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Project Manager

Company: Kitchell
Location: Goleta
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


Employee-owned Kitchell seeks an experienced and dedicated Project Manager to join our Central Coast Region in Goleta, CA and build a long-term career at one of the most innovative and growth-oriented Construction Services companies in the United States.


Providing construction PM/CM Services on a Train Depot capital project. This is an active facility budgeted for renovation with extensive expansion of the existing facility which will improve connections to bus transit, accommodate transit service to/from a local University and airport as well as add new bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and accommodation for a future train storage.


  • Providing PM/CM Consultant Services for a ground up new construction public sector project in the Transportation Market Sector
  • Ensures operations are executed in accordance with company project management procedures and policies
  • Ensures delivery and adherence to contractual requirements and that all aspects of owner contracts are accomplished
  • Oversight of contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure relation and compliance to project requirements
  • Coordinate, direct, and monitor activities of contractors/subcontractors, engineers, architects, and related performing entities
  • Manage project controls, cost, schedule, performance activities, and procedures required by the client
  • Identifies and manages risk on the project, and advises and confers with regional executive prior to implementing risk mitigation actions
  • Actively participates on internal teams that focus on continuous improvement of the company
  • Ensures workplace health and safety policies and procedures are clearly communicated and understood by direct reports and enforces rules fairly and uniformly Requirements

    Education and Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related discipline is preferred
    • 5 or more years of experience in the Construction industry with responsibility as a Project/Construction Manager is required
    • Prior experience managing construction of municipal buildings, specifically transportation hubs, is preferred
    • Experience managing construction in a public occupied space is preferred
    • Prior construction / design experience of active traffic areas is preferred Knowledge and Skills
      • Proficient user skills with the MS Suite of tools and Bluebeam are required
      • Working knowledge of standard industry tools such as P6 and Procore is strongly preferred
      • Effective verbal and written communication skills to foster and maintain interpersonal relationships is required
      • Provide leadership and financial management support to the project team is required

        Work Environment

        While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly work in an office and/or construction environment. Conditions regularly include exposure to outdoor elements, hot/cold temperatures, wet conditions, noise, atmospheric conditions, and cramped quarters. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

        Physical Requirements

        While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly sit, stand, walk, talk, or hear and use hands to finger, feel and handle; frequently reach with hands and arms; occasionally climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must frequently lift and or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.

        Travel Requirements

        This position is site based at the project location in the city of Goleta, CA.


        Kitchell is an employee-owned company founded in 1950. We provide general contracting, construction management, development, facilities management, engineering and architecture and myriad other services within the built environment. Our employee-owners manage projects from main offices in Arizona, California, and Texas. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that fosters personal and professional growth with in-house education programs, formal and informal mentoring, and cross-training opportunities. We prefer to grow from within, building careers and financial stability through long-term ownership. We are consistently ranked among the top places to work, attributable to our tenured staff and outstanding benefits including profit sharing, discretionary stock options, incentive bonuses, health and life insurance, health savings accounts (HSA) with wellness incentives, 401(k), college savings plans, business travel assistance and insurance, discounted auto and homeowner's insurance, identity theft protection, rewards programs and much more.

        Kitchell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

        The annual base salary range for this role is currently $120,000 - $160,000. The Company's salary ranges are determined by role, level, location, and alignment with market data. Individual pay is determined through interviews and an assessment of various factors, including job-related skills, relevant education and experience, abilities of the applicant and equity with other team members. The annual base salary range listed here is subject to change at any time, in the Company's discretion, and does not alter in any way the at-will nature of the employment relationship.

Keywords: Kitchell, Santa Barbara , Project Manager, Executive , Goleta, California

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