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Construction Project Manager - Detroit Metro

Farmington Hills, MI, US, 48331

Michigan Paving and Materials

Job ID:  241362

Cadillac Asphalt, a vertically integrated CRH Americas Materials Company, joint venture company, energetically drives to continually be a leader in our markets in quality construction materials and value added services by employing innovative techniques and customer-centric practices. We believe that our employees are the reason for our success and we focus on their development and advancement opportunities as well as attracting new talent to our organization. We encourage you to learn more by visiting www.cadillacasphalt.com or our parent company at www.crhamericas.com.

Position Overview


This position is responsible for the management of HMA paving projects from start to finish.  They will maintain a keen knowledge of each project in their workload as a subcontractor and as a prime contractor.    


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Verify cost estimates and work with Estimators to complete project handoff.
  • Issue, execute and manage subcontracts as required with Contract Admins.
  • Frequent project visits to maintain pulse of a project and attend project related meetings
  • Maintain and manage accurate construction and paving schedules for projects managed.
  • Articulate process of analyzing, tracking, and collecting project revenue on daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
  • Ability to actively manage and communicate understanding of job cost performance.
  • Working relationship with HMA Lab for requests regarding mix specifications and required documents for DOT and private projects and submitting them to project Owners.
  • Perform post-build analysis of projects identifying key performance drivers and how they relate to the overall performance of the project.
  • Drive efficiency and value changes in the field through recognition of project construction opportunities.
  • Promote Safety and take active role in addressing concerns and advancing Safety on projects


Other Responsibilities


  • Maintain relationships with owners and customers
  • Assist with estimating as needed utilizing HCSS bidding and Revu BlueBeam take-off software.
  • Continuous education of HMA designs, paving practices, HMA productions (plant) and how they impact overall project schedules.
  • Recognize and manage jobsite issues as they relate to subcontractors and project schedule.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Computer Experience:
  • Revu BlueBeam
  • MS Office Suite 2013 or newer
  • Understanding of Viewpoint or other accounting software a plus
  • Knowledge of scheduling a plus
  • HCSS or similar estimating software
  • Knowledge of HMA mix design and properties
  • Minimum of 3 yrs. experience in a similar role.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Action Oriented
    • Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others.
  • Customer Focus
    • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements the customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
    • Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  • Functional/Technical Skills
    • Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Informing
    • Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs and to feel good about being a member of the team, unit, and/or the organization; provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with information.
  • Listening
    • Practices attentive and active listening; has the patience to hear people out; can accurately restate the opinions of others even when he/she disagrees.
  • Peer Relationships
    • Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all; can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; can solve problems with peers with a minimum of noise; is seen as a team player and is cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration; can be candid with peers.
  • Time Management
    • Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be considered.

  • Work will be performed in an office setting (30%) and outside on a job site (70%).
  • Physical requirements include sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, twisting.


Work Environment


This position will work the majority of the time in a project field environment but will also include regular visits to an office for meetings and/or project related functions. Work environment will vary depending on job task. Ideal applicants will be comfortable working in a variety of settings and scenarios to accomplish the required tasks above.



What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Cadillac Asphalt is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


Date Posted:  Dec 30, 2020

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Construction, Project Manager, Manager, Engineering, Technology, Management