POSITION TITLE: Senior Project Manager/Production Manager(Construction)
REPORTING TO:                   President and Founder (
LOCATION:                        San Francisco, 94118
OUR CLIENT:                     Jeff King & Company Website:

Jeff King & Company is an award winning general building contractor based in San Francisco. We combine painstaking craftsmanship, aesthetic understanding and sustainable building practices to create healthy, efficient and beautiful homes, for demanding clients.

We have been specializing in high-end residential construction in the San Francisco Bay area since 1999. During that time, we have honed our craftsmanship on everything from historic buildings to cutting-edge contemporary spaces. The results have earned us a long list of satisfied clients and awards. As our portfolio shows, we are passionate professionals who deliver dynamic, creative results.

We strongly believe that it’s the people who work here that make all the difference. As fine craftsmen, what we provide goes beyond tools and materials. It is a deep knowledge of building sciences, sustainable building practices, creative problem solving, and superior project management and administration. We have the perseverance to get every detail just right. Our passion stems from a desire to build something beautiful, and is fueled by the gratification of seeing clients ecstatic about their new home.

We understand the challenges associated with this charge and we seek to equip every employee with the tools to succeed. Honesty, integrity and having fun are the values that infuse every interaction from the top down. We believe in a healthy work-life balance and rewarding our stellar employees with new opportunities to grow their careers and their craft. With field staff from all over the Bay Area, we invest in a company culture that fosters a sense of unity and recognizes phenomenal work.

With our 100% client satisfaction rating and steadily increasing annual revenue, Jeff King & Company seeks an exceptional individual as a Senior Project Manager/Production Manager to help us realize our vision of a thriving and innovative future.   This person will be in charge of the entire production side of the company.

This is a full time, permanent position.

The Project Manager/Production Manager will be in charge of the entire production side of the company, including management of the Project Managers, overseeing scope, budgeting, scheduling, staffing, labor, quality control, change orders, client satisfaction and other duties as necessary. Act as a leader and mentor to a production staff of 25.

Oversee Project Managers (PM’s) who are managing multiple residential projects in the $250K to $3M range, with in-house carpenters and sub-contractors to ensure that projects are closed on time, within budget and with happy clients who are willing to be referral sources.

Assist PM’s in their duties when needed. Developing, reviewing and managing budgets and cost control, action plans, change orders, client issues, etc. Assist as necessary to manage high-level, subcontractors & vendors, help to problem solve with the crew.

People management: Manage labor allocations to ensure that projects are properly staffed; manage the job board; hire/fire/retain effective staff; utilize an effective evaluation process: oversee training.  Recognize top talent, and guide under-performers. Lead, mentor and manage the performance assessment of PM’s, Site Superintendents, and Carpenters, helping to maintain positive employee satisfaction.

Manage the departmental process from contract through job completion.

Plan and execute production strategy for particular projects and general administrative planning for future projects.

Work successfully with architects, designers, building/zoning code officials to facilitate project implementation.

Stand in for the President, when needed. Interface directly with clients. Clearly understand and articulate issues, bringing about quick and satisfactory solutions.

Play a key role on management team to meet financial goals of the company and to promote a proactive environment by anticipating, addressing and solving problems.  Effective participation in strategic focus; leadership; problem-solving; putting words into actions.

Provide ongoing project status and financial update reports to officers. Maintain an open dialogue and constant communication with officers about potential issues or concerns.

Lead weekly Project Manager’s meeting enforcing compliance to meeting documents, reporting and attendance.

Enforce safety regulations and proper job site management.

Minimum of ten years of strong “build” experience, including direct project management of high-end, custom residential construction. Must have at least five years of solid hands-on management experience. Unique, challenging and interesting construction projects are a plus.

Deep and broad understanding of project management, construction methods and techniques, residential architecture & design, business systems, budgeting, scheduling, resource allocation, contract administration, skilled in construction and financial software.

Management of $10++ million in production revenues.  Thorough understanding of different Prime contracts and the relationship to budgets and Subcontract Agreements.

Additional helpful experience includes artistic, architectural and/or hands-on trade work.

Must be able to manage processes for all aspects of construction project management, production and production tracking.

Experience managing a prosperous, growing company. Be aware of and foster referral opportunities from owners, architects and others.

Strong organizational skills with the ability to coordinate all aspects involved in residential Design and Construction. Strong building related administrative and computer skills, including project management, spreadsheets, and scheduling software.

Strong business sense. Solutions driven. Seek out answers.

Strong estimating skills and experience a plus.

You should have the experience and self-assurance to become a fantastic resource to a great team of PM’s and Carpenters, with the goal of fostering both personal and professional growth. We want a personality that is confident, driven, humble and respectful.   You will be comfortable working out stressful situations and also enforcing firm leadership when necessary. You are process driven, highly accountable, highly organized, creative and solutions driven.

We want to trust that you are taking care of business, so that we can focus on continuing to impress our clients and promoting a healthy company culture. You will be proactive in your work style, foreseeing potential issues and finding ways to avoid repeating them. You are not afraid to share bad news. You don’t take things personally and you can brush off a rough day.

Happy clients are your goal. Your charisma shines through in tough situations, but your organizational skills help to prevent them. You have the patience to work with all personalities of architects and designers, but you have a knack for holding them accountable. You see all of them as potential future clients.

You put the success of the team in front of self-interests. You agree that communication, systematic processes, honesty and integrity are the cornerstones to accomplishing a common goal. You will build a strong team spirit by recognizing and celebrating accomplishments, and motivating with a positive attitude.

You present yourself in a professional, intelligent and levelheaded fashion. As a member of our leadership team, your speech and behavior are direct reflections of our company values. We want to laugh with you at employee events and respect your work/life balance.

Bachelor’s degree is a plus. Construction management, architecture or related degree is a plus.

Opportunity to work for an award winning, stable, successful, growing residential construction company who cares about its reputation, clients, employees, projects, our community and the environment.
This the right-hand of the President on the construction side of the company.
Competitive six-figure salary plus a structured bonus program
Medical and dental benefits. Flexible spending account.
401K plus employer matching.
Paid holidays. Paid time off (PTO) of two weeks, plus paid time off between Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
Vehicle allowance including gas tolls and parking allowance.
Company paid cell phone.
Education Stipend ($800/year).

To be considered for this opportunity, please email your cover letter and resume in Word format (no PDF please). Put the job title in the subject line of your email).
Local candidates only at this time. No relocation provided.
Resumes in Word format with valid email address will receive a notification of receipt.

Lisa K. Locke
Locke and KEY Recruiting, Hiring and Consulting Services
Mail: P.O. Box 6746, Oakland, CA  94603 Phone/Fax: 510-533-2055
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