Columbus, OH 
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Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you've come to the right place!

Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long standing commitment to building some of America's largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery.

At Granite, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you'll see that we are building more than infrastructure-together, we are building your future.

General Summary

The Area Manager II is responsible for profit and loss, operations, business development and customer relations for one area location and saturation facility by overseeing all Project Managers and Operations Managers to ensure efficient planning and scheduling of personnel, equipment and materials to complete projects safely, within budget, and with a high level of customer satisfaction.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Responsible for client relations and business development in alignment with business strategies and goals.
  • Ensures proper resources are dedicated to enable projects to be completed safely, on time, within budget and to the client's satisfaction.
  • Oversees contract execution with elevation to higher levels as required to ensure contracts are completed on time, within budget and to customer satisfaction.
  • Reviews project specifications, contract documents and agreements with Project Management Staff to ensure accurate communication and compliance with job requirements.
  • Issues final approval of proposals/bids with elevation to higher levels as required to meet LOA requirements.
  • Controls oversight of project setup, start, execution and project payment requests to ensure timely payment to vendors.
  • Ensures compliance with divisional required documents, reports, metrics, etc. to maintain alignment with divisional budgetary goals.
  • Reviews and coordinates project production schedules with Project Managers, Operations Managers and Superintendents and completes a 90 day backlog schedule to ensure projects are on time.
  • Oversees saturation (Wetout) facility to ensure materials are available for on time installation.
  • Administers and directs all Safety Compliance Programs to ensure the safety of all employees, clients and the public in our work areas.
  • Acts in the Company's best interest and looks for opportunities to improve the bottom line while maintaining quality, safety and customer satisfaction.

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or business management is preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years experience in construction or project management.

About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.


Granite Construction is an AA/EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and a Drug-Free Workplace


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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