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Project Manager

Company: Messer Construction
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Messer Construction Co. is an award-winning construction manager and general contractor that provides leadership for complex commercial building projects. An employee-owned company, Messer now stands as one of the nation's leading health care and higher education builders. Messer's footprint has grown to ten regional offices located across the Midwest and Southeast: Charlotte & Raleigh, North Carolina; Columbus, Cincinnati, & Dayton, Ohio; Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Knoxville & Nashville, Tennessee. We are currently seeking a Project Manager with a passion for commercial construction to join our team.

Messer's reputation for support, commitment, and career growth makes it an attractive place to advance and finish your career!

Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of this position is to manage and drive projects to successful completion through a safe work environment, quality construction, effective LEAN planning & scheduling, cost management, collaboration with project stakeholders, and superior customer service. The candidate must have a demonstrated familiarity with the construction industry and excel in our "point of attack" management approach. The ideal candidate will also possess a desire for growth, long-term thinking, and relationship building skills.


  • Manage owner, designer, subcontractor & vendor relationships
  • Manage and drive our Zero Injury safety program
  • Implement the Quality Leadership System
  • Manage & drive project schedule
  • Establish budget & control costs
  • Administer subcontracts, purchase orders, etc.
  • Establish project-specific controls, monitor, and report out
  • Perform other duties and take on other responsibilities as required


  • 5+ years of experience with commercial construction projects (Healthcare, Higher Education, Industrial etc...)
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering/Construction Management or related field
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours
  • Excellent organizational, Communication, leadership and problem solving skills

Reports to:

Project Executive

All Messer employees are required to comply with our Substance Abuse Prevention Policy as a condition of employment. Messer may condition offers of employment upon taking and passing of a post-offer/pre-employment drug screen.

We provide an excellent and comprehensive compensation package with unlimited opportunity for personal and professional growth. If you would like to join our team of employee-owners and are interested in a challenging and rewarding career, please visit our website at

Messer is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Messer is committed to a diverse workforce.


Keywords: Messer Construction, Knoxville , Project Manager, Other , Knoxville, Tennessee

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