Project Manager I - Construction and Maintenance


What You'll Do

ArcBest® is a logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions for complex supply chain challenges.

Wanting to join the ArcBest team? In our search for top talent, we are looking for those that will further enable us to deliver on our vision and fully support our values-driven culture.

Currently, we are looking for a Project Manager, Construction and Maintenance to join the ArcBest team. The Project Manager, Construction and Maintenance is involved in the management of various construction projects across the Corporation as directed. This position oversees contractor/vendor selection through competitive pricing and contract review to scope of work, coordinates work assignments with all internal and external stake holders, sets agreed to timelines for completion, adjusts timelines as necessary, ensures work is completed to agreed upon specifications, handles invoice auditing and payments, ensures project quality, liaise between contractor and local Service Center manager, and communicates regularly with the Director, Engineering and Construction regarding ongoing and future projects. This position requires frequent travel to various job sites.

Your contribution may include:

  • Interpret the needs of our operating companies regarding ongoing facility development, maintenance, and construction.
  • Work with others in the department to assess size of projects and remedial actions, repairs, restorations, expansions, and relocations to determine the ultimate scope of work.
  • Assist in preparing preliminary plans and all details for projects, as well as manage the ongoing process of changes and revisions to a multitude of projects of all different sizes and scopes.
  • Review and assess vendor, contractor, and engineering work proposals to ensure they meet project specifications.
  • Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements that meet scope of work requirements.
  • Supervise and advise on projects, interacting with both company personnel and construction/engineering firms.
  • Schedule and coordinate with all internal departments involved to ensure timely completion of defined scope of work.
  • Ensure projects are completed on time, to specifications, and on budget.
  • Work with contractor to address and resolve hidden or unknown scope of work items to minimize budgetary impact.
  • Communicate and collaborate with Company management throughout the system.
  • Document and maintain effective records of all projects and events.
  • Maintain and update accessible electronic and hard copy construction documents.
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned.

As a Project Manager, Construction and Maintenance, you will be a member of the ArcBest Real Estate team in Fort Smith, AR. Your hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, with irregular hours that may occur depending on workload.

Ready to apply? Before doing so, please make sure you meet the minimum requirements:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Construction Project Management or Engineering, preferred. Experience will be considered in lieu of education.

Experience: Minimum, four years’ project management and construction experience, preferred.

Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Bluebeam, and Procore.

Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP)® - Project Management Institute within 1-1/2 yrs, preferred.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to An Equal Opportunity Employer including Vet/Disability.

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