Website American West Construction


The project manager is responsible for managing a wide range of earthmoving, utility, and other heavy/highway projects mostly within Colorado. Project management responsibilities include: project setup and planning, project scheduling, preparation of owner billings, job cost monitoring, subcontractor/vendor invoice preparation, change order pricing and negotiating, and managing job/project profitability. The position requires 45-55 hours per week with time split between the office and field. The PM will have extensive interaction with the field supervisors and owner’s representatives. This position may require some travel as some of our work is outside the Denver metropolitan area and/or out of state.


The ideal candidate would have a civil engineering or construction management degree and 5 years of heavy civil construction experience. The candidate must be able to read and interpret construction plans and be able to prepare quantity calculations. Excellent written skills, verbal communication, and computer knowledge are required. Knowledge of View Point construction accounting software is a plus. The candidate must be motivated, detail-oriented, and a self-starter with a positive attitude and a good sense of humor. The ideal candidate will fit with the company’s philosophy and culture of a professional organization providing excellent quality and customer service.

Salary Range: Dependent upon qualifications. We offer exceptional benefits.

Inexperienced applicants or those individuals without the specified qualifications need not apply. Inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

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