CBRE Construction Project Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

CBRE | Heery is looking for a Construction Project Manager in Atlanta!


We are seeking a Project Manager with knowledge of design, construction and operations; understanding of owner representation and requirements; knowledge of scheduling, cost control and project control techniques; must have excellent written, verbal and analytic skills; understands the dynamic and enjoys working in collaborative team project environments. The purpose of this position is to monitor construction projects for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery.

The Project Manager coordinates all predesign, design, procurement, preconstruction, construction, and close-out activities throughout the duration of the project and is the main point of contact between CBRE | Heery, the Client, the Architect, the Contractor, and other Consultants. This position establishes positive client relationships and is responsible for ensuring all aspects of services are delivered at the highest level to ensure the Client’s needs are addressed. The Project Manager is responsible for total management of the project, including the complete financial management of projects and the achievement of a profitable outcome. The successful applicant will have a proven track record as a Project Manager dealing with new, ground up construction, as well as additions and interior renovations.


Understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques.

Set up project using through proper accounting procedures. Understands project cost reporting systems and can use them to accurately communicate the financial status of a project.

Establish and maintain a working relationship with the Client, based on a commitment to industry leading customer service that results in complete customer satisfaction and future project opportunities.

Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources to ensure projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards.

Conduct periodic site visits to monitor the progress of construction, review status of work completed during the period covered, review that work is generally proceeding in a good and workmanlike manner and in general accordance with the approved drawings and specifications.

Maintain project budgets. Review contractors' payment requisitions and budget status, review of subcontracts, bonds/subcontractor default insurance, review of change orders, review of monthly Job Cost Reports, adequacy of contingency, review of lien waiver and other documentation submitted by the Contractor.

Review A/E and Contractor proposals for completeness, revise as necessary, and negotiate best possible contract.

Review contract drawings and specifications for completeness and general compliance with commonly accepted architectural /engineering best practices.

Conduct meetings with appropriate parties and prepare minutes.

Partner with the Client, Architect, and Contractor, and assist with job specific procedures and adjust progress as necessary to insure timely completion of project.

Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations to various audiences, including project team and key stakeholders.

Prepare or assist in preparation of documents (schedules, invoices, RFI’s, submittals, change orders, inspections, closeout) for design and construction and maintain information in project management software.

Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence.

Other duties as assigned.


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan and supervise assignments of lower level employees.


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 Architecture, Engineering, Construction or related field. Minimum four or more years' construction administration, architecture, engineering or similar experience.

* Candidates with 6 or more years of experience will be given first consideration*


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.


Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge in MS Project, project management software, and construction practices.

Familiarity with construction best practices, general building codes, and various building types and systems. Passion for being detail oriented and highly organized.

Ability to read and interpret construction drawings, specifications, and plan documents, as well as developing contracts, request for proposals, or other project related documents.

Possess the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and identify priority activities.

Self-directed and able to function with ease as part of a team and to effectively collaborate with internal and external resources.

Ability to perform under pressure, evaluate situations and make timely, accurate decisions. Full understanding and ability to interact with all departments to ensure each member of the team has all the information required to perform their specific responsibilities effectively.


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans