Project Manager – Healthcare Construction

at JEDunn
Location Raleigh, North Carolina
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Best people + right culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn's strategy for success. By hiring the best people we can find, giving them interesting and challenging work, and letting them share in the company's rewards, we've found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 90+ years.

JE Dunn believes in providing the best tools for employees to get the job done right. Lean operation processes. Digital document collaboration. LEED-certified, occupant-focused environments. We make sure our workforce is prepared for the job, and we expect the best. Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

This is a position with our National Healthcare Division.

Role Summary

The Project Manager 1 will provide overall direction and leadership for an entire project or a portion of a larger, more complex project in concert with the Project Superintendent. This position will fully implement and manage the operation and administration of the project. Builds and maintains lasting relationships with clients, design teams and subcontractors. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

Autonomy & Decision Making: Makes decisions within defined limits of authority and consults supervisor on other decisions.
Career Path: Project Manager 2.

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


Leads all aspects of the company's safety culture and creates awareness by demonstrating commitment to an injury-free environment through individual actions and mentoring others. Investigates safety incidents and retrains staff and needed.
Manages the JE Dunn prestart process.
Supports the preconstruction team including quantity takeoff, trade coordination and scope of work development, scope review, bid package development, schedule development, bid list creation and bid advertisement.
Leads plan and implementation of buyout schedule. Verifies pricing and scope, identifies successful bidders, provides gap analysis against initial scope and manages issuance of subcontracts.
Manages the submittal schedule set-up. Coordinates priorities with the team; reviews and approves all shop drawings and samples prior to submittal to architects or engineers.
Ensures approved submittals are returned to subcontractors and available to project team per the project schedule and the contract.
Coordinates with Logistics to obtain pricing on materials and equipment.
Confers with risk management to ensure approval and/or bonding requirements for subcontractors. Reviews decisions with project leader. Provides ongoing risk analysis of subcontractors throughout project lifecycle.
Coordinates the various stakeholders of the project including but not limited to subcontractors, owner, field, design team, vendors, etc.
Disseminates change requests to subcontractors for pricing and schedule input. Gathers and evaluates subcontractor pricing to confirm accuracy.
Prepares, submits and obtains owner/architect approval for change requests.
Leads various meetings such as monthly project reviews, progress meetings and OAC (Owner Architect) meetings.
Completes monthly subcontractor and owner pay application process.
Prepares project schedule with the Project Superintendent. Gathers input from project team and utilizes Lean principles as appropriate. Develops and updates project schedule for both preconstruction and construction activities. Manages materials, labor and procurement logs to ensure appropriate resources are available to meet the project schedule.
Identifies potential schedule impacts including scope, weather, manpower and changes, and facilitates mitigation plans for these impacts.
Provides appropriate written documentation for decisions affecting various aspects of the project such as budget, schedule, legal, quality and/or safety. Employs current best practices for documentation requirements.
Provides a variety of regular reporting and analysis to project team(s) to communicate overall project status and profitability.
Prepares monthly cost and margin forecast with input from superintendent and reviews with the project team. Participates in the development of the project budget. Regularly reviews costs relative to the budget and highlights discrepancies to enable improved financial performance.
Leads overall project closeout process using best practice standards, tools and processes such as the close-out punch list, financials, sub contracts, warranties, etc.
Interfaces with region/company legal counsel as appropriate.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
Communication skills, verbal and written (Intermediate).
Ability to conduct effective presentations.
Proficiency in MS Office (Intermediate).
Ability to apply fundamentals of the means and methods of construction management to projects.
Thorough knowledge of project processes and how each supports the successful completion of a project.
Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.
Proficiency in project management and accounting software (Advanced).
Proficiency in required construction technology (Advanced).
Proficiency in scheduling software (Advanced).
Ability to apply Lean process and philosophy (Intermediate).
Ability to manage budgets, maximize profitability and generate future work through building relationships.
Ability to build relationships with team members that transcend a project.


Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering or related field.
In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.


5+ years construction management experience.

Working Environment

Valid and unrestricted drivers license required
Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
May require periods of travel and/or relocation
Must be willing to work non-traditional hours to meet project needs
May be exposed to extreme conditions (hot or cold)
Assignment location may include project sites and/or in the office
Frequent activity: Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen
Occasional activity: Standing, Walking, Bending, Climbing, Reaching above Shoulder, Pushing, Pulling

JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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Why People Work Here

At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them

Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts

About JE Dunn

Founded in 1924, JE Dunn Construction is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection. Facts

95+ Years of Construction Experience
25 Office Locations
Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
2500+ Employee Owners work at JE Dunn


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