Project Manager

McCarthy Building Companies

San Jose, CA
  • Full-Time
  • McCarthy Building Companies

  • McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. is one of America's premier commercial construction companies. Our reputation for tackling the toughest building challenges starts with our focus on building high-performing teams that collaborate with clients and industry partners starting in the earliest stages of design, throughout construction and beyond project completion. With offices and employees nationwide, we specialize in a wide range of project types including healthcare, education, renewable energy, marine, water/wastewater, commercial office and retail, hospitality/entertainment and airports. Originally founded as a family business in 1864, today we are proud to be 100 percent employee-owned.


    The Project Manager is the primary leader at the jobsite, and is directly accountable for the safety, financial performance, and team development on site. The Project Manager will lead the project team in the construction of the entire Project. This position is responsible to build and maintain a strong relationship with the subcontractors, owner, architect and engineers.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Participate with Project Director and Estimating in development of a Project Chart of Accounts
    • Develop detailed Project Contract status report
    • Partner with Project Superintendent in development of a project site logistics plan
    • Maintain thorough understanding of the McCarthy/Owner contract
    • Oversee the pay request process
    • Monitor project costs and Job Cost Report
    • Analyze and forecast quarterly Total Cost Projection reports
    • Implement and monitor training of all staff personnel
    • Monitor project labor
    • Review and approve material, forming system and equipment needs
    • Assist Estimating in bidding projects
    • Lead the project’s quality process
    • Develop, schedule and lead project close-out processes
    • Develop and maintain effective relationships with vendors, subcontractors and owners to represent McCarthy core values
    • Implement all applicable Safety Programs and EEO/Affirmative Action Programs.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or Engineering required
    • 7+ Years of Experience in highly complex and related commercial or industrial construction projects
    • Advanced knowledge of construction principles/practices required
    • Experienced dealing with subcontracts, subcontractors and/or self-perform work
    • Experience leading successful project team, including development of employee and maintaining relationships with external entities
    • Excellent organizational, team management, problem solving, motivational skills.


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