Project Manager - Brown Water

Job Title
Project Manager - Brown Water
Job ID
Galveston,  TX 77554
Other Location
This position is a key management position, responsible for the management and supervision of dredging and construction projects. This position is under the direct supervision of the Operations Manager.
  • Pre Project:
  1. Attend site visits
  • Project Preparation:
  1. Review and understand Plans/Specs
  2. Review lessons learned from previous execution or similar projects
  3. Review and understand contract documents
  4. Meet with dredge supervisors to discuss and agree execution strategy
  5. Project planning (work plans, work budges, dredging strategy, schedules, etc.)
  6. Meet with clients to discuss their goals, challenges, project risks, etc.
  7. Define project objectives (set project KPI’s)
  • Project Execution (mobilization, setup, work phase, teardown, and demobilization)
  • Safety Management and company safety culture
  • Management of project crew and staff needs per project
  • Reporting
  1. Internal (daily logs, production, timekeeping, HR, financial, safety, etc.)
  2. Client (daily reports, invoicing, schedules, etc.)
  3. Internal weekly meetings with site supervisor
  • Production & Survey management
  1. Production data acquisition and analysis
  2. Optimization and efficiency
  3. BD & AD surveys, frequent surveys/verification of dredge profile deliverables
  • Financial Management
  1. Financial reporting, cost control (fuel, labor, project consumables, etc.), invoicing, and collections
  2. Accurate and timely preparation and transmission of weekly timesheets
  3. Logistical expenses (apartments, hotels, rental car, etc.)
  • Purchasing project consumables, rental equipment, shipping & receiving
  • Client management
  • Contract management
  • Sales (engaging past, present, and future clients)
  • Project close-down, Final Invoice, End Report, Lessons Learned, Client Evaluation Form
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Participates in Safety and Environmental initiatives that will contribute to compliance of State/Federal regulations and improve existing Company programs.

The employee must have:
  • Ability to manage a construction project up to $10M+
  • Previous experience with Brown Water Dredging
  • Knowledge of construction contracts and the ability to read/analyze plans, and specifications
  • Supervision of staff/crew members
  • Good analytical skills and decision-making ability
  • Strong communicator, both verbal and written
  • Ability to abide by and enforce/promote company policies and procedures
  • Ability to travel to project locations as needed
  • Ability to comply with safety rules and regulations             
  • Ability to work away from home at remote project locations for extended durations
  • Must be reliable and motivated
  • Ability to obtain TWIC
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors
  • Competencies: stress management/composure, teamwork, results driven

  • Physical/Mental Requirements
The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable workplace accommodation.
The individual must also be able to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to work or visit within areas where it is required. This includes hard hat, safety glasses, life vest, respirators, ear plugs, steel toed shoes, personal flotation devices (PFDs), or other protective equipment as required by the work performed and location the work is being done.

In addition, a Project Manager must also be capable of:
  • Walking, stepping, climbing, or otherwise moving from one location on the job site to another, which may be of varying heights and access parameters.
  • Standing, stooping, twisting, bending, crouching, kneeling, squatting, climbing, or sitting repetitively and/or for long periods of time.
  • Repetitive movements by feet, shoulders, arms, wrists, hands and back in performance of work.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 30 lbs individually. Anything greater than 30 lbs and up to 60 lbs will require additional lifting means.
  • Must be able to push and pull at peak force of 150 lbs.
  • Climbing stairs and/or vertical ladders of a height of 6 ft or greater.
  • Working in confined work areas and/or elevated heights.
  • Adapting to temperature changes, outdoor conditions, and prolonged exposure to dusty, wet, or humid conditions, loud noises, and vibration.

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