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Construction Project Manager - Federal Infrastructure Project - Rio Grande Valley, TX

Southern Border Constructors
Rio Grande City, Texas 78582
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift


Posillico Civil is seeking an experienced Project Manager to manage a design-build border wall construction project (a large Federal infrastructure program) in Texas. The ideal candidate will have experience managing design-build civil infrastructure projects of $50 million and above. The Project Manager is fully responsible for managing the project delivery, work plans, budget and implementation of all Project Management Procedures. These responsibilities will span from project start-up, design phase services, construction, and final close out.


  • Serve as Project Manager for border wall design-build program (large Federal infrastructure program) reporting to the Project Executive.
  • Interface with the USACE, CBP, other government office and key stakeholders, responsible for ensuring customer expectations are exceeded.
  • Manage appropriate staffing for all projects. Manage direct reports including Design Project Manager, QC Manager, Safety Manager, Scheduler and Project Accountant.
  • Responsible for project execution including design, construction, scheduling, safety, quality control, security, environmental and finance.
  • Conduct buy out, material purchase, subcontract contracting, and hiring processes and meet government directives for small business, set-aside, buy America and other contract goals.
  • Manage all aspects of design build project to include designer, material suppliers, subcontractors, and internal construction teams.
  • Ensure complex set of contract requirements are met by project team.
  • Serve as project construction expert and spokesperson for the program with project stakeholders to explain and defend, negotiate, and resolve project and program issues.
  • Responsible for overall job safety as per the safety manual for the particular job, ensuring that jobsite meets all OSHA and USACE standards including cleanliness.
  • Ensure that everyone on the site is following all safety protocols including AHAs and daily Tool Box Talks.
  • Perform daily quantity review and report all extra work or non-contract work to your Program Manager/Project Executive.
  • Perform routine purchasing and subcontracting duties including purchase orders, check requests, invoices, subcontracts, insurance, payroll, equipment and cost reporting.
  • Actively participate in monthly review of estimates and pending submissions for payment.
  • Control all material deliveries, production schedule and long lead-time items.
  • Coordinate all utility relocations and manage sub-contractors.
  • Efficiently maintain all records and files in field office. Develop and implement a project schedule that meets the goals of the owner and ensure project activities are thoroughly and properly planned.
  • Supervise and ensure that all tasks are carried out by Project Team.


  • Able to pass government background clearance.
  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering, related field or equivalent experience.
  • Advanced Degree (MS, MBA) or Professional Engineering license is recommended.
  • Must have 5 - 10 years of experience as a project manager or superintendent on projects of similar size and complexity (large civil infrastructure projects of $50M plus). Experience with DOD/USACE preferred.
  • Must be capable of meeting deadlines, self-motivated, detail oriented and have excellent follow-through capability.
  • Ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced environment; able to accurately process written documents, perform duties in a timely manner, be highly organized and able to interface; communicate effectively with company, clients and field personnel at all levels.
  • Effective management of construction work, resulting in completion of contracts within time and cost limits.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, decision-making ability, strong management and leadership skills.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and project management, project scheduling and document control/sharing software.
  • Ability to be permanently located in McAllen, Texas or travel 90% of time.

Reports to: Program Manager and Chief Operating Office

Business Unit: Appropriate Division
Southeast Texas

Compensation: Commensurate upon experience


Posted: 2020-09-11 Expires: 2020-10-11

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Construction Project Manager - Federal Infrastructure Project - Rio Grande Valley, TX

Southern Border Constructors
Rio Grande City, Texas 78582

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