Project Executive / Area Manager – Mid Atlantic

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Washington DC


$200,000 - $200,000 - Attractive Compensation Package


Full Time

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HMI - 65093

Project Executive / Area Manager – Mid Atlantic
Covering Washington DC to Baltimore
Salary: $200k+ USD + Attractive Compensation Package

A general contractor with a global presence responsible for delivering some of the most iconic projects in the world. Hamilton Mayer has been instructed to search for world-class talent, with the ideal candidate taking up the position of Project Executive and will be earmarked for a Vice President role in the future. We seek individuals with 15-20yrs experience in heavy-civil infrastructure who will have the personality and leadership skills to spin several plates, i.e., (a seller, doer) type character.

‘’This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and experienced Executive with a background in Civil Engineering to take their career to the next level by leading high-profile projects and driving results’’


  • Responsible for managing operations and growing the Mid-Atlantic region.
  • Will have a strong network and relationships in the area.
  • Market sectors of interest include roads, bridges, tunnels and track.
  • Ability to wear several hats: Business Development, Pursuits Leadership, and Project Management with the role leaning more towards operations in the first instance.
  • Lead from the front, mentoring senior staff members on growth strategies and target customers, primarily focusing on the Washington DC/Baltimore regions.
  • Coordinate with bid teams and estimating departments focusing on future work-winning opportunities.
  • Provide an environment where dynamic project communication occurs resulting in continued relationships with transportation agencies.
  • Establish a team around you over the next 3-5yrs to ensure effective client management deliverables are hit.
  • Run projects at profitability levels to meet or exceed expected margins.
  • Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment for all personnel.
  • Continuously monitor project progress and adjust as necessary to ensure successful completion.
  • Develop project plans and timelines, and oversee all aspects of project execution
  • Ensure project objectives are met or exceed quality, scope, and budget expectations.
  • Identify and manage project risks, issues, and dependencies.
  • Led project teams, including coordinating the efforts of internal and external resources.
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders, including project sponsors, team members, and external partners.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 15-20 years of experience in project management, specifically in Civil Engineering.
  • PMP or other project management certification is a plus.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with project management software and tools.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Will have relationships with, but not limited to, DOT’s, AMTRAK and DC Water.
  • Excited to grow into a Vice President role.

If you are a results-driven professional with a proven track record of delivering successful projects in the Civil Engineering sector, we encourage you to apply today.


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