Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

  • Project Manager, Heavy Civil

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/7/2019 2:38 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Project Management, Engineering and Estimating
  • Overview

    Provide overall management direction for existing projects and develop new business opportunities relative to a particular Client, group of Clients, geographical area or type of project.


    Project Manager responsibilities and abilities include but are not limited to the list below. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Plan, organize and staff key field positions through Human Capital Department, subordinate Project Superintendents, etc.
    • Plan, organize and manage materials, equipment and subcontractors.
    • Establish project objectives, schedules, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policy.
    • Proactively recognize and manage potential claim/change orders/value engineering issues on projects
    • Initiate and maintain liaison with client and A/E contacts, to facilitate construction activities.
    • Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site 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. Is responsible for the overall profit and loss of each job and proactively seeks profit opportunities on all projects.
    • Negotiate Change Orders
    • Prepare and update monthly a P3 scheduling for all jobs
    • Monthly tracking of profit and loss on all jobs
    • Weekly tracking of Labor performance on all jobs
    • Handle all correspondence with Owner and Subcontractor
    • Ensure acceptable “Contractor Performance Rating” scores for each job.
    • Create a positive image for company by managing quality control on projects
    • Uphold & maintain all Safety policies and standards on all Projects.
    • Review & finalize project costs & adjustments upon project completion
    • Review job performance with upper management after completion
    • Perform design reviews on design build projects.
    • Assume additional responsibilities as directed by corporate executives.


    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • This position supervises all workers on their projects through Project Superintendents as well as the work of Project Coordinators


    • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college, technical school or university in Engineering, Business Management or Construction Management plus a minimum of  five years of experience/knowledge of construction, design, finance and management required.; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • A minimum of 4 years of supervising heavy civil projects as a Project Manager
    • A minimum of 4 years of concrete structural projects (box culvert, bridge construction, etc.) experience.
    • A minimum of 7 years of work experience and understanding of all phases of heavy civil construction.
    • A minimum of 7 years of reading blueprint and specs for heavy civil projects
    • A minimum of 7 years responding to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
    • Proven ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


    • Annual Bonus
    • Company truck / Allowance
    • Vacation & Holiday Pay
    • 401k Retirement plan + 5% company matching
    • Health, vision, dental
    • Life Insurance
    • Long term Disability


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