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Project Manager (Earthwork) - Civil Group

Project Manager (Earthwork) - Civil Group

Job ID 
2017-3291
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MN-Minneapolis
Posted Date 
9/11/2017
Category 
Project Management

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Overview

Company Overview:

Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade…

…What are you waiting for?!

Summary:

Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager for the Civil Group with the ability to interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, resourceful, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.  Aptitude to anticipate problems, critical issues and opportunities as they arise; along with the capability to creatively problem solve and bring together viable solutions.  Excellent written and verbal communications skills are vital, with attention to detail equally important.  The project manager will provide overall leadership direction to a project; including the management of project quality, timeliness, safety, as well as mentoring the project team. Develop and enhance customer relationships by providing excellent service. All projects are earthwork projects.

Responsibilities

 

Organization, flexibility, outstanding customer focus and strong communication are critical in performing duties which include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the overall financial health of earthwork projects
  • Develop and maintain project financial projections and equipment projections
  • Determine and allocate earthwork project estimate into financial system
  • Determine cost codes, approve invoices, and make necessary budget management decisions
  • Provide financials and billings to Accounting for timely payment
  • Create monthly owner billings

 Manage subcontracts and suppliers for the project

  • Oversee budget for and make selections of trade partners and suppliers
  • Handle billings and contract management, including contract buyouts

    Manage Assistant Project Manager(s) and Project Engineer(s)

  • Provide job assignments and manage career development Finish
  • Approve time cards for on-site team members
  • Provide ongoing feedback of work performance

 Function as the main point of contact with the owner and on-site representative

  • Assist with the review of the owner agreement
  • Resolve site concerns for the owner or representative
  • Provide frequent interactions and service to build positive relationships and future work opportunities

 Manage change orders

  • Determine when to submit to the owner or on-site representatives
    • Obtain the customer/architect’s approval

Qualifications

  • Minimum six years of related previous project management experience
  • Minimum three years of earthwork experience in a self-perform environment
  • Management experience working with earthwork on wind and solar farms and/or management experience on wind and solar farms preferred
  • Proven ability to assist with all responsibilities for complex projects
  • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
  • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
  • Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
  • Proven positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
  • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
  • Current driver’s license
  • This position is based in our Minnepolis, MN headquarters.
  • Travel required

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

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