Project Manager (Earthwork-Heavy Civil)

at Phillips & Jordan, Inc.
Location Tampa, Florida
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Phillips & Jordan, Inc. (P&J), a Phillips Infrastructure Holdings, Inc. company, is a certified woman-owned, heavy civil and power infrastructure contractor established in 1952. We build, maintain, and modernize resilient critical infrastructure, applying our decades of industry experience to today's construction challenges. This work spans three primary markets, Heavy Civil Construction (Power Generation, Water Resources, Mining, and Industrial & Commercial), Power (ROW Services, Foundations, Vegetation Management, and Pipeline Services), and Disaster Response, and our Core Values and Priorities--Integrity, Safety, Quality, and Production--guide our daily business practices. P&J is a People First company, and we hold safety above all other initiatives. We believe in a holistic approach to protecting our team, the environment, and communities. We carry this commitment with us as we strive to employ the best team members and lead infrastructure development through innovation and flawless execution.

As one of ENR's top 400 contractors, P&J has regional offices strategically located across the country, and we have two full-service equipment shops to maintain our fleet of 750 heavy and specialized pieces of equipment. Working for P&J means benefitting from experienced personnel to guide your professional development journey, innovative approaches and technology to a family-oriented company that doesn't just take care of you but your family as well. We have built a reputation for taking on some of the most challenging and complex projects and successfully completing them on, or even ahead of, schedule.

At P&J, we believe that it's more than a job; it's a way of life.

Join the P&J team today and become a valued member of our company.


P&J's Heavy Civil group has it's headquarters in Knoxville, TN and operates across the US with current projects in Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, Texas, and California. We require our employees to be open to relocation or temporary project assignments throughout this region.


Provide overall administrative and technical management on construction project site from bid preparation through final acceptance by client.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policy.
Monitor/control construction through communication with of on-site superintendent to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
Represent company in project meetings; assist in labor negotiations/strategy meetings.
Manage financial aspects of contracts to protect company's interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with client.
Assume additional responsibilities as directed by corporate executives.
Provide initial client contact to assess scope of work and resources required to successfully complete project.
Prepare complete estimate for selected project with detailed review of proposal specifications, drawings, takeoff information, contracting and the like.
Supervise total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule. Includes interfacing with client representatives, AE representatives, other contractors, etc.
Plan, coordinate and supervise onsite functions (scheduling, engineering, material control, and may provide day-to-day direction of onsite administrative staff in accounting, purchasing, etc.).
Supervise craft employees and/or other contractors as required by the contract.
Provide technical assistance, i.e., interpretation of drawings, recommending construction methods and equipment, etc., as required. Initiate and maintain extra work estimating and issuance of change orders.
Assume responsibility for productivity of crafts, efficient use of materials and equipment, and contractual performance of the project.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

May directly supervise up to 20 supervisors with crews of 200.


Knowledge of construction, design, finance and management. Ability to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance. Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards and activities.

Education and Experience:

Four year engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience.
Minimum of five years construction management, estimating, and/or craft supervision experience in similar facility construction.
Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods); craft agreements, jurisdiction, negotiations; engineering, estimating, schedules and safety required.

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