Project Manager


Kirkland, WA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 04/10/2021
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  • Company Address: 2494 Sand Hill Rd. Suite 100, Menlo Park, CA, 94025

About Katerra

Katerra is a technology company that offers optimization of building design and construction. It provides end-to-end building services. The Company also renders such services as engineering, construction management, general contracting, materials supply, interior design and renovation services.

Job Description

KATERRA Katerra is transforming construction through innovation of process and technology.

We provide end-to-end building services, creating new efficiencies between design, engineering, construction, project management, and more. Our integrated teams apply the principles of technology and manufacturing to the building industry, bringing fresh minds and innovative approaches to remove unnecessary time and costs from construction projects. 

At KATERRA, we lead from every seat. Our ideal team members are self-starters that embrace ambiguity, think big, and bring their own uncompromising standards of excellence.

One of KATERRA's cultural principles is Diversity. We believe different backgrounds, ideas, and skillsets result in better outcomes. KATERRA does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. KATERRA encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQIA, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences.


Project Manager, Construction

The Project Manager will manage and control the total scope of services as defined in the Contract Documents while maintaining the profitability objectives of the company. This position may be assigned one or multiple projects to manage simultaneously. The candidate must have building and construction experience, in addition to a strong business acumen. The position requires the ability to help develop, implement, and manage the overall business plan.

Provide leadership, technical construction experience and market specific insight to ensure the best possible outcomes for KATERRA projects. Success will be based on achieving agreed upon metrics in the areas of: safety, culture, schedule and budget.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Primary point of contact to several Clients, and KATERRA departments including Design team, Manufacturing and Integrated Services.
  • Participate in all Client/Design/IS/Manufacturing meetings from Pre-Con Phase to Project Completion with a focus on providing construct ability, assembly and logistics insight.
  • Participate in the development and evolution of KATERRA products and components.
  • Primary point of contact for all Project related needs.
  • Coordinate all project buy-outs and subcontract awards with Integrated Services.
  • Review and supervise all project schedules, costs, site safety and logistic plans, and subcontractor and materials coordination plans.
  • Run weekly internal project meetings and be available for all project related OAC and Subcontractor meetings.
  • Supervise the timely and accurate processing of all project billing and invoices within a defined monthly cycle.
  • Manage the overall financial success of each Project with a specific focus on cost, efficiency and profitability.
  • Implement assigned duties with an exceptional level of accuracy, timeliness and cost effectiveness.
  • Establish and maintain a professional working relationship with the owner, design team, clients, building officials, municipality representatives, architects, engineers, designers and subcontractors.
  • Ensure all project estimates are prepared in accordance with the requirements of the project. Become familiar with each estimate to fully support its integrity.
  • Manage project budget and schedule updates.
  • Prepare monthly cost projections and project status reports.
  • Lead construction progress meetings.
  • Review and monitor all design and construction phase documents for conformance with the budget, schedule and prime contract.
  • Review subcontracts and proposals; lead negotiations for changes to conform with company standards and practical expectations.

Required Skills & Experience 

  • A minimum of 5+ years of experience in the multi family construction industry.
  • Skilled in project management software and equipment.
  • Must have technical knowledge, scheduling and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written and facilitation skills; including the ability to influence, negotiate and explain complex processes to clients and staff.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, learning and successfully working in multicultural environments.


Please note that KATERRA does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, KATERRA will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, KATERRA explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of KATERRA.

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