PMI Iowa LLC Construction Project Manager in Ames, Iowa

Construction Project Manager

Our agri-business and bulk material handling business is seeking an experienced Construction Project Manager. The ideal candidate will harbor a passion for design and construction and devote his/her creativity to our projects. The Project Manager’s role is to oversee each project from conception to the finished structure, interfacing with both construction professionals and the client. You must be willing to travel to job sites throughout Iowa. The position includes benefits, competitive salary and paid time off. The job includes both hands-on and administrative duties.

An excellent Construction Manager must be well-versed in construction methodologies and procedures and be able to coordinate a team of professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results. The ideal candidate with have an analytical mind and great organizational skills. The goal will be to ensure all projects are delivered on time according to requirements and without exceeding budget.


  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues

  • Collaborate with Operations Manager, customers, vendors and field employees

  • Plan all construction operations and schedule to ensure deadlines will be met

  • Acquire equipment and material and monitor stocks to timely handle inadequacies

  • Initiate change orders

  • Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports including: timesheets, daily field reports, back-ups, pictures of various stages of project, etc.

  • Oversee and manage field personnel as required

  • Assist in the supervision of day-to-day activities of PMI sub-contractors

  • Negotiate with vendors, suppliers and subcontractors to reach profitable agreements

  • Climb and work at heights of up to 200 feet

  • Participate in safety training and safety meetings as required

  • Prepare and submit project estimates to clients

  • Work overtime as needed

  • Complete other duties as assigned


  • Four-year degree in Project Management, Construction, Engineering and/or related experience

  • Proven leadership in construction environments

  • Strong knowledge of construction materials, equipment, processes, and project management principles

  • Ability to ready blueprints, structural drawings and plan sets

  • Familiarity with construction/project management software

  • Experience managing budgets for medium-to-large construction projects

  • Project Estimating

  • Self-motivated to work independently

  • Ability to set and meet deadlines

  • Ability/experience with effectively managing and developing people

  • Desire to continue professional growth through training and educational opportunities

Employee Benefits

  • Medical Insurance

  • 401(k) Employer Match

  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)

  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

  • Optional Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Optional Life Insurance and Disability Insurance