Project Manager - Heavy Civil Construction in Minneapolis at GPAC

Date Posted: 4/15/2021

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Job Description

Project Manager- Heavy Civil Construction

One of the nation's leaders in heavy civil construction is looking for a Project Manager to join their team. Projects include heavy civil, rail construction, asphalt paving, general contracting, environmental construction and remediation, and electrical contracting.

This is a highly respected general contractor with over 100 years of history and a reputation for providing excellence in civil construction.

Must be willing to travel

Join a highly-skilled, professionally trained team that is dedicated to helping others - and our customers - succeed in every way.


The Project Manager will be responsible for managing construction projects from pre-construction to completion while ensuring the project remains on schedule and within budget.


  • Partner with safety to ensure safety programs are established and executed
  • Financial monitoring and reporting including cost monitoring, cost and revenue projections, change order logs, under/over billing reports, invoicing, vendor and subcontractor invoicing review and approval
  • Work with project superintendents to identity applicable equipment types, personnel skill sets, means, methods, and schedule as required
  • Manage and update receiving and yield reports
  • Maintain cost accounting, schedule impacts, fully authorized change order logs, and communication logs
  • Submit quarterly cost to complete projections
  • Keep change order log up to date
  • Coordinate equipment acquisitions
  • Subcontract committed costs tracking
  • Estimating review to understand strategies, risks, and opportunities
  • Pre-construction planning with project team
  • Review and procure any permits or licensing required
  • Sub-contractor scope and schedule review
  • Project documentation including submittals, RFI's, meeting minutes, work plans
  • Project closeout including final documentation, invoicing, retainage release


  • High School diploma or equivalent required (Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field preferred)
  • At least 5 years industry experience, overseeing multiple projects simultaneously


  • Experience working on heavy civil, DOT and/or rail projects
  • Ability to read and understand of contracts
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented and good organization skills
  • Ability to communicate well with others, both written and orally
  • Proficient in Computer applications such as Microsoft and time reporting systems
  • Functional knowledge of job cost accounting
  • Thorough understanding of CPM scheduling
  • Ability to travel


  • Industry-leading compensation
  • Lucrative bonus plans
  • Complete benefits package
  • Positive work environment

If you have a passion for construction, please do not think twice about this opportunity and apply now!

If you're interested in this position apply online or submit your resume and project list to Kenna Warren at

All inquiries are strictly confidential.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.