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New Construction Manager


Life Safety Services, LLC


The New Construction Manager will oversee the management of all new construction services and projects and implement practices that will ensure that all new construction projects are completed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
The New Construction Manager manages project managers on new construction projects. The New Construction Manager reports to the Senior Director of Operations and Process Improvement for LSS Holdings.

• Develop goals for New Construction in consultation with Operations, Accounting, Estimating and Senior Management
• Help conduct break-even and profit and loss analyses on new construction projects
• Trains, leads and supervises project managers assigned to new construction projects
• Ensure contractual conditions of performance are met on all new construction projects
• Develop processes to help project managers maintain or exceed projected profit for new construction projects
• Utilize GC systems for project plans, blueprints, documentation and safety practices as necessary
• Maintains regular communication with Customer Service to ensure new construction jobs are scheduled appropriately and adequately staffed
• Recruit and hire new construction staff in consultation with Human Resources and other members of the Operations Management Team
• Help secure subcontractors and negotiate terms of agreements
• May serve as a consultant or knowledge expert to Sales, others in the organization or to customers
• Promote safety on all new construction projects and manage to see that all project managers and project teams adhere to safety regulations
• Help research other potential services for the New Construction Team
• Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness in new construction projects
• Plan ahead to prevent problems, identify emerging issues, quickly resolve problems that arise and mitigate risks
• Other duties as assigned


• Minimum of 5 years of management or supervisory experience and/or related experience in the construction industry.
• Project Management Professional (PMP) and FM certifications preferred or 10 years of experience in construction project management
• Thorough knowledge of all facets of construction process, costs and scheduling
• Knowledge of construction regulations and quality standards
• Ability to read and understand contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedules
• Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with subcontractors, suppliers, etc.
• Proficient in Excel and Microsoft
• Familiarity with construction management software highly desirable
• Excellent organizational and planning skills and deadline-oriented
• Strong leadership skills combined with the ability to drive projects and teams to succeed
• Good, interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to travel up to 35 percent of the time



Work Schedule

Set Hours




• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance available
• 401(K) with company matching
• Paid Time Off – Holidays, sick and vacation
• Life Insurance (free)

Required Education

Some college — Bachelor’s degree (years of experience in the industry may be considered in lieu of a degree)

Work Location


Application Process

Denise Piatt, Human Resource & Recruiting Manager. Office – 888-675-4519, Fax – 502-220-4712, Email: dpiatt@lifesafetyservices.com, Website: www.lifesafetyservices.com

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