Savannah, GA 
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Job Description

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

This position is responsible for project planning management and execution of water and wastewater projects through development of project scope, scheduling and financial management.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  1. Manage and coordinate project execution and maintain interface with clients to ensure customer satisfaction.
  2. Negotiates and ensures completion of all contractual requirements to ensure project is completed to specifications.
  3. Provides oversight of project design, construction, fabrication, assembly to ensure requirements are communicated to required parties.
  4. Provides weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly cost center forecasts to ensure jobs are on track and management is aware of sales projections.
  5. Prepares and submits pay applications and/or coordinate invoices to customers ensuring timeliness and accuracy of billing.
  6. Negotiates and issues subcontractor and vendor contracts and purchase orders to protest company interests while providing customer satisfaction.
  7. Manages project costs and schedules to estimate, contract, and customer requirements
  8. Coordinates all activities among departments supporting assigned projects to ensure timelines are met.
  9. Generates and negotiates changes of scope with customer and communicate with peers to meet change of work specifications.
  10. Ensures shop fabrication and assembly operations meet project and schedule requirements to keep jobs on projected time tables.
  11. Manages final contract obligations including start-up, installation, and final acceptance to meet customer requirements.
  12. Estimates project costs, ensuring specification compliance and generation; prepares proposals, and implementation of database and supporting software and hardware.
  13. Fosters contractor and vendor relationships for standards, quantity and blanket discounts, agreements and terms and conditions to maintain business relationships for repeat business growth.
  14. Provides technical assistance, presentations, and seminars for engineers and customers; both internal and external to provide understanding of company capabilities.
  15. Provides written proposals, technical reports, and other written documents to our clients, engineers, and internally to assist with understanding and job requirements.
  16. Travels as required to jobsites, customer and engineering locations, and Layne offices and support locations.


Bachelor's degree in engineering (Mechanical or Civil preferred) or equivalent experience

Work Experience

  • Minimum 3 years Project Management experience in water and/or wastewater or related industry
  • Proven capabilities in project execution, contract negotiation and coordination of projects from start to finish

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Ability to schedule and manage multiple internal crews and subcontractors performing multiple, consecutive activities
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude conducive to working with field and administrative personnel, and public
  • Exceptional ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal forms in English
  • Ability to understand P&L statements, and able to create worksheets and job costing information
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional Requirements/Skills

  • Willing and able to travel, with approximately 25% of time spent in the field
  • Must be able to work overtime and irregular hours when required
  • Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment
  • Ability and willingness to abide by Granite's Code of Conduct on a daily basis

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 .

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
3+ years
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