POSITION TITLE: Project Manager, (Commercial Flooring Company-construction related)


REPORTING TO: Operations Team


LOCATION: Concord, CA 94520


OUR CLIENT: Golden State Contract Flooring (GSCF)

Website: http://www.goldenstatecf.com

Golden State Contract Flooring (GSCF) is a leading provider of commercial floor covering for architects, designers, general contractors, building owners and building managers. Since 1971, we have assisted our commercial clients in determining the right type of floor covering for their applications, with regard to budget, performance and aesthetic issues.

See our portfolio here: http://www.goldenstatecf.com/portfolio.php. Some of our more notable projects have been: Terminals 1 and 3 at SFO Airport, Congregation Sherith Israel, California Grand Casino/Pacheco, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission HQ, Piedmont High School Gymnasium, San Francisco Honda showroom, and One Rincon Hill.


We seek a Project Manager (PM) to create proposals, work directly with clients throughout the process, and drive each project to completion.


This is a salaried, full time position with benefits.

 The position is posted here: http://www.lockeandkey.com/jobs/JobOpenings/job_opening_211.php



Position Overview: The PM will work with the team, most closely with the Project Administrator and Estimator, to put together thorough and accurate project proposals. The PM will be the primary point of contact from the beginning to end of each project.


Extensive use of Excel. You will put together the flooring proposals using building plans and quantities provided, gathering pricing and additional information, breaking out material/labor costs, and producing the proposal in a very detailed and accurate manner.


An important aspect of the position is relationship-building: with active clients, potential clients and people in a broader sphere of influence. Expand your network, by regular outreach to increase business, and to be considered in requests-for-proposals (RFP’s).  There is no cold-calling, but you will visit job sites and contact General Contractors, and various people within the industry, such as PM’s, Site Superintendents, Property Managers, Manufacturers’ Sales Reps, end-users, and others. You will represent Golden State Contract Flooring in a professional manner at all times, on the phone and in person.


Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Create Change Order proposals, when there are additions/deletions to projects.
  • Work with Project Administrator, to follow up on material orders.
  • Work with Accounts Receivable, to follow up on billing and project payments.
  • Visit job sites, for pre-bid Job Walks.
  • Meet with General Contractors before projects begin, to make sure the jobs sites are ready to commence work.
  • Communicate with flooring installers during projects, to make sure jobs run smoothly and as planned.
  • Follow up after project is complete, to assess customer satisfaction and availability of additional work.




The company realizes that every interested candidate might not have all of the desired experience, and some training will be provided, but here is what they are looking for in terms of experience and skills… the more you have, the better!


  • Minimum of seven to ten years of professional experience, with three years of project management experience, OR Bachelor’s degree, plus at least five years of professional experience, including at least three years of project management experience.


  • Strong working knowledge using and manipulating of Excel spreadsheets. Advanced skills are a plus.


  • Experience working with numbers in a professional setting.


  • Experience with project management tasks is required.


  • Big plus if you have any of these:
  • Construction related (architecture/engineering), education/knowledge/experience.

  • Flooring or other building materials experience.


  • Sales experience.




  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • High level of accuracy with spreadsheet sand work in general.
  • Numbers oriented. Strong natural math skills.
  • Strong natural organizational skills.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Professional demeanor, appearance and attitude.
  • Friendly, outgoing personality.
  • Anticipates needs and plans ahead.
  • Ability to multi-task, keeping track of multiple projects and meeting deadlines.
  • Good follow-up skills.
  • Strong phone/verbal/written presentation skills. Strong command of the English language.




High school diploma is required. College degree is not required, but all education is a plus. Specific knowledge of construction related topics is a plus.




We have medical benefits with contributions to an HSA/Health Savings Account, an employee stock ownership program, paid vacation, sick time. Opportunity for long-term career advancement. Bonus potential.




Please email your resume and cover letter with “GSC” in the subject line.

Local candidates only.

Qualified resumes with cover letter will receive notification of receipt.

Please do not send your resume to Golden State directly.


Lisa K. Locke

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