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Project Manager

Full-time | Madison, WI

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Shive-Hattery’s Madison, WI office seeks a Project Manager with a background in the A/E/C industry and a passion for managing multi-discipline projects. We are looking for a teammate with a strong desire to collaboratively unite the Client, Designer and Contractor to deliver our client’s desired outcomes.  It is preferred that this candidate has experience with project work on industrial, government, higher education, and healthcare projects.

This highly rewarding position requires an appreciation of teamwork, a passion for continuous improvement, a business and entrepreneurial mindset, and the ability to bring the best out of team members, both internal and external. 

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage project financials and assist with resource management planning
  • Manage development of Design Contract Documents to meet client’s requirements for scope, budget, schedule and quality 
  • Prepare project progress reports for internal and external stakeholders 
  • Participate in business development activities including client research, networking, conferences, interviews and presentations 
  • Grow and maintain relationships with clients, consultants, general contractors and subcontractors 


  • Strong understanding of Contracts and Construction Documents   
  • Ability to manage projects with various Project Delivery methods
  • Ability to develop, communicate and negotiate a clear project scope, schedule and fee
  • Be a solution finder when project challenges occur
  • Be able to coach project team members by listening and talking through challenges, and getting a shared agreement on how to move forward
  • PMI’s PMP Certification is preferred 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree, preferred in Construction Management, Engineering or Architecture
  • Minimum of 5 years of managing the design for multi-discipline, building related construction projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill. Presentations, summaries and design narratives will be a part of this position 


Business professional responsible for managing projects and leading the project teams from beginning to end by applying knowledge, skills, and company-accepted methodologies in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations.  Candidate shall exhibit a “Pleasure to serve Attitude” that is complimented with strong Communication, Team Building, and Solution finding skills. 

Madison, Wisconsin:   This opportunity will allow you to work in a city ranking near the top of many “Best of” lists with a reputation as one of America’s greenest cities.

There is never a shortage of outdoor entertainment whether in the heat of the summer or the cold of a Midwest winter. The city of Madison is home to 260 parks with over 5,000 acres of parklands to explore. Five lakes with easy access provide endless opportunities for outdoor water fun for anyone who enjoys the water. This active city has more bikes than cars, with more than 75 miles of bike paths and provides residents with a perfect mix of big city vibrancy with a small-town charm. Located between Chicago and Minneapolis, Madison is a perfect spot for attracting national musical, theater and a robust arts scene. The local food and beverage industry gives locals a variety of dining options to meet a diverse mix of residents.

As the home to the flagship University of Wisconsin, area residents benefit from art, culture, and entertainment opportunities associated with the university. As the capital city of Wisconsin, Madison has a flourishing and stable economy. Come join our team and you will see why we love our Madison home!

Why Shive-Hattery?

Our learning and teaching culture is founded on collaboration. You will learn from and teach other employees while working across disciplines. You will grow your skills and continue your professional growth at Shive-Hattery.

Shive-Hattery offers outstanding benefits, a sound compensation package. 

Shive-Hattery offers a flexible work environment and supports balancing personal and professional responsibilities. We are an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran status or genetic information.