Wohlsen Construction Company

  • Senior Project Manager

    Job Locations US-CT-Westport
    Posted Date 5 months ago(4/11/2019 9:42 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    About Us

    Wohlsen Construction is an award-winning Mid-Atlantic construction company. With over 125 years of experience under our hard hat, we partner with owners and design professionals to build high-quality, functional projects. Our customized services run the gamut, from preconstruction and construction project management, to design/build construction and post-construction services. Our core markets include senior living, healthcare and higher education, but our experience spans far beyond that into many other industries.

    Wohlsen recruits the best and the brightest talent in the industry.

    If you are looking to make an influence and collaborate on challenging, award-winning projects, consider a construction career with us.

    We offer competitive wages and benefits. We're committed to employee training, safety, team work and diversity. We believe that a diversified workforce will help Wohlsen grow for the next 100 years, which is why we embrace employees from different life and business backgrounds.

    About Your Opportunity

    The primary responsibility for the Senior Project Manager is to secure and manage project cost, schedule and performance in conformance with company policy, standards and goals. The Senior Project Manager presents superior technical expertise to the customer. You will report directly to the Project Executive.


    How You’ll Contribute:

    • Prepare the project plan, sequence and schedule with collaboration of field personnel.
    • Prepare and issues project documents including progress reports, project schedule updates, and financial/budget updates.
    • Initiate periodic meetings and other forms of communication with project team members and customer, to acquaint them with unresolved problems and to provide an adequate degree of coordination.
    • You will monitor project progress for adherence to schedule and man hour expenditures versus percent complete.
    • Re-plan and make corrections/adjustments to maintain schedule; identifies cause, advises customer and negotiates changes in fee.
    • Monitor project scope for changes affecting budget and schedule; identifies cause, advises customer and negotiates changes in fee.
    • Keep customer informed of progress on the project and of any technical problems/solutions and their effect on design and costs.
    • Identify solution to any problem which might impede progress of the project or adversely affect customer relations. This includes soliciting the help and personal involvement of management in the solution of unusual technical problems encountered in the progress of work.
    • Coordinate with Estimating department staff on the development of costs and time schedules. Also, assembles estimates including soliciting subcontractor quotations.
    • Review with the Estimating department staff all plans, specifications, and reports relative to the project.


    • B.S. degree in Construction technology, Engineering or other related discipline and 7-12 years relevant experience.
    • Experience in construction project management with contract values of $15-50 million and up.
    • Experience in multiple disciplines including, project management, estimating, preconstruction services, and construction management.
    • Experience in the sales and marketing process including making presentations to potential customers.
    • Ability to travel and work additional hours when needed to meet business plan goals.

    Our Benefits

    Medical and Prescription Plans, Dental and Vision, Paid Time Off/Holiday, 401(k) Plan/Profit Sharing, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and More.


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