Deputy Project Manager

Flatiron Constructors   •  

Fresno, CA

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


11 - 15 years

Posted 97 days ago


  • Support of the Segment Manager in the overall management of the Segment activities in partnership with the Segment Construction Manager
  • Manage professional staff supporting operations (8-10 people); Project Engineering and oversight of Field Engineering
  • Manage the development, maintenance and analysis of segment schedule and reporting of schedule performance
  • Manage the cost controls process for the segment assuring accuracy and timeliness of all costs.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of project engineering staff to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.
  • Conduct performance reviews with subordinates.
  • Manage subcontractor billings and accruals.
  • Support field engineering staff to establish work plans and staffing for each phase of project,
  • Oversee the coordination of project engineering staff with field engineering staff through the Segment Construction Manager to outline work plans and assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of Authority.
  • Confer with project field personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
  • Work closely with Company employees, project supervisors, owners, external teams and support people as extension to the Segment Manager
  • Advise the Segment Manager about issues related to constructability and/or conflicts resulting from deficient design.
  • Identify and analyze design related items causing additional costs for improvements to design and production
  • Identify and analyze design related items causing changes to the contract which should be addressed as such and initiate change notices with supporting documentation and basis of change.
  • Manage and oversee segment procurement activities in the buy-out of the project materials and subcontractors.
  • Work closely with the Segment Construction Manager in maintaining production on budget and schedule.
  • Review project estimate or plan to determine schedule, estimated job cost, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.
  • Develop, maintain and analyze segment construction schedule and reporting of schedule performance
  • Manage the 3-6 week construction schedule in conjunction with the segment construction schedule
  • Review status and modify schedules or plans as required and prepare project reports for management, owners, and subcontractors.
  • Claims management and documentation.
  • Assure that subcontractor agreements are prepared and change orders are accurate and issued to owners, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Understand project documents ie: completeness or inadequacies.  Understand timing needed to acquire shop drawings and or clarification to allow sufficient lead-time for planning and scheduling production with a minimum of mistakes or delays.
  • Provide positive safety leadership to the project and maintain full compliance with safety policies
  • Review field operation and ensure that the project provides a safe workplace.
  • Assure that all local union and prevailing wage rules are implemented on the Segment.


  • A Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited institution or equivalent training and experience is required
  • 10 year minimum experience in Heavy Civil/Highway Construction as Project Engineer or Project Manager. Large project and Design-Build experience is preferred.  Substantial experience on large scale heavy civil projects(bridges, roads, highways, rail etc) is required
  • Proven success in delivering high quality projects on time and on budget
  • Experience working on CALTRANS projects will be highly regarded.
  • Experienced in liaising with clients, consultants, and management of site staff and subcontractors
  • 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
  • Project cost forecasting experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal Executive Presentation Skills
  • Proven ability to work through and overcome conflicts productively and while maintaining professionalism at all times
  • Demonstrate an overriding commitment to health, safety and environmental responsibility



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: 2633