Construction Manager

Walker Workshop Walker Workshop Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Jul 11 '18Posted on:

Walker Workshop is a Los Angeles based Architecture firm established in 2010 with the purpose of creating modern structures that are warmly minimal with careful considerations of light, space and the unique qualities of each project’s location. Our approach is also deeply rooted in craft and construction, with a rich awareness of the practical responsibility of making buildings. As a licensed General Contractor, we frequently build the homes that we design.  This ethos of creative ownership for all phases of the work, from initial concept followed through to project completion, permeates our culture.

We are currently seeking a Construction Project Manager / Supervisor to join our team. This position requires past experience managing construction on a ground up residential or commercial buildings. Candidate will be responsible for control of all aspects of a project including estimating, bidding, subcontracts, change orders, RFIs, budget development, and invoicing. Project manager will also help design, build and install various aspects of the project.


  • Managing the day to day responsibilities of an active construction site.
  • Reading and interpreting detailed construction documents and specifications.
  • Communicating with project architect, clients, and subcontractors through sketches, spreadsheets, diagrams, and memos.
  • Estimating job costs based on drawings and specifications.
  • Bidding out jobs to subcontractors.
  • Maintaining project schedules, including updating Gantt chart during construction
  • Scheduling and supervision of subcontractors.
  • Scheduling and follow through with vendors.
  • Scheduling and follow up with Engineers, Deputy Inspectors, and Building Inspectors.
  • Drafting and managing subcontracts, purchase orders, and change orders.
  • Developing and maintaining detailed budgets and schedule of values.
  • Creating daily construction reports and distributing to project architect and clients
  • Developing and maintaining RFI's / RFP's and corresponding logs.
  • Managing project budget in correspondence with project team.


  • Minimum 6 + years experience in Commercial or High-End Residential Construction, with a minimum of 3 years experience in High End Residential Construction.
  • Experience in complex hillside construction is preferred but not required.
  • Passion for high-end residential architecture and construction
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Experience working in a fast paced, demanding environment
  • Highly developed analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to adapt to unforeseen conditions and propose viable solutions to issues that arise
  • Experience in coordinating, managing, and supervising many different trades
  • Strong computer skills with experience in Smartsheet, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office 365.
  • Software experience in AutoCAD, Revit and Adobe Creative Suite preferred but not required.
  • Basic physical construction skills with experience in carpentry and custom fabrication
  • Degree in Architecture or Construction Management preferred but not required.

For consideration, please include the following items in PDF format to with "Construction Manager" In the subject Heading :

Cover Letter
Work Samples [ 5mb max ]

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