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  • Project Manager - Construction

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/12/2019 2:11 PM)
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    Are you a passionate problem solver? Do you act with integrity and hold yourself and others to the highest standard? If the answer is, “Yes!” then we have an opportunity that will impress you. Who are we? We are ARCO, The Design/Build Experts.

    ARCO/Murray National Construction is currently looking for a highly-motivated Project Manager, who is passionate about the design/build construction process, to join our team based in our West Loop office with the potential to take on a variety of builds from multi-family, industrial, and TI builds.  At ARCO, every associate is empowered to drive their success. You’ll be responsible for project performance and profit from day one!


    We are dedicated to the well-being of our associates and are proud to be consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work. Our compensation and benefits package not only supports our associates and their families but benefits local communities and communities around the world.


    • Industry-leading performance-based bonus program
    • Generously funded profit sharing
    • Traditional and Roth 401k
    • Tuition reimbursement for associates
    • Scholarship for associates’ children up to $28,000 per child
    • 1-month paid sabbatical after every five years of employment, plus $5,000 for travel
    • 1-week paid volunteer leave each year
    • 100% charitable match
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
    • 100% paid 10-week maternity leave


    At ARCO, our first core value is to treat people fairly and do the right thing. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


    • Responsible for managerial and administrative aspects of a project. Including, estimating, scheduling, quality control, progress reports, progress billing, design review and coordination, cost reporting, safety, and proposal preparation
    • Ensure an accurate and complete project estimate
    • 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 the selection of subcontractors
    • Conduct bi-weekly job site meetings on site
    • Make sound decisions under tight deadlines
    • Organize, plan, and manage multiple activities to accomplish desired results
    • Commit to quality by evaluating project-related processes
    • Make necessary changes, use customer input to make improvements, and meet/exceed internal and external client expectations
    • Act in a manner of integrity that shows support for the company, its values, and other associates while maintaining a constant focus on meeting/exceeding customer requirements and expectations


    • BS in Engineering or related field; with a minimum of 3.0 GPA
    • 1-5 years of design/build experience
    • Proficiency using Word, Excel, Outlook, and Microsoft Project


    ARCO is one of the fastest-growing, privately owned companies in America, completing over 4,000 design/build projects across 48 states. We rank 15th of the Top 100 design/build companies in the U.S. and 47th of the Top 400 Contractors as listed by ENR in 2019.  ARCO has been named as one of the Fastest Fifty growing private companies in Chicago for the past 8 years as well as a six-time winner of 101 Best & Brightest Companies in Chicago. Most importantly, our clients like us, they trust us and they want to do business with us. We are looking for people with the same enthusiasm, passion, and respect for hard work that brought us to where we are today. Are you a person that can make a difference at ARCO? If the answer is, “Yes!” we look forward to meeting you!


    ARCO 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 will not be responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes and for candidates who are sent directly to our hiring managers.


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