Sr. Project Manager

Job Location: 
Chicago, IL

Sr. Project Manager - Chicago

Our client, a Chicago based custom fabrication company driven by passionate artisans creating world-class sets, scenery and exhibits for opera, theater, museum and corporate clients is seeking a Sr. Project Manager to their organization. This person will be responsible for managing large scale projects from initial estimations, through installation and final punch list. He/she is responsible for all aspects of project management, including: developing and following a schedule, engineering elements efficiently, ensuring that standards are met, maintaining strong internal and external communication, ordering materials in a timely manner, maintaining budgets, ensuring schedules are met, and “driving” their assigned project.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Meets with client or designer to fully understand and determine scope of project.
  • Prepares bid/proposal, reviews with DOP or President, and submits to client.
  • In collaboration with the project team, determines the best methods and materials for achieving design objectives, proper engineering, efficient fabrication techniques, and material types.
  • Orders job specific materials, supplies and sub-contractors.
  • Ensures all milestones and project deadlines are met.
  • Conducts frequent inspections of work in progress to maintain desired level of quality.
  • Tracks labor and materials as project progresses, to ensure project is completed within budget.
  • Carefully tracks all change orders.
  • Keeps client well informed as job progresses.
  • Follows up with client upon completion of project.
  • Always makes the client feel like they are being taken care of. 



  • 5-10 years of project management experience in architectural millwork or museum displays
  • Strong and effective communication skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and quality control
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint), project management software and AutoCAD a plus
  • Critical thinking
  • Curious, proactive and self-aware.
  • Strong organizational skills and hyper attention to detail
  • Ability to perform independently
  • Technically proficient in a variety of fabrication processes including cabinetry, millwork, theatrical fabrication, metal work and welding, paint finishing, plastics and others.
  • Some travel may be required with this position.



  • Competitive base salary, depending upon experience
  • Medical insurance, 401K with company match, vacation and paid holidays


Only candidates with industry-relevant experience will be considered.  Please submit your resume to for immediate consideration.  Interviews are currently being conducted.

Recruiter Name: 
Victoria Borkowski
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 207

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