project manager

Job Status: 12-Month, Full-Time

Location: Chicagoland & Milwaukee, WI Area

Reports To: Senior Project Manager

Supervises: Construction Team

Date Available: Open to Availability

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

To Apply:  Send a letter of interest and resume to Director of Human Resources Chris Kontney at:

Position Overview

Nicholas & Associates, Inc. provides construction services primarily in the education, private development, and multi-family markets. The Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the building process. This includes the oversight of the project schedule and budget, as well as the management of a construction team comprised of subcontractors, architects, engineers, owners, and project superintendents, engineers, and administrators.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create and manage the project schedule, including deadlines and milestones
  • Coordinate the construction team, design team, and project consultants
  • Establish and manage the project budget
  • Facilitate the project bidding and procurement processes
  • Develop bidding scopes of work and evaluate trade proposals
  • Monitor and coordinate all submittals and Requests for Information
  • Monitor costs and changes to the project, including change order review
  • Generate project related documentation/correspondence
  • Manage relationships and communication with key stakeholders including clients, municipalities, the construction team, and the design team



Knowledge Preferences

  • Experienced project manager with a minimum of 5 years of directly managing construction projects
  • Associates/bachelor’s degree in construction management
  • OSHA-30 certification


  • Proficiency in reading construction documents
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office
  • Experience in multi-story apartment, municipality, or school construction is preferred


  • Ability to lead and manage a construction team
  • Ability to be extremely organized and work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to solve problems, maintain confidentiality, listen to others, keep emotions under control, be open to the ideas of others, respond well to questions, demonstrate group presentation skills, participate in meetings, write clearly and concisely, support the team’s efforts to succeed, and treat everyone with respect

1001 Feehanville Drive
Mount Prospect, IL  60056
Phone: 847.394.6200
Fax: 847.394.6205

Wisconsin Office:
3880 West Wheelhouse Road
Suite B
Milwaukee, WI  53208
Phone: 262.513.9300
Fax: 262.513.9400