The Project Manager takes a lead role on projects, liaises directly with the client/owners and is responsible for ensuring the delivery of the project on time and in budget. To be successful in this position, you must have previous end-to-end heavy civil construction experience on large scale design-build projects and a demonstrated track record of leading and executing profitable projects while building talent capability.
A market leading Civil Construction firm that focuses on road and highway projects in the North Texas area.
- Lead and manage the construction efforts, ensuring the successful completed project is delivered on time and in budget. Working closely with the Project Director/Project Sponsor, you will have responsibility for overall forecasting, cost management, contingency planning and securing the profitability of the project.
- Develop and maintain successful client/owner and JV Partner relationships which can include overcoming challenges and differences of opinions insuring win-win outcomes best for the project and business.
- Establish and implement project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards in line with corporate policies.
- Leading by example, you will provide positive safety leadership to the project, promoting our "Don't Walk By" safety standard and Company Values.
- Assist in reviewing and negotiating contracts, liaising with legal counsel as appropriate in conjunction with the leadership team.
- Assemble key personnel for the project, utilizing internal resources as well as external through your existing network.
- Manage financial aspects of contracts to protect the company's interests and maintain strong relationships with client.
- Contribute technical direction to the pre-award process by determining project scope, planning, and estimating and during construction, act as a technical resource for the project team.
- Lead the project team (including staff from other groups (e.g. JV partners) and sub-consultants and sub-contractors) and coordinate all project resources.
- Monitor/control construction progress to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget.
- Continuously review field operations, ensuring that the project is constructed safely and in accordance with all design, budgetary and scheduling obligations.
- Identifying required and optional changes in project scope and negotiate change orders with the owner.
- Supervisory Responsibility: Consistently demonstrates him/herself professionally and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include attracting, selecting, onboarding and retaining talent; planning, assigning, and directing work; performance management of team members including annual performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, addressing complaints and resolving problems; building talent and succession within the team.
- A Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited institution or equivalent training and experience is required
- 10+ years of proven Project Management experience with a large General Contractor
- Substantial experience on large scale heavy civil projects(bridges, roads, highways, rail etc) is required
- Proven success in delivering high quality projects on time and on budget
- Experienced in liaising with clients, consultants, and management of site staff and subcontractors
- Be skilled in anticipating project needs with sufficient lead-time to avoid delays in production
- Experience in multiple procurement methodologies - Design Build/ PPP (P3) preferred
- Demonstrated negotiation skills and ability to represent all project matters on behalf of the Company and/or Joint Venture related to cost, schedule & contract matters with owner, partners and/or subcontractors
- Productivity tracking and monitoring for self-performed scopes
- Project cost forecasting experience
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal Executive Presentation Skills
- Proven ability to work through and overcome conflicts productively and while maintaining professionalism at all times
- Demonstrate an overriding commitment to health, safety and environmental responsibility
- Registration or eligibility to register as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) is an asset
- Position requires extensive travel to project sites
- Must be willing and able to relocate based on business needs and project assignments
- Ability to acquire, develop and retain talent through the various project cycles (start up, maintain, completion)
- Ability operate in a matrix organization
- Ability to lead a team
- Strategic and operational capabilities
Competitive pay and benefits with a team environment that promotes growth internally.