Project Manager- Design & Construction




Seattle, Washington
LOCATION: This job can be located in Seattle or Washington DC

Job Description:

This Project Manager position offers a unique opportunity to lead impactful enterprise-wide new developments and post-occupancy projects for a fortune 500 company.  The qualified candidate can manage various commercial projects including hospitality, food service, retail, and commercial office (low/mid/high rise) projects from design concept stage through construction documents, bidding, and construction administration. The project manager will provide direction and coordination to project teams and be responsible for ushering deliverables through each phase of the project and into the hands of the client and ultimately transitioning the project over to Operations. The project manager will provide leadership and direction to the project team of experience and technical designers, to ensure that program requirements and scopes of work are effectively developed in a timely manner. The qualified candidate will excel in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, mobile, team-based working environment and will approach each project with a high level of professionalism and strong communication skills. 

This job can be located in Seattle or Washington DC. Travel may be required at 25%-50%

Core Responsibilities: 

·         Coordinate scopes of work, workflows, and project management schedules to ensure proper control of projects throughout the design stage

·         Create and execute end-to-end project plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements

·         Proactively communicate project details across all levels of the organization and across multiple departments in a clear and concise manner

·         Coordinate project activities between team members, while maximizing their productivity to achieve project goals

·         Build internal and external business relationships vital to the success of the project

·         Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion

·         Identify, assess and minimize risks throughout the project life cycle

·         Submit project designs to appropriate teams for input and review in a timely manner

·         Conduct design reviews with clients, fellow team members, and other personnel to obtain the highest benefit of expertise and experience

·         Keep supervisor, fiscal representatives and client routinely informed of design progress, problems and solutions

·         Provide leadership and direction to the project team, with emphasis on the development teams to ensure that design and construction is completed on time and in compliance with project goals and scope

·         Conduct a formal approach to soliciting feedback from both clients and operations personnel to obtain user input

·         Lead the project team in assembling lessons learned to ensure that project successes are incorporated into future Project Management projects and that mistakes are not repeated on future projects

·         Identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations for change; identify flaws in logic or assumption errors and develop and apply best practices 


·         Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience managing the design and construction of facilities renovations and new construction

·         Communicating complex ideas to non-technical audiences

·         Using CAD, Revit or similar software to design and communicate plans

·         Leading project teams of design professionals

·         Remaining organized in a highly matrixed organization


·         Construction or Project Management degree

·         Food and/or Retail knowledge/experience a plus

Skills & Qualifications:

·         Degree in Civil, Structural, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, as well as Architecture or Landscape Architecture

·         Ability to develop and own stakeholder relationships (at all levels)

·         Ability to work collaboratively in a consultative role

·         Persuasive and professional communication skills (presentations, documents, emails)

·         Comfortable and competent in front of executives from client, architects, and third party design teams

Levy is an equal opportunity employer.  At Levy we are committed to treating all Applicants and Team Members fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

About E15:

At E15, we are the spark that ignites. Our team delivers next-generation insights based on data, not hunches, to drive business in sports, entertainment, healthcare, campus, corporate, hospitality, and retail industries to help companies make forward-looking decisions to benefit their business and their guests.