The Korte Company is seeking an experienced Construction Project Executive to join our team in Highland, IL or St. Louis, MO to provide leadership and guidance for the success of multiple distribution center focused project teams. This position has a key role in communication, organization and control, including budget and managing customer expectations. The ideal candidate will have at least 15 years in the construction industry with a successful history of multiple project completion.



  • Collaborate with Business Development, Design, Preconstruction, Project Management and Field teams through all stages of the project lifecycle from selection, proposal, bidding, awards, construction, and closeout
  • Develop high-performance teams through supervision, training, coaching and mentoring
  • Provide leadership for multiple projects simultaneously in varying stages of the project
  • Monitor and control project to ensure completion within schedule and budget constraints
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts to protect company's interest while maintaining good relationship with the customer
  • Assist with decision-making responsibilities during each phase of the project



The characteristics listed below are representative of those sought to perform this job successfully.

  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Self-starter and motivated with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task within time constraints
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional in actions and appearance
  • Effective interactions with customers, subcontractors, employees and assistants
  • Strong computer skills
  • Previous experience with P6 and Procore is preferred



Qualified applicants will have:

  • Degree in Construction Management or Construction Engineering
  • 15 years experience in the construction industry
  • 10 years experience in a Project Manager or similar role
  • Past experience in project organization and scheduling while remaining within budget



The Korte Company was founded in 1958 on the belief that professionalism, quality and value added services are fundamental to a successful company.  More than fifty years later, that philosophy has earned Korte the reputation for delivering high quality, responsive services to our clients nationwide.  Korte pursues large construction projects from offices in St. Louis, MO, Highland, IL, Norman, OK, and Las Vegas, NV.


This position is eligible for our competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, 401(k) and company paid holidays. Only fully qualified candidates should apply. No phone calls, direct mailings or drop-in inquiries allowed. The Korte Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer Affirmative Action M/F/Vet/Disability.

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