Special Projects Manager

Axiom is currently looking to hire a Special Projects Manager to join our field operations team. The Special Projects Manager is an experienced professional with great personal skills and an understanding of a broad range of construction methods. Attention to detail, rigorous organization, and great communication are all critical skills for this position. Optimal candidates will be able to direct both Axiom labor and subcontractors, create and manage schedules, contracts, and budgets, and communicate changing field conditions to clients. This role has some bags-on responsibilities.

As a small family-run business, we pride flexibility, dedication, and doing whatever it takes to get the job done right.

Axiom engages in high-end, custom residential projects in many communities throughout Seattle. Regardless of project location, scale, or budget, our field crew is expected to provide the highest level of customer service at all times. Our culture at Axiom is about equality and inclusion; helping each other grow and learn, and building beautiful projects together. To achieve that we look for great craftspeople and great human beings.

Job description

    • Manage scheduling for large project close outs and punch list completion. Projects range from ground up custom homes to additions and smaller remodels.
    • Manage smaller design projects and warranty work.
    • Create construction contracts and sub-contracts for small projects
    • Champion quality control, job-site productivity.
    • Collaborate with design team as needed to keep project on schedule and on budget and in line with client expectations and design intent.
    • Ensure work performed is in accordance with all plans and specifications
    • Daily management of Axiom employees and subcontractors
    • Perform material take-offs and framing layouts
    • Put bags on and assist with construction as project requires
    • Ability to perform finish carpentry work, install doors and windows. Drywall patching and painting skills are a desired qualification but not necessary.
    • Promote leadership by example
    • Manage and cultivate positive relationships with clients
    • Maintain professional and consistent communication with owners, project managers and any necessary parties
    • Keep job site notes and safety logs up to date
    • Help develop Special Projects labor group and expand business opportunities
    • Help empower team to exceed expectations for quality, craftsmanship, schedule, and budget
    • Be an outstanding example of company culture within surrounding community through both attitude and job performance

Required skills and qualifications

  • 3-5 years of project managment/superintendent experience
  • 7-10 years residential construction. High-end, custom experience preferred.
  • Great opportunity for an experienced GC focused on small projects/service work in residential construction.
  • Experience in a collaborative environment and ability to navigate construction and design challenges.
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings and specifications
  • Journeyman-level carpentry skills
  • Great problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word is desirable
  • Professionalism in communication and correspondence with clients, vendors, subcontractors, and co-workers
  • Punctual, reliable, professionally dressed, and ready to work are a must.
  • Candidates must be self-driving and able to run multiple jobs simultaneously.
  • Motivated, dependable, and trustworthy. Our team is the key to our success. We expect all employees to understand the value of collaboration and bring a positive spirit to teamwork.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check
  • This is a salaried position with great benefits

About Us

Building and remodeling homes throughout the greater Seattle area for the past 20 years, Axiom Design Build is a high-end construction and architectural firm with a passion for exceptional craftsmanship and innovative design.

Axiom distinguishes itself within the Seattle construction industry by hiring amazing people who take pride in their craft. Attention to detail, preparation, craftsmanship, teamwork, and superior customer service is what sets us apart.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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