Senior Project Manager – Heavy Civil

Location: Winston Salem, NC

About the Role

We are seeking a Lead Project Manager to oversee the development of infrastructure projects, specifically focusing on roads, highways, and bridges. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the safe and timely completion of projects, while adhering to budgetary constraints. Additionally, you will be accountable for estimating, contract compliance, quality control, and client satisfaction.


  • Provide supervision and guidance to on-site Project Superintendents and Project Engineers
  • Manage the entire heavy highway, road, and/or bridge construction project or a significant portion of a project
  • Plan and execute complex technical tasks, using sound judgment and decision-making abilities
  • Oversee field construction activities and ensure effective project support
  • Execute the contract in accordance with the agreed schedule and budget
  • Create and implement operational plans to optimize efficiency
  • Engage in negotiations with clients
  • Participate in the estimation process
  • Collaborate with Project Engineers to enhance operations and methods
  • Monitor project progress and ensure objectives are met
  • Identify suitable suppliers and subcontractors, in consultation with the Division Manager and Contracts Department
  • Develop and maintain project schedules
  • Assist in conducting weekly project update meetings
  • Participate in divisional meetings
  • Ensure project quality and fulfill commitments to clients
  • Evaluate and approve change order requests
  • Compile project budgets and control expenses
  • Oversee billing and invoice approval processes
  • Prepare final quantities report
  • Ensure accurate CPSR projections
  • Play an active role in training Construction Engineers
  • Assist in recruitment efforts
  • Conduct performance evaluations for project employees
  • Suggest and implement technical solutions and innovative processes
  • Maintain professional relationships with clients

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in heavy highway, road, and bridge construction management
  • Demonstrated experience managing medium to large-scale construction projects (minimum $10M+)
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