Senior Project Manager

Fresno, California, United States

Posted on 12/03/2019 by Sales Consultants of Sacramento

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Position Details




Construction / Highway & Street Construction


Building Construction / Skilled Trades

Job Level:

Standard Management (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)


Bachelor's Degree



Reference ID:

GG 304 H

The Senior Project Manager working our California High Speed Rail CP 2-3 project you will be based out of our Fresno project office and play a key role in the project’s successful execution. You will report to the Segment Project Manager and be responsible for a 20 mile segment worth approximately $300m.

  • Support of the Segment Manager in the overall management of the Segment activities in partnership with the Segment Construction Manager
  • Manage professional staff supporting operations (8-10 people); Project Engineering and oversight of Field Engineering
  • Manage the development, maintenance and analysis of segment schedule and reporting of schedule performance
  • Manage the cost controls process for the segment assuring accuracy and timeliness of all costs.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of project engineering staff to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.
  • Conduct performance reviews with subordinates.
  • Manage subcontractor billings and accruals.
  • Support field engineering staff to establish work plans and staffing for each phase of project,
  • Oversee the coordination of project engineering staff with field engineering staff through the Segment Construction Manager to outline work plans and assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of Authority.
  • Confer with project field personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
  • Work closely with Company employees, project supervisors, owners, external teams and support people as extension to the Segment Manager
  • Advise the Segment Manager about issues related to constructability and/or conflicts resulting from deficient design.
  • Identify and analyze design related items causing additional costs for improvements to design and production
  • Identify and analyze design related items causing changes to the contract which should be addressed as such and initiate change notices with supporting documentation and basis of change.
  • Manage and oversee segment procurement activities in the buy-out of the project materials and subcontractors.
  • Work closely with the Segment Construction Manager in maintaining production on budget and schedule.
  • Review project estimate or plan to determine schedule, estimated job cost, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.
  • Develop, maintain and analyze segment construction schedule and reporting of schedule performance
  • Manage the 3-6 week construction schedule in conjunction with the segment construction schedule
  • Review status and modify schedules or plans as required and prepare project reports for management, owners, and subcontractors.
  • Claims management and documentation.
  • Assure that subcontractor agreements are prepared and change orders are accurate and issued to owners, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Understand project documents ie: completeness or inadequacies.  Understand timing needed to acquire shop drawings and or clarification to allow sufficient lead-time for planning and scheduling production with a minimum of mistakes or delays.
  • Provide positive safety leadership to the project and maintain full compliance with safety policies
  • Review field operation and ensure that the project provides a safe workplace.
  • Assure that all local union and prevailing wage rules are implemented on the Segment.
  • A Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited institution or equivalent training and experience is required
  • 10 year minimum experience in Heavy Civil/Highway Construction as Project Engineer or Project Manager. Large project and Design-Build experience is preferred.  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
  • Experience working on CALTRANS projects will be highly regarded.
  • Experienced in liaising with clients, consultants, and management of site staff and subcontractors
  • 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
  • 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

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