Project Manager
San Francisco Bay Area
January 9, 2020

Project Manager, Level 1 is responsible for managing all aspects of a project including (planning, controlling costs, schedule, production, and cultivates outside relationships). PM is usually assigned smaller, less complex projects. PM should be the standalone PM for a project up to $20MM.

  • Develop, maintain and update accurate project schedule.
  • Develop milestones and six weeks look ahead schedule.
  • Oversee and implement 5S successfully for the project.
  • Identify constraints and resolve them in a timely manner.
  • Practice LEAN philosophy and implement LEAN tools on all projects including facilitating the matrix of value.
  • Ensure timely submission and management of change orders.
  • Review sub-quotes for accuracy, correct rates and legitimacy.
  • Maintain log for all subcontractor T&M field tags and input plug numbers in your cost event log.
  • Ensure all potential costs are accounted for and included with the Project Status Report projections.
  • Prepare, submit and present Project Status Report to Operations monthly and on time. Encompasses: budget, cost control, sub-contracts, insurance, submittals, Request for Information, Risk Management etc.
  • Identify and manage project risks.
  • Promptly communicate project risks to PX and develop a plan to mitigate project risks.
  • Manage internal and external project teams, this includes teaching and coaching PE’s and monitoring the career development of the internal project team members.
  • Accountable for adherence to the contract with the Owner, this includes deliverables and notifications. Completion of HPU Contract Risk Assessment form (Contract Summary and Checklist).
  • Understand contract laws. Write purchase order, professional service agreements, subcontracts to vendors/subcontractors.
  • Lead the Herrero Builders team at Owner, Architect, Contractor meetings. Distribute the meeting notes in a timely manner.
  • Work with estimator to understand and write scopes and identify risks. Ensure subcontractors are timely with billing, change orders and subcontract close outs. Ensure ALL sub & vendor scopes are bought out in timely manner.
  • Review and approve owner billings before submitting. Make sure that owner billing is submitted timely and follow up with Owner’s rep to receive payment in a timely manner.
  • Monitor budget to maintain project profitability.
  • Work closely with the onsite superintendent, verify and expedite material and labor to the jobsite to maintain the flow of the work and eliminate constraints.
  • Perform regular field visits to collaborate with Field Superintendents regarding schedule and schedule updates, monitor safety, check the progress and encourage his/her team to do the same.
  • Partner with PE team to make sure all logs (Request for Information, submittals, change orders etc.) are kept up to date.  
  • Ensure accuracy of to-be-submitted section of the submittal log.
  • Assist Estimating Knowledge Area Leader in development of the project estimate for large projects (over $5M) and ability to develop a project estimate for smaller projects (less than $5M).
  • Ensure safety measures are implemented through duration of project via: project preplanning, pre-task planning, project safety implementation, project safety recordkeeping, etc.
  • Partner with Virtual Design and Construction team to implement Building Information Model/Virtual Design and Construction processes and appropriate technology for the successful delivery of the project.
  • Engage in ongoing Business Development – cultivating relationship with customers that results in consideration of additional work.
  • Use of Computer Programs/Operating System – View Point, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office Suite, Primavera P6, SharePoint, Building Connected, and Bluebeam (preferred), On-Screen Take-off, Tableau, vPlanner, BIM360, and Plangrid.
  • Bachelor's degree in construction management or related field.
  • One year of experience construction engineering or related field.
  • Experience in the Estimating Department (preferred).
  • Computer Programs/Operating System – View Point, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office Suite, Primavera P6, SharePoint, Building Connected, and Bluebeam (preferred), On-Screen Take-off, Tableau, vPlanner, BIM360, and Plangrid.
  • OSHPD experience (preferred).
  • LEED certification (preferred).

·        Very proficient, always focusing on the quality of work being performed. Sense of urgency.

·        Very strong communication skills (verbal, written, and listening) Skilled at talking to owners in a professional manner; comfortable having difficult conversations.  

·        Very strong collaborator and interpersonal skills, team oriented, and customer service focused.

·        Identify and resolve complex issues and able to coach others on problem solving techniques.

·        Is an innovator – identifies & introduces new processes, ideas and methods.

·        Demonstrates strong leadership within the project. Takes initiative, responsibility, reliable, self-motivated, demonstrates interest in learning, positive attitude.  

·        Strong presentation skills.


At Herrero, we are obsessed with finding great people to help us lead and transform the construction industry. We are all about LEAN and we've made it our mission to discover and deliver value better than anyone—we are in fact obsessed with it. If this excites you more than it scares you, we definitely want to hear from you. Our hiring is based first and foremost on our core values. Yes, experience matters too but not at the expense of our core values. Alignment with our culture and core values is the first step in building a success career at Herrero. Below you'll find a list of our current positions. If you don’t see a role that fits your background, we still want to hear from you! Please submit a General Application.  

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