
  • Ensure coordination and administration of drawings, drawing records, revisions, site instructions and change order process 
  • Negotiate and select subcontractors to ensure capability of subcontractor to perform, completeness of scope coverage, and best value
  • Prepare project execution plan in conjunction with Superintendent
  • Identify required and optional changes in project scope; negotiate change orders with the owner
  • Review the project's production, cost, and schedule with the project staff as the project proceeds on a weekly basis 
  • Ensure updates, preparation, and distribution of bi-weekly schedules are completed, and notify the manager of deviations from schedule in a timely manner
  • Review all project reporting to ensure proper coding and cost allocation 
  • Ensure project closeout activities such as coordinating documentation for deficiencies, warranties, operation and maintenance information are completed in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Ensure that daily, weekly, and monthly labor, equipment, material, and sub trade costs are administered and reviewed on a regular basis
  • Contribute to estimating of projects, including determining project scope, subcontractor selection, pre-award planning, and costing
  • Complete margin forecast in Projects program and review with Manager on each month end
  • Review and approve change order pricing when prepared by subordinates
  • Act to resolve disputes between the company and owner, or company and subcontractors, when possible, prior to Manager’s involvement
  • Provide direction, coach / mentor / develop, review performance, and recommend advancement and dismissal of personnel reporting to the Senior Project Manager
  • Monitor and measure HSE goals and expectations using Key Performance Indicators. 


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in Project Management and field preferable within the Commerical and Public Works sectors
  • Engineering Degree or Technical Diploma preferred. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct experience required. Depending upon the project size, scope, and complexity, the years of experience may vary.  
  • Extensive knowledge in construction methods, project management processes, and Graham systems. 
  • Ability to train project staff in all aspects of project requirements.  
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, InEight, Primavera P6, On-screen Takeoff and Bluebeam is an asset



The job duties associated with this position have been deemed Safety Critical by Graham's hiring team and will require the selected candidate successfully pass a 10-panel pre-employment drug screen.


Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary range: 145k-155k
  • 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

If this sounds like you, then Graham may be the right fit. Apply today.

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.

Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated if you are unable to apply online.

No unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.

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: Spokane