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Construction Project Manager - Denver

Construction | Denver, CO | Full Time | From $120,000.00 to $150,000.00 per year

Job Description


Thompson Thrift Residential, Thompson Thrift Construction and Thompson Thrift Retail Group make up the Thompson Thrift family of businesses focused on real estate development, property management, leasing and construction management services. Our team members work in a fun, fast-paced work environment guided by our core values of excellence, leadership and service. With the opportunity for professional growth, you’ll have a chance to expand your skills and build relationships throughout the company by participating in activities like our CEO Round Tables, Emerging Leaders program, Ignite Leadership Training initiatives and any number of other learning and networking programs. This position includes a full benefit packaging including health insurance, vision, dental, short and long-term disability, 401K and paid time off.


Thompson Thrift has an excellent opportunity for a Multifamily Construction Project Manager based in Denver supporting projects in the metropolitan area as well as projects nationally. The role of our Multifamily Construction Project Manager is to provide leadership and oversight for the day-to-day operations and project administration activities for all assigned construction projects. You will manage a team of office Project Engineers and Project staff as well as work in conjunction with onsite field team which is comprised of Superintendents and Project Engineers. As the Multifamily Construction Project Manager, you will assist in the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures to achieve established corporate goals and support our corporate mission.


The following are minimum pre-requisites for the position of Project Manager:

  • Four year college degree in Construction related field.
  • Three to Five years of experience in Project Management preferably in multi-family development
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent projects while continuing to meet project deadlines.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


The essential job functions of the Project Manager include but are not limited to the following:

  • Review Construction Project contract with client.
  • Review, obtain and implement necessary permits, local, state, etc.
  • Review and ensure necessary insurance requirements of project are being met.
  • Ensure Soil Test Report has been formulated and review.
  • Meet with local authorities prior to start of work.
  • Oversee and manage Project Superintendent.
  • Maintain all communications with project owner.
  • Review and approve Project Estimate.
  • Issue subcontracts and purchase orders for project.
  • Provide leadership in scheduled progress meetings.
  • Ensure agendas and meeting minutes are issued for every progress meeting.
  • Formula and update project schedule.
  • Review weekly job costs and formula project cost projections on bi-weekly basis.
  • Prepare applications for Payment to Owner on monthly basis.
  • Review and approval of all subcontractor or material supplier invoices.
  • Ensure proper subcontractors and material suppliers have submitted Waiver of Liens.
  • Monitor scope of work by visiting job site once per week to ensure work outside of original scope is not being completed without approved change orders.
  • Review Procedure and Budget Agenda with superintendent each week and have form signed by superintendent.
  • Attend weekly staff meeting to review status of each project. Provide updated project photos and updated project schedule.
  • Ensure “As-Built” Drawings are being prepared as project progresses.
  • Formula “Punch List”, issue to subcontractors and ensure completion.
  • Walk project with Owner and formulate final punch list.
  • Issue Delivery of Possession form and obtain Certificate of Occupancy.
  • Transfer Utilities to Owner.
  • Complete O & M Manuals and issue to Owner.
  • Finalize project with close-out meeting.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Internal
    • All employees of Thompson Thrift, Inc.
  • External
    • All outside customers, sub-contractors, vendors, etc.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employees may perform other duties as assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personal hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Performing this job will sometimes require the employee to walk work sites that do not have infrastructure, this includes walking on uneven surfaces, through mud, through ruts, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires the use of hands to finer, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear (bells, whistles, etc.), stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employees must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and the risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.
*May perform other duties as assigned.

Note: The responsibilities and requirements of this position may vary with different regions and/or communities, due to market conditions or Owner/Partner requirements. Failure to perform any of the above job requirements may lead to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and / or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

Annual Salary*: $120,000 - $150,000/per year
Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level.
* The hourly or salary range is the range Thompson Thrift in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. The Company may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.