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Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Description

Matrex Exhibits Inc. is seeking a Project Manager for its Addison, Illinois location.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing set up drawings based on customer and/or sales specifications
  • Preparing layouts, patterns or scaled drawings for construction
  • Purchasing materials, parts, supplies and services in the right quantity, quality and price
  • Developing purchasing specifications by researching and analyzing technical data, design and manufacturing requirements
  • Identifying vendors of materials, equipment or supplies
  • Evaluating cost and quality of goods or services
  • Specifying material, hardware, electrical/lighting specifications and building techniques in accordance with customer requirements
  • Reviewing prospective projects and estimates with account executives prior to proposal submission to determine feasibility
  • Leading pre-construction meeting to verify expectations
  • Overseeing production to ensure all specifications and requirements are met
  • Ensuring resolution of engineering and production problems
  • Ensuring shipment is complete when it leaves the plant
  • Preparing complete inventories of tradeshow components shipping out of the building


Skills and Specifications

  • Clear understanding of construction methods for wood/metal fabrication
  • Proficiency using AutoCad for 3D modeling, although we work primarily in AutoCad, Knowledge of Inventory would be a plus.
  • Ability to efficiently network and coordinate works with suppliers and internal staff
  • Ability to manage effectively time to meet targets and deadlines with tremendous accuracy
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Desired Qualifications & Experience

  • High school diploma or a GED equivalent from a certified college
  • Bachelor’s or an associate degree from an accredited institution
  • Some tradeshow experience required, 2-5 year preferred


Job Category: Construction
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Illinois

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