Project Executive – Life Science in New York, NY at HITT

Date Posted: 1/13/2023

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Project Executive – Life Science

A Life Sciences Project Executive (PE) leads and oversees a team to develop, coordinate, implement, and manage all facets necessary to construct a project on time, within budget, and to the quality specified.  The Project Executive leadership serves as the liaison between project team members to promote the interest of both the business and clients in all matters, as well as demonstrate the characteristics of a mid-level executive level leader. 


  • Establishing new Life Sciences oriented contacts in the local industry. Attending ISPE and other life sciences oriented professional organization events.
  • Actively seek work with existing contacts in the industry; attend industry network events and promote HITT.
  • Mentoring and educating new employees and existing employees in the unique characteristics and requirements involved with GMP compliant pharmaceutical construction projects.
  • Use Company Data Base to track your industry contacts, record opportunities and submit projects for approval when over our standard office limit in either scope or dollars.
  • Introduce HITT to industry involved subcontractors (best in class), assist with getting the firms a Master Services Agreement.
  • Develop and lead pre-construction effort on projects.
  • Work together with marketing department to write new collateral or adjust existing materials to show market relevancy.
  • Upon receipt of RFP’s, read and be the leader to spearhead the team for answering in the right manner with a focus on presentations for projects.
  • Keep tabs on project meetings run by your team and interject if necessary.
  • Aid in establishing a methodology for any client requests, such as custom cost reports or change order logs in their systems.
  • Set priorities for your project management staff in their daily work.
  • Check all schedules formatted by your project team to ensure that the logic is correct, and no critical items are left out.
  • Contact new and existing customers to discuss their needs while explaining how these needs could be met by specific company services
  • Work with our safety superintendent(s) to ensure that they are up to date on requirements of your industry.
  • Visit project sites no less than once a week to ensure that field operations are running smoothly until such time that project management staff can provide effective review.
  • Act as a sponsor to several field superintendents as required of all HITT staff leaders.
  • Maintains adherence to HITT’s standards of safety
  • Travel to project sites within the NYC tri-state area


  • A four-year degree from an accredited university with a concentration in construction, engineering, or business is strongly preferred
  • In lieu of a degree, additional work experience is acceptable
  • 10+ years of experience in Life Sciences Construction projects, commercial construction, including experience with a commercial general contractor
  • Previous experience in a project management role with the ability to execute multiple projects and/or simultaneously
  • Ability to travel to project sites within the NYC tri-state area
  • Ability to master sector/project-specific software systems including but not limited to: Microsoft Office suite (ex. Project, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.), ProCore, Adobe, BlueBeam, JD Edwards
  • Technical understanding of construction means and methods in order to solve problems that overreach project management staff.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of materials, finishes, process piping, Mechanical, Electrical, and plumbing systems commonly found in pharmaceutical manufacturing environments.
  • Ability to organize necessary resources, including people, tools and time to meet tight deadlines and achieve desired results
  • Knowledge of current market conditions including pricing conventions and trends in order to provide budgets to clients.
  • Must demonstrate a strong ability to:
  • Carry oneself as a leader and knowledge holder of the project while facilitating the decision-making process
  • Mentor younger staff
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and passion for construction and our industry
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and professionally, with a strong ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner
  • Take initiative and seek responsibility
  • Demonstrate integrity consistent with The HITT Way and HITT’s core values
  • Seek continuous improvement of knowledge and abilities, internal focus on self-improvement
  • Recognize quality and implement contractual and HITT quality standards
  • Adapt and exercise flexibility with the ever-changing world of technology, design, means and methods
  • Collaborate with people of various backgrounds and styles
  • Foster positive relationships with colleagues, clients, subcontractors and vendors
  • Approach all situations with a customer service-oriented attitude
  • Coach, train and educate assistant level team members
  • Sustain existing client relationships and develop new client relationships
  • Understand and know what tasks are more important than others; discern priorities for you and your staff.
  • Exhibit respectfulness by being punctual, engaged/focused, and respectful of others
  • Have a general understanding of New York Construction processes including filing with DOB


In accordance with New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL), Local Law 32, the base salary range for this position is $186,000 - $236,000. Compensation in other cities and states may vary. Americon HITT Contracting offers a competitive total benefits and compensation package including performance-based bonuses, premium health care coverage including vision and dental, employer-matched 401(k), wellness reimbursement program, paid holidays and time-off, and other voluntary benefits and leave types. The determination of salary is based on the candidate’s individual professional experience, qualifications, education, skills, and training.


HITT Contracting, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer providing opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, sex, national origin, creed, citizenship status, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

HITT Contracting, Inc. promotes a drug-free workplace.