Careers at Cummings

Senior Project Manager (Commercial Construction, Facility Maintenance, and Project Management)


Cummings Properties, Woburn, MA, operates more than 11 million square feet of modern commercial office, medical, research and development, and laboratory space in 11 north-of-Boston suburbs. The organization also runs the $3 billion Cummings Foundation, which has a long history of giving back to the community. Most Cummings Properties buildings are owned by Cummings Foundation, with all rental profits benefiting nonprofit causes.

This new Senior Project Manager role is ideal for a highly motivated professional seeking career growth. It offers opportunities to lead a wide range of projects, work directly with senior management, and achieve near-term upward mobility.

We are seeking a smart, diligent, hard-working, and caring candidate to join our mission-driven team. Our 300-plus colleagues take pride in our firm’s five decades of outstanding success, and they appreciate its unsurpassed stability.

This is a great opportunity for a professional with meaningful experience in commercial construction and real estate management. Candidates should possess strong negotiating, writing, and conversational skills, particularly in the areas of project management, operational efficiencies, value-engineering proposed work, and reducing operating expenses. This exciting, fast-paced role offers a diverse range of projects, including new buildings, additions, common-area renovations, tenant fitups, EV charging stations, solar arrays, and energy retrofits.

As a Senior Project Manager (SPA), you will collaborate with team members from the design, purchasing, sustainability, construction, and maintenance departments, and report directly to senior management. The SPA will maintain whole-project responsibility from conception to completion. S/he will leverage sound organizational skills, have a talent for multitasking, and adhere to deadlines to efficiently and effectively complete projects.

This is a full-time, in-office, salaried position in a stimulating environment with strong benefits for a candidate with high aspirations and a work ethic to match. If this sounds like the right opportunity, we want to hear from you!

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • A four-year college degree in a related discipline
  • Five or more years of experience in a relevant field
  • Skills in negotiating, buying, estimating, diplomacy and consensus-building
  • Aptitude to review and analyze drawings, specifications, and submittals
  • Resourcefulness to identify alternative products and innovative solutions
  • Ability to proactively collaborate on product selections and construction methods
  • Experience in project management, including identifying and solving challenges
  • Leadership skills to coordinate, direct, execute, and expedite projects
  • Capacity to oversee contracts and manage vendors and contractors
  • Capability to take initiative and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Keen curiosity and a critical eye
  • Experience with owner-managed real estate construction and maintenance
  • Superior accuracy and meticulous attention to details
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Current or near-term residency in north-suburban Boston

About Cummings Properties: Cummings Properties has a culture that emphasizes open communication and innovative thinking. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes:

  • Excellent compensation with ownership opportunities
  • Medical, dental, life, and disability insurance
  • Paid holiday, vacation, sick, and personal time
  • A retirement savings plan
  • Unlimited career advancement and growth potential

Interested applicants are encouraged to send a thoughtful cover letter, resume, and compensation expectations to: Ideal for professionals who enjoy being part of a collaborative team, this is a full-time on-site (not remote or hybrid) role. RESUMES NOT ACCOMPANIED BY A THOUGHTFULLY PREPARED COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Thank you for considering a position with our firm. Cummings Properties is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In the interest of the safety and health of our employees and clients, we maintain a ZERO TOLERANCE policy in regards to prohibited drug use and alcohol or marijuana abuse. More information about the Cummings organization is available at and