Crofton offers industry leading solutions above and below the waterline, combining comprehensive expertise in all facets of commercial diving, marine construction, and crane rental & rigging. We execute our projects with safety and integrity. Crofton is a growing company with a highly collaborative and dynamic work environment. Our team members work vigorously to meet our customers’ needs. No two days are the same! Crofton is seeking a Project manager - Utilities to join our team.
As a Project Manager of Utilities, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing and managing all aspects of utility projects, with a focus on fiberoptic cables, power cables, water lines, and conduit installations. Your responsibilities will include:
• Lead the acquisition of necessary permits for utility installations.
• Coordinate with utility owners and design team to ensure permit documentation is accurate and complete.
• Develop comprehensive project plans, outlining timelines, milestones, and resource allocation.
• Ensure timely and within-budget execution of utility projects, meeting or exceeding quality standards.
• Provide hands-on oversight of utility installations, ensuring compliance with specifications and industry standards.
• Collaborate with on-site teams to troubleshoot and resolve any issues that may arise during installation.
• Demonstrate knowledge in horizontal directional drilling techniques.
• Implement best practices to optimize HDD processes for efficient and precise utility installations.
• Serve as the primary point of contact for clients, contractors, and regulatory agencies.
• Communicate project progress, address concerns, and ensure alignment with stakeholder expectations.
• Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to ensure project success.
• Proactively address challenges to prevent delays and cost overruns.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Excellent verbal communication skills.
• Strong understanding of horizontal directional drilling techniques and best practices
• Ability to execute directions accurately and with speed.
• Proficient in project management software and tools
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to prioritize tasks.
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Project Management, or a related field.
• Proven experience in managing utility projects, with a focus on fiberoptic cables, power cables, water lines, and conduit installations.
• Experience in acquiring utility permits and navigating regulatory processes.
• Experience in lieu of degree
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.
• Exposure to construction and marine site dangers.
• Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
• Prolonged periods of sitting and work on a computer