ACME Constructors

Senior Project Manager

Now seeking an entrepreneurial, client-centric Senior Project Manager to manage a growing number of industrial, manufacturing & food and beverage projects in the Cape Girardeau area!


Since 1947, ACME Constructors (“ACME”) has provided self-performing, high-quality industrial solutions to Fortune 500 and privately held companies across a wide array of automotive, manufacturing, chemical, and other industries.

With three locations across Missouri (St. Louis, Columbia, Cape Girardeau), ACME proudly manages 700+ projects per year, ranging up to $30M in size and made possible through the partnership with a highly skilled 200+ union workforce. ACME’s client-focused approach includes an unending dedication to safety, superior project management and a commitment to retain the best skilled craftspeople in the industry.

As a 100% employee-owned and managed entity (ESOP), ACME’s ownership structure fosters a deep sense of community, promotes and rewards collaboration, and reflects the core values upon which ACME’s success is based. ACME’s employees are the life blood of the company – they are a family of customer-driven, positive, and hardworking individuals who embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and who value employee productivity to achieve company profitability. Visit us at


Reporting to ACME’s Market Director, you will serve as a key project leader within ACME’s overall organization and join a close-knit team committed to client success and construction project excellence.

Deliver Exceptional Value [Client Service] – Within the DNA of every senior leader at ACME is a client-centric mentality. Navigating project challenges and resolving issues in a productive and positive manner to ensure ongoing value and project success is expected. You will lead weekly project progress meetings to address safety, scheduling, material availability, submittals, changes and delays, legal and risk management issues. You will review monthly project reports, approve vendor invoices and timesheets, and maintain all labor and material data for project control and analysis.

Ensure Project Success [Project Estimation + Management] – You will be responsible for managing the full scope of industrial projects, from client engagement to estimation and through project completion. You will make critical decisions regarding project cost, scope, quality, safety, and scheduling. You will ensure adherence to schedule and budget, communicate proactively, and visit client job sites to ensure project compliance, safety, and staffing. Most projects located within a 30- to 40-mile radius of Cape Girardeau.

Serve as Entrepreneurial Thought Partner [Culture + Collaboration] – You will work with a small team of project professionals in ACME’s Cape Girardeau office, partnering closely with dedicated and experienced field crew to ensure successful and timely project delivery. Your insight on best practices and process improvements are welcomed and your ability to communicate transparently will be valued.

Stand Out as Brand Ambassador [Relationship Development + Market Growth] – As a face and voice of ACME in the local region, you will be on the front lines of client relationships and a visible part of the larger Cape Girardeau community. Representing ACME in an ethical and professional manner, you will build deep trusted client relationships that attract repeat project requests and engage with a wide base of regional stakeholders that help expand ACME’s regional market and referral base.


  • WE ARE AN ESOP – As an employee-owned company, we foster a “team first” mentality. When employees have a stake in the company’s performance and profits, they are motivated to go above and beyond for the company and its clients. ACME employees feel an increased sense of responsibility and accountability, they are fully invested and committed to the company’s ongoing success.
  • SHARED VALUES DRIVE SUCCESS – ACME is driven by a strong set of core values that looks beyond the short-term bottom line. ACME values curiosity and openness, respect and collaboration, dedication to excellence, and, most importantly, permission to take ownership and to do the right thing for clients and customers in all instances!
  • COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION & COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS – ACME offers a competitive base salary and annual bonus tied to individual and company goals. Every employee participates in the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). ACME also offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits; paid time off plus holidays; vehicle and cell phone allowance; and a matching 401k plan.


  • You are entrepreneurial and innovation-minded – You enjoy putting innovation to work and finding creative and cost-effective solutions for clients. You think holistically about projects and have an ability to flex between strategic and tactical priorities. You are forward thinking and up to date on current technology and changes in the industry.
  • You bring strong project & people management experience – You bring 3-7+ years of progressive experience in project management. You are well versed in the complexities of estimation, preconstruction, and operational execution for projects in excess of $10-20M. You enjoy motivating and developing team members and you are willing and able to foster a culture that promotes engagement, teamwork, accountability, and inclusion and values coaching and mentoring. You have a progressive and innovative attitude towards people, safety, and compliance and proactively assume responsibility for project results.
  • You love building trusted relationships – You build trusted relationships with clients and internal stakeholders. You have an ability to connect with people at all levels and believe each team member makes a difference. You bring a genuine, solutions-based approach to client service and issue resolution that aligns with ACME’s company values. You communicate transparently with frequency and clarity.
  • You are tech savvy and completed a 4-year degree – You bring strong technology skills including proficiency in project management software platforms. Knowledge of Procor is a plus! You have a 4-year degree in construction management, engineering, architecture, or related field. Advanced degree a plus, not required.


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ACME is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome differences in form of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, geography, socioeconomic status, age, politics, religion, philosophy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply-we look forward to hearing from you!


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