Project Manager

Introduction

 At Live Oak Contracting, we believe there’s a better way to do multifamily construction. We work with our clients, employees, and vendors to build long-term relationships based on integrity and collaboration. Our team is the foundation of this vision, which is why it’s our goal to recruit, hire, and retain the very best in the industry.

This is a rare opportunity to join a talented team of innovators who thrive in a challenging and creative environment. Recognized by the Jacksonville Business Journal as one of Northeast Florida’s Best Places to Work and Coolest Office Spaces, Live Oak Contracting is committed to empowering employees to reach new milestones through mentorship, collaboration, encouragement, and professional development. With a wide range of opportunities, from internships to management, there are many ways to grow your career at Live Oak Contracting. Collaborate with us! 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Live Oak Contracting, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Live Oak Contracting, LLC. is a drug-free workplace.

Project Manager: Position Summary

Reports to: Director of Operations
Location(s): Florida
The Project Manager is responsible for the overall supervision, direction, completion, and financial outcome of Live Oak Contracting’s projects. This includes managing contractual requirements, agreements with trade partners, work performance, budgets, schedules, and risk mitigation. Represents Live Oak Contracting in building relationships with owners, developers, subcontractors, and vendors. The successful candidate is experienced in multifamily construction and exemplifies Live Oak Contracting’s core values. Must be willing to regularly travel to jobsites across the East Coast, but based at our corporate office in Jacksonville, Florida.

Project Manager: Core Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of multifamily residential construction projects from initiation to completion, ensuring adherence to project timelines, budgets, and quality standards.
  • Communicate proactively and effectively with a high level of professionalism, honesty, and integrity. Serve as a client contact ensuring quality and service levels, manage client expectations, provide expert consultation, and resolve disputes.
  • Collaborate with architect and engineering teams to review plans, specifications, and drawings, providing input to optimize construction processes and achieve project goals.
  • Oversee performance of all trade contractors and review architectural and engineering drawings to make sure that all specifications and regulations are being followed. Manage, track, and follow-up on all RFI’s and Submittals.
  • Manage project finances, including budget, buy-out, schedule of values, job costs, requests for payment, monthly owner billings, monthly cost reviews, subcontract change orders, and owner change orders.
  • Develop and maintain schedules, budgets, and cost control strategies while identifying and mitigating potential risks and issues.
  • Ensure construction activities move according to predetermined schedule and project profitability forecast, monitor the progress of construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings.
  • Conduct regular site visits to monitor progress and resolve issues.
  • Execute the project in accordance with plans, owner contracts, subcontracts, purchase order agreements, service agreements, and master service agreements.

Project Manager: Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management, with a focus on multifamily construction.
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, Engineering, or related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong knowledge of construction methods, building systems, and industry best practices.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing multifamily projects from start to finish.
  • Excellent collaboration, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be computer literate and able to use applicable software consistent with responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Live Oak Contracting, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Live Oak Contracting, LLC. is a drug-free workplace.