Residential Project Manager
Red Oak Builders
Philadelphia, PA US
Posted ago
Red Oak Builders

Red Oak Builders is looking for an experienced Residential Project Manager to join our family. We are a luxury, high-end custom home builder located in Philadelphia, PA. We are centrally located to serve the Philadelphia metro areas as well as the New Jersey shore. Our dynamic workplace ensures that no day is the same.

We are looking for someone with a positive “can-do “attitude. Must have at least 5+ years of experience managing custom home construction and renovations, along with 2+ years up-fitting luxury condominiums, in a downtown environment, is preferable.

You will be the on-site face of Red Oak Builders for the homeowner and our trade partners. Displaying a work ethic for being on time, detailed and extraordinarily thorough is a must.

You will be interpreting plans and specifications, creating schedules, and executing the delivery of the home. As the project manager, you must be able to effectively manage subcontractors and trade partners, always keeping an organized and immaculately clean job site. The responsibilities also include daily project operations such as keeping costs within budget, assisting with bid packages and estimating and foreseeing long-lead items due to the intricate nature of our custom homes and renovations.


  • Schedule and coordinate subcontractors, Red Oak Builders' labor, and materials
  • Understand, plan, and review the construction program including plan layout, equipment and manpower needs, budget, and schedule; making sure the project is completed in a timely manner
  • Fully use the company’s Buildertrend software for daily reviews of projects and compliance with plans using detailed record keeping. Maintain detailed and accessible records and follow through on all requests and commitments
  • Maintain an organized, safe, and positive work environment
  • Prepare weekly schedules
  • Scheduling of all building inspections
  • Approval of work-in-process requests for payment
  • Review of subcontracts, periodic rating of subcontractors, and providing appropriate feedback to trades
  • Providing weekly summary per job: work accomplished this week, work planned for coming week, decisions needed from the owner
  • Follow through on all established procedures for change orders
  • Direct and develop supervisor(s), punch crew(s), and other assigned staff
  • Suggest alternative methods, materials, and trades to maximize efficiency (cost, quality, timeliness)
  • Establish efficient weekly "routines" to maximize time and resources
  • Positively represent Red Oak Builders LLC to all trades, clients, officials, etc., adhering to all company standards of operation


  • 5 years of previous experience in custom residential construction
  • Proficient in using technology and experience with Buildertrend software preferred
  • OSHA 30 certification or willingness to obtain
  • This is a field position and travel will be required between job sites

$60,000 - $90,000 yearly
About Red Oak Builders

Red Oak is a construction firm based in Philadelphia, PA servicing the entire metro area and New Jersey shore. Red Oak’s portfolio includes large multi-family new and rehab projects, single-family new construction, small and medium-sized commercial projects and custom home builds for select clients.

Red Oak has been recognized for its attention to detail, creativity, and focus on adaptive reuse and inventive new construction. They have been featured in Philadelphia Magazine, the Inquirer, AIA Context, and are the gold standard for neighborhood real estate development in Philadelphia.

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