Project Manager Job Description

Project Manager Job description (updated 6/22/18)

How to apply: (attach a resume in the final field) or click link at bottom of this page
Salary range: $85,000 – $110,000, depending on experience

Tom Merry, Owner (

Summary of Responsibilities
Rainier Asphalt & Concrete seeks a Project Manager for its North Bend or Tacoma location with experience in the asphalt/concrete or construction fields. This position is being created not because of a vacancy, but because of rapid growth in our business. The position requires the ability to effectively communicate with both our internal crews and our customers. Strong written and verbal skills are imperative, along with the ability to anticipate and troubleshoot problems quickly. Weekend work is required, especially in the peak summer season.

The salary range for this position is $85,000-$110,000 annually. We offer comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, 401(k), paid time off and a one-of-a-kind Profit Sharing Incentive Program. Current expected annualized profit sharing payout range for this position is between $6,720 and $26,040 depending on individual and company performance.

The Project Manager position sits between the General Manager (who oversees all of production) and the Superintendent, who is involved with day-to-day operations with the foremen and crews and concentrates on training, coaching and project oversight. There is no sales or estimating involved with the Project Manager position.

Rainier provides various services, and the Project Manager will be involved with projects including: hot mix asphalt patching and paving; asphalt seal coating; striping; curbing; concrete flatwork; crack filling; drainage. The successful candidate will have experience or an eagerness to learn these various disciplines. A typical project lasts from a few hours to about a week. Some projects will be performed in phases as we schedule the various disciplines. Our customers include property managers, public agencies and private utilities. By design, we do not work for homeowners and general contractors on a limited basis only. Our service area covers King, Pierce, Snohomish, Thurston, Kitsap and Kittitas counties. The company is operational and busy year-round, and is much less seasonal than many competitors in this industry.

Additional skills necessary include managing customer expectations, overseeing quality, and communicating with the Superintendent and field staff to execute the projects properly and efficiently. The candidate must be fair and accountable to customers, employees and vendors.

Our company makes a strong emphasis on utilizing technology to make us more productive. Candidates must be savvy with computers, software, smart phones, etc. and be willing to continually learn and adapt to new technologies.

Our company values guide everything we do, and the candidate must be able to adhere to our company culture. Our values are as follows:

Safety: The first priority every day is that each employee and others we encounter can go home safely. We aim to provide the necessary equipment, training and resources to make this possible.

Integrity: The Golden Rule guides our dealings with customers, employees, vendors and the general public. We value honesty, fairness and accountability.

Drive: Individually and collectively, we have an insatiable appetite for continuous improvement day after day and year after year. No matter how good we are today, we can always be better tomorrow.

Consistency: We are committed to gaining the trust of customers, employees and vendors by adhering to our procedures every day and consistently managing and exceeding expectations.

Quality: The best job is one done efficiently and right the first time. We take pride knowing we go home with a sense of accomplishment and always seek repeat customers and referrals as evidence of a job well done.

People: Our teamwork environment is one where people are treated with dignity and always have the opportunity to be heard. We strive to be a destination for employees by offering a rewarding place to work with opportunities for career advancement.

Rainier Asphalt & Concrete has 70 employees, and performs around 1,500 individual projects totaling approximately $12 million annually.