Project Manager – heavy civil

at MWH Constructors
Location Dallas, Texas
Date Posted July 30, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Essential Functions

  • Plan, organize and staff key field positions or subordinate project managers. Coordinate staffing with US Operations and other Area department heads.
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policy.
  • Initiate and maintain liaison with prime client and A/E contacts, to facilitate preconstruction and construction activities.
  • Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site construction managers and superintendent to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  • Represent Company in project meetings, assist in labor negotiations/strategy meetings, etc.
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts (fee payment, rental equipment, income/expenses, etc.) to protect company's interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with Client.
  • Work jointly with other members of the project team to complete the MWH Constructors' Management Administration Plan prior to initiating any fieldwork. Use the planning guidelines and tools provided throughout the project.
  • Assure that direct reporting employees follow safe work practices and use company guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner.
  • Work in a manner to ensure your personal safety and that of fellow employees by following company health and safety guidelines and policies.
  • Provide leadership and technical support to project engineers, field engineers and superintendents.
  • Procurement of materials thru Purchase Agreements and Contracts.
  • Support Change Management, Cost Estimating, revenue and Cost Forecasting and Scheduling.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as directed by Regional Director.
  • Basic Qualifications

  • 4-year engineering/construction management degree or equivalent experience and training/education.
  • Minimum of 5 - 7 years of construction, design, finance and management experience/knowledge required on heavy civil construction projects.
  • 1 - 3 years of experience on water or wastewater plant projects.
  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities vital.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills essential.
  • Safety oriented, OSHA training.
  • Strong business-orientation required. Proven experience and judgment.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Special experience and expertise with water/wastewater projects.
  • Benefits

  • Group health & welfare benefits including options for medical, dental and vision
  • 100% company-paid benefits including Employee Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), Spouse and Dependent Life & AD&D, Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD) (after 60 day waiting period for STD & LTD only), Employee Assistance Program and Health Advocate
  • Voluntary benefits at discounted group rates for accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity
  • Flexible Time Off Policy (includes vacation, sick and personal time)
  • Paid Parental Leave Program
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Plan (company matching contributions up to 4%)
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