Construction Project Manager

Orange County, CA

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manage First Finish subcontractors, assistant project managers, project coordinators, superintendents, and assistant superintendents in the execution of hospitality renovations. Projects range in complexity from soft scopes of work to more invasive multi-faceted commercial renovations.

  • Manage strict timelines and schedules to facilitate meeting daily, weekly and project goals.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of safety standards and OSHA requirements. This includes but is not limited to hazard analysis and a complete understanding and comprehension of site-specific emergency action plans.

  • Professionally represent First Finish to the client and all associated project contacts. This includes but is not limited to construction management firms, hotel management, design and architecture professionals, subcontractor partners, and jurisdictional authorities.

  • Coordinate and provide oversight for project specific logistical and operational needs, such as, mobilization, site setup/laydown, pre-existing conditions identification, demobilization, etc.

  • Utilizing Timberline based software, create and/or review subcontractor agreements, purchase orders, meeting minutes, RFI’s, submittals, change requests, change orders, and various other transmittals based on project needs.

  • Facilitate, chair, oversee and attend construction meetings. These compose of client pre-renovation meetings, subcontractor pre-renovation meetings, weekly client meetings, weekly project manager/project coordinator meetings, mandatory daily subcontractor meetings, and project close-out/lessons learned meetings.

  • Ensure site compliance of daily reporting, photo documentation and redline drawing upkeep.

  • Prepare and provide a detailed bi-weekly report to First Finish executives in Microsoft Word format. A modified form of this report may be required for submission to the client.

  • Ensuring incident reporting compliance and communication protocols related to any and all safety and/or insurance incidents or claims.

  • Identify, conduct and/or arrange training for superintendents, assistant, and labor staff appropriate to the needs of the project or goals of FFI and its staff.

  • Lead, coach, and motivate project team members in an effort to maintain maximum effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Prepare back-up documentation related to specific project change work and associated First Finish and subcontractor costs. These costs are then used to prepare owner change requests utilizing Timberline software.

  • Create client/project invoices using AIA documentation on a monthly basis.

  • Oversee and approve all project related expenditures by all First Finish personnel associated with assigned projects.


  • Must have thorough business knowledge of the construction industry as it relates to light commercial and hospitality renovations.

  • Effective presentation, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.

  • Keep consistent open lines of communication with the client representative, property management, design, and architectural representatives, subcontractor partners, and jurisdictional authorities to maintain or elevate the stature of First Finish and the project.

  • Must be a strategic thinker, multi-tasking individual with strong problem resolution and leadership capabilities.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the construction/renovation field with concurrent supervisory experience.

  • Experience in supervising concurrent, multi-faceted projects where difficult situations may arise regularly.

  • Understand jurisdictional requirements associated with all aspects of project permitting, inspections, and approvals.

  • Must be familiar with the use of hand and power tools related to construction.

  • Ability to read and understand MEP, ID, and architectural plans and drawings.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Project, Word, Excel, Outlook) and other project related software.

  • May be required to travel abroad to project sites to manage projects.

  • Must be a team player and maintain a quality team environment.

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