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Gillian Executive Search, Inc. - recruiters in real estate development, construction and architecture

Our Client is a very strong Southern California based general contracting firm that is licensed in all 50 states. They’ve been in business for 30 years, continuously making their mark as a multi-dimensional general contracting firm which believes in the principles of integrity, commitment to quality, and a dedication to economical and timely performance. Through innovative techniques in all areas of construction service such as design development, budgeting, value engineering, construction, and project management, our client continually brings state –of-the-art projects to the market on time and within budget.

Product type includes but is not limited to: retail, medical, dental, restaurant, office, convenience store, tenant improvement, or free standing buildings

Our Client  is seeking Project Manager to direct all activities related to assigned construction projects including, planning, management, coordination, estimating, and financial control in order to achieve overall job success and owner satisfaction. The candidate will monitor and supervise the project, guaranteeing adherence to quality and project deadlines.  They would like the new team member be an integral part of expanding the ground up division so there is great opportunity for growth.

Location: Orange County, CA

Who we’re looking for:

  • Someone with a minimum of 5-10 years’ experience working as ProjectManager for a General Contractor in the Orange County, Inland Empire or Los Angeles Market – BUT LIVING CLOSE TO ORANGE COUNTY
  • A results-oriented individual with a demonstrable track record of delivering large scale projects on time and on budget and through rigorous quality and safety standards with satisfied Clients.
  • A flexible, team oriented player who works effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Someone decisive who works well under pressure and deals effectively with unexpected occurrences.
  • An individual who possesses the ability to coordinate several major projects at once, while analyzing and resolving specific problems.
  • An individual who possesses the ability to negotiate cost-effective subcontract and material purchases and Owner agreements and change orders.
  • Someone who is able to set up and implement job procedures to ensure timely buyout, shop drawing approval, and material delivery, and delivery of timely and accurate reporting to management.
  • A leader who will be responsible for management, training and supervision of project team in accordance with Company policy.
  • Someone who is able to organize regular meetings for management and subcontractors.
  • An individual with strong leadership and team building skills; you are able to provide guidance and motivation in a challenging and autonomous environment.

Project Types

  • 1 to 2 acre convenience store/gas station projects.  $3m to $6 mil contract size.
  • Stand-alone oil change and QSR projects 1.5m to 3m
  • Retail and Restaurant Tenant Improvements $250k to $1.5m

Duties Include

  • Estimating
  • Negotiating Contracts
  • Awarding sub contracts
  • Purchasing  
  • Creating and maintaining budget
  • Creating Project Schedule
  • Coordinating with Superintendent
  • Creating change orders and RFI’s
  • Managing day to day tasks for each project
  • Sending Weekly Reports to clients

Office Environment is best described as a team driven, upbeat and positive atmosphere. We are professional yet casual always evolving and growing constantly encouraging our employees personal and professional growth.


  • Competitive pay – based on experience
  • Bonus program based on percentage of project profit
  • Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Leave
  • Other benefits

    • 401k match
    • Health Insurance 100% paid
    • Competitive salary
    • Room for growth 
    • Gym Membership

Gillian Executive Search is a leader in executive search in retail and commercial general contracting 

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Costa Mesa, CA
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:$- $ per hour