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Senior Design-Build Project Manager/Construction Project Manager  – Columbia, SC

GMK Associates, Inc., in Columbia, SC, is growing its design-build team and is currently seeking qualified applicants to fulfill the role of
Senior Project Manager/Construction Project Manager in our Columbia office capable of leading large/complex design-build projects and responsible for the following key tasks:

  • Provide input to other design-build construction project managers during the construction process

  • Assist the design-build division director with the development of construction schedules during all phases of projects

  • Assist the design-build division director with the development of construction Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) budgets

GMK is one of the only truly integrated design-build firms in South Carolina with architecture, engineering, and construction capabilities in house, and we pride ourselves on our design-build process that provides a valuable customer-driven delivery system with single-point responsibility for design and construction projects.

Other Position Responsibilities:

  • Team-based management and coordination of in-house and specialty design and construction resources

  • Provision of ongoing plan and constructability reviews with the project team

  • Development and management of realistic and accurate project budgets and milestone schedules

  • Completion of projects of high construction quality within established GMPs, Owner schedule parameters, and regulatory guidelines/standards and building codes

  • Distribution of design plans and solicitation of competitive/responsive subcontractor bids

  • Coordination and supervision/monitoring of field personnel (superintendents), specialty subcontractors, and vendors throughout construction completion

  • Key focus on site and personnel safety

  • Development of strong relationships and communication with Owners/other stakeholders, in-house team members, subcontractors, and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs)

Other Position Responsibilities:

  • 4 Year degree or equivalent design-build construction project management work experience (10+ years)

  • General computer literacy (MS Office Suite) and ability to read/interpret design plans

  • Relevant OSHA Certifications

  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record and proof of automobile insurance

  • Institutional and/or healthcare project experience preferred

Interested applicants should forward resumes to Ryan McCormick, director of GMK’s design-build division, at rmccormick@gmka.com.
Thank you for your interest!

Healthcare Architect – Columbia, SC


GMK Associates, Inc., in Columbia, SC, is growing its architecture division! We are currently looking for a seasoned architecture professional with broad experience in the healthcare market to join our team. The candidate must be a licensed professional architect with a record in good standing with NCARB, and must be able to be licensed in SC (if not already). A minimum of 10 years of experience in healthcare is required. Other skills include a working knowledge of Revit and AutoCAD, as well as strong design skills, communication skills, and the ability to oversee large projects from initial phases to completion of construction. Ideal candidate will also be performance/results oriented with financial acumen in understanding operations, financial modeling, and proposal development.


Technical Job Requirements:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture

• Registration as a Licensed Professional Architect

• Ability to be Licensed in South Carolina (if not already)

• LEED Accreditation preferred but not required

• Evidence-Based Design Accreditation and Certification (EDAC) and/or other relevant healthcare industry-related credential preferred

• 10+ years of healthcare design experience

• Working knowledge of Revit and AutoCAD


Interested applicants should forward resumes and portfolios to Tom Weiland, Director of Architecture, at tweiland@gmka.com.





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