Project Manager (Structure Division)

Griffith Company

Brea, CA
  • $110,000 - $150,000 / year
  • Full Time
  • Griffith Company

  • At Griffith Company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. We nurture that resource by fostering a work environment that encourages communication, respect and recognition. In this environment, Griffith Company employees flourish, taking their careers to new levels. In addition to offering a 120-year history of quality, safety and excellence, Griffith Company has a dynamic, exciting and supportive culture where opportunity for growth abounds.

  • Job Description

    Essential Functions

    • Plan, organize and manage the field team with the Division Manager and Estimator.
    • Establish project objectives with the Division Manager.
    • Implement established corporate policies and procedures, including EEO and Affirmative Action responsibilities.
    • Represent company by initiating and maintaining liaison with primary owner representatives.
    • Attend weekly owner meetings.
    • Monitor and control construction through administrative direction of on-site superintendents to insure project is built on schedule, within budget, and meets all minority obligations.
    • Manage all job administration and contract documentation with owner, subcontractors and suppliers.
    • Overall management of the financial aspects of contract, including job cost reports, billings, budget changes, change order, accounts payable processing and collections.
    • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
    • Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.
    • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
    • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before submitting to client.
    • Effectively applies Griffith Company methodology and enforces project standards.
    • Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
    • Minimizes our exposure to risk on project.
    • Provide safety and quality control management.
    • Maintain accurate forecasting and management of budgets.
    • Managing subcontractors and project team (subordinates).
    • Resolution of problems involving labor disputes, material deliveries and contracts/subcontract administration.
    • Oversee document control and coordination of subcontractors.
    • Initialize baseline schedule and ensure accuracy/integrity of Project Schedule.
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • Position Requirements


    Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent combinations of technical training and related experience.


    Proven experience in the following areas:

    • 4-7 years of experience managing structures projects.
    • People management
    • Strategic planning
    • Risk management

    Specific Job Knowledge, Skills And Ability

    The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Must have a strong work ethic and excellent time management skills.
    • Knowledge of public contract code.
    • Excellent writing, presentation, and computer skills.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Must be proficient in identifying changes on projects.
    • An understanding of production is required.
    • Must be proficient in project projections.
    • Preferable to have a thorough understanding of estimating.
    • Must have an understanding of time impact analysis and time related overhead.
    • Must have an understanding of critical path and track delays.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license.
    • Other requirements may apply.


    • Project Management
    • Ethical Conduct
    • Highly Organized
    • Negotiation
    • Time Management
    • Leadership
    • Problem Solving/Analysis
    • Financial Management/Work-In-Progress Analysis
    • Results Driven
    • Process Oriented
    • Communication Proficiency (Verbal & Written)

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    • Frequently required to stand and walk at construction jobsites.
    • Frequently required to sit for extended periods of time.
    • Must frequently lift and move up to 20 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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