Project Manager - heavy civil

MWH Constructors - Dallas, Texas
October 17, 2020
Project Manager - heavy civil
Dallas , TX
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Job Description
MWH Constructors, a global leader in heavy civil construction of water and wastewater facilities, is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to support a critical wastewater treatment plant construction project in Dallas, Texas.
MWH Constructors is a global project delivery company with a focus on water and energy. With the ultimate goal of delivering maximum value to clients and their local communities, MWH Constructors provides single-source, integrated design and construction services and a full range of project delivery methods. Incorporating industry-leading preconstruction services and safety practices, the Company's multi-disciplined team of engineering and construction professionals delivers a wide range of projects, including new facilities, infrastructure improvement and expansion, and capital construction services.
Essential Functions
• Plan, organize and staff key field positions or subordinate project managers. Coordinate staffing with US Operations and other Area department heads.
• Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policy.
• Initiate and maintain liaison with prime client and A/E contacts, to facilitate preconstruction and construction activities.
• Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site construction managers and 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.
• Work jointly with other members of the project team to complete the MWH Constructors' Management Administration Plan prior to initiating any fieldwork. Use the planning guidelines and tools provided throughout the project.
• Assure that direct reporting employees follow safe work practices and use company guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner.
• Work in a manner to ensure your personal safety and that of fellow employees by following company health and safety guidelines and policies.
• Provide leadership and technical support to project engineers, field engineers and superintendents.
• Procurement of materials thru Purchase Agreements and Contracts.
• Support Change Management, Cost Estimating, revenue and Cost Forecasting and Scheduling.
• Assume additional responsibilities as directed by Regional Director.
Basic Qualifications
• 4-year engineering/construction management degree or equivalent experience and training/education.
• 5 - 10+ years of construction, design, finance and management experience/knowledge required on heavy civil construction projects.
• 2 - 3+ years of experience on water or wastewater plants projects.
• Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.
• Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities vital.
• Superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills essential.
• Safety oriented, OSHA training
• Special experience and expertise with water/wastewater projects
• Strong business-orientation required. Proven experience and judgment.
• Health Insurance (medical, dental and vision)
• Flexible Time Off Policy (includes vacation, sick and personal time)
• Paid Parental Leave Program
• 10 Paid Holidays
• 401(k) Plan (company matching contributions up to 4%)
• Employee Referral Program
MWH Constructors is an EEO employer – MWH Constructors considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, creed, color, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship or other basis in accordance with federal, state or local laws or regulations.
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Job Summary
MWH Constructors
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5 to 10 years