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Posted on 08/15/2017

Commercial Construction Project Manager

Garrard Group - Duluth, GA

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Job Description


We are a successful and stable Commercial General Contractor and Real Estate Development company located in Duluth (Sugarloaf & Satellite convenient to I-85).  Our project volume is strong which has created the need for an immediate opening on the team for an EXPERIENCED PROJECT MANAGER WITH RETAIL & RESTAURANT EXPERIENCE

We are the construction partner for quality clients such as Dave & Buster’s, Aldi, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ruth’s Chris, Madame Tussaud’s, Salons by JC, First Watch, Grub Burger, Family Dollar and many others.



We value integrity, dedication and commitment to quality.  We appreciate the job you do and consider the working relationship a true partnership.  Project success and ultimately, company success is a result of collaboration and teamwork. 

We offer a generous compensation package including (1) competitive salary, (2) generous incentive plan based on profitability with bonuses paid quarterly (3) company vehicle or vehicle allowance, (4) paid holidays, (5) three (3) weeks Paid Time Off to start, (6) an unparalleled match on 401(k) based on company profitability (the match for 2016 was 43%), (7) voluntary dental and vision insurance and, most importantly, a career, not just a job.



Our Project Managers are accountable for meeting schedule, job profitability, quality metrics, safety and client satisfaction.  You will serve as the company representative responsible for achieving client/owner expectations and ensuring corporate goals and objectives are met.

Responsibilities include management of the following:

  • Participates in the project bid process ensuring adequate coverage and competitive pricing.
  • Develops and manages project schedule.
  • Review quotes, negotiates and writes all purchase orders and subcontracts for the project per company policies and procedures.
  • Prepares owner’s contract.
  • Reviews and approves all shop drawings and submittals.
  • Provides leadership and management of project team, including superintendent as well as vendors and subcontractors.
  • Responsible for timely communication to owner and project team.
  • Expedites accurate and timely buyout of the construction project by assembling a competent project team of vendors and subcontractors.
  • Coordinates, leads, and documents all required job meetings including owner preconstruction meetings, subcontractor preconstruction meetings, pre-mobilization meetings, weekly job site meeting, and owner meetings.
  • Produces timely project billings and follows up to ensure timely collection of Accounts Receivable.
  • Maintains, updates and reviews job cost reports to ensure financial success of the job.
  • Meets project milestones providing photos and documentation required by client.
  • Monitors, reviews and approves all vendor invoices and subcontractor applications for payment.
  • Prepares and approved change orders as required.
  • Provides project closeout packages including warranty manuals, as-built drawings, etc.
  • Cultivates a strong working relationship with client and owner’s representatives.
  • Coordinates all warranty issues on assigned projects.
  • Insures adherence to strict safety standards ensuring Superintendent is properly trained and knowledgeable in all OSHA and safety related areas.
  • Provides direction and training, as required, to Superintendent on assigned project.
  • Assists in business development to achieve revenue and margin targets.


Job Requirements

This is a great career opportunity for a seasoned candidate with 5-7 years commercial project management experience (solid ground-up experience preferred for restaurant and/or retail clients).  Most projects are located on the East Coast and some travel is required.

For confidential consideration, submit resume and salary requirements to Sandi Giller, Human Resources Director, at


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