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January 15, 2018

Simplicity Project Manager/Assistant Project Manager (OR – Portland Metro area to the Columbia Gorge)

Simplicity is a division of Hayden Homes and together we are the largest privately held home builder in the Pacific Northwest.  We are an on-your-land homebuilder that builds high-quality homes using Hayden Homes’ plans. We manage the burden of coordinating and scheduling multiple tasks throughout the homebuilding process for our customers. We deliver our customers’ homes on time and on budget. We are passionate about what we do – Building wealth for our Customers, Team Members and the Northwest Economy is WHY Simplicity exists.
Simplicity has a collaborative, team centric, and execution oriented culture. We value strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills and a work/life balance. If you’re a motivated individual with a strong work ethic who shares our core values and is looking for their next exciting opportunity, we’d love to hear from you.
As a home construction Simplicity Project Manager or Assistant Project Manager, you will research, coordinate and manage all the home building responsibilities from start to finish, to include directing and coordinating with trade partners, subs and suppliers.
The successful candidate, will use their interpersonal skills to develop and nurture strong relationships with department co-workers, other departments, external partners and resources to ensure the successful delivery of each and every home. You must be willing to continually learn, grow and share your knowledge.
As the Simplicity Project Manager or Assistant Project Manager, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Review all plans for function and construction value, obtain bids and select qualified and secondary suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Manage all financial duties associated with construction projects keeping the project on time and on budget.
  • Promote and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Learn and use our Customer Service Management system, KOVA, to capture pertinent data that will be shared and used by various departments.
  • Receive hands-on training in the Hayden Homes Way (systems and processes).
  • Identify and share improvements to our processes and tools.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or related field preferred.


  • Minimum of four years of related construction experience required.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret building codes and construction documents.
  • Ability to creatively solve problems and work under time constraints with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, to all levels of technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to motivate suppliers and trade partners to deliver product timely and produce quality work within tight timeframes while managing multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Exceptional organizational abilities and customer service skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and an ability to establish strong relationships with all levels of the organization as well as build relationships with outside resources.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work with suppliers, trades, customers and internal team members to discuss and document requirements/changes, address concerns and provide timely project status.

Travel: Daily travel within local and regional areas required. To be considered, candidate must have or have access to a reliable vehicle and drivers insurance.
Total Rewards:
Your benefits package from Simplicity by Hayden Homes consists of a comprehensive range of benefits including Healthcare coverage, Health and Dependent Daycare Accounts, Disability protection, Retirements benefits, Paid Time Off, Home Purchase Program, Professional Training and much more.
Compensation: Based on individual, relevant experience.
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to and works in outside weather conditions and thus is exposed to wet, humid, hot and/or cold conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet in the office, and moderate to loud in the field.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with arms and use hands and fingers to grab, pull, push and lift. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 – 40 pounds or more. An example of lifting are cabinets, appliances or other construction related items.
The employee will have to walk on uneven/unfinished surfaces such as rocky grades and around disturbed surfaces such as trenches or un-graded areas, construction debris, etc. The employee must also stand, sit, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb. The employee may have to step up or down to get into or out of homes under construction (at times 2’ or more). The employee may be required to position and use a 6’-8’ ladder for light work such as painting, caulking or other light duty.
This job description is a general description of the job. This description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that this position may perform.
Simplicity by Hayden Homes  is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is not open to agencies or 3rd party recruiters. We are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time.