Senior Project Manager

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Central Arkansas

GarrettX is looking for a Project Manager that takes in all aspects of commercial civil projects. This will include the scope of work development, pre-construction bidding, selection of vendors, construction, vendor supervision, closeout, and post-follow-up.  The Project Manager will ensure the scope is meticulously executed and high quality is consistently maintained.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide Leadership and drive the project vision, established in collaboration with the client, to upper management, project team, subcontractors, and all other stakeholders.
  • Motivate project team members to realize the project vision.
  • Communicate project constraints and goals.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism.
  • Oversee and lead multiple Project Managers along with Planning & Scheduling.
  • Oversee construction projects from start to finish by developing a master project schedule that is updated and communicated to all subcontractors, suppliers, owners, and field personnel throughout the duration of the project to assure timely project completion.
  • Identify scope of work and perform quantity takeoffs from engineering plans.
  • Establish project subcontract requirements and supplier scope to be reviewed with divisional management.
  • Review submittals and ensure they comply with drawings and specifications.
  • Generate and submit RFIs to owner/engineer.
  • Perform cost analysis on various construction methods.
  • Collaborate with project field personnel to develop three-week look ahead schedules detailing self-perform tasks along with subcontractor tasks.
  • Conduct regular project inspections and advise supervision of progress and quality of work.
  • Understands various civil, architectural, mechanical, and electrical construction methods.
  • Continuously support safety, and aid supervision in addressing areas requiring attention.

Education & Experience:

  • S. Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related discipline.
  • 8+ years of experience working for a similarly positioned contractor as a Project Manager for projects ranging from $5 million to $20 million.
  • Previous experience working as a Foreman or Superintendent on similar projects is a plus.
  • Estimating experience is a strong plus.
  • Proven ability to create and manage budget.
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail oriented.
  • Proficient in technology (MS Office Suite, Primavera, AutoCAD, Vista).


  • Experience with Bid to Win Software, AG-TEK and AutoCAD.
  • Previous experience workings as a Project Manager with references.
  • Possess the ability to defend our position concerning scope of work and contract disputes in a professional manner.

Project Execution

  • Monitor projects to assure company and regulatory procedures are adhered to.
  • Monitor projects purchasing activities to assure quality material and timely delivery at competitive costs.
  • Oversee change order justifications and inspector performance.
  • Coordinate with engineers, inspectors, and client/owner representatives to isolate project issues and assist construction management in developing solutions.
  • Review field construction activity, engineering, and other field projects.
  • Support activities with construction management in ensuring projects remain on schedule.
  • Coordinate with Superintendents on work with subcontractors to ensure all subcontract work is within project scope and specification.
  • Administer project policies and procedures to subcontractors.

Financial Management

  • Responsible for controlling and tracking costs and maintaining profitability for projects.
  • Generating monthly cost to complete reports for division heads and company owners.
  • Ensure positive project cash flow for all projects.
  • Provide monthly project sales projections for the duration of the project.

What We Offer

  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability

Welcoming Package

  • 401k eligible after 1 year of employment with company match
  • Comprehensive Life Insurance paid by Garrett Excavating
  • Health, Dental, Cancer & Vision Insurance
  • PTO after one year of completed service
  • Employee Assistance Program
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Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, ancestry, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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As we continue to grow and remain one of the top earthmoving excavating companies in the region, we are always looking for outstanding people with strong character and grit. If you are interested in employment with a company that is unique in the industry and where you can make a positive impact, we encourage you to come and be the Best On Earth with us.

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