Construction Project Manager

Fairlawn Real Estate

Fairlawn Real Estate

Champaign, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024
Job Type

We are seeking a highly motivated Project Manager (Construction/Renovation) to join our awesome team here at Fairlawn! Our Project Management and Construction Services team is a fast-developing team in Fairlawn that focuses on new construction, development, and large renovation projects to make our spaces better across Central Illinois and Indianapolis, IN areas. The ideal candidate will embody Fairlawn’s core values: Be Kind, Own It, Be Flexible, and Always Improve.

Based in Champaign, Illinois, the Fairlawn team member will be primarily responsible for overseeing small to large renovation projects across our portfolio. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented and process-driven individual who is capable of overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting, and control while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with quality standards.

What will you do?

• Exemplify the core values of Be Kind, Be Flexible, Own It and Always Improve

• Oversee construction and renovation projects ranging from unit renovation projects to larger stand-alone mixed-use developments

• Create and manage project schedules

• Assist in managing the bid process, including qualifying subcontractors and evaluating bids

• Manage all site activities including manpower, equipment, subcontractors, and materials

• Regularly monitor the progress of projects for quality control and to verify conformance with project specifications

• Ensures the timely and quality completion of all construction and carpentry projects.

• Assists in change order estimating, approval process, and documentation.

• Generate and monitor site-specific safety programs in accordance with OSHA regulations and company safety policy

• Review all project-related invoices and prepare all relevant documents for loan draw requests

• Prepare weekly construction reports and monitor status to ensure the project is meeting deadlines

• Learn and ensure compliance with all Fair Housing Laws including local, state, and federal housing regulations (We provide training)

• Pivot, roll up your sleeves and jump in where needed!

Why should you work here?

• Competitive Pay. We are ready to invest in you!

• Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance - Starting First Day of Employment - to access care for positive health outcomes and your overall wellbeing

• Employee-sponsored benefits including Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Accident, Flexible Spending, and H.S.A. Accounts to avoid costly medical expenses due to gaps and ensure that all your medical needs are met

• 401(k) Retirement Plan with Match to invest in your future wealth and retirement

• Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holiday Pay to help you reset and come back rejuvenated and refreshed

• Monthly company events to promote team cohesion

• Wellness Days to focus on being your best self. We want you to have time to disconnect and recharge in a way that works for you

• The opportunity to work for a growing organization where you are valued and can have a direct impact

• Quarterly off-site meetings with your manager to celebrate wins, issue solve and ensure you are set up for success. Plus, the process is rewarding, and the results are great for your career


Who you are – We’d love to hear from you if you:

• Have at least 5 years of progressive experience in construction, construction management or construction project management or 2 years of experience in construction or property insurance adjusting

• Have an Associate Degree in civil engineering, architecture, construction management, or project management, preferred

• Have the ability to problem solve during difficult or unexpected situations as well as handle complex business challenges

• Are proficient with relevant technology and can easily adapt to changing technology

• Demonstrate superior attention to detail, high energy and a positive attitude

• Have strong verbal and written communication skills

• Have the ability to work independently and also to work closely with other team members

• Embody our core values: Be Kind, Own It, Be Flexible, and Always Improve

• Have the ability to work overtime as needed during high-demand times and capacity shortages

Some additional things you will need:

• Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Limited in-town usage of personal vehicle for errands, any out-of-county personal mileage reimbursed at the Federal rate

• Must be able to complete the physical functions of the position

Supervisor Responsibilities: No

Physical Requirements:

• Being physically able to access any and all parts of residential and commercial structures (e.g. rooftops, attics, crawl spaces)

• Willingness to work outside in all weather conditions

• Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces.

• Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.

• Adjusting or moving objects up to 50 pounds in all directions.

• Communicating with others to exchange information.

Fairlawn Real Estate is a fast-growing real estate firm managing approximately 5,000 units throughout Central Illinois and Indianapolis. Our company uses the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) to run and help grow our business – the tools from EOS contribute to finding the right people and putting them in the right roles, effectively solving issues as they arise and building a culture of accountability. In short, it gets everyone on the same page and working toward the same goals. If you have an ownership mindset and take pride in all the details, joining our team may be perfect for you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.