EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Project Manager

Washington DC Market

Smith Contract is looking for a qualified candidate to fulfill a role as Project Manager for our fast-growing firm.  The ideal candidate has 5-10 years experience in the contract furniture industry with a comprehensive understanding of the integration of furniture relative to a construction schedule.  Specific knowledge of furniture assembly is helpful, but not required.  Problem solving, anticipation, awareness, and communication are all very valuable attributes for this position.  

 
A Project Manager for Smith Contract must be self-motivated, proactive, organized, and able to communicate information in a timely manner with other team members, project subcontractors, and our clients.  Our team works in a telework environment and utilizes technology to stay actively engaged with team members so self-discipline is a must!


Smith Contract is a commercial office furniture dealership focused on responsive, client focused furniture solutions.  Our staff is a team of self-driven individuals who enjoy working together to create a fun, productive, goal oriented office environment.  Smith Contract is aligned with quality furniture manufacturers including Kimball, OFS Brands, AIS, Global, Bernhardt, and over 100 others.

Qualified Candidate’s responsibilities would include:
•    Attending construction meetings as required
•    Proactively communicating to project team members all necessary schedule, logistical, and technical information to promote a successful outcome
•    Communication of important timeline, schedule, or other critical conditions to other Smith Contract team members
•    Read and understand furniture and construction plans
•    Quality Control review of furniture specifications relative to furniture plans to ensure accurate order processing
•    Communicate and oversee installation subcontractors to be sure quality standards are maintained, code requirements are addressed, and deadlines are met.
•    Conducting pre-punch reviews with installation team to identify any damaged or missing items.
•    Conducting client punch reviews to communicate any identified issues and address an action plan for resolution
•    Working with permit expeditors as required by local government to attain furniture permits for projects.  
•    Attend permit inspection reviews as required by local government
•    Having fun and enjoying what you do!  

Requirements:
•    Understanding of how to read construction/furniture floorplans
•    Experience and understanding of working with manufacturer Bill of Materials
•    Knowledgeable in using Microsoft Office programs such as Excel and Word
•    Willingness to do some travel
•    Reliable transportation

Benefits:
•    Competitive Salary
•    Simple IRA Retirement Plan w/Employer contribution match
•    Health Insurance
•    Work From Home

 

Contact Cort Smith, Managing Principal, 703.928.2339, csmith@smithcontract.com
 

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