Area Manager - Water / Waste Water

Flatiron Constructors   •  

Chino Hills, CA

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


15+ years

Posted 184 days ago

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  • Lead and manage the construction efforts, ensuring the project is delivered on time and in budget.  Working closely with the Project Director/Area Manager, you will have responsibility for overall forecasting, cost management, contingency planning and securing the profitability of the project. 
  • Develop and maintain successful client/owner and JV Partner relationships on behalf of Flatiron.
  • Establish and implement project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards in line with corporate policies.
  • Leading by example, you will provide positive safety leadership to the project, promoting our "Don't Walk By" safety standard and Company Values.
  • Assist in reviewing and negotiating contracts, liaising with legal counsel as appropriate in conjunction with the leadership team.
  • Assemble key personnel for the project, utilizing internal resources as well as leveraging your existing network.
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts to protect the company's interests and maintain strong relationships with client. 
  • Contribute technical direction to the pre-award process by determining project scope, planning, and estimating and during construction, act as a technical resource for the project team.
  • Monitor/control construction progress to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget. 
  • Continuously review field operations, ensuring that the project is constructed safely and in accordance with all design, budgetary and scheduling obligations.
  • Identifying required and optional changes in project scope and negotiate change orders with the owner.



  • A Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering/Construction Management or 20 years equivalent training and experience is required.
  • At least 15+ years of proven Project Management experience with a large General Contractor seeing various water treatment plants ($50M+ in value) from inception to completion.
  • Substantial experience on water and/or wastewater projects is required.  Additional experience on large scale Heavy Civil Infrastructure projects (Utilities, bridges, roads, highways, rail etc) is would be beneficial
  • Understanding of various types of structures, process systems, start-up, testing and commissioning requirements associated with water and/or wastewater projects.  Ideally, you will have experience on Wastewater Projects with primary, secondary, tertiary treatment process, along with Filtration, Ozone, RO, and UV Systems associated with Water Treatment Projects.
  • Construction, design, finance and management experience is required.
  • A strong working knowledge of P6 is required, with understanding of Cost Loading, & Resource Loading.
  • Proven success in delivering high quality projects on time and on budget.
  • Experience in multiple procurement methodologies - Design Build/Bid build/CMGC.
  • Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) certification preferred.
  • 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
  • Demonstrate an overriding commitment to health, safety and environmental responsibility
  • Must be willing and able to travel based on business needs and project assignments



Some of the benefits you may be eligible for as a Flatiron employee are:

  • Comprehensive compensation package and paid time off program
  • Industry leading 401(k)/RRSP
  • Medical/Extended Health Care, Dental, Vison and/or Provincial Medical
  • Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program.

Job ID: 2159