Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Dumfries, VA
Reports to: Vice President of General Contracting

New Dominion Construction has grown into one of the leading Federal General Contractors and Commercial Drywall Specialists in the Mid-Atlantic Region. We are committed to providing the highest level of quality services for our customers. From our qualified team of subcontractors, suppliers, and talented staff to our executive leadership boasting over 40+ years of industry experience, clients can feel confident in New Dominion Construction’s ability to take projects from concept to completion.

We are seeking a Project Manager for our General Contracting Division based in Dumfries, VA. The ideal candidate will be responsible for creating project plans that outline the tasks, timelines, and resources required to achieve the project’s goals. They will lead a team of professionals to complete projects by a set deadline to uphold business initiatives. The Project Manager will work closely with upper management and project team members to establish project needs, deadlines, and budgets. They will delegate tasks and be responsible for motivating the team and resolving conflicts between team members to ensure a productive work environment. The Project Manager, or leadership, will communicate among project stakeholders, manage risk, and monitor progress.

  • Lead all activities related to contract administration, change orders, procurement, schedule, and financial reporting.
  • Have thorough knowledge of the company’s contracts and understanding of all parties involved.
  • Creating long- and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones and adhering to deadlines.
  • Delegating tasks on the project to employees best positioned to complete them.
  • Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project.
  • Serving as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy.
  • Communicating with leadership to keep the project aligned with their goals.
  • Performing quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected.
  • Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needs or financing for the project change.
  • Secure required permits and verify insurance coverage for subcontractors.
  • Facilitate project meetings to successfully coordinate work activity.
  • Lead, train, and develop project team members.
  • Prepare and submit monthly job status reports that outline project priorities and issues.
  • Lead close-out of project, including turnover of manuals and warranties and preparation of final payment documents for subcontractors.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with counterparts at owner, engineering and design firms.
  • Establish a deadline and monitor the progress of the project.
  • Drive a culture of safety on the project site.
  • Support the company’s acquisition of new work by participating in marketing, proposals, and presentations.
  • Provide leadership to foster an environment of inclusion and diversity.
  • Project Organization – assist in developing preconstruction packages, conduct project meetings, set project milestones and establish project specific schedules.
  • Subcontractor Relations – establish and maintain subcontractor relations, approve pay applications, manage closeout processes, ensure fair treatment, etc.
  • Contract/Scope Review – Review contract documents, scope, drawings, specifications
  • Project Documentation – organize and archive contract documents and project specific documents including certified payrolls, daily reports, transmittals, submittals, issues list, RFI, material orders, and invoices (accounts receivable and payable).
  • Quality Control – develop and implement project specific Quality Control Plan, ensure subcontractors and in-house personnel adhere to strict quality control standards.
  • Cost Management – establish system for reviewing and managing cost to date and projecting costs to complete.
  • Safety – Enforce NDC Safety Plans, establish and maintain clear communication with all related parties on specific projects safety requirements.
  • Field and Office Communications – always maintain open communication including site visits and utilizing PlanGrid as a form of communication.
  • Training – Responsible to train/mentor Assistant Project Managers.
  • Required:  A high school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Preferred:  Undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, a related discipline, or relevant work experience.
  • Plus:  Certifications highly valuable include: Certified Project Manager (CPM)
  • 5+ years of construction experience required; working for a general contractor on large-scale construction projects highly preferred.
  • 10+ YEARS without degree
  • 2+ years leading, developing, and motivating teams.
  • Understanding of the strategic, operational, and financial components of a construction project.
  • Experience managing projects successfully from start to finish.
  • Skilled at developing and negotiating relationships with owners and trade contractors.
  • Strong work ethic, leadership, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in commercial and government construction preferred.
  • Proven track record of successfully overseeing projects.
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations
  • Ability to read and evaluate blueprints and relevant contract documents.
  • Experience with construction-related software (i.e., Quick Bid and OnScreen Takeoff)
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new software based on project requirements.
  • Ability to pass a government background check to work on Military Bases and in Government Facilities
  • Must hold a valid Driver’s License

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:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and may be required to sit for hours during meetings and/or to process their paperwork etc.
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

EEO/M/F/H/V.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.