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Construction Project Manager - Entry Level

Construction Project Manager - Entry Level

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ARCO Design/Build, Inc.
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ARCO Design/Build, Inc. is a premier, full service design/build general contractor in Atlanta specializing in various industrial project types, including but not limited to, cold storage warehouse, light industrial distribution and manufacturing throughout the United States. We focus on being a true design/builder – taking an idea, creating a conceptual design, completing the full design package, constructing the project, and finally, “handing over the keys” at completion. ARCO is proud to be #17 on the ENR Top 100 Design/Build Contractors list of 2017.


ARCO is looking for a highly motivated Construction Project Manager with 1-4 years of design/build construction experience, a Bachelor's in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or other related fields with a minimum of a 3.0 GPAAt ARCO, you are on the fast-track to running your own projects. We will teach you the skills needed to successfully run multi-million dollar projects, but also, how to be a future leader of our company. We pride ourselves on creating opportunities for individual financial success based upon merit.


The project manager has the overall responsibility for project performance and customer satisfaction, taking it from concept to completion.  Each Project Manager has full profit and performance responsibility for his/her projects. At ARCO, our goal is to foster an environment of boundless organic growth where advancement opportunities for our associates are limitless. If you are interested in our best –in-class merit based financial reward structure and are ready to take your career to the next level, consider joining our team of highly successful project managers.  Click here to learn more about the amazing benefits of becoming a Project Manager at ARCO!


  • Responsible for managerial and administrative aspects of a project.  This includes being proficient in estimating, scheduling, quality control, progress reports, progress billing, design review and coordination, cost reporting, safety, and proposal preparation.
  • Work with the owner early in the process in order to facilitate the design process with the chosen design professionals.
  • Ensure that an accurate and complete estimate for the project is prepared.  Project Managers work closely with owners and the design team to develop preliminary concept drawings.
  • Participate in the proposal meeting with the owner to review the scope of work, discuss ways to reduce costs, and provide value engineering ideas.
  • Oversee the buyout process and to selection of subcontractors.
  • Conduct bi-weekly job site meetings on site.
  • Coordinate with the Superintendent to ensure safety, quality control and schedule.
  • Conduct progress meetings with Owners and the construction team.
  • Remain cost conscious and aware of every aspect of the project at all times.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with everyone involved in the project.


  • BS in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field; with minimum of 3.0 GPA.
  • 1-4 years of design/build or other construction related experience.
  • Ability to effectively make sound decisions under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to organize, plan and manage multiple activities to accomplish desired results.
  • Exhibit commitment to quality by evaluating project-related processes.  Make necessary changes, use customer input to make improvements, and meet/exceed internal and external customer expectations.
  • Act in a manner of integrity that shows support for the company, its values, and the employees, while maintaining constant focus on meeting/exceeding customer requirements and expectations.
  • Computer skills: proficiency using Word, Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Project.


We Offer a Competitive Benefit Package that Includes:

  • Generous bonus program based on performance
  • 1 Month Paid Sabbatical after every 5 years of employment
  • ARCO Funded Profit Sharing Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement for Associates
  • 401k
  • Scholarship reimbursement for associates’ children
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance coverage


**ARCO is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.**


ARCO Design/Build does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies without pre-approval from ARCO’s Human Resource team. Pre-approval is required before any external candidate can be submitted. ARCO Construction will not be responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes and for candidates who are submitted directly to our hiring managers.