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Construction Project Manager

Methodist Health System Council Bluffs, IA

Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?
At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care – a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It’s helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient’s needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.

Job Summary:

The Construction Project Manager is responsible for the management of capital construction projects among our hospitals and clinic locations in the best interest of Methodist Health System. This position oversees budgets, schedules, safety and quality elements of projects from conception to completion.


Essential Functions

Works with internal customers and outside vendors to understand and execute the logistics of projects to include temporary locations, relocation of customer's furniture, phones, PC's, office equipment, medical equipment, staff and the like in a manner which meets the customer needs.

Manages contractors and other employees by mentoring, coaching, training, supporting, and establishing objectives to promote success and growth and to contribute to Health System and division goals.

Establishes and maintains excellent communication in and between departments and teams within the department to optimize operations by creating and monitoring various communication mechanisms such as team meetings, memos, open forums and multi-process work groups.

Establishes and maintains project files to include planning, task time frames, records of meeting/attendees, project progress, costs and other related project communications.

Coordinates and attends internal and external meetings to ensure oversight and compliance regarding security issues within the Health System.

Coordinates meetings and planning sessions with internal and external vendors.

Works independently to plan, recommend, coordinate and implement special projects or tasks with little or no direction.

Interacts with internal customers, outside vendors and contractors, government officials regarding code requirements and facilities personnel to maintain a successful communications network and to ensure quality project management.

Assists the Director in surveying project sites on a regular basis.


Business Hours 8am - 5pm M-F

Job Description:

Job Requirements


  • Bachelors degree in Construction or related field required.


  • Minimum of 4 years experience in programming, design planning, construction, move-in, and startup of Healthcare and Office facilities required.
  • Experience in day to day contractor involvement resolving construction issues preferred.


  • Valid and current driver's license required.


  • Accomplishes project objectives by planning and evaluating project activities.
  • Knowledge in planning, delegation, time-management, and problem-solving required.
  • Skilled in AutoCAD, Blue Beam, Adobe, Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook required.
  • Knowledge of space planning, budgeting and furniture.
  • Extensive knowledge of move planning, coordination and execution.
  • Knowledge of all applicable safety codes and regulations required, including Joint Commission, NFPA, AIA, and CMS for fire and building codes.
  • Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with staff and customers required.
  • Able to read and comprehend project plans and specifications required.
  • Able to read, write, and comprehend various written reports and documents required.
  • Knowledge of the change order process owner and contractor originated and all architectual communications.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Ability to work with senior hospital leadership, stakeholders, contractors, outside vendors and all levels of staff in a professional manner.
  • Able to travel to various locations within the Omaha/Council Bluffs area required.
  • Flexible, adaptable to change and able to work in a fast-paced environment requiring multi-tasking.
  • Analyzes special circumstances that arise on projects and assists with construction managers on problem solving usually complex building construction problems.
  • Consults with registered architects, professional engineers and designers to assure comformity with customer needs, project requirments, schedules, budgets, safety issues, building codes, the Joint Commission and Americian with disabilities standards.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Creativity and skills to organize efficient work areas.

Physical Requirements

Weight Demands

  • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

Physical Activity

  • Not necessary for the position (0%):
    • Balancing
    • Climbing
    • Crawling
    • Crouching
    • Fingering/Touching
    • Grasping
    • Kneeling
    • Twisting
  • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
    • Carrying
    • Distinguish colors
    • Keyboarding/typing
    • Lifting
    • Pulling/Pushing
    • Reaching
    • Repetitive Motions
    • Sitting
    • Speaking/talking
    • Standing
    • Stooping/bending
    • Walking
  • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
    • Hearing
    • Seeing/Visual

Job Hazards

  • Not Related: - Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
  • Occasionally (34%-66%):
    • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
    • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
    • Explosives (pressurized gas)
    • Electrical Shock/Static
    • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-Ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
    • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
    • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  • Frequent (67%-100%):
    • Equipment/Machinery/Tools

About Methodist:

Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission.

Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

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Date Posted March 9, 2023
Date Closes May 8, 2023
Requisition JR100958
Located In Council bluffs, IA
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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