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Project Management Specialist

Contexture   Fort Lauderdale, FL   Full-time     Project Management
Posted on May 5, 2024
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Job Title: Project Management Specialist

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Hybrid Role

Pay range: $77,667 Annually

Job Type: Full-time, Exempt


Are you looking for an opportunity in the Construction Industry to join a fast-paced, fast-growing company where you can learn and grow? Are you detail-oriented and like to work individually but also be part of a team? If so, look no further, come join the great Contexture (formerly known as Ver-Tex Construction) team.

We are a rapidly growing company that gives you the opportunity to develop new skills and grow along with us. If you are looking for a company with great culture, pay, benefits, and management, please look no further!


Position Description

We are looking for a Project Management Specialist to join the Project Management team. As a key member of the Project Management team, the Project Management Specialist will report to the Director of Operations. 

The Project Management Specialist is vital for the overall success of their projects, overseeing and directing construction projects from conception to completion while delivering projects on time, within scope and budget. 


Position Key Criteria/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Industrial Engineering, or related field.


Position Measurable Accountabilities

  • Ensure that all actions are supporting the Purpose, Vision, and Core Values of Contexture.
  • Financial planning and monitoring of projects.
  • Maximize gross profits by utilizing tools such as change order strategy and management, vendor and customer back charges, and subcontracting where appropriate.
  • Plan and create the critical path and benchmarks for each project by understanding the timing of each phase.
  • Proactively communicate with key stakeholders, internally and externally, to ensure awareness of the project’s progress.
  • Risk management - Identify and respond to potential issues throughout the life of the projects to minimize potential negative impacts including, but not limited to:
    • Unrealistic scheduling commitments
    • Poor planning design
    • Safety & regulatory requirements
    • Company financial liability
  • Ensure timeliness & accuracy of all PM responsibilities including, but not limited to:
    • Forecasts (short & long term)
    • Submittal review & re-submittals
    • RFI tracking & review
    • Change orders
    • Field measures & site coordination
    • Order submission to Procurement Department
    • Requests made to Field Operations (scheduling, warehouse, installers)
    • Billing
  • As required, present accurate and timely reports to the Director of Operations and members of the Executive team including, but not limited to:
    • Revenue, margin (GPM/GPD), and labor
    • Forecasts
    • Re-Projections
    • Change orders
    • Back charges
    • Stay current with new products and products training  


Position Key Technical Competencies

  • 3 years of experience working for a commercial construction company.
  • 3 years working with construction documents, and related processes in a team environment.
  • 3 years of customer service experience.
  • Microsoft Office Suite ability to manage email, calendar, meetings, and folders in an organized way according to professional standards, and by passing a Microsoft excel proficiency test.
  • Proficient in Bluebeam, Procore, PlanGrid. Must pass a basic skills assessment for each item.
  • Experience with reading and interpreting architectural blueprints/drawings.
  • Understands and can interpret the technical requirements of plans, schedules, specifications, and vendor technical documents (product data sheets).
  • Clean and safe driving record – No excessive or repeat speed violations, no suspensions, or other traffic-related convictions for past 5 years, no DUI’s
  • Must have a reliable vehicle to travel to and from jobsites.
  • Must live within 40 miles of Fort Lauderdale office (5545 SW 35th Ave Ft Lauderdale FL 33009.


Company Benefits

  • Health Insurance (80-90% company-funded health plan options)
  • Dental/Vision Insurance (70% company funded)
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Accident/Critical Illness Insurance
  • Company-paid Basic Life Insurance (100% company funded)
  • Company paid Short Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance (100% company funded)
  • Company-paid Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance (100% company funded)
  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account
  • KISx Card, Keep It Simple Surgery – No cost surgery and imaging program upon enrollment
  • 401k Plan (company guaranteed match up to 4%)
  • 8 Company paid holidays.
  • Quarterly company social event
  • Parental Leave of Absence (based on tenure)
  • Virtual tutoring program for team member's school-aged children


Company Background

Est. in 1985, Contexture (formerly known as Ver-Tex Construction) is a woman-owned industry leader in the design & installation of window treatments and acoustic wall and ceiling solutions. In 2022 Ver-Tex Construction rebranded as Contexture.

We provide the highest quality service and solutions for our client's needs with unrelenting dedication and care. We are currently growing across 20 states but remain nimble and centered around human connectivity. We have big plans and intend to make a world of difference for our Contexture family.

We have a unique culture and are passionate about our Core Values. We expect our team partners to "live" by our core values in everything they do at Contexture, and we will only consider hiring team members that are willing to do the same.

Our Core Values

#BuildPeakMoments - Create unforgettable customer service experiences.

#PushTheEnvelope - Constantly challenge paradigms.

#WhereEverybodyKnowsYourName - Be a community of care.

#TeamWorkMakesTheDreamWork - Stop, collaborate, and listen.

#WorkLifeHarmony - Make time for life.

#PursueSustainability - Be Conscious of Your Impact

If these Core Values speak to you, then you will be a great fit with the Contexture Team!

Company Culture Guide: https://contextureusa.com/careers#values

Company Website: https://contextureusa.com/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/contextureUSA

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/contexture-usa/

What’s next?

If you see yourself as a good fit for the company culture and the role, please complete our online application and send us your resume and cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

Contexture is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace humans of every background, appearance, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, and disability status.

However, we don’t employ jerks, even really smart ones. :)


****Eligible for the employee referral bonus program as documented in the employee handbook.*****


Fort Lauderdale , FL