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Project Manager

Company: Construction Specialties
Location: Melissa
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Construction Specialties, Inc.

Founded in 1948, Construction Specialties (CS) is a specialty building products manufacturer. CS provides solutions to building challenges that architects, designers, building owners, facility managers, and contractors face every day. Since inventing the first extruded louver, CS has become a global leader in all our product categories. Our Platform Solutions team in Melissa, TX designs and fabricates a game-changing collection of steel seismic stair solutions and modular stairs, balconies, and awnings. Join us! We're taking building resiliency and efficient construction practices to the next level!


The primary responsibility of the Project Manager is to manage and coordinate the progress of orders by means of order review, meetings, follow up and communication with internal departments and Customers until completion. The Project Manager will coordinate amongst various business unit(s), manage and/or evaluate development of these projects with varied complexities. Through initial review/meetings, have beneficial knowledge of job specific requirements that are effectively communicated and controlled through prepared status reports, meetings, and updates. Represent the company as a professional and knowledgeable resource that can be relied on for a successful and profitable completion.


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, including but not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Complete knowledge of project orders
  • Coordinate/Attend meetings (i.e. production, drafting, kickoff, project review, customer/conference calls)
  • Maintain project review list
  • Coordination between all internal departments and customer regarding shop drawings, order changes, and any other topics during project
  • Review and understand any internal department's questions, concerns and or RFI's (request for information); respond in a timely manner through phones calls and emails.
  • Follow up with internal departments regarding project statuses
  • Review drawings against the contract and/or Letter of Intent and or Quote and or clear Sales direction
  • Understanding and knowledge of our products, fabrication processes of the different products, building construction, and contract document knowledge
  • Follow upon all jobs that are out for approval but jobs that are in drafting or released
  • Trouble shooting details, materials, or field conflicts
  • Update system order notes when necessary
  • Maintain both electronic and physical files/folders
  • Implement and deliver solution-driven strategies
  • Work closely with production and purchasing to give a pro-active approach for materials required and deadlines
  • Prioritize and delegate tasks to Assistant Project Manager

KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE/ EDUCATION: (Minimum Education and/or Experience required)

  • Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • Knowledge of Construction and fabrication methods/processes
  • Knowledge of BPCS, Windows Office programs, Understands AutoCAD and/or Bluebeam
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Able to multi-task and handle several projects at one-time
  • Experience with reviewing architectural and structural drawings
  • Ability to read rough or detailed sketches, designs, specifications and/or notes, analyze, and interpret architectural and structural drawings
  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. Knowledge of how to manage and work with contractors.
  • Computer literacy, specifically in Excel spreadsheets.
  • 25% travel requirements


  • none

Keywords: Construction Specialties, Dallas , Project Manager, Other , Melissa, Texas

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