Skanska USA

Construction Manager

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
ID 2023-5482
Job Family
Position Type
Full Time

Position Overview

The Construction Manager is in charge of the Project Management Team. The Project Manager is responsible to plan and oversee the project to ensure a timely and cost effective outcome. This includes budgeting, organization, implementation and scheduling of the project. He/she will oversee a smooth transition from the estimate/pre-construction phase to construction, including design management, if applicable, in order to protect the bid position. He/she is responsible for ensuring the project/area is constructed in a safe, ethical manner, and in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws.

Job Description

What You'll Do:

Responsible for the safety of all assigned employees and subcontractors to ensure the safe execution of all activities, including the strict adherence to company safety policies and programs through the communication and enforcement of the Skanska Safety and Health Management Program, including the ability to independently stop work for a safety violation or suspected safety violation

• Maintain strong relationships with clients, designers and consultants

• Hiring of subcontractors/vendors including negotiations, sub agreements, material agreements and


• Engage, hire, manage third party resources (engineering, subject matter experts, consultants, etc.)

• Management of subcontractors and vendors schedule, performance, and payments

• Ensure compliance with project and Skanska’s DBE compliance program

• Chair project meetings, including project team, owner and subcontractors meetings

• Complete understanding of the contract including Skanska’s contractual obligations and the

owners obligations

• Identify Project Risk and develop Mitigation Plans

• Ensure timely notices as required to the owner to protect Skanska interests regarding extra work,

design changes, delays, impacts, etc.

• Manage project claims in collaboration with Skanska’s Legal Department

• Project submittals, process RFIs & shop drawings, as required by the Owner

• Manage and coordinate onsite staff

• Manage the project budget utilizing Skanska’s Cost Control Systems

• Compile reports regarding financial, schedule and production reports for the Project Executive

• Prepare and coordinate payments from owner and ensure timely payments

• Develop and maintain the project schedule in sync with the project budget

• Develop and maintain site logistics plan with Superintendent staff

• Ensure the project delivers a quality product meeting Skanska’s high quality standards


We're Looking For:

• Thorough understanding of Lump Sum, Design Build and EPC contracts

• Exhibits strong leadership qualities

• Excellent time management and organizational skills

• Strong understanding of financial operations and corporate cost control

• Computer proficient and the ability to adapt to new innovations and processes

• Strong written, communication, and problem solving skills

• Strong math/accounting and estimating skills

• Exceptional understanding of construction industry

Education and/or Experience

• Bachelor of Science in Construction or Engineering preferred, but experience may be considered in lieu of

• 8 year’s extensive experience in management of construction projects, tunneling & Earthworks experience


Apply Today for Immediate Consideration!

Skanska is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or citizenship status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristics under federal, state, or local law.


Skanska Equal Employment Opportunity


Skanska uses knowledge & foresight to shape the way people live, work, and connect. More than 135 years in the making, we’re one of the world’s largest development and construction companies. We operate in select markets throughout the Nordics, Europe and the United States. Skanska in the U.S. is headquartered in New York City with 30 offices around the country. In 2021, construction in the U.S. generated $6.4 billion in revenue, and as a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $3 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. Together with our customers and the collective expertise of our 7,300+ teammates in the U.S. and 30,000+ globally, we create innovative and sustainable solutions that support healthy living beyond our lifetime.


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Primary Location

US-CA-Los Angeles

Skanska Business Unit

Skanska USA Civil

Employee Status

Full Time

Salary Range

Annual Salary Ranges: $115,000 to 225,439


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