Project Manager

Southeast General Contractors · Juneau, Alaska
Department Southeast General Contractors
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor
Compensation $76,793 - $97,929


Construction Project Manager


Job Class: Manager

Department: BED – SE General Contractors

Type of Position: Exempt

Location of Work: Juneau, AK

Covered Position: No

Salary Grade(s): 13/14

Prepared by: E. Bernhardt/J. Wise

Hours of Work: M-F, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Employment Category: Regular, Full-Time

Effective Date: 3/1/2021


Under general direction of the General Manager, the Construction Project Manager (CPM) is responsible for successful completion of Construction projects. The CPM is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the overall administration of budget activities and implementation of the Tribe’s Construction Projects. Incumbent will participate in all conceptual development of construction projects and work closely with Architects, Electrical engineers, Mechanical engineers, Civil engineers, customers, and other Departments of the Tribe.


Reports To: General Manager

Supervises: Construction personnel

Liaison To: All Departments


  • During pre-construction phase, attend all design meetings, constantly evaluate the materials and products suggested for constructability and feasibility. Oversee preparation of estimates for conceptual, schematics, and design development stages
  • Schedule projects in logical steps and budget time to meet deadlines
  • Determine labor requirements and dispatch workers to construction sites
  • Inspect and review projects to monitor compliances with building and safety codes, and other regulations
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to Administrative staff, workers, and clients representing the owner or developer
  • Obtain all necessary permits
  • Direct and supervise team members in the office and on construction site
  • Develop or direct the development of operating and working procedures and standards aligned with organization objectives
  • Solicit, negotiate, select, contract, and oversee subcontractors
  • Requisition supplies to complete the project
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates, job progression, and cost tracking reports
  • Develop and implement quality control programs
  • Take action to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at the construction site
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems
  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems
  • Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites, to insure, that proper procedures are being carried out
  • Evaluate construction means and methods to determine cost-effectiveness of plans
  • Other duties as assigned



Spending Authority: To be determined

Other Authority: To be determined



  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of project management
  • Understands current construction technology and trends, including project management, communications, and computer software
  • Familiar with data processing systems
  • Facilitate resolution in difficult and controversial situations
  • Ability to relate aspects and/or parts of a project to the overall circumstances and needs of the organization
  • Communicate professionally and effectively in verbal and written forms; establish cooperative working relationships
  • Ability to operate independently and resolve complex problems
  • Analyze and appraise facts and precedents in making management decisions
  • Set goals, monitor progress, and adjust resources to accomplish objectives
  • Coordinate a high level of activity under a variety of conditions and constraints
  • Meet project deadlines and deliverables with a high degree of independence
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)

  • Associates Degree in Related field: project management or business administration
  • Five years of professional experience managing projects and/or programs, including management of at least one construction project with multiple entities
  • Substantial knowledge of all construction phases

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field


Work time will be split between office setting and construction sites. Time may be spent at a desk and walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing up to 75 lbs. Work may be done in inclement weather.  Travel on small aircraft or ferry may be required.


The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting and is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing less than 40 lbs.  Travel on small aircraft or ferry may be required.



• All employment at Tlingit & Haida is “at will”. This means that the employee or Tlingit & Haida may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
• Tlingit & Haida is a no tolerance workplace. All regular employees may be required to pass a pre-employment and subsequent random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
• Tlingit & Haida requires a criminal background check be conducted on all employees. All employment offers are conditional until federal criminal background check results verify your eligibility to work for Tlingit & Haida.

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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Department
    Southeast General Contractors
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $76,793 - $97,929