Construction Project Manager

  • Marquette, MI
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Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country – creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you – don’t be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!

Construction Project Manager 

We have a career opportunity for a Construction Project Manager that will be a key member of our Marquette, MI Construction Services group. In this position you will work with clients, manage assigned projects and project plans and the day-to-day operations. This position will supervise, and mentor assigned staff. If you are passionate about developing others and looking to lead a team, this may be the perfect role for you! 


This position provides a flexible work schedule, with three days working from the Marquette, MI office and two days remotely. 

The Impact You Will Have
  • Provide leadership to assigned staff by reviewing work plans and identifying resources needed to perform assignments effectively. 
  • Support the assigned staff's growth through mentorship and perform annual evaluations. 
  • Execute project work plans and revisions created in conjunction with Group Manager. 
  • Research and develop unit costs for estimating purposes on extra work and monitor budget estimates, scope, and schedule. 
  • Establish survey requirements in conjunction with Surveyors. 
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations, including preparing project progress reports, facilitating project meetings, managing contract negotiations, administering sub-agreements, and reviewing work done by sub-consultants. 
  • Ensure that resources like vehicles and on-site equipment are appropriately allocated and maintained. 
  • Consistently reinforce the Benesch brand or collaboration, quality, innovation, and integrity, driving all aspects of projects to provide superior customer service.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, government agencies, and professional societies.
  • Provide solutions to project development and construction obstacles. 
What We Are Looking For
  • Licensed PE with a BS in civil engineering OR Construction Management.
  • 10+ years of experience working directly with DOT, Municipal and private clients. 
  • 5+ years of managing and working on construction projects.
  • Experienced working with DOT and will be well-versed in applicable codes and standards.
  • Proficient in CADD software and Microsoft Office Products. 
  • Punctual, organized, and deadline-driven to provide quality work. 
  • Ability to work under time constraints dealing with numerous concurrent activities.
  • Strength in professional networking, client contact, contractors, and coordination.
  • Participation in professional organizations.



Explore the Benefits of working at Benesch! 

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

Our benefits package is designed to take care of our employees. The health and wellness of our employees is essential to their success both personally and professionally. That is why we invest in our employees’ well-being by providing a comprehensive benefits package to help them live a healthy lifestyle. Each option can be customized to meet the needs of our employees and their families. 

Benesch offers a generous paid time benefits plan that increases throughout your career plus several paid holidays.  Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision benefits. We also include company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability plans. Benesch offers a 401K plan and profit-sharing contributions to the 401K plan with the potential of 9% total employer contribution to your retirement savings!! 

From insurance and retirement plan to our wellness programs, we provide employee benefits that meet your wants and needs. Click here to learn more about some of the benefits of working at Benesch! 

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We will be accepting applications on an ongoing basis until a candidate is found.

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