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Project Manager Job Description

Position Summary

Cannon Building, a leading general contractor specializing in life science, healthcare, commercial/institutional, and industrial sectors, is seeking an experienced Project Manager to oversee and drive the successful delivery of healthcare construction projects in the San Diego area.



As a Project Manager at Cannon Building, your primary focus will be managing complex healthcare construction projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within scope, and budget. Reporting directly to the Director of Healthcare Construction, this role is integral in maintaining our high standards of project execution and client satisfaction in the healthcare sector, supporting our strategic objectives across all core markets.



The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in construction project management, specifically within the healthcare sector, demonstrating a strong ability to lead project teams, manage client relationships, and ensure compliance with industry regulations and standards.



The Project Manager has responsibility for the overall management of the construction project to ensure client satisfaction. Manage project costs, schedule, safety and quality while providing leadership in the completion of the project. It is especially important that the Project Manager be successful in working with the Superintendents while also providing training and mentoring for Project Engineers and other members of the project team.


  • Project Planning and Coordination:
    • Plan, coordinate, and manage project submittals and schedules to ensure alignment with overall project construction timelines.
    • Prepare, monitor, and update the project schedule, coordinating with the Superintendent’s schedules and documenting delays. Establish and integrate material delivery schedules.
  • Financial Management:
    • Participate in end-of-month financial reviews, assessing the budget and reporting on the project’s completion status.
    • Verify owner/client and subcontractor billings, managing account receivables.
  • Leadership and Communication:
    • Provide leadership through effective communication with owners/clients, architects, consultants, and the project team, fostering teamwork among all stakeholders.
    • Organize and lead project meetings, prepare minutes, and ensure all parties understand and fulfill their obligations.
  • Contract and Compliance Management:
    • Ensure compliance with general conditions and contract requirements, monitoring contract documents for conformance and execution.
    • Negotiate subcontract and purchase order terms, oversee subcontract execution, and manage subcontractor claims.
  • Project Documentation and Systems:
    • Utilize Procore to manage project documentation and costs, overseeing the preparation and reporting of RFIs, submittals, inspections, safety reports, change orders, and related documents.
  • Quality and Safety Assurance:
    • Participate in Operations and Safety meetings, promoting and enforcing jobsite safety.
    • Manage project closeout procedures, including monitoring punch list completion and preparing warranties and operations manuals.
  • Travel Requirements:
    • Travel may be required; the position is based out of the San Diego region, with travel for projects as needed in Orange, Los Angeles, or San Diego counties.
Qualifications and Requirements


  • Experience Requirement: Minimum of 7-10 years of relevant experience in project management.
  • Design-Build Experience Required: Candidates must have extensive experience with design-build projects. A DBIA (Design-Build Institute of America) certification is a plus. Please submit a project sheet along with your resume to showcase your design-build project experience.
  • OSHPD/HCAI Experience Required: Candidates must have experience with OSHPD (Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development) or HCAI (Healthcare Access and Information) projects, demonstrating a strong understanding of the specific requirements and regulations involved in healthcare construction.
  • Proven Track Record: Candidates must have a proven track record of managing technically complicated projects ranging from $500k to $20M. This includes successfully overseeing all phases of the project lifecycle, from initiation to completion, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree in engineering (civil or mechanical preferred), construction management, or relevant field required.
  • Excellent Written and Communication Skills: Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, enabling effective interaction with clients, stakeholders, team members, and other project participants. Strong presentation and negotiation skills are essential to manage client expectations and influence project outcomes.
  • Technical Expertise: In-depth understanding of construction techniques, including reinforced concrete, wood framing methods, and engineering details, as well as electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems.
  • Technical Proficiency: Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, project management software (Procore or similar), scheduling software (MS Project or similar), PDF management (Bluebeam), and BIM software (AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks, or similar).
  • Leadership Skills: Strong leadership abilities to effectively manage and motivate teams, guide and mentor project managers, resolve conflicts, and promote a collaborative work environment.
  • Strategic and Analytical Thinking: Ability to think strategically and make informed decisions, including analyzing project requirements, assessing risks, and developing effective strategies to meet project goals. Proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Financial Management: Advanced skills in budgeting, financial management, and cost control, including developing and monitoring project budgets, tracking expenses, and ensuring financial objectives are met. Experience in managing project contracts and subcontractors.
  • Risk Management: Deep understanding of risk management principles and techniques, including identifying potential risks, developing risk management strategies, and implementing mitigation plans to minimize project disruptions.
  • Quality Assurance: Strong focus on quality control and assurance, ensuring compliance with relevant codes, standards, and specifications. Experience in conducting quality audits and implementing quality control measures.
  • Client Management: Ability to understand client needs, address concerns, and foster long-term partnerships. Involvement in business development activities, such as proposal writing, client presentations, and identifying new opportunities.
Who We Are:


Cannon Building is a leading Life Science, Commercial/Institutional, Healthcare, and Industrial builder, providing highly efficient, cost-effective construction solutions with a commitment to safety and an uncompromising standard of quality. Cannon Building is proud to be a family-owned business, celebrating its 30th year in operation. We empower our employees to take the lead in achieving their own, unique goals. Our company culture is one of teamwork, inclusiveness, growth, leadership and creativity.



We respect and rely on one another for exceptional results. We promote an environment of collaboration, enjoy working together, and celebrate the success of our clients, knowing that customer success is the basis for our long-term success. To learn more about our work culture, visit our Company Website.



Our Mission: To develop long-term working relationships by providing premier commercial construction services.



Our Vision: To efficiently deliver quality projects with the highest level of customer satisfaction.



Our Values: We are professional, ethical, innovative, and accountable.



Seeking a flexible, detailed oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. Proven expertise in healthcare with a strong network of industry contacts. Experience in Life Sciences, Construction, or similar fields is beneficial.




Salary: $125k – $155k DOE



Offers a competitive compensation package that includes a 401(k) plan with match: employee group dental, vision, life, and disability. Medical insurance, family dental and vision insurance, and supplemental life insurance available with reasonable employee contributions; paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; FSA


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