Project Manager

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Poole Anderson is an EEO / Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to environmental awareness and a drug-free workplace.


The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for providing leadership, planning, organization, direction and control of assigned project(s) to meet the operational needs and goals of Poole Anderson. The PM will join in on company initiatives and provide mentoring and support to others junior employees within the company. The PM must embody Poole Anderson’s commitment to safety, quality, and integrity while efficiently managing and executing project(s) in accordance with budget, schedule and quality goals.  The PM serves professionally as Poole Anderson’s project representative in relations with clients, designers, subcontractors, and vendors.


  • Participate in the pre-construction process (when applicable).
  • Prepare agenda, schedule and lead Kick Off and Turnover Meetings.
  • Lead the baseline schedule creation with support from the superintendent and other team members if applicable. Perform updates no less than monthly and distribute to project participants.
  • Maintain good, clear and consistent communication with all project parties.
  • Manage Request for Information (RFI) process.
  • Manage Submittal process expediting and reviewing submittals, expediting consultant reviews, and distributing to all associated parties.
  • Maintain project logs and distribute updates as required.
  • Assist in obtaining prime contract documentation (insurance, bonds, etc.), reviewing contract for conformance with bid documents, and distributing executed contract to appropriate parties.
  • Utilize estimate to establish budgets (Job Cost Breakdown) and Schedule of Values. Manage and update the budget (Cost Forecast) monthly.
  • Prepare invoices (monthly), obtain approval, expedite approval/payment, and monitor status and cash flow.
  • Identify Owner initiated changes, provide appropriate notification(s), distribute to required parties, estimate impacts, prepare change requests, negotiate pricing, prepare change orders, and expedite resolution.
  • Solicit additional bids (if applicable), create, and issue subcontracts and purchase orders and coordinate with the project administrator to distribute to required parties.
  • Schedule and lead scope review meetings with potential subcontractors, maintaining and distributing meeting minutes.
  • Schedule and lead subcontractor job conferences. Perform, or coordinate the creation and timely distribution of meeting minutes.
  • Review, with the assistance of the Superintendent, subcontractor and supplier invoices and billings
  • Insuring compliance with all corporate and project requirements. Approve and code invoices and COMMUNICATE with Accounts Payable. Monitor outstanding invoices to insure prompt payment.
  • Review subcontractor and supplier change requests, negotiate settlements, incorporate into change requests to the Owner, generate change orders (Commitment Change Orders), and distribute to required parties.
  • Expedite, review, and assemble closeout documentation including Warranties, O&M data and as-builds for TIMELY submittal of O&M Manuals.
  • Participate in preparation of punchlist (Pre-Architect Punchlist) and distribute to all required parties.
  • Finalize change orders, payment applications, and other documentation in order to close out the project in a timely fashion.
  • Generate Historical Cost Report. Schedule and lead project completion meetings.  Document lessons learned for future use.
  • Participate in supervision, training, development, and mentoring of assigned Project Engineers, Assistant Project Managers and Project Assistants.
  • Learn, master and utilize company technologies including, Procore, Bluebeam, Primavera P6, Bridgit etc.


  • Experience in Construction Management, General Contracting (self-performance) and Design Build delivery methods preferred.
  • Must be knowledgeable with OSHA standards and compliance as well as possess the 30 hour OSHA certification
  • Ability to communicate with and coordinate all team members to properly execute the project(s).
  • Be able to participate in all phases of preconstruction, construction and closeout.
  • Ability to create constructability reviews and site logistic plans.
  • Competency in project management software, Procore, Bluebeam, primavera, and Microsoft office suite.
  • Must have experience and proficiency in all divisions of work, methods, materials, scheduling, and cost control. Strong technical and communication skills are critical.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of Construction practices as well have management experience with cost, change, schedule, submittal and shop drawing and RFI processes.
  • Must be willing to travel and work throughout Pennsylvania
  • Positive attitude and professional customer service skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering. MS preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience on projects having costs ranging from $100,000 to $30,000,000 in value.


  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Competitive Wages
  • Family-Oriented Company
  • Growing Industry
  • Job Security
  • Advancement Opportunities

We are currently looking for an experienced, professional, detail-oriented Project Manager to work in our  Harrisburg, PA office.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please fill out our online application.

As an alternative, you can also send your resume and cover letter by mail to:
Poole Anderson Construction / Career Opportunities
2121 Old Gatesburg Road, Suite 200
State College, PA 16803

For more information regarding possible job openings or to submit your resume via email, please contact:

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