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Project Manager I

Location: Dayton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
Miller Valentine - Monument - Dayton, OH

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
4 Year Degree

Travel Percentage
Up to 25%

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Provide the daily technical direction of the design, estimate preparation, and execution of multiple construction projects with the guidance of the project Superintendent and the mentoring of their supervisor. Manage overall project team/design team to bring the vision of the customer to life. Assist the sales team with the overall sales strategy for the project. In addition, provide management assistance to the leader of various corporate responsibilities. Leverage the Senior Project Managers time. This individual is encouraged to be active in internal and external committees and affiliations.

Why Miller Valentine Construction?


Our passion is to build. And that passion we bring to build for our customers is the same passion we bring to building our team. We're committed to cultivating a culture and a workplace that our people are proud to call home. Where they know they will be supported, challenged and inspired every day, and where they can chase what's important and grow their own way. Because we believe in the power of empowering our people and in living for what drives us. That's the spirit behind everything we do, it's what motivates us and unites us around a vision for the future, and it's why we are all deeply invested in each other's continued growth and success.

POSITION DUTIES: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Assist the Business Developer in understanding the vision of the customer
  • Assist the project team in creating the business strategy
  • Assist in the selection of the design professionals best suited for the specific project
  • Ensure every project estimate has been critiqued by a knowledgeable peer of the construction group
    Manage project design
    • Provide leadership direction in creating the estimate and the technical portion of a proposal
    • Assist in the strategy creation for all project estimates
    • Manage and/or preparation of scope of work for vendor solicitation
    • Manage and/or creation of all estimates (conceptual and detailed)
    • Manage and/or create technical specification for project proposals
    • Manage and/or assemble bid analysis
    • Ensure selected bids cover the scope of work for the project prior to going to contract
    • Provide direction of project design team
      Project Execution
      • Meet or exceed the customer expectations while achieving company benchmarks and upholding the Corporate Beliefs
        • Monitor project profitability and notify manager of significant changes (+ -)
        • Delegate to project team members specific project responsibilities and insure these roles are being executed
        • Preparation of project responsibilities list
        • Negotiate and document vendor/subcontracts agreements
        • Insure all construction drawings are complete (seek input from Superintendent)
        • Prepare project forecast updates in Viewpoint, monthly at a minimum
        • Monitor and advise Supervisor/Superintendent of variances in project cost
        • Keep senior managers informed of variances in project cost
        • Research cost effective solutions to project problems
        • Manage overall project profitability with collaboration with the project Superintendent
        • Facilitate client and subcontractor meetings (with meeting notes and agendas)
        • Foster client relationships
        • Mentoring and training of subordinates
        • Participate in sales strategy sessions
        • Continuous pursuit of cost saving and process improvement strategies
        • Capable of handling multiple projects/estimates simultaneously
        • Utilize Procore for all aspects of project management
        • Create and maintain project schedules utilizing Microsoft Project
        • Leverage Supervisor/Superintendent time
        • Enforce safety to the highest degree on all projects and with all direct reports


          Regular attendance is required during normal working hours, at a minimum, which may also include weekend hours and may also vary depending on geographic location. Work beyond 40 hours per week may be required. Periodic out of town travel may be required, depending on project assignment, and may include overnight stays.


          Directly supervises Project Assistants, Project Technicians, and Assistant Project Managers and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training Associates when appropriate; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining Associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


          Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Understands when to properly utilize verbal or written communication skills.


          Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commission, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


          Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


          Generally requires 3-5 years experience and a 4 year Engineering, Construction, or Architectural related degree from an accredited College or university with a minimum of three years in the construction industry. Proficient knowledge of Excel, Word, Microsoft Project, AutoCAD, as well as estimating and project management utilizing cost accounting software (Viewpoint is preferred) and Procore. Other related degrees if supported by construction oriented course work or experience.

          Miller Valentine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: MILLER-VALENTINE GROUP, Dayton , Project Manager I, Executive , Dayton, Ohio

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