Henning Companies LLC Project Manager in Johnston, Iowa

At Henning Companies, our core purpose is to provide solutions to positively impact our customers, employees, and our communities. We operate with a focus on transforming our customer’s idea of what is possible and then deliver of a level of value that goes above and beyond their expectations.

We have a great opportunity for a Project Manager to join our team. Reporting to Vice President of Operations, this position is responsible for delivering the project within established goals for quality, timeliness, budget, profitability, safety and customer satisfaction. A successful candidate will have the ability to effectively communicate, collaborate with others, lead under difficult circumstances, direct the work of others and be able to take critical feedback on performance of your project. You become your own boss by driving and managing the success of your project as it relates to budget, employee management, sub-contractor management and scheduling of project operations. We're looking for individuals with experience and background in following areas commercial food processing/handling operation, convenience stores, restaurants, multifamily residential units, office buildings, agricultural livestock confinement facilities and hotels.


  • Exceptional communication and effective listening

  • Scheduling and Project Management experience

  • Leading, mentoring, and training of diverse teams and communicating expectations

  • Experience with multiple project types and sizes

  • Knowledgeable in estimating process

  • Cost management experience – accountable for project results

  • Ability to negotiate effectively, quick and assertive

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

  • Understanding of productivity and pricing

  • Timely recognition of problems and providing and implementing solutions

  • Maintain quality control over project while effectively managing project scope

  • Proficient in Timberline, Microsoft Office, and other construction-related software

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, related field, or related experience

  • 5+ years of construction experience preferred

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time to project locations, including overnight travel

We offer a full benefits package that includes competitive compensation, vehicle allowance, incentives; complete with company subsidized health, dental, vision, disability and 401(k) benefits.

Founded in 1924, Henning Companies continues to be one of the larger general contractors in the Midwest. We pride our selves on being an unprecedented general contractor, construction manager, and design-builder. With a wide experience in Agriculture, Industrial, and Commercial market segments, Henning manages construction projects ranging from historical renovations to convenience stores, restaurants, and warehouses.

With over 95 years of experience, Henning is committed to bringing a proactive approach to every project. Our team of talented employees challenges themselves every day to improve upon on history of success. We continually seek new skills and knowledge that enables us to provide a better experience and positive results.