Project Manager – Production Build

Full-time position with Exhibit Partners in Maple Grove
Job posted May 10, 2023

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About The Role

Job description
Exhibit Partners is a brand engagement and agency located in the Twin Cities. We design and build custom brand engagement exhibits, digital assets and activations. Great company culture with room to progress! If you thrive in a growing, dynamic team environment and possess a strong desire to succeed, we would love to meet you!

As a Project Manager – Production, you will partner with our cross-functional groups to deliver on-time, on-budget, quality projects using Agile methodologies, technical tools and supporting internal processes. A successful candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, and have exceptional project management skills. S/he has strong communication skills, is comfortable working with teammates across levels and disciplines, and is passionate about cultivating his/her skills in Agile and overall project management.
This role reports to the Director of Operations and will be an air traffic controller between Creative, Client Services and Production. This involves taking a signed Statement of Work (SOW) and driving requirements through the production execution. This is a fulfilling role for those that want flexibility, creativity and empowerment to build out the future of our culture. The ideal candidate is someone who is hands-on and can drive productivity, communication and customer requirements.


Local to the Twin Cities metro area and can travel to/from work site in Maple Grove, MN daily.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Oversee workflow through cross-functional departments and be the liaison to account team and production.
Review, understand and interpret blueprints, technical specifications, and special provisions and prepare detailed take-off of all scopes of work.
Prepare break-down of materials and request pricing from various suppliers.
Prepare detailed, accurate estimates including subcontractor/self-perform analysis.
Source subcontractors for any subcontracted items of work.
Source new suppliers/vendors for non-typical items of work.
Monitor bids from start to finish and work with the project estimating team throughout the entire bidding process.
Perform project site visits and assist with project coordination.
Assisting with resolution of various project issues.
Prepare material submittals and shop drawings (and gather product data and information for submission on awarded projects).
Must have a great work ethic and clear understanding on how to be a team player.
The above job description is a summary of the duties required and does not encompass all tasks that may be required. Since the company is diversified in all areas of highway safety you may be enlisted at times to help with other duties.


Minimum of 2-3 years (will train the right candidate) of estimating experience in commercial, retail or exhibit construction – preferably in a related field (or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience).
Able to read, understand, and interpret blueprints and perform detailed and accurate take-offs.
Able to read, understand, and interpret technical specifications and special provisions.
Able to problem solve independently (and be pro-active in problem-solving).
Able to maintain confidentiality of all company proprietary information.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Very strong organizational skills.
Able to prioritize workloads efficiently and work independently.
Able to work well and maintain composure under pressure.
Technically savvy.
Proficiency of Smartsheet and ability to use it to drive timeline and task management.
Strong analytical, prioritization, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management and planning skills.
High attention to detail
Must be able to work autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
Must be able to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization.

Hands On Leadership:

· Experience with Auto Cad detailing and drawings (i.e., elevations, graphical references, dimensions, etc.)
· Be able to mentor other junior CAD detailer/engineers


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