Construction Project Manager (Residential Construction)

Job Locations US-DC
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/20/2023 3:13 PM)
# of Openings


Landis Architects/Builders is looking for an experienced Residential Construction Project Manager who is ready to excel in a fast-paced environment where excellent project management is recognized and rewarded. Our production department emphasizes the importance of organization, communication, and creative problem solving.


Most importantly, we’re always on the lookout for inspired people to inspire us. Are you looking for a more challenging and rewarding work environment? Do you want to work with other design and construction professionals who will enable you to broaden your knowledge and experience base? Do you want to work for a firm that is regularly recognized for excellence in design, construction, and innovative problem solving? Good, you’ve come to the right place.


  • Ensure employee and trade partner compliance with OSHA/NAHB and EPA lead safe practices
  • Deliver projects on time, under budget achieving highest level of client satisfaction and quality
  • Achieve production goals employing company best practices
  • Review contract, subcontracts, and drawings for content and accuracy
  • Develop and maintain construction schedule
  • Order material with accurate takeoffs and ensure timely delivery to job site
  • Meet with trade partners, providing them with accurate scope of work and deliver their prep requirements
  • Communicate with trade partners for timely delivery of project using the 3-1-3-1 model
  • Buy-out of scopes and negotiate with trade partners as required to meet budget constraints
  • Review invoices for accuracy and for timely accurate payment
  • Produce change orders through-out the project, verify client acceptance collect payments immediately
  • Attend bi-monthly Production Meetings and deliver Two Week Schedules for labor requirements
  • Visit job sites daily to review progress, provide solutions and/or forward concerns to appropriate parties
  • Proactively and effectively communicate with clients and upper management using Builder Trend and Weekly Client Meetings
  • Create and dispense project punch and warranty lists in a timely manner
  • Employ green and sustainable best practices with continued education
  • Participate in opportunities for continuing education to new Building and Energy Codes
  • Manage production staff, foster and train to best practices
  • Participate in Project Hand-offs, ensuring clear understanding of client needs, designer’s intent, and production considerations
  • Initiate PM assigned 8 Meetings for Success
  • Attend Project Close-out Meetings, convey and implement lessons learned
  • Participate in the selection of subcontractors, including vetting and quality assessments
  • Ensure staff compliance with and best practices to ensure quality
  • Analyze job cost accounting, modify practices to improve profitability
  • Manage client expectations so they remain within contracted scopes of work and reasonable limits of perfection
  • Monitor staff for compliance with Landis codes of behavior
  • Seek and support hiring of qualified personnel for to meet annual production goal
  • Purpose budget, forecast staff, training and equipment need


Knowledge and understanding of:

  • The residential construction and remodeling trades
  • Finishes and installation requirements
  • Building and energy code requirements and inspection process
  • Building & energy codes specific to DC/VA/MD
  • Plans, specifications, and contracts
  • Basic accounting principles and budget management
  • Personnel management
  • Compliance requirements for OSHA/NAHB and EPA lead safe practices

Skill Sets:

  • 7+ years of Demonstrated success as a PM for residential projects
  • Residential Construction management
  • Effective budget management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Prompt, follow through with clients, vendors and subs
  • Proper use of safety equipment
  • Personnel management

Character Traits

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications
  • Commitment to team results
  • A lifelong learner
  • A positive attitude
  • Solution oriented
  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Creative
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Active listener
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Ability to manage detailed/complex concepts and problems
  • Solid negotiation skills and strategies
  • Unafraid to ask for input from the team


  • Valid work permit (USA)
  • Local residency (DC, Maryland, or Virginia)


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