General Summary

This position is responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome of water resources projects. The Project Manager position requires a minimum of 3 months in the field learning the Water Resources Division in preparation for the Project Manager role.

Essential Job Accountabilities

Perform accurate project revenue and cost financial forecasting to ensure corporate profitability goals are met.

Coordinate with estimators and project controls group to establish budget.

Coordinate efforts with business development and operaions teams to manage resources to meet project schedule.

Participate in bid review and bid closing to ensure accuracy of bid and evaluate project feasibility; work with business development team to develop bid schedule.

Provide environment where dynamic project communication occurs between Superintendents and Area Manager to ensure work is accomplished in an efficient, profitable, and safe manner.

Ensure proper job controls, i.e. quantities, costs, revenue and schedule.

Establish and maintain working relationships with owners, agencies, subcontractors, corporate management, inspectors, etc., providing customer service to develop long-term partnerships with client base.

Ensure accurate project reports for the job allowing for continuous improvement in performance.

 Run projects at profitability levels to meet or exceed expected margins.

 Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment.




  • BS degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, or related field or equivalent work experience in water well drilling or construction environment.


Work Experience


  • One (1) to three (3) years project management experience.



Knowledge, skills, and abilities


  • Maintain ability to work in high production environment.
  • Demonstrated decision-making skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Excellent supervisory communication and organizational skills.
  • Accuracy at all times.


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 50 pounds. 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. Subject to outside working conditions. At times will be working around large construction equipment, must be safety conscience.



Additional Requirements/Skills


  • Ability to abide by Granite’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis.
  • A team player.




About Layne Christensen Company:

We expertly manage water throughout the full lifecycle: supply, treatment, delivery and maintenance Specialties include well drilling, pump sales and service, well rehabilitation, and water treatment services. We offer comprehensive solutions for government agencies, commercial and municipal water suppliers, industrial facilities, agricultural, and energy companies. Our teams expertly identify and develop new water sources, recharge aquifers, and deliver potable water to communities and facilities throughout the Americas.

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