Shawmut Design and Construction

  • Senior Project Manager

    Job ID
    US-CA-Los Angeles
    Construction Operations
    Regular Full-Time
    Construction Operations
  • Overview

    At Shawmut, our primary objective is to deliver exceptional service catered to our clients’ specific goals and concerns. Our project teams deliver top quality work through a hands-on, collaborative process while keeping our clients’ best interests our absolute focus at all times. With specialized training and the support of a national company, we foster project teams whose skill and dedication leads to the deliberate, predictable and repeatable construction experiences that have attracted and retained the top clients in every market in which we focus including corporate tenant interiors, retail, and hospitality. The most memorable construction experiences are based on one principle—it’s the people who make the difference. And at Shawmut, we have the very best.


    We are currently looking for a Senior Project Manager to work on extraordinary and cutting-edge projects with elite local and national clients. A Senior Project Manager manages the project team by driving the growth and development of project team members while developing critical relationships with internal and external clients. This person will be a team leader responsible for numerous construction management related tasks including, project execution, financial management, and delivering projects the Shawmut way while achieving financial control and profit goals for each project.




    • Take an active role in and guide jobs and job teams in each phase including pre-construction, construction, closeout, and post-construction services
    • Take a big picture view of strategy, risk assessment, and profitability and continuously communicate this view throughout the life of the project
    • Identify and focus on critical issues related to constructability including associated costs and logistical issues
    • Lead and manage multiple and/or larger, more complex projects with limited PX involvement
    • Ensure timely and accurate completion of all Shawmut financial processes, controls, and reports, i.e., internal budgets, costs to complete, billings, collections, subcontractor payments, change order preparation and resolution, contracts, etc.
    • Ensure that jobs are completed according to schedule and meet profit goals
    • Oversee the change order process to ensure the extras presented to the owner get approved and are fair
    • Establish annual performance goals for each direct report
    • Develop, nurture and maintain ongoing client, architect, subcontractor and industry (landlords, brokers, etc) relationships at the appropriate level reinforcing Shawmut's commitment to continuously addressing their needs and interests.
    • Work collaboratively with outside parties (I.e. the design team, etc.) to accomplish client goals
    • Promote positive subcontractor relations by dealing professionally and fairly with all subcontractors and vendors instilling this philosophy in project teams at all times
    • Uphold Shawmut Values and 16 Best Practices


    • 10+ years of experience in construction management with a commercial general contracting company
    • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously as well as fast track projects
    • Experience managing restaurant, gaming, hotel, luxury and specialty retail, spa and health club, or sports venue projects in a rapidly growing organization is critical
    • Management and Leadership experience, including experience mentoring project managers and assistant project managers
    • Extensive experience maintaining project budgets and schedules
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Business travel is required

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs and ladders and general navigation of an area under construction.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.   Performing this job requires the use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.



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