Project Executive – Heavy Civil

  •   Full Time
  •   Sacramento

We are currently seeking a Project Executive in the Sacramento, CA area. This position is responsible for leading the procurement, estimating and execution of selected large projects in a Region or Operating Group to ensure project efficiency and compliance of Company policies and procedures. This position is capable of handling multiple projects with aggregate annual revenue of up to $150 million. The Project Executive (PX) will be a member of the Large Project Regional Senior Management Team.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the successful pursuit and management of one or more large projects in a Large Project Region to ensure profitable project completion. Each PX leads the project from pursuit through start up and close out.
  • Lead a collaborative range of functions, including leading estimating team, estimating process and bid reviews for large projects assigned by the LP Regional Manager to ensure efficient use of resources.
  • Lead and coordinate efforts of project management team, Regional Management and Group #4 (C&E) to ensure all expectations are communicated and met.
  • Participate in design task groups (if alternate procurement) and construction methods meetings to ensure best practices and ways to innovate to maximize competitiveness.
  • Work with PM to perform buy-sell analysis for equipment and assesses labor agreements and rates to ensure accuracy and profitability.
  • Implement, oversee and support all Project Manager Responsibilities on one or multiple projects to ensure the success of each project.
  • Monitor schedule, work plans and project specific reports to ensure project progress is on track and completed on time.
  • Oversee and enforce company/project safety policies to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Lead the participating region(s) to ensure appropriate resources are provided including estimating, project management, safety, and quality assurance, equipment, controls, forecasting and reporting to ensure profitable projects.
  • Support PM with facilitation of joint venture meetings and bid reviews to ensure terms of large projects are communicated and adhered to.
  • Oversee project buy-out, close-out and approval of all large purchase orders and subcontractors within limits of authority to ensure budgetary goals are met.
  • Review, approve and certify monthly project forecast and monthly project reports to ensure accurate financial reporting.
  • Manage estimate “hand-off” to project team, assist in project startup, and assist in project closeout.
  • Develop, train &mentor Large Project Managers, Engineers, Estimators & Design Build Coordinators for current and future staffing opportunities.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering required. Work experience
  • 10+ years of hands-on large project management experience.
  • 15+ years of heavy civil large project experience.
  • Core competencies may override years of experience

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of the heavy civil construction large project business, including estimating and construction management.
  • Proficient at strategy development and execution.
  • Ability to accurately assess the current financial status of projects.
  • Ability to accurately forecast the monthly, quarterly, yearly and final results of large projects.
  • Ability to develop, lead and participate in a team environment.
  • Proficient understanding of equipment types and capabilities.
  • Advanced writing and communication skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of company’s Policies and Procedures.
  • Strategic thinker, analytical, organization, innovative and problem solver.
  • Inspiring, collaborative, mentors and develops others, builds relationships inside and outside the Company.
  • Pace-setting, outspoken commitment to safety and quality and results driven.

Job ID: 3062

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Architect Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees



Job Category

Construction Industry

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