Sr. Project Manager / Director of Operations (Alameda)

ARCO Construction in Alameda, CA

  • Type: Full Time
position filled


Are you a strong operational leader in the construction industry? Are you a problem solver that gets excited when a problem is more complex or more difficult, rather than less? if the answer is "Yes!" then we have an opportunity that will excite you. Who are we? We are ARCO, The Design/Build Experts.

As a result of continued growth, ARCO National Construction is currently looking for a highly motivated construction Project Executive with 5-15 years of Design/Build experience to lead the expansion of a new office location in the Southern California Market.


We are dedicated to the well-being of our associates and are proud to be consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work. Our compensation and benefits package not only supports our associates and their families but benefits local communities and communities around the world.
  • Industry-leading performance-based bonus program
  • Generously funded profit sharing
  • Traditional and Roth 401k
  • Tuition reimbursement for associates
  • Scholarship for associates children up to $28,000 per child
  • 1-month paid sabbatical after every five years of employment, plus $5,000 for travel
  • 1-week paid volunteer leave each year
  • 100% charitable match
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • 100% paid 10-week maternity leave
At ARCO, our first core value is to treat people fairly and do the right thing. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


In this role, you will be responsible for the overall project performance and customer satisfaction, taking it from concept to completion and helping manage the overall local operations. An ideal candidate would have prior experience managing multiple projects at once and/or management of other project managers.
  • Responsible for managerial aspects of a project. This includes being proficient in estimating, scheduling, quality control, progress reports, progress billing, design review and coordination, cost reporting, safety, and proposal preparation
  • Work with the Owner early in the process to facilitate the design process with the chosen design professionals
  • Participate in the proposal meeting with the owner to review the scope of work, discuss ways to reduce costs, and provide value engineering ideas
  • Oversee the buyout process and to selection of subcontractors
  • Conduct bi-weekly job site meetings onsite
  • Coordinate with the Superintendent to ensure safety, quality control, and schedule
  • Conduct progress meetings with Owners and the construction team
  • Remain cost conscious and aware of every aspect of the project at all times
  • Ability to communicate effectively with everyone involved in the project
  • Potentially, a company immersion and training commitment of up to 2 years at ARCO s premier home office in St. Louis, MO


  • 5-15 years of design/build experience
  • Ability to effectively make sound decisions under tight deadlines
  • Ability to organize, plan, and manage multiple activities to accomplish desired results
  • Exhibit commitment to quality by evaluating project-related processes. Make necessary changes, use customer input to make improvements, and meet/exceed internal and external customer expectations
  • Act in a manner of integrity that shows support for the company, its values, and the employees while maintaining constant focus on meeting/exceeding customer requirements and expectations


We are one of the fastest-growing, privately owned companies in America, completing over 4,000 design/build projects across 48 states. We ranked #16 out of the top 100 design/build companies in the U.S. and #47 on the ENR Top 400 Contractors list of 2019. Most importantly, our clients like us, trust us and want to do business with us. We are looking for people with the same enthusiasm, passion, and respect for hard work that brought us to where we are today. Are you a person that can make a difference at ARCO? If the answer is, Yes! we look forward to meeting you.

ARCO does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies without pre-approval from ARCO s Human Resource team. Pre-approval is required before any external candidate can be submitted. ARCO will not be responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes and for candidates who are sent directly to our hiring managers.

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