Construction/Project Manager - The RMR Group

January 19, 2018

The RMR Group

Washington, District of Columbia

The Construction/Project Manager (CPM) is responsible for running all tenant improvement, capital improvement and development programs for a full service commercial property management company.  Reporting to the Regional Vice President, the CPM will be responsible for all phases of numerous programs, from the planning and budgeting phases through to completion, of multiple projects in commercial buildings in the DC Region.  The CPM must have a proven track record in executing numerous construction and capital improvement projects and be able to supervise and manage multiple projects simultaneously.


  • Estimate and manage costs and budgets during tenant improvement (TI) negotiations and construction.

  • Coordinate and supervise build-outs with tenants, leasing brokers, architects, engineers, property managers, building managers and other professionals.

  • Work with Director of Engineering to Develop and track annual, 3 year and 5 year capital expenditure (CapEx) Plans.

  • Work with Director of Engineering to devise and implement budgets for capital improvements, including elevator modernizations, cooling tower upgrades, lobby redesigns, boiler conversions, roof, sidewalk and windows replacements.

  • Generate innovative repair solutions.

  • Bid and negotiate major and minor projects.

  • Schedule and manage contractors, subcontractors and equipment.

  • Provide strong field management.

  • Ensure compliance with building codes.

  • Mentor in-house property managers in capital improvement and construction projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or relevant work experience.

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in the field of Construction/Project Management, bidding, blueprint reading (architectural/mechanical), space planning.  Experience in architecture or engineering is a plus.

  • Strong supervisory skills, organizational ability, analytical skills, verbal and written skills, interpersonal abilities, assertive and highly motivated.

  • Knowledge of building codes, permitting process, energy guidelines.

  • Aptitude and knowledge of mechanical systems.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborate and results-driven environment.

  • Proficiency in Excel, CAD, and other industry software.

  • If, at any time, security clearance is required for your job (e.g. you are assigned to work at a property leased by the Federal government), being awarded such clearance will be a condition of your employment.

  • Must have experience working on GSA construction projects.


Company Overview

The RMR Group Inc. is a holding company and substantially all of its business is conducted by its majority-owned subsidiary, The RMR Group LLC. The RMR Group LLC is an alternative asset management company that primarily provides management services to publicly traded REITs and real estate related operating companies. As of September 30, 2017, The RMR Group LLC had approximately $28.5 billion of total assets under management, including more than 1,400 properties, and employed over 475 real estate professionals in more than 35 offices throughout the United States; the companies managed by The RMR Group LLC collectively had approximately 53,000 employees. The RMR Group Inc. is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.