Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager

Reports to: Operations Manager

Department: Operations-Infrastructure

FLSA Classification: Salary – Exempt

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for overall management direction for construction projects.  Responsible for all phases of the construction project including but not limited to managing employees, subcontractors, owner relations, quality control, safety, schedule and executing to the project budget.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities for the projects assigned to ensure objectives are accomplished safely within prescribed funding and scheduling parameters.
  • Monitor and control project(s) budget and schedule.
  • Prepare and report project(s) costs, progress, and forecasts.
  • Establish and execute project work plans.
  • Maintain open communication channels with client, regulator, or other stake holders.
  • Prepare and submit pay applications, Requests for Information, Purchase Orders, Submittals, Change Orders, Claims, Request for Proposals, Request for Qualifications, and any other required project related communication.
  • Coordinate with Operations Manager and General Superintendent the allocation of shared resources such as personnel and equipment.
  • Serve as company representative at required project meetings or hearings and prepare documentation, as necessary.
  • Perform in depth review of all essential elements of projects assigned to identify challenges to mitigate or opportunities to realize.
  • Supervise work performed to ensure it meets company standards and quality plan.
  • Review drawings and specifications for constructability, completeness, and accuracy.
  • Supervision of Project Engineers, Superintendents and Foremen, as assigned.
  • Promptly respond to project ad-hoc needs.
  • Enforce safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all on-site compliance with project procedures, safety program requirements, work rules and company policies.
  • Apply expert level knowledge in heavy civil construction, materials, equipment, and risk management.
  • Regular attendance required according to company policy to ensure crew can operate at normal efficiency level.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent understanding of industry practices, processes, and standards.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with software/internet-based programs:
    • Primavera P6
    • HeavyJob
    • Microsoft
    • CMiC

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent combination of technical training and/or extensive experience in construction, design, finance, and management required.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of related construction experience and in managing construction projects required; with a minimum four (4) years of TXDoT experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to thoroughly understand drawings and specification, general contractor & subcontractor documents, materials, means and methods.
  • Valid Drivers License with a clear MVR.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is plus.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent walking on uneven surfaces, including ground in varying weather conditions.
  • Regularly sit, stand, or walk short distances for up to the entire duration of a shift/workday.
  • May stoop, kneel, or bend on an occasional basis.
  • May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on frequent basis.
  • Occasionally climb stairs or ladders, etc.
  • Regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Exposure to outdoor environment with machinery/equipment in the surrounding area.
  • This position requires the use and operation of a personal and/or company vehicle.
  • Able to wear personal protective equipment is required, including but not limited to steel toe shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, hard hat, vest, etc.
  • Able to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds at times.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer