Executive Project Director – Heavy Civils

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Indianapolis, Indiana


$200,000 - $250,000 - sign on + benefits + relocation


Full Time

Reference Code

HMI -74883

Role: Executive Project Director – Heavy Civils
Salary: $250k basic + sign on + benefits + relocation
Location: Indianapolis

The Business:

Hamilton Mayer International is keen to be made aware of experienced executives with a track record delivering multi-million $ projects in the US, specifically in Transportation.

The Executive Project Director will be working out of the Indianapolis offices where they will be tasked with overseeing a large transportation project that needs assistance delivering to its completion date, and further to this, the business seek expertise in the assistance of bidding for future P3/design-build pursuits within Transportation as a number of large tenders have been put forward by a number of US Transportation bodies ready to be bid on.

The Role:

  • Manage professional staff responsible for design and project construction
  • Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget
  • Review project estimate or plan to determine schedule, estimated job cost, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project
  • Oversee coordination with project staff to outline work plans, assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority
  • Review status and modify schedules or plans as required and prepares project reports for management, owners, and subcontractors
  • Provide positive safety leadership to the project
  • Coordinate resource use with project superintendent; for example, craft assignment, crew sizes and project layout for offices, traffic flow, and material storage
  • Responsible for claims management and documentation
  • Coordinate material purchases, assure that subcontractor agreements are prepared and change orders are accurate and issued to owners, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Approve subcontractor billing
  • Generate pay estimates
  • Conduct performance reviews with subordinates
  • Manage subcontractor, owner and public relations
  • Participate in project presentations to elected officials, general public and other stakeholders
  • Responsible for project closeout. Secure loose ends by finishing paperwork, obtaining retainers, supporting supervisor and expediting claims
  • Able to confidently negotiate any & all matters on behalf of a JV as they relate to cost, schedule & contract matters with Owner/Sub suppliers

Key Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited institution and 5 years heavy civil/heavy highway construction management experience; or 8 years related heavy civil construction management experience ($200M+ size projects – elevated bridge, highway, etc.)
  • Heavy civil construction, estimating, design, finance, and management experience preferred which may include a background working for a consultant and contractor
  • Transportation/Heavy civils experience is highly preferred

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