Project Manager, Mid-Atlantic

Canonsburg, PA posted on December 18

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Since 1955, Nicholson Construction Company has been setting the industry standard for performance and technical innovation in geotechnical construction. We have built our reputation by performing the highest quality work and providing the most innovative solutions on the widest range of demanding and high profile projects. Nicholson is part of a global network of unparalleled geotechnical resources and expertise, specializing in deep foundations, earth retention, ground treatment and ground improvement.

 

Summary: Provides overall management for multiple base business geotechnical projects or runs one large complex project at
a time.

 
Essential Functions:

• Ensure that all Nicholson and OSHA safety regulations are met and enforced; bottom line responsibility for safety
• Assist in business development, risk assessment, bid preparation, selling and closing new work
• Assist in contract negotiation and oversees subcontractor
procurement
• Oversee all aspects of a project in accordance with the Nicholson Project Management Manual
• Responsible for designs, submittals, material ordering, pre-
job planning and scheduling
• Create and review job cost reports, re-budgets, and cash flows
• Primary contact for clients and subcontractors
• Manage A/R collections
• Coordinate, review and submit project change orders, extra work orders, and back charge documentation
• Analyze, develop and submit claims
• Coordinate with the Regional Manager and Risk Manager for support and overall strategy
• Ensure that all Nicholson policies are followed (safety,
quality, travel, drug testing, HR, etc.)

Education & Training:

• Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering preferred
• OSHA 10-hour safety training
• First Aid/CPR

Experience:

• Minimum minimum 5 years of experience construction equipment, techniques, drawings, specifications, building materials,
surveying, design, and/or consulting geotechnical work

Knowledge and Abilities:

• Proficient with bidding and job costing procedures
• Ability to make recommendations for project related decisions such as bidding
• Ability to meet with clients, create and deliver presentations, and negotiate contracts
• Ability to manage in-house and subcontracted engineering services
• Proven experience with managing client meetings,
screening and evaluating of project opportunities, and creation of presentations concerning project work


Physical Requirements:

• Lift, carry, pull and push at least 40 pounds
• Travel per the company travel policy, often overnight and away from home
• Able to work in all types of weather
• Reaching high and low, stooping, and bending
• Able to concentrate at a high degree in a busy and noisy construction environment

Mental Requirements:

• Converse effectively using both verbal and written communication.
• Make decisions and assume accountability
• Concentrate on tasks
• Demonstrate ability to manage stress and emotions as related to the workplace
• Attention to detail
• Identify and resolve conflict
• Assess safety and risk

 

Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Safe Harbor Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal days
  • Sick days

 


Nicholson Construction participates in E-Verify.

 

 


Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time