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Contract Manager - Wausau, WI

Location:  Wausau, WI, US, 54403
Company:  Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope



Job ID:  120729


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a division of Oldcastle, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.


Primary Function


This position reports directly to the General Manager, and is an important component of the Senior Management Team. The primary responsibility of the Contract Manager is the present and long term safe execution and operation of all the Projects, as well as the economic success of all the Projects. 




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.




  • Ensure Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope interests are properly expressed in the Contract.
  • Ensure our obligations are diligently executed, thereby fulfilling our commitments to the Client.
  • Act as the Department Manager for Project Management and be a liaison with all of the primary Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope Department
  • Manage the activities, coordination and execution of project assignment to the Project Managers
  • Prepare Preliminary Project Schedules, overview of Project Budgets, Job Costs and Forecasts
  • Perform personnel assessments and goal development for all Project Managers
  • Assist the General Manager with yearly forecasting, budgeting and planning.
  • Direct and assist with the Customer (Glazing Sub-contractor, Owner, Project Management Co. & Consultants) relationship on all aspects of the Project.
  • Review and negotiate the contract terms and conditions to include Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope tender documents together with the General Manager.
  • Collaborate with Engineering Manager to align project schedules with department schedules.
  • Work with outside engineering resources to complete the engineering tasks.  Lend experience to Engineers to streamline structural solutions.
  • Ensure shop drawings encompass correct scope and specified materials.
  • Expedite R.F.I. from Client to keep engineering process moving.




  • Degree or Diploma in Business Management, Project Management, Building Science, Architecture or Engineering.
  • Must have at least 15 years of experience in managing construction projects and minimum 10 years specifically reference to the Building Facade/Curtain Wall Projects
  • 5 years managing a department and employees
  • Knowledge in Façade / Curtain wall / Windows
  • Strong sense of responsibility, independent, willing to travel and work overtime when needed
  • Excellent computer skills in AutoCAD, MS Office, Project
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Excellent communication and motivational skills.
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills


What Oldcastle Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About Oldcastle


Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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