Field Project Manager in Portland, Oregon, United States with Aerotek

Job Description:


  • Meeting the customer for pre-bid meetings and bid walks.
  • Attending meeting and planning sessions with customer personnel to develop budgets and estimates.
  • Analyzing and understanding the customer’s needs and intentions.
  • Preparing and distributing questions, clarifications and addenda to the bid.
  • Assuring bid deadlines are met.
  • Selecting subcontractors and managing the appropriate communications with them throughout the bid process.
  • Working with purchasing agent to contact appropriate vendors for material pricing and purchasing.
  • Communicates with sales staff to coordinate efficient sales calls.

Project Management:

  • Coordinating pre-job planning and scheduling.
  • Supervising all field personnel, through the proper chain of command, to successfully complete the project on schedule and within budget.
  • Assuring good construction safety practices with all on-site activities.
  • Understanding labor contracts and communicating with union shop stewards.
  • Working with craft General Foreman or foremen to develop and manage manpower requests with the various unions and assures
  • Determining the proper onsite job support structure, i.e.; QC, Safety Timekeeper, Office Manager, and coordinating their scheduling.
  • Working with our office staff to assure PO’s are received and phase codes are assigned.
  • Managing crew size throughout the project and establishing timelines for layoffs.
  • Auditing daily timesheets and working with admin. staff to meet field payroll requirements.
  • Meeting with customer as necessary, including project meetings and project closeout.
  • Assisting in closing out projects through final invoicing.
  • Following up with customer to assure invoice is paid on time.
  • Reporting to management daily.
  • Maintaining positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers
  • Communicating frequently with jobsite Safety Coordinator and Company Safety Director.


  • Proven experience managing
  • Several examples of delivering large mechanical projects successfully on time, within budget.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience updating senior leadership on project related activities.
  • Excellent organizational, supervisory, and leadership skills to manage a team of craftsman and engineers.
  • Proven multitasking skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate a high level of ethical behavior in exercising judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Ability to build bridges and collaborate throughout the organization, achieving buy-in and support across the organization.
  • Ability to work 12 + hour shifts at jobsites when required.
  • Ability to work away from home (primarily in the Northwest) for 2 to 4 week periods.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Project Management or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience in operations and construction.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Professional Engineering (PE) license is a plus.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in the construction industry; ASME Code experience preferred but not required.
  • Robust experience in project management and execution of successful significant capital projects.
  • Experience managing a multidisciplinary craft team.
  • Experience managing subcontractors.
  • Experience in budgeting, tracking costs, analyzing data, and developing action plans
  • Experience in pulp and paper industry a plus

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