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Project Manager

Construction ∙ Cypress, TX

About Caldwell Companies

Caldwell Companies is an award-winning, fully integrated real estate development and investment firm based in Houston. Caldwell Companies has been in business for over 30 years and is a faith-based, lifestyle real estate firm that develops large-scale master planned communities, associated commercial developments, and residential rental communities. We are vertically integrated and have a very active construction team building incredible places. We are committed to building extraordinary communities that enrich the lives of our residents. The firm also engages in a variety of real estate investment and asset management.

Our company culture is a fun, active environment where the individual is treated with respect and accountability which helps foster personal growth and achievement. Our work setting is an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, and exciting environment. Caldwell Companies consistently ranks as a Best Place To Work in Houston by the Houston Business Journal year after year!?We were recently named as the #2 Large Company to work for in Houston. The Caldwell team is a dynamic collection of leaders and innovators embracing the vision to create extraordinary places and lifestyles that make life better through our simple mission: Doing it right. Right now. ® This statement is the core of our philosophy on the ongoing pursuit of excellence in all aspects coupled with an underlying sense of urgency to leverage market opportunities. The foundation for how we do business is rooted in our values of integrity, accountability, teamwork, and serving others.

Job Description

Caldwell Companies Project Manager should demonstrate the ability to manage the cradle-to-grave aspects of the entire life-cycle of a commercial, amenity, or multifamily design/build project. The position includes an understanding of process management and the ability and agility to perform work that is contracted through a variety of delivery methods The Project Manager accomplishes work primarily by means of subcontractors; however, the Project Manager has the capability of managing self-performed construction activities that benefit the project. Manage task order type and design/build projects.

Scope of Project Manager Position

Manages all aspects of project management for multiple projects including amenities, multi-family and commercial.

Essential Functions of Project Manager Position

Good working knowledge of civil, architectural, structural and MEPs. Good analytical skills and the ability to effectively use a variety of estimating, budgeting, scheduling, and reporting software tools. The ability to effectively communicate with all parties including subcontractors, customers and peer group. Ability to travel to different jobsites within a designated geographical area.


  • Manage the construction workflow process starting in the project origination phase, to include estimating, negotiation, contracting, buyout, construction administration, financial management and closeout
  • Meet with Owners and Design Professionals to determine project requirements, manage client satisfaction
  • Acquire and manage all building permits and other regulatory prerequisites
  • Visit project work sites, clarify scope of work, and prepare cost estimates and proposals
  • Evaluate projects for constructability and value-engineer cost savings
  • Establish, monitor, communicate and maintain project schedules utilizing contemporary scheduling software
  • Negotiate contracts, subcontracts and purchase orders to assure that all project goals are being met
  • Proactively identify issues that could lead to problems and facilitate solutions
  • Conduct and document project progress meetings
  • Determine and implement the appropriate level of project control (i.e.: submittal logs, change order logs, etc.)
  • Manage project costs to ensure budgets are maintained. Document and manage changes in the work to ensure the interests of all stakeholders in the project are reasonably met
  • Ensure that all aspects of the project are compliant with all contract terms and legal requirements that govern the project and the community in which the project(s) takes place
  • Document substantial completion; manage the project closeout process to ensure timely completion
  • Provide training, mentoring and coaching to assist and develop other members of the project team

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management
  • 3-5 years of experience with a commercial and/or Multifamily general contractor
  • Has demonstrated experience estimating and managing self-performed work activities and subcontracted work
  • High level of proficiency with spreadsheets, email and other software used in the construction industry (e.g., Procore, Bluebeam, On-Screen Takeoff, MS Project, MS Suite)


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