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Project Manager Overview

A project manager is responsible for overseeing the completion of a project, and they will typically be involved with every step of the process from hiring to construction. Project managers can work in any number of fields, and their projects can range from developing a new gated community to releasing a new type of music player device. However, the overwhelming majority of project managers are involved with construction, and their projects tend to be commercial in nature. Just a sample of the average project manager tasks could include hiring new employees, getting approval from the country for construction to begin, creating a timeline for the project and acting as a liaison between staff, managers, suppliers and the community.

Project Manager Educational Requirements

It is incredibly rare to secure a position as a project manager without a bachelor's degree. While there are some entry-level positions accepting applicants with just a two-year associate degree, those are generally the exception to the rule. The most successful project managers will major in subjects like construction science, project management, construction engineering or building science in order to sufficiently prepare for their careers. It may also be beneficial for project managers to earn certifications such as the Certified Construction Manager designation from the Construction Management Association of America or the Certified Professional Constructor designation from the American Institute of Constructors.

Project Manager Job Market

Statistics predict that between 2012 and 2022, the job market for project managers in the United States will grow by an impressive 16 percent, which is above average for careers in the country. This increase will translate to more than 80,000 additional project managers jobs over the next decade as well as countless similar positions like that of project administrator, project assurance specialist and release manager.

Project Manager Salary

In 2012, the average median salary for a project manager was $82,790. The highest salaries in the industry tend to go to project managers who are employed in civil engineering firms while the lowest salaries tend to be for specialty trade contractors or nonprofit project managers.

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Company Confidential Vacaville, CA, 95688
Biopharmaceutical Project Manager Job Description: Manage capital projects for a large Bay Area biotech facility, acting as the Owner's Representative. Manage projects through the entire design and construction phases, from conceptual, to AFE (approval for field expenditure), to detailed design (typically by contracting firms), through bidding and construction to project start up. The successful c...
Modis is currently seeking Project management Manager 4 for our client in Sacramento CA If you meet the requirements below please feel free to contact me directly @ ***** Project Management Manager 4 Job Description: This individual will be responsible to work with customers on a technical basis to qualify assets for server refresh or retirement. This will include 1. discuss and capt...
Modis is currently seeking a Lead Project Manager for our client in El Dorado Hills, CA this is a 6 month contract with possibility to extend into the late 2014 IF you feel you are qualified please contact me directly at ***** Neil Corp Modis IT Scope: The lead project manager is full journeyman level project manager , whose fundamental purpose is to lead the effort to operationalize...
Universal Consulting Services, Inc. is currently seeking a Project Manager/Subject Matter Expert to provide development, implementation and management support for budgetary resources that support the client’s strategic vision and goals. The PM/SME will directly support and assist the Budget Directorate in guidance and policy development, budget programming and execution oversight of subordinate ac...
Project Manager with Security experience Location: Stamford, CT Duration: 12 months plus Rate: $75/hr on w2 The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities: Core Ski...
Job #: J-10-920-773 Role: IT Project Manager Location: Pennington, NJ Type: Contract Duration: 5- 18 months *Must be eligible to work in the US, no visa sponsorships available at this time Job Description: Experis has an opening for a IT Project Manager for a large financial client in Pennington, NJ. A Project manager that has the ability to deliver and manage multiple projects at one time very fa...
Job Title : Project Manager Location : Saint. Louis, MO Duration : Contract Job Requirement: Conducted analysis for commercial policies and/or third parties Wrote requirements/functional specifications for system enhancements for commercials/commercial policies or third party or vendor agreements Wrote third party/vendor commercial policy documentation guidelines for internal use Coordinated requi...
Our client, located in Dover, NH, is looking for an IT project manager to manager multiple projects as assigned for a six month contract. The appropriate candidate will work with the Development leads to perform release planning, communication, and scheduling, risk management, issue resolution Qualifications (education/skills) needed: 5 years experience in Technology Project Management PMP preferr...
Our Client is seeking a Project Manager in the Pittsburgh, PA area. The successful candidate will manage the development and execution of a project by adhering to a defined project management methodology. Additional responsibilities include: Ensure stakeholder expectations are understood and managed Act as primary point of contact to handle project issues and manage changes to project scope Ensure...
Our Client is seeking a Project Manager in the Pittsburgh, PA area. The successful candidate will partner with IT teams to capture the required infrastructure products and services, develop a statement of work, then manage the execution and delivery of those products and services to the requester. Additional responsibilities include: Provide technology infrastructure products and services on behal...
Teaching Strategies is a dynamic educational publishing company that serves the early childhood community exclusively, bringing curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family connection resources to programs serving children. We are searching for candidates that are professional, coachable, energetic, charismatic and driven to join our team. If you fit this description and have a pas...
Our Client is seeking a Project Manager in the Morgantown, WVarea. The successful candidate will oversee infrastructure projects from inception to implementation. Additional responsibilities include: Manage the development and execution of a project by adhering to a defined project management methodology Develop detailed project plans and monitor project results for significant deviations Manage v...
Our Client is seeking a Project Manager in the Chicago, IL area. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of project teams across multiple jobs providing contracted services to customers, as well as ensure that projects are completed according to mutually agreed upon timeline of our client and their customers. Additional responsibilities include: Manage assigned projects to...
POSITION: Project Manager DIVISION: Engineering & Construction EXEMPT Duties: Supervises and directs the work of assigned professional, technical and clerical employees In the planning design and/or management of construction of complex, multi-disciplined PWSA Capital projects. Reviews and directs the work performed by consultants; supervises and directs the design and/or management of constructio...
Leading Business Software Developer for advanced technology Supply Chain applications with US customer base has an immediate Senior Management opening for: IBM System i Development & Project Manager Manage the work schedules ourlocal & remote programmers and their assigned tasks Provide high skills in RPG IV/ILE, PHP, Java,Javascript, & RPG O/Ato develop new IBM i applications Develop new function...
. A Digital Content Project Manager job in Chicago, IL is available courtesy of Adecco Engineering and Technical. This position will be a 4 month contract with an estimated start date of August, 18, 2014. Digital Content Project Manager Description: The Digital Content Project Manager and Compliance Traffic is a member of the Digital Content team and is a key contributor to the Humana Digital Cent...
Company Confidential Baltimore, MD
Private commercial builder/developer looking for Project Manager with a minimum of seven (7) years experience in the Baltimore Metro area. Responsibilities include: Bid development and analysis. Estimating. Project budgeting. Purchasing. Construction schedule preparation. Managing progress meetings. Coordination with field superintendent. Person should be self starter with understanding of constru...
Senior Project Manager Modis is looking for an Senior Project manager for a 6 six month contract opportunity with our client in El Dorado Hills , CA If you meet the below requirements and would like to learn more about this great opportunity please email your resume to Neil Corp ***** for immediate consideration. Position Overview : The Senior Project Manager supports the PMO with a...
Position Summary: The Assistant Project Manager will manage components of the project under the supervision of the Project Manager. Representative Responsibilities: The following responsibilities are general duties that a particular employee in this position may or may not be required to perform. The actual duties required of this position will vary. Project planning and mobilization. Assistance i...
Drywall Systems Inc., one of the premier drywall subcontractors in the region, is expanding the office in Wichita, KS and is looking for an experienced estimator/project manager to join the team. DSI has been established since 1988 and focuses on building relationships and providing excellence in everything we do. This position is located in Wichitabut occasional out of town travel may be required...

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