Project Manager - Water Well Drilling

Sep 27 2021
Alpha Inc. |Kahului|Full Time
Job Description



The Project Manager of the Drilling Division will provide leadership and support to all aspects of the company’s water well drilling operation to include safety, operations, planning, scheduling, cost monitoring, cost reporting, customer reporting, budgeting, estimating, change orders, billing, business development, and bid development. The Project Manager of the Drilling Division also ensures that project deadlines are met in a timely manner and will be committed to deliver quality work above and beyond specifications and expectations.




·      Responsible for driving the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow, business goals, and objectives.

·      Generates, reviews, and approve estimates, contracts, change orders, work orders, etc.

·      Responsible for overall project management on all projects, profit/loss, and successful completion from bid to closeout.

·      Investigates potential serious situations and implements corrective measures.

·      Creates, reviews, and maintain project schedules.

·      Prepares project documents including progress reports, project schedule updates, and financial/budget updates.

·      Collaborates with project managers, superintendents, foremen, and drillers to plan, organize, and direct activities associated with projects.

·      Consults and discusses with project managers and superintendents matters relating to work procedures, complaints, and construction problems and works toward finding solutions.

·      Initiates periodic meetings and other forms of communication with project team members and customers to inform them of unresolved problems and provide solutions.

·      Monitors project progress for adherence to schedule and man hour expenditures versus percent complete.

·      Familiar with RFI’s, RFP’s, and CO’s that affect the original contract work and verifies subcontractors are in compliance.

·      Drafts all contracts, purchase orders, and change orders.

·      Monitors project scope for changes affecting budget and schedule; identifies cause, advises customer, and negotiates change in fee.

·      Ensures all daily water well drilling related issues are being addressed and is responsible for ensuring smooth transitions to clients.

·      Identifies solutions to any problem which might impede progress of the project or adversely affect customer relations.

·      Performs other duties as assigned.




·      AAS or BA college degree in Construction Management or related field preferred.

·      Minimum two (2) years of well water drilling materials required.

·      Project Management background a plus.

·      Proficiency in Microsoft Suites - Word, Excel and MAC Suites required.

·      Proficiency in Bluebeam, or Adobe Acrobat preferred.

·      Proficiency in Project Management Accounting Software preferred.




- Strategic Agility – Sees ahead clearly, can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately, has broad knowledge and perspective, is future oriented, can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods, can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Business Acumen – Knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, and information affecting his/her business and organization; know the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.
- Process Management – Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done, knows how to organize people and activities, understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient workflow, knows what to measure and how to measure it, can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can’t, can simplify complex processes, gets more out of fewer resources.
- Managing & Measuring Work – Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress, and results; provides consistent and constant progress feedback.
- Negotiating – Can negotiate skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups, can settle differences with minimum noise, can win concessions without damaging relationships, can be both direct and forceful as well as diplomatic, gains trust quickly of other parties to the negotiations, has a good sense of timing.
- Conflict Management – Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly; is good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise.
- Communication – Communicates well both verbally and in writing to convey information effectively and efficiently, shares information and ideas with others, and has good listening skills.
- Leadership – Has strong leadership and organizational skills with a proven ability to effectively influence others and resolve client, project, and technical issues.
- Integrity/Ethics – Deals with others in a straightforward, respectful, ethical, and honest manner; is accountable for actions; maintains confidentiality; and supports company values.
- Drive for Result – Targets and achieves results in a consistent manner, sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, pushes self and others for results, accepts accountability.