Construction Project Manager




Walpole, New Hampshire

Bensonwood is a national leader and innovator in the design, engineering and building of timber frame, hybrid and non-timber panelized homes, schools and buildings. With a forty year history of building customized residential and commercial projects throughout the US and abroad, the company’s collaborative team-oriented culture values high performance and continuous improvement.

Position Summary

The Construction Project Manager will function as a member of the growing Bensonwood Project Management Team and will take a lead role in stewarding multiple projects from schematic design through completion. This role is a full-time, Monday-Friday role located in our Walpole, NH facility and requires minimal travel. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Communicate directly with clients, builders, and subcontractors regarding all aspects of BWC package fulfillment
  • Collaborate with changing teams of architects, designers, and engineers to ensure project feasibility
  • Work with in-house estimators to project cost information. Track and update costs throughout the building process
  • Develop and maintain project schedules
  • Prepare contracts and change orders, including negotiation on terms & conditions
  • Assess and monitor conditions and progress on site, principally through communication from our office; and occasionally through site visits
  • Maintain excellent and easily-retrievable documentation of processes, including meeting agendas and minutes, client decisions, specifications, job reports, and written and verbal communication
  • Work within PM department toward continuous improvement of processes and products

Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in residential construction
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, web-based scheduling and communication tools
  • Experience using database accounting, CRM, and project management software
  • Basic facility with 2d and 3d CAD-based software
  • Expert level oral and written communication skills
  • Even-keeled personality with strong self-management skills

Ideal Candidates will also have

  • Commercial construction experience
  • Experience using Filemaker databases and Sage 100 Contractor accounting software; or excellent ability to learn these programs
  • Demonstrated history of delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Knowledge of high performance building systems

Additional attributes of success

  • Positive, can-do team player with strong problem solving skills, a systems philosophy, and ability to positively motivate team to accomplish goals
  • High attention to detail with the ability to:
    • Complete assignments accurately
    • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
    • Work independently and collaboratively within a team setting
  • Strong verbal and written skills with ability to read and communicate technical information and prepare contract documents
  • Computer literacy with ability to work in all Microsoft and Google applications
  • Strong belief in customer service and satisfaction
  • Ability and flexibility to take on other responsibilities as assigned

Compensation & Benefits

  • Compensation will be based on skill level and experience
  • Benefits include: medical insurance, holidays, paid time off, voluntary dental insurance, voluntary life insurance, voluntary short-term disability, 401(k), and profit sharing


To learn more about Bensonwood and to apply online, visit our website at