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The Earthwork Project Manager manages the overall project direction, completion and financial outcome and administers both the owner and subcontractor relationships for assigned projects.  The Earthwork Project Manager is responsible for directing and mentoring on-site staff.  The position requires construction expertise in the areas of support of excavation, earthwork, utility work, road construction along with business management acumen. The candidate must demonstrate strong leadership, organizational and time management skills, as well as have strong communication and client service skills. 

What You’ll Do:
  •  Manage and/or coordinate Company personnel and resources for the project(s);
  • Oversee performance of the earthworks scope on the project including, project status, schedule, cost control, change management systems;
  • Work with the Construction Manager on a 12 – 24 month planning horizon to ensure that all resources are procured in a timely and cost effective manner;
  • Provide direction to the Engineering Manager to ensure that engineering plans are developed and approved in advance of the work;
  • Guide the Schedule Manager on the development of the CPM schedule as it relates to civil and earthworks operations;
  • Ensure that the team adheres to all cost control processes;
  • Oversee and administer all commercial aspects of the project ensuring strict compliance with the Prime Contract and Subcontract provisions;
  • Assist the change management team in developing cost estimates for the performance of extra work and changed conditions;
  • Prepare trade contracts and bid packages, as well as oversee procurement process;
  • Maintain relationships with clients, designers and consultants;
  • Attend and lead project meetings, including progress, subcontractor coordination, schedule and cost;
  • Review inspection and test data for compliance with specifications;
  • Develop and maintain site logistics plan, in coordination with Superintendent;
  • Set-up QAQC procedures and conduct quality inspections;
  • Demonstrate commitment to an Injury-Free Environment through own actions and mentoring others and enforce IFE program on projects.
 We’re Looking For:
  •  Computer knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products;
  • Thorough understanding of industry;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Good math/accounting skills;
  • Strong management skills;
  • Functions effectively as part of a team;
  • Ability to develop or maintain relationships with clients;
  • Exhibits strong leadership qualities;
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times;
  • Dependability;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills;
  • Strong decision making/problem solving skills; 
  • Bachelor’s Degree – Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent;
  • 12 years of industry experience.
 Developing Your Career at Skanska, You Will:
  • Contribute to a sustainable future improving the lives of people, communities and companies;
  • Collaborate in an open culture where sound values and dedicated people come together for greater results;
  • Thrive in a people-driven international company with countless opportunities to learn and grow.

Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age.


Skanska is one of the world’s leading construction and development companies. In the U.S., Skanska’s core operations include building construction, civil infrastructure and developing self-financed commercial properties, which together generated $8 billion in revenue in 2018. As a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $2.3 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. With U.S. headquarters in New York City, Skanska has offices in 28 metro areas with 9,000 employees nationwide. Skanska is an industry-leading innovator in both safety and project execution, and offers competitive solutions for both traditional and complex assignments to help build a more sustainable future for our customers and communities. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled approximately $20 billion in 2018. 


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