State/Area: Louisiana

Regional Area: New Orleans Metro Area

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Job Number: JN -122021-5893

CLS is looking for a Construction Project Manager for our client in New Orleans, La. This is a Direct Hire opportunity! 

 The role of project manager is to manage/oversee multiple projects at one time including all aspects from budgeting/estimating, project scheduling, forecast and manage project risk, communicate daily with field superintendents and subcontractor, prepare reports for owner on project statuses, and communicate with clients throughout the project.


  • Pre-construction:
    • Distribute construction documents for pricing to subcontractors and vendors
    • Estimating and value engineering to create budgets
    • Respond to RFI’s from clients or subcontractors
    • Coordination with selections coordinator to ensure all materials have been selected and ordered prior to project commencement
    • Create and distribute sub-contractor construction agreements

·      Construction:

  • Scheduling of projects
    • Ordering building materials to job sites
    • Process Invoices and payments to subcontractors and vendors
    • Create pay apps and draw requests for submission to client
    • Coordination with subcontractors, vendors, and superintendent throughout project
    • Oversee milestone checklists for each phase of progress.
    • Establish and maintain professional working relationship with city or third-party officials and inspectors to obtain all approvals throughout construction process
    • Manage weekly walk-thru with superintendents

· Positively communicate ideas for improvement within the company practices and construction process



  • 7+ years of experience as a construction project manager/General Contractor of both residential and light commercial projects
  • College degree preferred, but not required if you have the relevant experience needed.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Experience working closely with engineers, designers, subcontractors, and project managers to manage and meet project timelines
  • Must be knowledgeable with Project Budgeting and Estimating
  • Excel/Email/Internet and computer literate.
  • Proficient in Estimating software (i.e. On-Screen Takeoff) and BUILDER TREND management software.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

If your experience meets the qualifications listed, please apply now and email a current resume to [email protected]. A member of our Operations team will contact applicants with relevant experience and qualifications for the position.