The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC
  • 19-Nov-2018 to 18-Dec-2018 (EST)
  • Precision Doors & Hardware, Sterling, VA
  • Sterling, VA, USA
  • Exempt Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager Trainee who will work in our Precision Doors & Hardware unit in Sterling, Virginia.  We are willing to train the right applicant at entry level.

Established in 1955, The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC ("C&B") is a privately-owned technical services business and specialty distributor. C&B is the nation's leading distributor of architectural hardware, doors, doorframes, and related building products for non-residential building applications throughout the United States.  C&B's operating units include Cook & Boardman, LLC; Precision Doors & Hardware, LLC; Architectural Building Supply, LLC; Martin Architectural Products; Hollow Metal Specialists; Hardware Consultants; Precision Millwork; Exactitude; Delta Door and Hardware; Pinnacle Door & Hardware; Specialized Architectural Products; Door Pro Systems and RDL Supply. Today, C&B operates from 31 locations across twelve states and serves customers throughout the United States.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits along with a generous paid time off plan.


The Project Manager trainee works closely with General Contractors to stay abreast of needs on each active project. Participates in problem resolution for jobs and takes project from start to finish within company policies and procedures while protecting the company interests and maintaining or increasing profit margins.

Essential Functions

  • Receives telephone calls, emails and other correspondence from customers
  • When necessary prepares submittal package for General Contractor and Architect
  • Tracks outstanding submittals packages
  • Reviews new plans for changes and provides cost impact to General Contractor
  • Prepares orders and delivers material in accordance with project schedule requirements and monitors production schedules with factories and warehouse
  • Maintains customer relationships and develops new customers
  • Processes proper internal and external paperwork in a timely manner
  • Keeps project files orderly and maintains correspondence in file
  • Provides monthly billing and booking projections
  • Assists in the sales effort to close new work
  • Attends on site meetings as required by General Contractor
  • Participates in physical inventory as required
  • Resolves project issues in a timely manner
  • All other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 year degree in Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Technology, or equivalent experience
  • 3 to 5 Years on the job training, schooling and/or experience
  • Willing to train at entry level
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent organizational skills and time management skills required
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to details are critical
  • Blue print/plan reading with Specification interpretation
  • Self-motived and proactive with ability to multi-task
  • Accurate mathematical skills required
  • Position requires minimal travel local and regional, must maintain a valid driver's license and furnish transportation
  • Knowledge of commercial door and hardware products a plus

Physical Demands

This position is primarily sedentary. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; stand; walk; and reach or lift using hands and arms.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. May require driving to work sites or customer locations.


Please apply by submitting your resume via this job posting.

 EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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