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Project Manager (Heavy Civil/Underground Utility Construction Company)
Spiniello Baltimore, MD

Project Manager (Heavy Civil/Underground Utility Construction Company)

Baltimore, MD
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
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Position Objectives and Responsibilities

Spiniello Companies is a privately held, national, full-service utility contractor. Founded in 1922, we are one of the few companies that fully self-performs all aspects of excavation and specialty pipe rehabilitation. Headquartered in New Jersey, we also have office locations in Maryland, Washington D.C., and California. Spiniello has annual revenues in excess of $150M and performs dozens of projects simultaneously. We currently have over 100 salaried and 300 hourly employees.


The Project Manager will provide the overall direction, completion and financial outcome of construction projects as directed.  This role will encompass the planning, execution and closeout of the project’s strict deadlines and budget, including acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and to deliver the specific project according to the specifications, drawings and executed contract. 


  • Manage multiple construction projects
  • Manage change orders
  • Enforce overall Site-Specific Safety Plan
  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
  • Define and track project scope, milestones, and deliverables in collaboration with the project team and end user
  • Provide overall communication of project expectations and objectives
  • Communicate and meet as needed with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Provide the necessary planning for the resources needed to achieve project goals
  • Prepare and Manage Project Cost Reporting
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plans
  • Overall responsibility for safety, quality and budget for projects ranging in size
  • Manage direct reports to include Field Superintendent, Project Engineer, APM
  • Prepare project status reports and ensuring work adheres to contract specifications.
  • Lead and direct the work of others to include subcontractors
  • Effectively communicate corporate information to the project team as well as keep updated project files
  • Direct and supervise the work of project administration, project superintendents and engineers to establish operation priorities and maintaining satisfactory relationships
  • Create and execute project work plans
  • Responsible for the overall management of the project (e.g., resources, schedule, cost tracking) to ensure complete solutions are delivered on time and within budget
  • Assist Fleet and Equipment departments with setting up major equipment and project needs
  • Manage cost and program documentation
  • Effectively oversee subcontract management
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members including subcontractors. Influence and ensure positive action and accountability are taken for their assigned scopes
  • Implement and monitor Safety and Hazard project communication
  • Monitor Quality Control and hold supervisors accountable for their deliverables
  • Review vendor invoices.
  • Assure that details and submittals are received, submitted, corrected, approved and returned to the suppliers and subcontractors to assure delivery of materials and equipment to support progress schedules. Supervise submittal control data.
  • Prepare and transmit appropriate project correspondence.
  • Carry out job duties while maintaining Spiniello values
  • And other duties assigned


Position Requirements and Qualifications

Knowledge of Civil Construction, Earthwork, and Utilities construction.  Ability to apply efficient, innovative, and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance and project success.  Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices and standards, processes and activities.

  • Four-year construction management or engineering degree or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of project experience in Civil Construction/Underground Utility Construction.
  • Ability to read and evaluate drawings and relevant contract documents and to prepare takeoffs
  • Familiar with grading, clearing, excavation, drainage, stream restoration, design-build, utilizes and other civil construction scopes
  • Thorough understanding of construction codes and working knowledge of all trades and OSHA safety requirements
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interact and collaborate at all levels
  • Flexibility to travel, work after hours, and on nights/weekends
  • Must be highly organized and efficient, and able to handle a wide variety of obligations
  • Strong attention to detail and a self-starter
  • Creativity and innovation a must with strong analytical skills
  • Must have excellent team building skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of Sage Timberline and HCSS a plus.
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail oriented a must
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Working knowledge of Federal, State, and local entities
  • Passion for the work and industry
  • This position requires an individual that is enthusiastic, confident, and independent, with strong leadership skills. Must be able to follow the direction of the vice president, project executive and/or the senior project manager.

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