Senior Project Manager

Calista Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 2 months ago


The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for the planning, execution, and control of cost on one or more projects for a variety of clients. Specific project responsibilities include: development and implementation of safety and quality control plans, project staffing, work plans, subcontractor management, materials and supplies ordering, logistics management, financial reporting, and cost forecasting. The Sr. Project Manager will also work with estimators in aspects of the estimating process.


  • Lead the process working with the Estimator, Superintendent, Health Safety and Environmental Officers, Project Engineers, and Foremen to plan, organize and direct activities to successfully perform project.

  • Assist the Operations Manager for any scheduling needs and project requirements as needed.

  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards within the boundaries of corporate policy and contract specifications.

  • Oversee drafting and implementation of a project specific safety plan. Review job loss analysis' (JLA's) for applicability and compliance.

  • Ensure quality control plan is implemented and aligns with contract documents.

  • Monitor and control project utilizing onsite management staff to ensure project is completed on schedule and within budget.

  • Revise working budget with client representatives as needed.

  • Maintain project schedule and project completion deliverables and communicate this information to Operations Manager, owner, and subcontractors on a regular basis.

  • Work with Operations Manager to maintain the financial records of the contract to protect company interest and maintain good relations with customers and subcontractors.

  • Update and review with upper management projected contract revenue, cost to complete, and cash flow projections monthly.

  • Accurately update forecast and received fields in the Incurred Cost Reports (ICR) weekly.

  • Requisition supplies and materials to complete projects as needed.

  • Acquire necessary permits.

  • Ensure compliance with conditions and reporting requirements.

  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff including job cost coding and quantity tracking.

  • Prepare project equipment lists, utilization forecasts, mobilization schedules, maintenance, and repair needs.

  • Represent company in project meetings.

  • Update the pricing of change impacts as required.

  • Prepare and maintain bid calendar and ensure timely completion of estimates and job hand off.

  • Assist with managing the estimating job folders.

  • Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Supervise some project staff as needed.

Job Requirements


  • Technical knowledge of various field construction concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Knowledge of construction, architectural, and building industry standard operating practices/procedures.

  • Knowledge of basic revenue models, project ledger, and cost-to-completion projections.

  • Knowledge of rate reimbursable contracts.

  • Knowledge of remote location construction projects.

  • Knowledge of construction project scheduling, subcontracts, submittals, quality control and safety.

  • Knowledge of construction related software such as Autodesk Civil 3D, HCSS HeavyBid, HCSS HeavyJob and Spectrum accounting software

  • Ability to prepare accurate budgets and cost estimates; knowledge of fiscal management principles and procedures.

  • Skill in organizing resources, establishing priorities, meeting deadlines and general time management.

  • Ability to create, read, and understand complex documents, construction plans and specification.

  • Ability to use standard business computer and applications, specifically computer software programs used in estimating, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, to name a few.

  • Skill with negotiations on behalf of the company

  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.

  • Effective professional communication and interpersonal skills with regard to:

  • Internal and external written, graphical, and verbal communications to include routine reports and correspondence

  • Ability to develop and conduct presentations.

  • Ability to work with other departments and personnel to accomplish project objectives.

  • Ability to work without direct supervision with strong self-motivation and work ethic;

  • Ability to build effective working relationships with customers and organizations; exceptional follow-up skills.

  • Ability to work productively under pressure.

  • Excellent analytical and forecasting skills; ability to draw conclusions and justify decisions.

  • Ability to actively listen and provide high quality customer service.

  • Ability to do business ethically with customers, vendors, and co-workers.

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations, detect unobvious facts and issues, and exercise resourcefulness in resolving problems.

  • Ability to collaborate, partner, and exercise change management skills.

  • Ability to comply with and enforce standard policies and procedures.

  • Ability to perform under deadlines and adjust work schedule to meet goals

  • Ability to travel to remote location for work related purposes for extended periods of time (10% to 25% of the time, as needed).

  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to perform under deadlines and adjust work schedule to meet goals.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule sometimes including weekends and holidays.

  • Ability to work in a Native Corporation multi-business environment.

  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe and efficient manner in accordance to company policies.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management required. Work-related experience and equivalent skills may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

  • Three years' experience in addition to formal education in civil construction project management required.

  • Fifteen (15) years' experience managing projects preferably in the heavy civil construction and federal markets.

  • Experience with Autodesk Civil 3D, HCSS HeavyBid, HCSS HeavyJob and Spectrum accounting software preferred.

  • Must have a valid driver's license and be qualified to operate a vehicle under the conditions of Company Driving Policy.

  • Ability to pass a drug, driving and background screening.


Includes both office setting and field time. Field work requires travel to remote locations via small planes, boats and vehicles. Work hours in the field may greatly exceed schedule shown. Accommodations may be rustic.



  • Sitting

  • Standing

  • Walking

  • Reaching Overhead

  • Repetitive Use of Legs

  • Grasping

  • Lifting 10 lbs or less

  • Carrying 10 to 25 lbs


  • Distance Vision (clear at 20' or more)
  • Ability to Adjust Focus (Ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)



  • Outside Cold Temperatures

  • Hazards - Heavy Machinery

  • Dirty Soil

  • Dry

  • Grease, Oil, Mud

  • Moving Mechanical Parts

  • Working With Others

  • Working Alone


Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and spouses, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003-2(i).

Additionally, Brice Civil Constructors Inc. policy is to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, citizenship or other protected status. When applicable, Brice Civil Constructors Inc.'s policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: Make sure this is included in your job description

It is Brice Civil Constructors Inc.'s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

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