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Private Works Project Manager

Company: Granite Construction Inc
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...

General Summary:

This position is responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome of construction projects in public and private sectors ranging from $15 - $50- million in size.

Job Description:

  • Participate in early identification of project opportunities and estimate or coordinate estimating efforts in pursuit of those opportunities. Perform accurate project revenue and cost financial forecasting to ensure corporate profitability goals are met.

  • Coordinate with estimators and project controls group to establish budget.

  • Lead estimating efforts on vertically integrated projects to ensure accurate and consistent bid to build process.

  • Coordinate efforts with estimators, large project sponsor, and manager of construction to manage resources to meet project schedule.

  • Participate in bid review and bid closing to ensure accuracy of bid and evaluate project feasibility; work with estimating team to develop bid schedule.

  • Coordinate with large project sponsor, manager of construction and project team to develop comprehensive plan for project start up and successful kick-off.

  • Provide environment where dynamic project communication occurs between Project Engineers, Foremen, Superintendents and Construction Manager to ensure work is accomplished in an efficient, profitable, and safe manner.

  • Ensure proper job controls, i.e. quantities, costs, revenue and schedule.

  • Establish and maintain working relationships with owners, agencies, subcontractors, corporate management, inspectors, etc., providing customer service to develop long-term partnerships with client base.

  • Ensure accurate construction reports for the job allowing for continuous improvement in performance.

  • Run projects at profitability levels to meet or exceed expected margins.

  • Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment. #LI-ML1

Education Requirements

  • BS degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, or related field or equivalent work experience in heavy civil construction

Work Experience

  • Five (5) to ten (10) years progressive project experience in heavy civil environments

  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in estimating and management of earthwork, underground utilities, and surface improvements (PCC and AC paving) in in private and public environments.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Knowledge of construction and estimating of earthwork, underground utilities, and surface improvements

  • Knowledge and understanding of union agreements and prevailing wage

  • Maintain ability to work in a high production environment

  • Demonstrated decision-making skills

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Excellent supervisory communication and organizational skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy at all times


BS (Required)

Work Experience:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Asphalt Paving, Concrete Paving, Construction Management Software, Earthworks, HCSS Construction Software, Paving, People Management, Primavera Scheduling Software, Takeoff, Underground Utilities

Notice to Agencies

Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.

Keywords: Granite Construction Inc, San Luis Obispo , Private Works Project Manager, Other , San Luis Obispo, California

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