Project Manager in Chicago at GPAC

Date Posted: 11/3/2022

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Job Description

The construction Project Manager is to provide internal support to the commercial division, as it relates to all preconstruction, construction, turnover and management aspects of multiple projects. This role offers a broad range of services to ensure the projects are performed in a timely, compliant, and profitable manner. This position is designed to provide an additional level of quality control overseeing the Consultants, General Contractor, and Owner Vendors to ensure superior results.


  • Set up digital and hard copy project files and keep files updated/organized through the course of a project;
  • Run, Prepare and distribute meeting agendas and minutes for all types of meetings and follow up on action items;
  • Manage Due Diligence phase including utility availability letters, Environmental & Geotech Reports, traffic studies, etc;
  • Assist Development Partners in developing accurate projects budgets
  • Provide lender and JV Partners with all required information to close construction loan and convert loan at the end of projects;
  • Request, level and negotiate Consultant and Owner Vendor agreements/contracts;
  • Manage the design process to ensure designs are coordinated
  • Coordinate utility companies with the design team and General Contractor;
  • Attend weekly, biweekly or monthly coordination meetings with the consultant and/or general contractor team;
  • Throughout Construction, perform on-site walks to ensure contract performance, safety compliance, quality control, etc.;
  • Track Consultant Site Visit Schedule, Reports, and open issue logs while having an understanding of what each consultant does;
  • Manage and Coordinate Owner Vendors design and/or scope, including coordinating installations with General Contractor;
  • Assemble and distribute Monthly Reports;
  • Review and approve all invoices, including General Contractor's Pay Applications;
  • Manage the punch/turnover process including schedule, quality control and miscellaneous changes that come up during this process;
  • Assist Property Management in their project set up so they can properly market and manage our properties;
  • Manage the closeout process with Lender and General Contractor


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or other directly related fields; prior Project Manager experience with a minimum of 5 years in the construction industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Highly organized with attention to detail required. Proficient with Internet Explorer, MS products, Blue Beam, and Construction Scheduling programs.

To be considered for this position, please submit your confidential resume!

All qualified contacts will be contacted and given further information!


All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.