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Construction Project Manager - TMC

Location: Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Posted Date:
Sept. 11, 2023


At Houston Methodist, the Construction Project Manager position is responsible for liaising between the Hospital client department, consultants, contractors, regulatory agencies, and others, to assure construction/renovation projects are completed in accordance with the approved budget, and schedule, and in a manner consistent with Houston Methodist (HM) procedures and policies. This position is able to manage several projects simultaneously and familiar with all aspects of healthcare facility design and construction. The Construction Project Manager position regularly provides comprehensive communication regarding project analysis, assignment, timelines and progress reports to the leadership. This position monitors milestones and identifies potential barriers to assure successful execution and stabilization of processes.



Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.

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  1. Works closely with vendors, contractors, and architects/engineers. Ensures credentials and access for contractors to work in designated buildings. Acts as a liaison for hospital client department, consultants, contractors, regulatory agencies, and others. (EF)
  2. Monitors and oversees activities of contractors on-site and ensure their staff are complaint with regulatory and contractual requirements. (EF)
  3. Conducts self in a manner that is consistent with the business mission, vision and values, cultural diversity, equity and inclusion principles. Contributes towards improvement of department scores for employee engagement, i.e. peer-to-peer accountability. (EF)


  1. Schedules and monitors field inspections with contractor and design team over the course of project construction duration. Delivers on commitment in a timely fashion. (EF)
  2. Provides oversight of all project-related activities during design/bidding/construction/ closeout phase of projects. Ensures assignments are received in the form of results expected. (EF)
  3. Assists with developing and preparing clear and concise communications, business cases/analyses, reports and presentations with compelling data for leadership review. (EF)


  1. Coordinates and monitors construction activities ensuring consistent quality and execution throughout the projects. Reports identified risks/issues to project team for resolution. (EF)
  2. Reviews construction bids/proposal contractual agreements, pricing and selection of vendors and contractors. (EF)
  3. Utilizes data gathering tools and methods to analyze and gather data needed for project requirements. Communicates and disseminates timely data analysis and findings to management and appropriate entities and/or identified committees. (EF)
  4. Oversees project procurement processes, timeline of submittal review and lead time impacts to ensure any issues that may arise are minimized as it relates to project schedule. (EF)


  1. Monitors applicable project budgets and maintains expenses in line with overall project budgets. Communicates cost implications and impacts. (EF)
  2. Monitors and maintains contractual and financial-related documents, i.e. contracts, construction change directives (CCD’s), change orders, purchase orders (PO’s), invoices, etc., and ensures they are approved/executed. (EF)
  3. Maintains accurate records throughout project initiation, planning, procurement, design and construction closeout phases; consistently monitoring scope, budget, and schedule to ensure successful delivery of project. (EF)


  1. Takes initiative to provide methods or techniques to improve work efficiency, cost saving programs, and quality control services. Works collaboratively to resolve work-related issues. Participates in open communication and teamwork activities. (EF)
  2. Identifies self-development needs and takes appropriate action. Ensures own career discussions occur with management. Completes and updates the My Development as appropriate. (EF)

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.



o Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or related field


o Five years’ experience in construction management, construction/installation methodologies, planning and scheduling processes, contract terms, building codes, financial reporting and monitoring systems

o Healthcare experience preferred


  • None


o Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations

o Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security

o Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles

o Strong analytical skills to develop and manage construction projects and resolve problems.

o Significant autonomous decision-making

o Sound judgment when choosing the appropriate procedures for the project team to follow

o Strong presentation skills, for management meetings and preparation of plans and reports

o Strong interpersonal skills to develop relationships with colleagues and clients, gain the cooperation of others, communicate effectively regarding complex information, and negotiate terms and conditions with contractors

o Knowledge of construction related to professional and medical office buildings and healthcare related construction




Work Attire Yes/No

Uniform No

Scrubs No

Business professional Yes

Other (dept approved) Yes


On-Call* No

*Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (ie. Disaster, Severe Weather Event, etc) regardless of selection above.



May require travel within Yes

Houston Metropolitan area


May require travel outside Yes

of Houston Metropolitan area


**Travel specifications may vary by department.


Please note any other special considerations to this job: __________________________

Company Profile:

Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist Hospital has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation’s leading centers for medical education and research. In 2022, U.S. News & World Report named Houston Methodist Hospital to its prestigious Honor Roll for the sixth time. Also, in this year’s rankings, Houston Methodist Hospital was named the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the 11th year in a row. Houston Methodist Hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 946 operating beds, 85 operating rooms and nearly 8,500 employees, Houston Methodist Hospital offers complete care for patients from around the world.

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