1+ months


South Plainfield, New Jersey 07080

Project Manager (Heavy/Highway Construction)

South Plainfield, New Jersey

The role of the Project Manager is to manage and coordinate his/her projects, from set up to closeout, in safe, organized and efficient manner.  In addition, the Project Manager must establish and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers.

This position requires the individual to have a background in civil engineering and have experience managing civil, heavy/highway and/or infrastructure projects. The individual will be expected to manage single and/or multiple projects of varying contract ranges between $2 million and $25 million, plus.


  • Promote a positive working relationship between yourself and internal (co-workers) and external (clients, vendors, etc.) customers.
  • Work with pride, integrity and honor in an ethical manner which promotes Crisdel in a superior way.
  • Effectively communicate, verbally and/or in writing, at all times with all individuals.
  • Develop specific goals and plans to organize, prioritize and accomplish your work.
  • Be creative, self-motivated and take initiative towards continuous improvement.
  • Never be afraid to ask questions!
  • Complete tasks in an organized, precise and detailed manner.
  • Be able to multi-task and meet critical deadlines.
  • Make required decisions to assure that major objectives are met.
  • Work as a team and help co-workers when required.
  • Have general computer competency and be proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite of software.
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn and become proficient in various software applications including, but not limited to HCSS Heavy Bid, HCSS Heavy Job, Sage 300, Procore, Bluebeam, etc.
  • Participate in health and safety training, trade specific technical training and management training to grow as an employee and individual. 

The candidate shall commit to Crisdel’s team effort driven process and can expected to coordinate and manage the following:

    • Thoroughly review the plans, specifications, permits, borings and addendums for the project.
    • Review the project bid documents to become familiar with estimated productions, the estimated labor and equipment costs, material costs and sub-contractor costs.
    • Subcontractor and vendor management, including vendor buyout and issuance of subcontracts and purchase orders.
    • Draft material submittals and/or shop drawings for GC/Owner’s Representative approval and maintain active submittal log.
    • Draft request for information (RFI’s) and submit to GC/Owner’s Representative for clarification and maintain active RFI Log
    • Provide non-engineered project calculations, including but not limited to material quantity take-offs, area take-offs, volumetric take-offs, etc.
    • Ensure that One Call / Mark-out are in place prior to and during all construction phases.
    • Ensure that a Health and Safety Plan (HASP) has been submitted for the project.  If necessary, consult with Crisdel’s Health & Safety Manager to update the plan to make it project specific.
    • Work with project staff to ensure pre-task plans are being generated.
    • Consult with the Crisdel’s Health & Safety Manager and/or consultant with project specific safety concerns and mutually develop a plan to avert risk.
    • Perform on-site visits, as required, to ensure that your project is being constructed in accordance with project HASP and/or all regulatory requirements.
    • Participate in safety committee meetings.
    • Create CPM, GANTT and/or a bar-chart project schedule, including logic and milestone dates, to submit to GC/Owner’s Rep. or to submit to consultant for creation of CPM Schedule, if required.
    • Consult with Project Superintendent to maintain an updated project schedule.
    • Consult with Project Superintendent to ensure that materials are available and delivered for the work scheduled.
    • Consult with Project Superintendent to ensure effective scheduling of subcontractors.
    • Coordinate proper scheduling of labor and equipment with scheduling manager.
    • Prepare Quality Control Plans, as required by contract provisions.
    • Conduct internal inspections, as required, to ensure quality standards are maintained
    • Consult with Project Superintendent and ensure that an updated, “Redlined”, set of drawings depicting as-built conditions is maintained.


    • Review, code and approve vendor invoices.
    • Evaluate changes in scope of work, provide cost impact analysis, prepare detailed cost estimate and review with the President prior to submission of change order request.
    • Review pencil copy of payment requisitions with Project Accounting Department on a monthly basis so that monthly payment requisitions are submitted to the client
    • Maintain quantity log of all pay items for the project.
    • Track job costs versus estimated costs on a continuing basis and provide information to Project Superintendents.
    • Assist Project Accounting Department and CFO on quarterly basis to forecast “work in progress” and to estimate work to complete on project.
    • Review time cards and diaries on a weekly basis for completeness and accuracy and approve for payroll processing
    • If required, create new cost codes in Heavy Job for items of extra work and/or items that were missed by the estimators.  Once Heavy Job cost codes are created, forward the information to accounting manager so the new cost codes can be set up in job cost accounting software.
    • Manage assigned projects in Procore assuring that document control, RFI’s, Submittals are all being managed.
    • Provide material certifications, if required, to GC/Owner’s Representative.
    • Assist Project Accounting Department with closeout documents.

To be eligible for this position, you must:

  • Have earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or a related field of study.
  • Have a minimum five (5) years of work experience as a Project Manager in the Civil, Heavy/Highway or Infrastructure Industry.
  • Be familiar with OSHA Standards, traffic control, underground utility work, drainage, excavation and grading, retaining walls asphalt and concrete paving.

To be eligible for this position, you must:

  • Have and maintain a current driver’s license that meets state requirements. Also,
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire; and
  • As a condition of employment, all persons must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Typical work conditions include working in the field at construction sites throughout NJ and occasionally in NYC in a field office and/or at our corporate office in South Plainfield, NJ. Work hours vary project by project, but typically require 40-55 hours per week. Night work may be required under certain circumstances.

Crisdel believes in providing its’ employees with a comprehensive wage and benefits package, including:

  • Salary position. Compensation dependent on level of experience.
  • Year-end performance bonus.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits. Crisdel pay’s 90% of premium and deductible cost for single benefit plans.
  • Retirement benefits provided through the company’s profit sharing plan and employee 401K plan.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Employee voluntary benefits.
  • PTO – Vacation, Sick and 10 Holidays!

Crisdel Group, Inc. is an industry leading heavy/highway, infrastructure, paving and site preparation contractor serving markets in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Florida.
Established in 1968, Crisdel has more than 50 years of experience constructing a diverse range of high profile construction projects for both public sector agencies and private clients.
Crisdel’s commitment to superior customer service, dedication to safety and consistent high quality of our finished product and services is provided by our passionate team of employees.

Crisdel Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Crisdel will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. It has been and will continue to be the policy of Crisdel not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, genetic information, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, gender, disability, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law with regard to all personal actions and all phases of recruitment and/or employment.



  • Heavy Civil
Posted: 2020-01-13 Expires: 2020-03-07

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