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Project Executive

Open, Virginia/Washington D.C. Area
Company Overview
Our client is a rapidly growing and innovative mechanical contractor focused on commercial multifamily and hospitality projects. They are seeking a Project Executive to join their growing team in the Virginia or Washington D.C. area. 

Objective: The Project Executive will be responsible for setting the strategic vision, creating a leadership culture, and growing the Construction business unit. This position is responsible for leading strategy formation and implementation of the business plans. The division leader leads by example, drives performance, and defines a strong culture.

Job Duties:
  • Lead in developing high-performance teams through supervision, training, coaching, and mentoring. Ensure regular feedback is shared with staff, including timely completion of employee performance appraisals.
  • Manage and develop assigned staff toward maximum job performance and career potential.
  • Develop and improve assigned client relationships fostering a "trusted advisor" status.
  • Understand and administer contract and subcontract agreements.
  • Provide leadership to positively influence change.
  • Promote GC's involvement in the community to help build strategic relationships and to embrace the community in which we live and work.
  • Foster and enhance architect, subcontractor, and vendor relations.
  • Establish, update, and communicate the Master Project Schedule and manage its implementation.
  • May work with the preconstruction team in the development of the project.
  • Manage budget and financial reporting, interpret and analyze reports to ensure adherence to project budget.
  • Provide leadership in risk evaluation, contract negotiations, and fee and pricing decisions.
  • Understand, comply, and advise others on business ethics and compliance programs.
  • Demonstrate a high standard of persona, accountability, and integrity-mentor staff to the same high standards.
  • Manage and oversee field operation and engineering processes and procedures.
  • Drive competencies to the team on insurance, labor relations, and employee relations requirements.
  • Drive enforcement of safety protocols by the project staff.
  • Support and drive utilization of various initiatives. Promote and utilize emerging technologies and innovations to support sustainable competitive advantages.
  • Provide leadership to foster an environment of diversity and inclusion. Other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
  • 15+ years of engineering, architectural, construction, or project management experience in related markets.
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Project Management, Architecture, Engineering or equivalent.
  • Strong organizational skills: candidate should be energized by working with different teams, both internal and external.
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects and teams concurrently. Comfortable learning new software platforms to track and organize project information.
  • Technical background with an understanding of building engineering and commercial projects; prior experience in commercial projects.
  • Detailed knowledge of resource planning and financial planning.
  • Excellent writing, organization, and communication skills.
  • Positive attitude and ability to navigate in a fast-paced environment.
  • General knowledge of construction principles and practices.
  • Team player that's passionate about innovation and driven to optimize and build better buildings and products. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. On occasion, lift and/or move more than 75 pounds with assistance.
Job Type: Full-time
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:
  • Washington, DC: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: In person

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