Project Manager (Commercial Construction)

Woodland Hills, CA posted on June 2

Job Summary

Customers count on SPC to provide them with a well-managed construction process from inception through completion. As a Project Manager you will have the opportunity to be part of our world class construction services and create long-term customer relationships with experiences built on trust for companies such as NBC Universal, LinkedIn, Boston Consulting Group, Acess Hollywood, Netflix, Omnicom, E Entertainment, Kite Pharma (to name a few). You will drive the progress of each project from pre-construction to project closeout by leading and inspiring your team and partners. If you’re a natural leader looking for personal development, this position is your opportunity to shine with the SPC team.

Key Qualifications

  • Solid understanding of building systems and processes
  • Take an active role in planning, coordination, and execution of projects from pre-construction, construction, close out, and post construction services
  • Accountable for project schedule, financial, and quality goals of the end product
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction from Senior Management
  • Work collaboratively with project team members (i.e. Client, CM, Architect, Engineers, Landlord, etc.)
  • Experienced in preparing detailed cost estimates from conceptual or schematic level documentation
  • The mindset to take project ownership from start to finish and be responsible for the outcome


Management of commercial construction projects including Corporate Headquarters, Creative Office Space, and Building Renovation projects within our areas of focus: Studio/Entertainment, Advertising/Media, Financial Services, Hospitality, Law & Accounting Firms, Technology, Luxury Retail, Adaptive Reuse, and Health Care.


  • Lead, manage, and motivate pre-construction project team
  • Prepare client deliverable
  • Establish pre-construction bid schedule
  • Create trade and subcontractor list
  • Manage pre-construction RFI process and review in detail before passing on to Architect or Engineers
  • Quantify & input trade scope
  • Lead job walks
  • Qualify subcontractor /vendor bids to insure accuracy
  • Prepare and present cost proposal to client
  • Advise on Value Engineering opportunities and prepare cost saving reports for project team

Project Administration

  • Be responsible for day to day management and execution of projects
  • Key point of contact with Owner/Owners Representative and Architectural/Engineering team
  • Oversee flow of critical information to all project team members
  • Management and accountability of project financials: Cost Control, Billings, Collections, and Change Management
  • Prepare and present cost estimates for scope revisions in an accurate and timely manner
  • Prepare, update, and track RFI, submittal, document and control logs
  • Provide support for site management and self-performed work teams
  • Promote an open communication environment between Superintendents, Project Engineers, Vice Presidents of Construction to ensure the project is completed in a safe, efficient, and profitable manner with the end product being of the highest quality


  • Establish preliminary project schedule for pre-construction team review
  • Prepare master project schedule and provide weekly updates to project team
  • Prepare look-ahead schedules weekly for team review
  • Identify and provide solutions for any schedule impacts or delays


  • Coordinate mobilization and project kick-off meeting with Clients, CMs, Architects, and Landlords
  • Prepare documentation for weekly project site meetings
  • Organize, attend, run and contribute to weekly project team site meetings
  • Conduct weekly subcontractor meetings with Superintendent

Constructability & Technical

  • Provide support to site management self-performed work teams
  • Hands–on detailed understanding of project scope
  • Ability to identify and contribute to resolve constructability issues by acting as an extension of the design team
  • Perform detailed review of subcontractor shop drawings and submittals to confirm adherence with contract documents before passing on to Architect or Consulting Engineer


  • 5+ years of experience with a commercial general contractor
  • Experience in managing a variety of projects in different phases of the construction process
  • Bachelor Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or related field preferred, but experience may be considered in lieu of the same

Talents and Traits

  • Flexibility and nimbleness to manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently
  • Urgency and resourcefulness with problem identification and resolution
  • Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with project team members (Client, CM, Architect, Consulting Engineers, Landlords, etc.) resulting in long term relationships and repeat business