Project Manager

North Carolina, US | Full-time



Thalle Construction Company (Thalle), established in 1947, is a family-owned, privately-held, growing heavy civil commercial construction company.  We have been a proud representative of the Tully Group organization since 2012. Thalle’s corporate office is in Hillsborough, NC and we have projects throughout the South East, NJ and Texas.  We specialize in a large range of heavy civil construction projects including dams, reservoirs, locks, DOT roadway construction and bridges, large diameter utilities, landfills, mass excavation and on-demand emergency services (

Seeking an experienced, career minded Heavy Civil Project Manager(s) to be part of our expanding dynamic management team.  The ideal candidate will be a team player who is highly motivated with a strong work ethic, dependable, enjoys challenging projects, mentoring others and desires to be part of a successful construction team with travel potential.  It is a benefit of this project management position(s) to have mass excavation, dams, landfills, large utility and/or DOT road and bridges. 

Thalle Construction Company offers a Competitive salary packet that includes a full range of benefits: including Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance and 401K with a company match program. Compensation is based on qualifications and experience.

Thalle Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, E-Verify and Drug Free Workplace.

Location:  Areas included Northampton County NC and Orange County NC 

Salary: Based Upon Qualifications and Experience

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This senior level management position is fully accountable for the financial performance of the project (i.e., P&L) performance and overall management direction for one or more multi-million-dollar heavy civil construction projects. The Project Manager has authority over major decisions related to project plan and implementation.

  • Plan and formulate civil construction projects according to project requirements and engineering standards
  • Ensure overall project quality control, including review of project designs for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements and related specifications
  • Create and maintain all project-related documentation and correspondence. Prepare analytical reports for presentation to upper management
  • Collaborate with field management to ensure successful resolution of issues between the project plan and site execution on an ongoing basis
  • Approve all equipment or personnel changes and requisitions prepared and submitted by superintendents
  • Appropriately execute authority over issue resolution related to project plan and implementation
  • Demonstrate understanding of when to elevate issues and/or communicate to upper management
  • Plan for and organize project staff according to project requirements, including assigning proper personnel to specific projects or components of projects
  • Ensure and communicate clear roles and responsibilities to entire project team
  • Conduct weekly meetings with project team (to include scheduling and costing review)
  • Develop and effectively manage against project budget and ensure project meets projected/required margins
  • Ensure the accuracy of weekly Viewpoint labor and equipment reports and monthly Viewpoint cost reports
  • Conduct and document ongoing financial projections of project performance throughout project life
  • Submit accurate and timely cost and income projections for project
  • Submit accurate and timely payment requisitions
  • Appropriately act on changes in project margins and budget variances to ensure project profitability
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of contract terms and specifications
  • Complete all written notification requirements & ensure accurate recordkeeping is maintained at job site
  • Ensure timely and appropriate communications of time extensions and delays to owner in accordance with contract requirement
  • Document, prepare, and initiate claims, if necessary
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of project schedule, key project milestones, and reasons for delays.
  • Ensure accuracy, appropriate detail and timely submittal of Superintendent 2-week schedules
  • Identify competent subcontractors and suppliers for projects by comparing and evaluating them based on price, scope, schedule, terms, qualifications and history with Thalle
  • Oversee the issuance of subcontracts and supplier purchase orders
  • Ensure the appropriate performance management of subcontractors
  • Ensure all site operations adhere to Company and site safety policies and protocols
  • Ensure Incident and Injury Free protocols are followed always, behaviors and culture are instilled at all levels on the project
  • Other Duties as Assigned

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • 8-10 Years Heavy Civil Construction Management Experience Required
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or Construction Management (4 years) Preferred
  • Professional license, certifications and contractor licenses Preferred
  • Relevant Project such as Landfills, Dams, Spillways, Bridge, Heavy Highway & Infrastructure Experience, Large Utility Project Management Experience Required
  • NCDOT Heavy HWY and Utility Project experience  Preferred 
  • P6 Experience Preferred
  • Strong computer skills, including Primavera, Viewpoint, Microsoft Programs
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proven Ability to manage multiple, large scale, challenging projects
  • Proven Ability to organize and prioritize tasks
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively with diverse workforce

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on the telephone
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Thalle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.

Thalle is an E-Verify Employer and a Drug Free Workplace

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a progressive and growing heavy civil construction company that values your experience and work ethic. SAFETY is TOP Priority!  We are seeking long term construction professionals that want to grow and develop with our company. 

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