Jesse Engineering Co.
  • 05-Nov-2021 to 04-Jan-2022 (PST)
  • Operations
  • Tacoma, WA, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

The primary role of the Project Manager at Jesse Co. is to provide the fabrication drawings and materials for assigned jobs/projects to the Shop in a reasonable time. The tasks and responsibilities of this position, and the skills required may include:


  • Attend the project turnover meeting with the Sales & Estimating staff for a briefing on the project, on the selected significant materials suppliers and subcontractors, the schedule, and the cost estimate
  • Assume the primary contact role with the customer
  • Perform a detailed review of the project plans and specifications
  • Prepare or supervise preparation of shop drawings and purchase orders for raw materials, merchandise, and subcontracted services
  • Perform a monthly progress estimate, or budget analysis
  • Manage the risk of each project by ensuring compliance with the project plans and specifications
  • Report to the Supervising Project Manager


  • Develop and maintain a project schedule with reference to the agreed delivery date, through dialogue with Jesse production management, subcontractors, and suppliers. Advise the customer as needed. The complexity of the project generally dictates the level of detail required.


  • Identify suitable vendors and subcontractors for raw materials, merchandise, and services drawing primarily on those entities previously identified during the estimating and bidding phase
  • Prepare detailed purchase orders for raw materials and merchandise using an MRP system, including advance b.o.m.'s, and including CAD data
  • Prepare detailed purchase orders for subcontracted services, e.g. forming, painting, drafting, ensuring the relevant contract plans and specifications are included therein
  • Monitor progress of vendors and subcontractors for adherence to quality, cost, and schedule requirements

Customer Relations

  • Meet with customers periodically to identify potential barriers and develop resolutions and strategies that maximize production and minimize costs
  • Cultivate and maintain positive, productive relations with project team members, owners, engineers, architects, subcontractors, suppliers, etc.

Document Control

  • Ensure all aspects of projects are properly and thoroughly documented to ensure Jesse's interests are protected. This may include customer requested changes, errors in the plans and specifications, and supplier performance issues
  • Prepare and route project submittals as specified with the contact specifications, including shop drawings, materials certifications, weld procedures, etc.


  • 3-5 years' experience in Project Management, preferably in the fabrication, structural steel, or construction industry, OR, a Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Project Management, or Engineering
  • General knowledge of:
    • Fabrication and erection standards and procedures
    • AISC standards and AWS codes
    • Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project and MRP systems
    • Blueprint reading
    • Contracts and contract law
  • Proven abilities in the areas of:
    • Negotiation
    • Effective communication, both verbal and written
    • Managing multiple commercial and industrial projects simultaneously
    • Applying construction principles and interpreting contract documents
  • As a salaried exempt employee occasional use of one's personal vehicle may be appropriate, local area only, mileage reimbursed, as well as mobile phone


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