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Ghafari Project Manager (On-Site) in Lansing, Michigan


Ghafari Associates is looking for a PROJECT MANAGER to join the team. This role will be ON-SITE at the GM/LG/Ultium EV battery facility site in Lansing, MI. The position will begin in December 2022 and last (roughly) until August 2024 (but could be extended). It is an hourly paid position, with potential for weekly OT pay (1.5x hourly rate) of 5-10 hours. There is also potential for a monthly stipend for expenses.

The Project Manager, represents the Owners in all aspects of construction including Quality of Process, Quality of Product, and Documentation. The Construction Field Representative is responsible for ensuring that the design and engineering is being implemented on-site appropriately, and that the construction work is carried out in accordance with QA, safety, environment programs, guidelines and regulations as applicable.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Serve as a liaison between the contractor, architect and engineers

  • Perform on-site observations of construction activities

  • Prepare weekly reports documenting construction progress and issues.

  • Assist office team with Review of Request For Information (RFI’s) forms

  • Provide field checks and/or investigations as per request of office team

  • Gather site/facility photos during and upon completion of the project.

  • Attend construction meetings on behalf of AE Team.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction field preferred or related work experience


  • 5 years of experience with construction administration of construction contracts

  • ADA training preferred

  • Safety training preferred


  • Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Schedule, AutoCAD and Revit experience preferred

  • Excellent communication and written skills


Since 1982, Ghafari Associates has taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets including: aviation, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, hospitality, K-12 and higher education. As a global team of engineers, architects, process designers, and consultants we blend insight with technological innovation helping clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Continuously rated a Top Workplace to Work ( , Crain’s Cool Place to Work ( , and a Best and Brightest ( company to work for in the US, Ghafari has made a name for itself through our culture, employee benefits, and portfolio of projects ( .

Over a quarter of Ghafari employees have diverse identities that are championed by our growing approach to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We provide flexible work environments allowing team members a schedule that benefits them, whether it is fully remote, hybrid or an in-office experience.

Through career mapping, Ghafari employees are encouraged to seek licensure, coached for knowledge growth, and provided opportunities for management and mentorship roles if interested. Our robust internship program recognizes undergraduate and graduate students from across the world, having an over 90% success rate of hiring our interns after graduation.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects all around the world. Ghafari’s global reach creates an environment where individuals can build professional relationships while building sustainable and cutting-edge facilities. Are you ready to take that leap? Apply now! (

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

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If there are any questions or additional accommodations that are required, please contact 313.441.3000 for assistance.

It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital, pregnancy or parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

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Job ID 2022-2024

Job Location US-MI-Lansing

Category Construction Management