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Project Manager 


Russell is a professional services firm providing construction and development services across the Midwest. Since its inception in 1983, Russell's culture promotes a collaborative work environment that strives to exceed our clients' expectations and provide life-time career opportunities for our professionals.

Headquartered in Davenport, Iowa, with offices in St. Louis, Missouri and Overland Park, Kansas, Russell has delivered more than $1 billion in projects across 32 states. We remain a market leader in our core markets, including new construction and complex additions and renovations.

At Russell, we are creating more than a project - we are building great people, relationships, and community.

Life at Russell

The number one response we receive when we ask our team members what they like about Russell is the culture. Russell team members describe working here as being more flexible than any place they've ever worked. They feel supported and support each other. They have fun. They are empowered to get their work done how they see fit. And most of all, they know they can continue their careers here because of the rich development tools available to them. Life at Russell is full of opportunities.

How You'll Contribute

As a Project Manager, you will help us reach our strategic growth goals by providing overall project direction and ensuring client satisfaction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide initial client contact to assess scope of work and resources required to successfully complete project.
  • Prepare complete and accurate estimates for selected project with detailed review of proposal specifications, drawings, takeoff information, and contracting.
  • Supervise total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule. Includes interfacing with client representatives, AE representatives, other contractors, etc.
  • Plan, coordinate and supervise onsite functions (scheduling, engineering, material control, and may provide day-to-day direction of onsite administrative staff in accounting, purchasing, etc.)
  • Supervise craft employees (Superintendents) and/or other contractors as required by contract.
  • Provide technical assistance, interpretation of drawings, recommending construction methods and equipment, etc., as required. Initiate and maintain extra work estimating and issuance of change orders.
  • Assume responsibility for productivity of crafts, efficient use of materials and equipment, and contractual performance of the project.
  • Prepare monthly project status reports, forecasting cost projections, and status of the project.
  • When assigned by supervisor, lead a pre-construction team as a team leader to provide guidance, direction and leadership.
  • Maintain project files in a neat and organized manner.
  • Provide all administrative responsibility such as: issuing Owner and Subcontract agreements, scheduling, change order management, shop drawings, RFI's, related day to day correspondence, etc.
  • Responsible for the overall profitability of the project.
  • Prepare all necessary and required closeout project documentation.
  • Coordinate with the site superintendent on-site activities of the trades.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements


Education and experience include: Four-year engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience. Five years of increasing responsibility in project management. Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods); craft agreements, jurisdiction, negotiations, engineering, estimating, schedules and safety are required. Excellent communication, organization and supervisory skills are essential. Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need special assistance or an accommodation in applying for employment at Russell please contact us at (563) 459-4600 or This contact is for accommodation request only and can’t be used to inquire about status of an application.

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