Construction Project Manager

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JLL is currently seeking an experienced Construction Project Manager to join our dynamic team in New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; or Deerfield Beach, FL.

About Us:

Since 1937, Merritt & Harris has been a national leader in construction consulting, representing lenders and real estate investors on a variety of complex and high-profile projects including professional sports facilities, hotels, retail spaces, industrial, office and residential buildings. No design work is performed by our staff. The firm employs over 40 people in three offices across the country (New York City, Los Angeles, South Florida). Along with access to some of the most compelling projects and best experience in the industry and a collegial and professional group of peers, we offer a full range of benefits including 401k, health, dental, eye care, and life insurance, Transit Cheks, paid licensing fees, and a great work/life balance.

Job Description:

The Project Manager will perform both Construction Monitoring and Property Condition Assessment (PCA) assignments. Construction projects are monitored for quality, compliance with plans, adherence to schedule, and accuracy of requisition draw requests. With the PCA assignments, the Project Manager will be called upon to evaluate existing properties and report on their condition. The Project Manager will interface directly with his/her clients and prepare reports.

The Project Manager will be one of a number of professionals on the Merritt & Harris team to work on a project. The successful candidate will be personable, a very strong communicator and team player. Additionally, they will have a strong work ethic, and a good (and appropriate) sense of humor to help them navigate the challenges surrounding a project while keeping morale high. We look for individuals who can work through difficult conversations and have all parties feeling motivated afterwards about an appropriate course of action.


Education and Experience:

  • Professional license (RA or PE) or a degree in architecture, engineering or
    construction technology
  • Minimum 10 years of construction field work experience

Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of plans and specifications, requisition draw requests, contracts, budgets, change orders and construction schedules
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Structural or mechanical engineering background a plus
  • LEED accreditation a plus
  • A driver’s license and the ability to do some overnight travel

Personality Traits of Our Team:

  • Professionalism in all interactions
  • Independence in reporting
  • Thoroughness in analysis
  • Tirelessness in representing our clients
  • Positive and energetic in contributing to the Merritt & Harris team
  • A healthy sense of humor

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Full Benefits package available

No phone calls please. E-mail resumes to or apply online below.

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