Project Manager - Missoula

$80,000 - $120,000 yearly
  • Cushing Terrell
  • Missoula, MT, USA
  • Jul 01, 2024
Full time Architecture Construction Design Engineering Project Management

Job Description


Join us to design places that make a difference

As a Cushing Terrell team member, you will create built environments that push the boundaries of cutting-edge design and contribute to thriving communities. You will join a multidisciplinary team of talented engineers, architects, designers, planners, and business professionals who work across 13 office locations as well as remotely throughout the United States. Our vision is to shape a new world using knowledge and creativity to educate, enlighten, delight, unite, preserve, sustain, and forever improve.

Qualifications* you will bring to the table:

  • Education: A bachelor’s or master’s degree preferably in Architecture, Construction Administration, or equivalent.
  • Experience: 10+ years job-related work experience with demonstrated competence.
  • Licenses and certifications: Current architect license/registration or PM certification.
  • Software: Working knowledge of Revit, Project Management Software, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office suite, Bluebeam, Outlook.
  • Core knowledge: In-depth knowledge of the industry, strong design skills, client relations, problem-solving skills, ability to learn and adapt.
  • High level of collaboration and communication with other team members.
  • Knowledge of building codes and construction practices.

*Did you know that some people hold back on applying to jobs if they don’t meet 100% of the listed requirements? We don’t want you to hold back! If you don’t check every single point above but still feel like you could successfully do the work, we encourage you to apply! 

As a Team Member at Cushing Terrell, you will*…

  • Prepares fee proposals and add fee services, develops and negotiates contracts.
  • Collaborates with design leaders and other disciplines to produce project budgets.
  • Ensures project profitability 
  • Coordinates Cushing Terrell’s project billing with the client’s accounting procedures, aligning with the client’s needs, in both timing and format.
  • Provides expert knowledge of project processes and delivers seamless communication to teams.
  • Identifies and brings awareness to the client of possible services Cushing Terrell can provide.
  • Plans, coordinates, and ensures the project schedule.
  • Takes responsibility for overall process including management of budget, scope, and timing, as well as communication with the entire design team.
  • Regularly assesses the client’s goals and ensures the team executes the project to match that vision.
  • Collaborates closely with design leaders and teams.
  • Strategically allocating team effort, utilizing resources, and reorganizing resources when necessary.
  • Plans, communicates, and executes project deliverables and milestones with the team.
  • Delivers holistic design decisions utilizing the appropriate team members early in the process.
  • Schedules regular Project reviews with Principal in Charge
  • Manages the QA/QC process through inception and completion including quality management investigating, research, and follow-up.
  • Manages project closeout as well as project review and lessons learned.
  • May have supervisory responsibilities including training, assigning, and directing work; reviewing performance, rewarding, and disciplining team members; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Carries out these supervisor responsibilities in accordance with company policies and applicable laws.
  • Develops external and internal client relationships.
  • Identifies and develops market opportunities.

*The majority of the time a person in this role will be sitting in an office with limited physical requirements. This may require individuals to bend, stretch, twist, and reach. On occasion, individuals will be required to visit a client site to perform site verifications and field surveys.

Your pay

The salary for this position is based on the location/s posted. If you are a candidate living outside of (this region/these regions), we still encourage you to apply as salary ranges may differ across states/cities/job markets.

  • Expected Range*: $80,000 to $120,000 annually
  • The position is also eligible for an annual performance bonus

*The actual salary offered for the role will be determined based on a variety of factors including but not limited to; years of experience, licensure status, location, level of job-related knowledge, and other job-related factors (as permitted by law). 

Why Cushing Terrell?

Cushing Terrell offers excellent, competitive employee benefits, such as a nationwide High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with HSA, dental, and vision coverage for both you and eligible dependents. A 401(k)/Roth retirement plan with a 5% employer match.  8 paid holidays and PTO accrual. Professional and personal growth are equally important to us; we offer advancement opportunities and are committed to continuing education and mentorship opportunities for all of our team members.

Cushing Terrell’s Work Smart Program is a flexible work arrangement designed to acknowledge and embrace flexibility in our work environments and preferences. While we prefer that our team enjoy the benefits of in-office work collaboration, team members in most roles, with more than 3 years of professional experience may have flexibility to work remotely, a hybrid schedule, or 100% in the office.

View our Employee Benefits Guide for more information.


Cushing Terrell is committed to pursuing, achieving, and preserving a culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion – within our firm, partnerships, communities, and the places we design. We are invested in expanding awareness of different lived experiences, building capacity for understanding and mutual respect, and implementing practices that uphold our commitments.        

Cushing Terrell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, age, color, religious creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, military status or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.          

If you need assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with us, please call 406.248.7455. We will review requests for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis. If you are having difficulty applying through an external website, please visit          

We look forward to hearing from you!