St. Louis, MO

Project Manager


CD Companies is a leading commercial Design, Architecture & Engineering firm headquartered in St. Louis, MO with regional offices in Edison, NJ, Portland, OR, Tampa, FL, Branson, MO and Grand Rapids, MI. For over 65 years, we have maintained a strong client base in the retail sector and have successfully expanded our market into childcare, assisted living, entertainment, hospitality, healthcare, workplace, restaurant, and industrial sectors.

CD Companies is seeking a Retail Program Architectural Project Manager. This position will be responsible for driving successful business partnerships and project management strategies between a retail client and our design teams. They will be the direct liaison between CD Companies, our staff, and client leadership to ensure an efficient and top-quality process in producing design documents for multiple projects at a time.


  • Manage a retail project program and all required discipline scheduling for projects
  • Assist with the preparation & coordination of design documents and construction documents for all design disciplines.
  • Ensure that design reviews occur at the designated stages of the projects.
  • Submit project deliverables to the jurisdictions requiring approval and follow up until permit is issued.
  • Responsible for communication with client leadership
  • Perform designs for projects in base discipline.


  • Knowledge of the AEC industry and an understanding of the design process
  • Experience running a retail project program
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to identify and solve problems and resolve conflicts.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and effectively balance workload.
  • Experience with design software, AutoCad and Revit, is a plus
  • Ability to travel is a plus, generally 1 to 2 days at a time.

The successful applicant should be a self-starter and interested in leading a future team. Our culture rewards talented, motivated and dedicated individuals with the desire to learn and grow with positions of increasing responsibility, management and the potential for eventual ownership participation.


​We offer competitive compensation packages with premium benefits. Your comprehensive benefit package includes Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, 401K, Education Assistance, Holiday Leave, Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Professional Development opportunities and more.

No phone calls or agencies please.