• Project Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Requisition ID
    Project Management
    Company : Name
    Gilbane Development Company
  • Overview

    Project Manager

    Multi-Family Housing

    Gilbane Development Company (Gilbane) seeks an experienced Project Manager to oversee projects in the metropolitan Washington, DC area as part of its expanding multi-family housing platform (affordable, market-rate, and student-oriented). The candidate must have a keen understanding of the design/construction of multi-family housing (podium, wrap, and mid/high-rise), and be able to manage the day-to-day implementation of multiple projects, including coordination of architects, engineers, contractors and regulatory agencies to ensure all cost, quality, and schedule objectives are achieved. 


    • Review plans/specifications for completeness/constructability, helping ensure they are properly coordinated among all disciplines and are appealing to the target market.
    • Participate in identifying value engineering opportunities, implementing an organized process to see that each one is thoroughly evaluated and promptly acted upon.
    • Seek and evaluate new technologies, helping Gilbane continually improve its delivery process, value creation, and product offerings.
    • Participate in the solicitation/review of general contractor proposals and preparation/review of construction contracts.
    • Identify, organize, and oversee the implementation of all activities from groundbreaking to closeout, coordinating the efforts of the design/construction team, brokers, tenants, lender(s), and others.
    • Assist with packaging/purchasing work as required, including low voltage systems and FF&E.
    • Coordinate with regulatory agencies to help facilitate permitting/inspection activities, ensure timely compliance reporting, etc.
    • Monitor schedule on a regular basis, coordinating among the team to ensure on-time delivery.
    • Monitor progress of the work, ensuring proper QA/QC, prompt responses to submittals/RFIs, etc.
    • Oversee regular progress meetings among the project team and ensure that minutes are prepared.
    • Coordinate/oversee third-party testing/inspection, commissioning, and punch list processes.
    • Review safety plans from contractors, ensuring all internal and external requirements are satisfied.
    • Review pay applications from contractor(s), part of helping coordinate Gilbane’s responsibilities to its lender(s) so as to ensure timely payment.
    • Prepare monthly reports (internal).
    • Serve as Gilbane’s main point of contact for all construction/closeout activities, “leaning forward” to drive timely resolution of field issues as they arise such that schedule and budget are maintained.
    • Maintain the highest in ethical standards, at all times adhering to Gilbane’s core values.


    Education/Experience Requirements

    • Minimum 10 years of prior construction experience with strong emphasis on multi-family in the metropolitan Washington, DC area as a project manager with an owner, developer or contractor. Mixed-use experience a plus.
    • Specific to affordable housing, experience working with agencies to obtain approvals and achieve the contracting goals of the jurisdiction (M/WBE, First Source, etc.)
    • Knowledge of multi-family building systems and price points; e.g., structure (wood, steel, concrete), skin, MEP, etc.
    • Demonstrated success with cost, schedule, and quality control.
    • Demonstrated leadership, management, negotiating, and motivational skills – a problem solver.
    • Able to work independently, identifying/implementing the strategies/tactics to meet goals/objectives.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both internal and external to Gilbane.
    • Competent in using Microsoft Excel, Word, and Project.
    • Bachelor’s degree in construction, architecture, engineering, or related field.


    At Gilbane Development Company, we are Simplifying the Business of Real Estate® for our clients, and are creating facilities and communities that will be help people live better for decades to come.  As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.  


    Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs.


    Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

    Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work.

    Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

    Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.


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