Construction Project Manager

Construction Project Manager

Posted 2 months ago

Contact Info:


Fax: 302-652-3774

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1 South Cleveland Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19805

Job Description:

DiSabatino Construction Company, an equal opportunity employer, is looking for a construction project manager. The successful candidate will provide leadership, training, and direction to manage all aspects of a large construction project.


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative business environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations
  • Technical knowledge of building components and their function
  • Record maintenance skills
  • Ability to negotiate and manage contractual arrangements
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities to meet the business need and the companies goals and objectives
  • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local building codes, ordinances, and regulations
  • Ability to make complex operating, administrative, and procedural decisions
  • Knowledge of budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures
  • Ability to perform site inspections and/or approve installations
  • Above average skills in the use of computers, specifically in a PC, Windows-based environment and other construction related software
  • Awareness of the significance of the major profit and loss responsibility associated with the position which influences business success.
  • Ability to provide information people need to know to do their jobs and make accurate ,in time decisions.
  • Must be a self-starter and require minimal supervision with a can do attitude.
  • Ability to marshal resources to get things done: orchestrate multiple activities; maintains information and files in a useful (effective and efficient) manner


  • Provide initial client contact to assess scope of work and resources required to successfully complete the project.
  • Participates in the planning and formulation of design alternatives and solutions; provides conceptual estimates, feasibility studies, and cost estimates, and may coordinate the production of basic design plans and construction documents
  • Develops and administers project budgets and fiscal controls, contracts, and quality control provisions: performs project cost estimating and value engineering, as appropriate
  • Manage total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget, specifications and schedule.       Includes interfacing with client representatives, architect/engineer representatives, other contractors, etc.
  • Authorizes the issuance of contracts, purchase orders and change orders and approves contractor invoices for payment
  • Oversees work sequencing to expedite project delivery and to minimize disruption in projects where ongoing operations are expected.
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts to protect companies interest and simultaneously maintain good relationships with clients
  • Represent company in project meetings
  • Participate in strategy sessions as appropriate
  • Aggressively direct compliance with all safety programs, policies, and procedures and insist on a safe work environment
  • Manage performance and delivery criteria in the context of the overall responsibility for proper planning, coordination and supervision of on-site functions (scheduling, engineering, material control, and other contractors
  • Provide technical assistance, i.e., interpretation of drawings, recommended construction methods and equipment as required. Manage extra work estimating and issuance of change orders.
  • Assume responsibility for contractual performance of the project.
  • Inspects completed project work ensuring compliance
  • Delivery of on time accurate monthly project review reporting
  • Maintaining accurate job files and documentation
  • Analyze project results to determine “best practices “ and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Generate variance reports and participate in establishing and maintaining production standards.
  • Comply with all procedures and processes directed by DiSabatino’s Operations Manual

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Educational background and experience may include a 4 year degree in a related field and/or related experience.
  2. 5-7 years of construction management, estimating, and/or craft supervision experience in the industry
  3. Proficient using computers, especially work planning software, Excel, and email
  4. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check

Competitive pay structure based on experience. Health & life insurance, paid vacation & holiday, 401k match offered.

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DiSabatino Construction Company, founded in 1981, is anchored by fourth and fifth generation members of the DiSabatino family, premier builders in the Delaware area since the early 1900's.

DiSabatino Construction operates as a Construction Manager, General Contractor, Design/Build Contractor, and Trade Contractor.


Wilmington Office
1 South Cleveland Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19805