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Careers at Norwest Contractors

Norwest has been around since 1993, and five members of today's team joined around that time. Retaining great people means maintaining flexibility and being attuned to the needs and ideas of every team member. Our team members have a diverse array of backgrounds and that gives us the opportunity to listen and learn what’s important to them and what we, as a company, can do to improve their life/work balance.


Norwest’s commitment to building a culture of long- term, mutually beneficial relationships with team members also extends to our clients. Successful client relationships are at the core of our business philosophy. It starts with accepting a high level of responsibility for the success of the project. We have an obligation to advocate for our clients on all aspects of a project. As a result, clients trust Norwest with their investment. We pay attention to the special moments that matter for the success of a project. 


Snapshot of Norwest Employee Benefits

  • Medical: Company paid coverage of 70% and higher depending on plan selection

  • Mental health benefits

  • 401K with 3% company contribution

  • PTO accrual up to two weeks for first three years and three weeks after three years

  • Sick time accrues immediately up to 40 hrs./year and can be used after 90 days

  • Remote work options

Construction Project Manager


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to do the following: estimate and manage multiple projects concurrently, act independently to develop plans, scope, timing, and phasing, communicate effectively with staff and other professionals. At times, project managers will be asked to cooperate with the sales team to develop or close sales opportunities and attend outreach programs/efforts.


· Develop negotiated projects – meet with clients, medical equipment suppliers, architect to assist in developing scope, phasing, and timing.

· Bid competitive projects when necessary – review plans and site to develop bid

· Develop and maintain long-term relationships with project clients, subcontractors, and vendors

· Set up walk throughs, create bid list, develop supplemental info to convey complete scope to Subcontractors for accurate pricing

· Review and qualify bids to create customer estimate.

· Present to GM for pre-review and present to client alongside Norwest business development team member.

· Follow permit process, when necessary

· Be comfortable reviewing construction drawings and assist design team with constructability and value engineering as needed

· Review and manage Submittals, Shop Drawings and RFI’s alongside Superintendent

· Assist Superintendent in developing schedule and sequencing, communicate with client and subcontractors.

· Manage communication with subcontractors, client, suppliers, etc. during construction process alongside Project Assistant.

· Address changes with field, client, subcontractors as needed.

· Close out projects with support of Project Assistant


· Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance.

· Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.

· Displays good communication skills.

· Respectfully takes direction from Supervisor.


Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


· High School Diploma

· College Degree- preferred

· Some construction/project management experience. (3+ years minimum)

· Procore or other project management software preferred


· Valid Driver’s License

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus opportunities

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Portland, OR 97225: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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