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+ years experience in managing projects related to the build out of an office environment. Candidate does not have to have specific knowledge of furniture assembly, but more an understanding of how subcontractors coordinate to work toward a common goal.  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!  

•    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

•    Competitive Salary
•    Simple IRA Retirement Plan w/Employer contribution match
•    Health Insurance

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