Menard USA is currently seeking highly motivated Project Managers in our Chicago, IL, and Boston, MA offices.

As a Project Manager with Menard, you will make key decisions and recommendations on construction projects from the pre-task planning phase through closeout, as well as overseeing the administrative and technical aspects of these projects.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that all Menard, OSHA safety regulations are met and enforced while coordinating with the project team and the Corporate Safety Manager.
  • Scheduling of projects in logical steps and budgeting time required to meet deadlines.
  • Managing contract negotiations, including preparing scope of work documents with clients and negotiating with subcontractors and major material suppliers.
  • Generating initial and monthly project financial budgets and forecasts.
  • Tracking, preparing and negotiating change orders and claims.
  • Responsible for Contract Documents & Specifications Review and preparation of RFIs.
  • Researching and resolving drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interferences, and errors.
  • Responsible for client invoicing and AR cash collections.
  • Acting as a liaison between company, customers, and vendors.
  • Mentoring and training junior engineers within the region.
  • Responsible for field activities that include quality control, documentation, submittal preparation and data analysis as well as running small work crews when necessary.
  • Working closely with Corporate Operations personnel to develop and grow regional labor and equipment resources, refine operations procedures, and expand our technical capabilities.
  • Collaborating with Menard regional sales team members and engineering resources.
  • Supporting Regional Sales and Business Development efforts by attending and trade shows, conferences and technical presentations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of contract management, claims management and dispute resolution
  • Understanding of engineering science and technology, design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans,
  • blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent documentation and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction management or related field plus 5 years of project management experience in geotechnical construction.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which meets the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing, walking and sitting at a desk.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to traverse facilities in all types of weather conditions.
  • Up to 25% overnight travel within a given region required for this position.

If you’ve got what it takes, send your cover letter and resume along with a completed application to us at