Senior Project Manager - Construction Services

Project Management Salt Lake City, Utah


Headquartered in Salt Lake City and supported by 12 offices nationally, at Layton we're builders and we're family! Through delivering predictable outcomes, we've been inspiring confidence in our customers since 1953. We know that behind every project are the highly skilled people making it happen every day, which makes investing in hiring, developing, and retaining the brightest minds a top priority. We want the opportunity to help you achieve your career goals.


Joining Layton isn't just a new job, it's a career move that will provide lasting success for you and your family!  


A Senior Project Manager has the experience and expertise to assume a leadership role on individual projects of larger size or greater complexity.  May supervise other Project Managers, accountable for their performance and project completion to ensure adherence to Contract Documents and to exceed Owner expectations.  Also, provide guidance to assigned Project Teams, acting as the leader for these Project Teams in some instances.


Champions “The Layton Way” by delivering predictable outcomes for internal teams, external teams, and customers.
Ensures that “Constructing with Integrity” is delivered by working with honesty, unity, safety, and quality of work. 
Works well with Layton’s “Two in the Box” application working well with your counterpart (Senior Superintendent) to ensure successful project delivery and to strengthen client relationship.
Supervises Project Teams, providing advice and counsel regarding project management techniques and adherence to plan specifications as well as company culture and procedure.
Is directly responsible for projected costs and profits for each assigned project.
Assists in the preparation of estimates for the project.
Actively participates in negotiating a project’s prime contract; prepares project budget.
Leads the project team in preparing the Project Management Plan (PMP).
Participates in value engineering services as appropriate.
Organizes and holds pre-construction planning and pre-mob meetings.
Participates in the successful negotiation of all project subcontracts; in obtaining permits and resolving other regulatory requirements as necessary.
Prepares a project schedule and develops milestones necessary to successfully complete the project in concert with the Project Superintendent.
Obtains and reviews Contract Documents and determines their completeness and consistency.
Plans the successful execution of the construction contract.
Manages project materials and equipment procurement within the project budget and consistent with the project delivery schedule.
Regularly visits the project site and monitors quantity, costs, safety, quality, and schedule performance with the Project Superintendent & Project Manager.
Negotiates owner and subcontractor change orders and manages the resulting cost and profit impact.
Controls the payment of job costs based on document review and approval and coordinates with the job cost accountant for payments and lien releases.  Participates in monthly accounting and project reviews to declare project status.
Coordinates all final close out procedures for the project including as-built drawing, punch lists, final billing, occupancy permit, owner acceptance, project manuals, warranty letters, subcontractor close out, letter of substantial completion, and letter of recommendation.
Holds post completion project review and provides Estimating & Marketing with information for their data base.
Participates in the project’s 11-month warranty walk-through with the owner and maintains owner’s relations.


Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction management or related field, or the equivalent education and experience.
Minimum of eight years project management experience on commercial construction projects.
Has experience in demonstrating strong ability to manage complex projects.
Effective working as a team member and knows how to delegate to other team members to achieve organizational and customer goals.
Skilled at making verbal and written presentations and communications with others.     
Understands estimating concepts to the level required to verify bids, understand market rates, and to process change orders, etc.
Understands contractual language and concepts and how to protect the company while providing quality service to the client and has a working knowledge of construction laws and practices.
Understands building codes and other design requirements as well as plans, blueprints, and specifications.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to resolve problems and issues with co-workers, owners, and subcontractors.
Excellent negotiation skills and at least one year experience in negotiating contracts.
Excellent understanding and ability to apply building codes and other design requirements.
Has integrity: maintains normal standards of ethics, conduct, and organizational policies in job-related activities. Delivers predicable outcomes to internal and external customers. 


Benefits: Layton Construction offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account, Healthcare Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) retirement plan with employer match, Life & AD&D Insurance, Long-term Disability Insurance, Short-term Disability Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance, Family Support, Pre-tax Paid Parking/Public Transportation, Paid time off, Time Away Benefits, Paid Holidays, Group Legal, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Identity Theft Protection, Group Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Assistance Program.


EEO Statement: Layton Construction is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.