Helm Group

Civil Structural Project Manager

The Project Manager is responsible for planning and overseeing the execution of work on assigned projects, including profit and loss responsibility.

Skills / Responsibilities:

  • Conscientious implementation of the Helm Group Safety Policy
  • Establishing the project budget, with feedback from the project team
  • Issuing the necessary subcontracts and purchase orders to “buy the project out.”
  • Pre-construction planning and development of work plans
  • Project scheduling and planning – anticipating needs for contingency plans.
  • Oversight of job surveying
  • Coordination of labor and equipment with the General Field Superintendent
  • On Site equipment management
  • Regular oversight of job cost and production levels in relation to work plan & schedule.
  • Oversight of accounts payable
  • Timely issue of billings for completed work.
  • Timely processing of all documentation required by the engineer, owner, and state agencies.
  • Timely processing of all documentation and reports required by the Helm Group
  • Maintenance of accurate job files
  • Assistance in developing bids.
  • Working to maintain positive client relations.
  • Knowledge of scheduling software (MS Project, Primavera).
  • Safety first mindset
  • Well-developed organization skills
  • Leadership and management skills necessary to establish and direct a project team.
  • People skills necessary to interact in a positive way with a project team, engineers, and owners.
  • Analytical problem-solving techniques.
  • Proactive approach to job planning and anticipation of problems.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of the methods and materials used in their particular construction field.
  • A working knowledge of project management tools and techniques such as contract management and scheduling
  • An understanding of job cost accounting and tracking procedures
  • Drive to successfully complete work within budget and schedule constraints.


Freeport, IL


  • A 4-year degree in engineering or construction management and 2 to 4 years of experience as a Project Engineer.


  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in the construction field with 3 to 5 years of supervisory responsibilities.

Salary & Benefits:

Range: $75,000-$100,000

Final determination of a successful candidate’s pay is based on job-related knowledge, skills, education, and experience. Helm provides a competitive compensation package that recognizes an individual’s experience and qualifications combined with a benefits package to meet your needs.

As a valued member of the Helm team, your benefits package will include:

  • 401K plan with matching contributions
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Wellness Programs

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