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The Kinley Project Manager Role

The Kinley Project Manager (PM) is responsible for leading teams to deliver projects in one or more of our Divisions: Energy, Rail, Aviation, and Government. The PM has the authority and responsibility to execute every facet of projects ranging in size from $5,000 to $50,000,000, and in that capacity builds relationships with fellow employee, clients, and industry partners to ensure team success.


The PM promotes Kinley’s care for our employees and clients by reinforcing Kinley’s culture of safety and quality. The PM employs foresight, planning, preparation, and attention to detail to anticipate and prevent obstacles to team success. The PM reacts to issues and unanticipated events with prudent judgement and problem-solving prowess. The PM supports each Kinley Employee’s quest to become the best version of him or herself – both professionally and personally. The PM sets standards of conduct that promote the good reputation of Kinley Construction with everyone he or she interacts with, ensuring Kinley’s continued success for generations.  




  • Lead the project team.  

  • Own the project from contract award to contract close. 

  • Measure and report on project success criteria results. 

  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence. 

  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools, and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization. 

  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plans for all phases of the project. 

  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes. 

  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chair the project management team meetings. 

  • Monitor staff performance and complete performance reviews. 

  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks, and issues, communicating across leadership and with the client. 

  • Manage project scope and changes. 

  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections, and proposals for evaluation. 

  • Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution. 

  • Assist in dispute, negotiation, arbitration or litigation, as needed. 

  • Create and maintain schedules to manage the contract. 

  • Develop and manage all aspects of project engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks, and issues. 

  • Set and continually manage project and program expectations. 

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel 

  • Monitor, track, and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies, and critical path deliverables. 

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team/crew, vendors, customers, and key stakeholders. 

  • Define project scope and success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project delivery.  

  • Identify and develop trusted rapport with project stakeholders. 

  • Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication. 

  • Ensure that projects are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget, and quality standards. 

  • Manage project issues and risks to mitigate impact to baseline cost and schedule. 

  • Continue professional development to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods, and best practices. 

  • Extensive understanding of project management principles, methods, and techniques. 

  • Other duties as assigned. 

  • Proven success in providing on site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones. 

  • Establish practices, templates, policies, tools, and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization. 




  • Sustained superior performance in a technical arena.  

  • Exhibit progress in the cultivation of the virtues, especially humility.  

  • Relationship builder with high emotional intelligence. 

  • Drive to become the best version of self professionally and personally.  

  • Demonstrate a pattern of successful “Servant Leadership”. 

  • Prudent decision-maker. 

  • Fast and eager learner. 




  • BS (any) or BA in Construction Management - ideal.  

  • High School Diploma - required.  

  • Additional industry education or training - ideal. 




  • 2+ years of Industrial (Railroad, Aviation, Energy or Government sectors) project management experience. 

  • 3+ years of crew management at the site level of more than (5) five direct reports. 

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite.  

If you'd like to be considered for this role, if and when an opening becomes available, please send resume and salary requirements via email to

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