Project Manager - Vertical and Infrastructure Construction

American Bridge  •  Tampa, FL and Miami, FL

8 - 10 years experience  •  Construction

$100K - $150K
Posted on 10/10/17 by Bill Eichelberger
American Bridge
Tampa, FL
8 - 10 years experience
$100K - $150K
Posted on 10/10/17 Bill Eichelberger

American Bridge


Job Title: Project Manager-Vertical/Infrastructure Construction

Location: Bahamas

Reports To: Operations Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt



The Project Manager is responsible to take ownership of the Project profit and loss and ensure that civil construction projects are well planned and successfully executed. Among many important activities, it is most important that projects are executed safely, on time, and within budget while maintaining positive communication with the Owner's representative. This assignment will be involved with management of subcontractors involved with the utilities installations and the vertical construction of several buildings on a remote island in the Bahamas.



B.S. in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. P.E. licensure is a major plus. 

8-10 years of experience as a Project Manager with exposure to vertical construction projects with major scope

Must have experience with management of utilities subcontractors             

Profit/loss experience for moderate to major projects or multiple smaller projects

Serves as customer liaison

Manages change orders, budgetschedule, claims, safety, staff, etc.

Has overall responsibility for entire project or projects

Moderate to high level of proficiency operating Primavera 6 CPM scheduling software

Moderate to high level of proficiency operating MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint



Ensure a "Safety First" attitude throughout the project from all levels of management and operations

Develop and maintain a working relationship with the owner or the owner's representative

Read, understand, and plan according to the work specifications and contractresponsibilities

Anticipate project conflicts, communicate preventative action plans, and implement solutions to avoid issues

Understand and plan work according to project plans, change orders, shop drawings, subcontracts, purchase orders, and monthly pay estimates

Create, update, review, and maintain budget for project. Generate solutions to stay on time and on budget

Monitor the cost of equipment on the project and implement strategies to stay within budget

Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines In P6 CPM

Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill

Oversee daily field activities leading to optimal progression of project with Superintendents

Present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public


Other Skills and Abilities

•Must be able to legally work in the Bahamas

•Must be willing to work in a drug-free environment and agree to a post offer drug test.

•Must be willing to work safely and keep OSHA recordable incidents to a minimum.

•Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards and specialty bridge design software; must be proficient with MS Office.

•Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively plan and organize to meet project deadlines.


Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervise, manage, and direct the selection, training, development, appraisal, and work assignments of personnel.

Select and oversee Subcontractors and Suppliers


Education and/or Experience   

A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills               

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Mathematical Skills      

Ability to work with mathematical concepts related to structural engineering and related calculations. Individual should some level of business acumen, including knowledge of operating expenses, profit, etc. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Full understanding of Construction Math concepts

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry


Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software, reporting tools related to databases. Must have the ability to learn design software programs.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current driver's license


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature. Some exposure to outdoors with changing weather conditions such as rain, sun, snow, and wind. Ability to physically maneuver by foot minor obstacles at construction projects


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk.


American Bridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/H/V

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