Project Executive (Heavy Civil Group)

at Granite Construction
Location Rancho Cordova
Date Posted May 14, 2021
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...General Summary:This position is responsible for developing & leading the procurement, estimating and execution of selected large projects covering multiple jobs in various regions to ensure project efficiency and compliance of Company policies and procedures. This position is capable of handling multiple projects with aggregate annual revenue of over $150 million. The Project Executive will be a member of the Heavy Civil Group Regional Senior Management Team. Granite offers competitive pay, robust medical plans, and eligibility for annual cash bonus.Job Description:Guide and oversee the successful pursuit and management of one or more large projects in a Large Project Region to ensure profitable project completion. Each PX leads the project from pursuit through start up and close out.Initiate a collaborative range of functions, including leading estimating team, estimating process and bid reviews for large projects assigned by the LP Regional Manager to ensure efficient use of resources.Initiate and coordinate efforts of project management team, Regional Management and Group #4 (C) to ensure all expectations are communicated and met.Participate in design task groups (if alternate procurement) and construction methods meetings to ensure best practices and ways to innovate to maximize competitiveness.Participate with PM to perform buy-sell analysis for equipment and assesses labor agreements and rates to ensure accuracy and profitability.Implement, oversee and support all Project Manager Responsibilities on one or multiple projects to ensure the success of each project.Audit schedule, work plans and project specific reports to ensure project progress is on track and completed on time.Guide and enforce company/project safety policies to ensure a safe working environment.Initiate the participating region(s) to ensure appropriate resources are provided including estimating, project management, safety, and quality assurance, equipment, controls, forecasting and reporting to ensure profitable projects.Supervise and support PM with facilitation of joint venture meetings and bid reviews to ensure terms of large projects are communicated and adhered to.EducationBachelor's Degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering required.Work Experience10+ years of hands-on large project management experience.15+ years of heavy civil large project experience.Core competencies may override years of experienceKnowledge, skills, and abilitiesAdvanced knowledge of the heavy civil construction large project business, including estimating and construction management.Proficient at strategy development and execution.Ability to accurately assess the current financial status of projects.Ability to accurately forecast the monthly, quarterly, yearly and final results of large projects.Ability to develop, lead and participate in a team environment.Proficient understanding of equipment types and capabilities.Advanced writing and communication skills.Proficient knowledge of Granite's Policies and Procedures.Strategic thinker, analytical, organization, innovative and problem solver.Inspiring, collaborative, mentors and develops others, builds relationships inside and outside the Company.Pace-setting, outspoken commitment to safety and quality and results driven.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Subject to outside working conditions. At times will be working around large construction equipment, must be safety conscience.Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering required.10+ years of hands-on large project management experience.Education:BS: Civil Engineering (Required), BS: Construction Management (Required), BS: Heavy Civil Engineering and Construction (Required)Work Experience:Construction Operations, Large ProjectsKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:Civil Construction, Civil Engineering Project Management, Heavy ConstructionNotice to AgenciesGranite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.