Project Manager - Traveling - National Building Group

Project Management Sacramento, California


This position is anticipated to be a traveling position. If you are not able to travel/relocate, please apply to a position that will best suit your needs.

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.

The Project Manager is responsible for the overall planning, management, procurement, scheduling, and execution of work for assigned construction projects. May be assigned responsibility for one or more projects at a time.   Maximizes project profitability and promotes the Layton objectives and goals.   Achieves quality and safety standards and exceeds owner expectations by delivering predictable outcomes.

  • 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 (Superintendent) to ensure successful project delivery and to strengthen client relationship.
  • Assists in the preparation of estimates for the project and prepares project budget.
  • Leads the project team in preparing the project management plan (PMP) and organizes and conducts pre-award and pre-construction meetings
  • Participates in value engineering services as appropriate, negotiation and preparation of project subcontracts, and responsible for 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.
  • Controls the contract documents and determines their completeness and consistency and plans the successful execution of the construction contract.
  • Manages project materials and equipment procurement within the project’s budget and consistent with the project delivery schedule.
  • Monitors the project site for quantity, cost, safety, quality, and schedule performance with the project Superintendent and develops and monitors project quality, safety, and risk management plans.
  • Negotiates owner and subcontractor change orders and manages the resulting cost and profit impact.
  • Develops the monthly client pay requests and follows up on collection.
  • Controls the payment of job costs based on document review and approval.  Coordinates with the job cost accountant for payments and lien releases and participates in monthly accounting and project reviews.
  • Manages all final close out procedures for the project including as-built drawings, close out, letter of substantial completion, and letter of recommendation.
  • Interacts with Estimating to provide project cost information for the estimating database.
  • Manages client relationship and all meetings with client.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction management or related field, or the equivalent education and experience.
  • Preferably at least 5 years experience working in commercial construction.
  • 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.
  • 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.  

 The full salary range for this position is $90,000 to $120,000. This position is eligible for a target bonus.

 Benefits: Layton 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.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.  

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