Project Manager

Schuff Steel Co.

San Diego, CA

Job Details

Level:    Experienced
Job Location:    San Diego-Office - San Diego, CA
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    High School
Salary Range:    $95,000.00 - $120,000.00 Salary/year
Travel Percentage:    Negligible
Job Shift:    Day
Job Category:    Construction


As the Project Manager at Schuff Steel, you manage all activities associated with assigned projects, from beginning to end, ensuring they are completed on-time and within budgetary constraints. You will work directly with clients ensuring deliverables fall within scope and budget, while collaborating with other departments to ensure each project is executed smoothly.  Schuff PM's have managed some of the most amazing building structures in North America. Please consider joining our dynamic Project Management Team.


Job Overview -

  • Reviews project proposals and job scope plans to determine time frames, funding limitations, procedures for project completion, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases.
  • Ensures all contractual terms and obligations of such projects are maintained.
  • Ensures projects meet cost requirements. Meets with VP of PM if costs exceed budget and obtains permission before approving out-of-budget costs.
  • Assures proper accounting for project change orders.
  • Interfaces with necessary departments and subcontractors to determine the scheduling of work and materials.
  • Meets with customers and vendors to identify potential barriers with resolutions that maximize production and minimize costs. 
  • Visits job site as needed and required. This may consist of out of state travel. 
  • Prepares reports for management. Meets with key personnel to ensure timeliness of project.
  • Meets and confers with Owner, Architect, Engineers, Contractors, Detailers, and Plant and Field crews to verify accuracy and completeness of all construction drawings.
  • Reviews plans and proposals and determines proper procedures to accomplish company/department goals. 
  • Ensure all aspects of projects are properly and thoroughly documented.
  • Directs, coordinates, and monitors activities being completed by project teams to ensure the overall quality of work.


Work Experience

  • Three to Five (3-5) years related experience as a Project/Construction Manager in the structural steel industry.



  • HS Diploma or equivalent. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Construction Management, Structural/Civil Engineering, or Business is highly preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of fabrication and erection standards and procedures.
  • General knowledge of AISC standards and AWS codes.
  • Proven ability to read and interpret shop and design blueprint drawings. 
  • Proven ability to manage large multiple commercial and industrial projects. General knowledge of 3D modeling / Revit system. 

Software & Technology

  • MS Windows 10, MS Office 365; Word, Excel, and Outlook; Contract Manager, Primavera Scheduling, Revit system.

Work Environment

  • This position may require frequent air/road travel as needed and required. A clean driving record will be required due to required road travel. Current and valid driver’s license and proof of acceptable insurance is required. 
  • This position is generally indoors in a climate-controlled office. However, frequent visitations to the outdoor plant facilities and project sites will be required. 
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request for those who have disabilities that qualify under the American with Disabilities Act. 


At Schuff Steel, we believe our employees are our greatest asset. Our team environment is based on respect, effective communications, and accountability. We believe employees should have great working conditions along with opportunities to grow and develop. We proudly promote a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone has a chance to be successful.  Schuff Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer with an Affirmative Action Plan. We value Diversity. Rated by ENR as a leading builder in America, please consider joining our elite organization today. Apply directly. No agencies