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Henning Companies LLC Project Manager - Construction in Johnston, Iowa

Location: Johnston, Iowa | Job Type: Full-Time

Henning Companies is a growing Design-Build, General Contractor, and Construction Manager based out of Johnston, IA working throughout the U.S. to serve the ag, manufacturing, commercial, and industrial construction markets. Safety comes first in everything we do. We provide customers quality services and expertise.

We are seeking employees that live out our Core Values. Henning's Core Values are: Honest & Trustworthy, Committed to Lasting Relationships, Team Oriented, Results Driven, Always Do the Right Thing

If these values speak to you, please apply!! We would love to talk with you!

The Project Manager plans, coordinates, and oversees the overall safety, budget, schedule, and quality of construction projects from project inception through project completion. They are a team leader to ensure effective management of assigned internal and external resources toward the common goal of quality and timely delivery of services which meet customer’s expectations.

  • Develop, maintain, and implement Project Safety Plans and coordinate with our customer specific contract requirements, and instill our safety culture both in office and on the job site

    Building Relationships

  • Participate in business development through professional and respectful representation of Henning Companies within the community and industry and providing excellent customer service. Develop business by building lasting relationships with customers, design partners, consultants, architects, trade partners, vendors, industry contacts and professional organizations.

  • Lead Owner Coordination Meetings. Facilitate open communication and collaboration with owner, designers, and trade partners to build a team atmosphere, resolve conflicts early, and track progress. Ensure actions are identified, documented, expedited and completed as promised.

  • Monitor and document the progress of the engineering and construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings with all the subcontractor teams.

    Focus on End Goals

  • Lead, manage and complete all engineering, procurement and construction projects to ensure the project is completed safely, on schedule, within budget, and with quality that conforms to project plans and specifications, customer and company expectations.

  • Develop and maintain a master Critical Path Method Schedule (CPM) and a Change Management Program.

  • Plan and execute Contract Buyout including pre-qualification, analysis, hiring, and overseeing the work done by the trade contractors, vendors, suppliers and technicians.

  • Develop cost estimates at varying stages of project design, lead teams through proposal process.

    Drive Innovation

  • Requires continuous improvement mindset; lead & participate in continuous improvement of processes to eliminate waste and improve customer experience.

  • Utilize the appropriate technology to provide best in class project solutions. This includes estimating (Sage®) and project management software (Procore®) and web-based collaboration tools.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering, Construction Management or related Engineering degree equivalent preferred

  • Exceptional communication and effective listening skills

  • Ability to read people and adapt your approach to achieve results

  • Minimum 6 years proven experience managing construction projects

  • Effective contributor and team player, which can plan and organize a team with the capacity to motivate and boost morale

  • Ability to travel to project locations, including overnight travel (20-40%)

    Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently in an office environment. This involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing.

    Henning Companies offer a full benefits package that includes competitive salary, generous paid time off, cell phone, vehicle allowance, and incentives; complete with health, dental, vision, paid short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits with employer match.

    Important Disclaimer Notice: The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors as well as the requirements and conditions listed in this job posting are representative only and not an exhaustive list of the tasks that the employee may be required to perform. Henning Companies reserves the right to revise the job description/duties at any time and may require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances and conditions of the business change.