Project Manager - Kansas City, Missouri United States - 36642


Job #: 36642
Title: Project Manager
Job Location: Kansas City, Missouri - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $95,000.00 - $110,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO


  • We take many opportunities to partner with organizations that are close to our employee-owners and their families. Every year, we’re privileged to support a variety of nonprofits and special causes that benefit the communities where we live, work, and play.
  • Being an employee-owned firm is integral to our company identity. It’s the foundation of our values, our culture, and the way we serve our clients. Most importantly, being 100% employee-owned means everyone who works for us is a part-owner of our company. We’re proud to say that the profits of our company stay right where they should – with the people that work hard to build it.
  • Building and investing in the development of our current and future workforce has always been a part of our DNA. Our workforce outreach is managed by the ESS Foundation, an employee-owner-led, pending 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The mission of the foundation is to promote careers in construction; provide career opportunities through education, mentorship, and training programs; and benefit community development projects throughout our region.
  • What we do: Asphalt Paving, Concrete Paving, Excavation & Grading, Bridge Construction, Underground Utilities.
  • Who we serve: Municipalities, Departments of Transportation, General Contractors, Developers, Federal, Railways.
  • Our Markets: Aviation, Civic + Cultural, Education, Environmental, Healthcare + Senior Living, Industrial + Manufacturing, Military, Mixed-Use + Retail, Multi-Family, Railroad, Single-Family, Sports + Recreation, Streets + Highways, Substation + Power, Warehouse + Distribution.
  • Our approach: Equipment, Estimating, Project Management, Survey + GPS, Safety, Quality, Delivery Methods.


Job Summary:


Seeking a strong 10-15 year experienced civil Project Manager. This individual would need to have ambitions beyond just project management and would strive to take it to the next level and become a part of our current branch management team within that 3-5 year time frame.




  • Supervise activities related to contract administration, change orders, submittals, procurement and scheduling.
  • Secure required permits and verify insurance coverage for subcontractors.
  • Possess through knowledge of company’s contract and understanding of all parties involved.
  • Schedule and facilitate project meetings required to successfully coordinate work activity.
  • Supervise and manage project team members.
  • Analyze daily and weekly project cost and activity manage project budgets & schedule.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of all major project issues and priorities.
  • Provided general administrative and technical leadership for the project. 
  • Maintain all project closes out activities.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with counterparts at owner and engineering firms.
  • Participate in proposals and presentations as requested.



  • Degree required in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.
  • The candidate would need to have all of his/her experience in the heavy/civil world and have some exposure to private/commercial civil work, as well as public/DOT civil work. 
  • Experience in grading, utilities, and paving is essential. 
  • Civil experience is MUST.

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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