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Big-D has an opportunity for a Project Manager to join our team of construction professionals in the Bay Area / Pleasanton. This position is responsible for leading and directing a project team while maintaining the relationship with our client, consultants, partners, and subcontractors. Oversee and manage all activities of the project including client and contract requirements, planning, schedule, and staffing to achieve quality and profit goal expectations of the Company.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Oversees and provides input regarding all issues that require risk management
  • Develops solutions to ensure issues never become problems
  • Develops contingency plans to mitigate potential risks to projects
  • Build strong relationships with other departments within Big-D
  • Leads their teams in such a way to maximize the contributions of each team member
  • Reviews (and fully understands) prime contract with Project Director and provides red line changes
  • Provide detailed contractual interpretations to team regarding prime contracts and subcontract agreements
  • Experience managing projects in various construction delivery methods to include Design Build, Construction Manager/General Contractor (CMGC) and Hard bid formats
  • Make recommendations in project delivery method and contract award designation process
  • Supervise and provide input on methods to manage Owner furnished material or work
  • Takes initiative and is involved during the proposal phase including, but not limited to writing project management plans, creating proposal schedules, reviewing proposals
  • Ability to recognize project issues and timely acquire/coordinate company resources to support project as required
  • Supervises project team’s overall administration and technical direction to single or multiple projects simultaneously
  • Exhibits strong commitment to customer service, both internal and external in fulfillment of Big-D’s stewardship/mission
  • Proactively monitor the progress of the CPM schedule through updated schedules
  • Ensure field managers/staff are adhering to Big-D safety programs
  • Holds team members accountable during all aspects of the project
  • Full understanding of design process and able to provide quality control review of plans/specifications
  • Ensures project team is performing all tasks in a streamlined fashion and makes adjustments as necessary
  • Directs, guides, assists, plans and supports the design team as required
  • Clearly, concisely and timely documents all changes or deviations from the contract documents including notifying the Owner of potential issues
  • Proficient in technical writing for proposals
  • Assist in developing prequalified subcontractor bidders list, review qualifications, and award contracts
  • Coordinate construction activities of owners, public agencies, facility operations, tenants and utility companies in order to assure the desired project schedule, budget and quality are achieved
  • Responsible for comprehensive design review for 30%, 60% and 90% design drawings. Input shall be provided in regards to cost, feasibility and completeness, as well as assist with management of the design
  • Understanding of cost estimating software and ability to accurately provide input regarding project costs
  • Negotiates subcontract modifications with subcontractors to manage risk
  • Ensures prime and subcontractor contractual requirements are met prior to performing work
  • Responsible to provide technical and procedural construction direction to internal and external shareholders
  • Provide prompt and accurate reporting of all required costs, changes, schedules and insurance data
  • Responsible for review/approval of change order requests and onsite change orders


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or other related field
  • 7 years of related experience working on commercial construction projects as a GC; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Project Experience: Tilt warehouses, distribution centers, and food/beverage facilities preferred 


  • Free Medical & Dental Insurance premiums
  • HSA (Health Savings Account) with employer contribution
  • 401k with Match
  • Long-Term & Short-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Benefits
  • PTO & Holidays 

*No outside recruiters at this time. Candidates to apply directly on website.  All candidates are encouraged to apply, even though you may not fit all of the requirements.