Construction Project Manager
Thornwood Partners
Northbrook, IL US
Posted ago
Thornwood Partners

We are a leader in property development and management, and we are expanding our portfolio with new residential construction projects and rental turnovers. We’re looking for the best and brightest Construction/Maintenance Project Manager in the area to lead the department for our growing portfolio of rental and retail properties in the Chicagoland area.

A successful Property Manager will be professional at all times, be able to work with various types of people, exhibit strong organizational skills and enjoy a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will also display excellent business judgment, possess a strong sense of fairness and integrity as they manage and oversee multiple large projects run by several GC's.

The ideal Construction/Maintenance Project Manager must be able to manage short-term and long-term maintenance and construction projects. Must possess strong leadership and people skills in dealing with field workers, property managers, and tenants. Must be able to prepare budgets and timelines accurately and track progress against them. Must have strong computer skills, be able to take initiative, be able to manage multiple projects and schedules, is well organized, detail oriented, and able to speak to people from all walks of life. Prior experience in project management is required. Knowledge of construction materials and skills is preferred.

  • Manage 3-5 field crews working on multiple construction projects.
  • Create and track SOWs, timelines, and budgets on long- and short-term projects.
  • Manage a material ordering/inventory system, and limit inefficiencies.
  • Create floor plans and drawings for larger projects and communicate plans to GC's.
  • Organize in accordance with property management team schedules for tenant work orders and rental turnovers.
  • Get quotes, estimates, and contracts, and schedules from 3rd party vendors.
  • Ability to plan and prepare specified project phase reports, timelines, and budgets.
  • Expert knowledge of (residential) household maintenance, construction and function.
  • Enjoys organizing and sticking to schedules; must be process-oriented.
  • Excellent leadership ability and respect for the field crews.
  • Not afraid to negotiate costs with 3rd party vendors.
  • Must be able to use Word Docs, Google Sheets, and other basic office software.
  • Preference given to Spanish-speaking bilingual candidates.
$18 - $20 hourly
About Thornwood Partners

Our company buys and sells homes in and around the Chicagoland market through a variety of different relationships and unique methods. We manage about 200 properties in the Chicagoland market. Most of our homes are in urban development neighborhoods on the South Side of Chicago or South Suburbs. We fix and flip properties for rental and sales, as well as wholesale properties. We are growing at an incredible pace and looking for our newest top-notch team member.

Our Company Core Values that all Employees should have: 

  • Empathy
  • Integrity
  • Perseverance
  • Knowledge
  • Commitment

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