Project Manager 1

  • Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #10409
November 7, 2023

Project Manager 1

The Project Manager 1 reports to and is responsible for assisting Senior Project Manager/Director with the daily execution, management, supervision, coordination, and successful completion of the project(s) to ensure customer satisfaction while meeting time and cost objectives.

Primary Duties:

  • Proactively communicate and provide solutions to customer(s) to provide value added service with excellence.
  • Perform as the primary executor of projects for customer(s).
  • Develop cost estimates and selling values of assigned projects; solicit and obtain bids from subcontractors and material suppliers.
  • Issue, monitor and process purchase orders to subcontractors.
  • Monitor project progress and update status reports and forecasts to reflect changes.
  • Coordinate with Estimating, Engineering, Production and Logistics to execute projects.
  • Learn customers’ brand and implementation standards.  Incorporate those standards into execution.
  • Actively participates on internal team(s) that focuses on continuous improvement of the business.
  • Work to develop into a Project Manager 2.


Job Specifications:

Education Requirement – The applicant should have the minimum of a 4 year degree (or equivalent experience) in business, engineering, construction or architecture. 

Experience – 3+ years of similar experience in a fast paced manufacturing or service environment such as retail or restaraunt. Demonstrate excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills. 

Computer Skills – Proficient in MS Office Suite, with Excel or Access experience.


Work is performed in a general office environment. Travel within the United States necessary – but less than 15% expected.

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