Senior Project Manager

Livermore , California, United States, 94551

Posted on 12/02/2019 by Sales Consultants of Sacramento

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Position Details




Construction / Highway & Street Construction


Building Construction / Skilled Trades

Job Level:

Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)


Bachelor's Degree



Reference ID:

GG 335 GFC



  • Routinely manages projects valued between 0-$25M
  • Expertly performs the duties of Project Engineer
  • Performs duties of Estimator and Superintendent as needed.
  • Successfully manages/directs multiple projects simultaneously, having large budgets with extensive and complex implementation challenges.
  • Achieves success in design-build project manager role, overseeing design, construction and QA/QC programs.
  • Has the experience and ability to lead the construction claim process and settle claims in the best interest of the Company.
  • Exhibits expert contract administration ability. Analyzes, understands and communicates the Company’s contractual responsibilities. Authors formal written communication as necessary, to protect the Company’s interests and contractual rights.
  • Proactively identifies new business lead and/or repeat business in the private market while consistently representing he Company in a positive and professional manner.
  • Manages contractual change order process with customers and subcontractors, including initial pricing of extra work (with Estimator oversight and within dollar amount guidelines), utilizing the estimating staff to bid significant lump sum extra work items and obtaining executed contracting instruments.
  • Reviews and approves purchase order commitments for job specific purchases.
  • Confirms the adherence to specifications and resolves conflicts.
  • Identifies equipment needs, creates forecasts and manages for responsible equipment utilization.
  • Leads pre-construction process for assigned projects, verifies bid time assumptions (including existing ground verification), identifies project quality requirements, creates Job Specific Quality Control Plans, and ensures efficient and complete close-out.
  • Oversees the implementation of comprehensive safety plans, hazard analysis, safety meetings, method statements and safe working practices, as required by the Company and regulatory agencies. Continued mentoring of field staff employees in area of safety practices.
  • Performs safety audits and sees that deficiencies are corrected immediately.
  • Creates, analyzes, updates and certifies various project schedules, including short term schedules and project CPM schedule.
  • Responsible for negotiating subcontractors, reviewing and making recommendations for execution to the Contracts Manager, ensuring subcontractors comply with requirements, administering the subcontract and paying the subcontractors.
  • Demonstrates intimate knowledge of the Company’s standard form contracts.
  • Oversees the activities for the entire project team (employees, subcontractors, vendors) to ensure compliance with the company policies, safety and quality standards.
  • Supervises jobsite operations, supports field staff and coordinates resources such as crews, materials and equipment. Supervises Project Engineers and reviews their written reports on project
  • performance using qualitative analysis and other project management techniques.
  • Acts as a Company liaison for projects with owners, local, state and federal agencies, consulting engineers, utility companies, subcontractors and public.
  • Supervises, coordinates and manages all phases of assigned construction projects and monitors projects to ensure that the work is being completed on schedule and within budget, including scheduling, construction administration, staffing and construction   compliance.
  • Mentors Project Engineers and coaches less experienced employees on leadership, productivity and achieving career objectives.
  • May be responsible for periodic performance evaluation of direct reports, including quarterly updates and proactive identification of training opportunities.
  • Performs detailed Quality Management System audits of assigned projects and others.
  • Demonstrates excellence in resource-loaded scheduling and  forecasting.
  • Sequences critical path activities and demonstrates how changes impact progress and profit.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or business-related field preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years construction project management experience, including at least 7 years of public works project management
  • Strong knowledge of construction grading and paving practices, including contractual documents, plans, specifications and soils reports
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated decision making abilities in a high production environment, including strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Proven track record of successful contract negotiations
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Primavera; knowledge of Vista Project Management and HCSS Heavy Job software a plus
  • Must have valid driver's license with clean driver's abstract
  • Prefer certification in CPR, AED, First Aid, OSHA 30, MUTCD Supervisor


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