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Project Manager - DOT Highway
Penhall Company

Company Description

Penhall Company Inc.
Penhall has been the go-to concrete services partner for a wide-range of industries since 1957. What began as a single flat saw operation has developed into an expansive offering of concrete solutions, including concrete scanning, cutting, sawing and breaking/removal. Today, Penhall is the largest U.S. supplier of concrete services. Our capabilities and expertise span 41 locations in 18 states and Canada. With a world-class fleet and state-of-the art equipment, our dedicated team has the technology and resources to provide safe, high-quality, affordable concrete solutions for our customers-anytime, anywhere.

#JobID
11131
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Job Location:
Houston, TX, United States
Primary Category:
Construction Management
Secondary Category:
Construction Manager
Job Type:
Full Time
Last Modified:
2/9/2017

Job Summary
Provides direction and management for small to medium-sized projects and ensures on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations.  The Project Manager is responsible for the scope development, scope management and commercial performance of the project to meet project goals and objectives.  May have responsibility for subtasks of a larger program.  Plans and defines program goals and devises methods to accomplish them; develops in-depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms, and corporate policies.  Must be capable of managing a project up to $50 million in total installed cost.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution.  Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors.  Markets and secures additional work with client.  Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.

May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.

Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.

Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.  Responsible for the development of a one to two-page description of the project to explain the facility(s) or plant being built and to distribute to all members of the project team for reference.

Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project or subtask.  Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths.  Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates.  Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required.

Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work.  Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers.  Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements.

Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project.  Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.

Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work.  Advises the client and company management of any such changes.  The Project Manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.

Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes.  Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule.  Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Job Requirements
  • BS degree in Engineering (Architectural, Civil, Mechanical, Structural, Systems or related field);
  • Minimum of 7 - 10 years of related work experience, a broad general engineering background, and previous project engineering/project management experience on similar or related project types is required.  Professional Engineer certification a plus;
  • Must have heavy highway construction experience and ability to interpret DOT rules and regulations; 
  • Ability to travel up to 75% depending on location of assigned project(s);
  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required;
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project.
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