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Project Manager-Swing Bridge Replacement

Project Manager-Swing Bridge Rehabilitation

Project Location: Houston, TX

Reports To: Operations Manager



The Project Manager position will be responsible for the overall management of a Swing Bridge Replacement project located outside of the Houston, TX area. The project entails the offsite erection of a vertical lift bridge that will be delivered on-site and installed in conjunction with the removal of the existing swing bridge  This positions requires the management of subcontractors, managing budgets, tracking progress, and developing and implementing the project schedule.. This is a full-time position with American Bridge that includes full benefits, vacation, holiday and living allowance.


•B.S. in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

•8-10 years of experience on large scale ($35 million and up) bridge construction and/or rehabilitation projects. Experience with swing and or vertical lift bridges is a must.

•Serve as the Project Manager with all aspects of moderate to major projects or multiple smaller projects

•Responsible for customer liaison activity

Management of contracts, budgets, schedules and cost forecasting, change orders, budget schedule, claims, safety, staff, etc.

•Serves as an understudy to the Operations Manager with the goal of gaining knowledge to lead future projects

•Responsible for constructability reviews, scheduling, resource utilization and efficiency, design/scope change reviews and resolution, quality assurance, quality control, purchase orders and subcontracts, resolution of field and technical anomalies, interfaces with inspection agencies, permitting issues, project closeouts, etc.

Other Skills and Abilities

•Must be able to legally work in the United States.

•Must be willing to work in a drug-free environment and agree to a post offer drug test.

•Must be willing to work safely and keep OSHA recordable incidents to a minimum.

•Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards and construction software; must be proficient with MS Office.

•Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively plan and organize to meet project deadlines.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Management and selection of Project Engineers Field Engineers, and Craft workforce.

Education and/or Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts related to structural engineering and related calculations. Individual should some level of business acumen, including knowledge of operating expenses, profit, etc. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software, reporting tools related to databases. Must have the ability to learn design software programs.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current driver's license

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk.

American Bridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/H/V

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