Location: 
Champaign, IL

Based in Champaign, Illinois, the Fairlawn team member will primarily be responsible for overseeing small to large construction projects in Central Illinois, Chicagoland, and Indiana.  The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented and process-driven individual who is capable in assisting in all aspects of construction management.  Further, the ideal candidate will be able to effectively work remotely, often traveling (day-trips and possibly overnight) to regional properties for the purpose of evaluating and hiring contractors, supervising other employees, and maintaining full oversight of construction/renovation projects.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Oversee construction projects ranging from unit renovation projects to larger stand-alone mixed- use developments
  • Create and manage project schedules
  • Assist in managing bid process, including qualifying subcontractors and evaluating bids
  • Manage all site activities including manpower, equipment, subcontractors and materials
  • Regularly monitor progress of projects for quality control and to verify conformance with project specifications
  • Generate and monitor site-specific safety program in accordance with OSHA regulations and company safety policy
  • Review all project-related invoices and prepare all relevant documents for loan draw requests
  • Prepare weekly construction reports and monitor status to ensure the project is meeting deadlines 

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Previous relevant experience/background in construction, and/or 2-5 years property insurance adjusting
  • Experience managing projects with multiple subcontractors
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and also to work closely with other team members
  • Superior attention to detail, high energy and positive attitude
  • Record of high achievement and superior maturity
  • Ethical and professional conduct and integrity beyond reproach

Education Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Civil engineering, architectural, construction management, project management degrees preferred

Project Manager Additional Requirements:

  • Being physically able to access any and all parts of residential and commercial structures (e.g rooftops, attics, crawl spaces)
  • Up to 50% travel (day & overnight) throughout Central Illinois, Chicago, and Indiana
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs
  • Spend long periods of time standing
  • Willingness to work outside in all weather conditions

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