Project Manager

Flatiron Constructors   •  

San Marcos, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 265 days ago

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The Project Manager takes a lead role on projects, liaises directly with the client/owners and is responsible for ensuring the delivery of the project on time and in budget. To be successful in this position, you must have previous end-to-end heavy civil constructionexperience on large scale design-build projects and a demonstrated track record of leading and executing profitable projects while building talent capability.

As a Project Manager at Flatiron you have the opportunity to be the CEO of your project.


  • Lead and manage the construction efforts, ensuring the successful completed project is delivered on time and in budget.  Working closely with the Project Director/Project Sponsor, 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, which can include overcoming challenges and differences of opinions insuring win-win outcomes best for the project and business.
  • 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 external through 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.
  • Lead the project team (including staff from other groups (e.g. JV partners) and sub-consultants and sub-contractors) and coordinate all project resources.
  • 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 schedulingobligations.
  • Identifying required and optional changes in project scope and negotiate change orders with the owner.
  • Performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, addressing complaints and resolving problems; building talent and succession within the team.



  • A Bachelordegree in Civil Engineering or Construction Manager or related field from an accredited institution or equivalent training and experience is required
  • 5+ years of proven Project Management experience with a large General Contractor 
  • Substantial experience on heavy civil projects (bridges, roads, highways, rail etc) is required
  • Proven success in delivering high quality projects on time and on budget
  • Experienced in liaising with clients, consultants, and management of site staff and subcontractors
  • Be skilled in anticipating project needs with sufficient lead-time to avoid delays in production
  • 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 
  • Productivity tracking and monitoring for self-performed scopes
  • Project cost forecastingexperience
  • 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
  • Position requires extensive travel to project sites
  • Must be willing and able to relocate based on business needs and project assignments
  • Ability to acquire, develop and retain talent through the various project cycles (start up, maintain, completion)
  • Ability operate in a matrix organization
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Strategic and operational capabilities