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Project Manager

Prospect Construction is currently seeking a Construction Project Manager to join our team based out of our Missoula, MT Office.

Prospect Construction is a Heavy Civil Contractor that specializes in water and wastewater treatment plants, hydraulic structures/facilities, shoring systems, large concrete tanks, pump stations/process facilities, dewatering, major excavations, structural steel, process equipment, and mechanical systems.

Prospect began as a General Contractor in 1998, with our first office location in Puyallup Washington. Over the last few decades, Prospect has coupled its expertise in complex projects with its vast level of self-performance to grow into one of the premier treatment plant contractors in the Northwest. This continued growth has allowed Prospect to bring our expertise into new geographical regions, with the establishment of our office in Missoula, Montana in the Fall of 2020 and the opening of our Sheridan, Wyoming Office in the Summer of 2023.

Why do we exist? Prospect Construction seeks to glorify God by providing opportunities for our employees to utilize their unique gifts through construction to benefit and serve our families, stakeholders, and community. What do we do? We construct unique, complex, and challenging projects for our clients throughout the west.

An excellent Construction Project Manager must be well-versed in all construction methodologies and procedures. Must be able to coordinate a team of professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results. The ideal candidate shall have an analytical mindset and great organizational skills. Their goal will be to ensure all projects are delivered on time according to requirements and without exceeding the budget.

Responsibilities can include but are not limited to: 

  • Provides direct supervision and maintains overall responsibility for the management of construction and quality control activities.

  • Collaborate and assist engineers, architects, and owners to determine the specifications of the project.

  • Negotiate contracts.

  • Obtain permits and licensing.

  • Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment, and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations.

  • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines are met.

  • Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports.

  • Develop, maintain, and communicate overall project CPM schedule to management; project superintendent, owner/engineer, and subcontractors.

  • Analysis of impacts to the project schedule and negotiation of schedule extensions with the owner and their representatives.

  • Attend and lead weekly progress meetings with the owner.

  • Prepare, finalize, and manage the monthly pay request with the owner or their representative in a timely manner to insure receipt of payment in a timely manner.

  • Management of subcontractor costs, submittals, RFIs, schedule, pay requests, change orders and communications.

  • Management of supplier costs, submittals, RFIs, schedule, pay requests, change orders and communications.

  • Management of material purchasing and delivery schedules.

  • Represent and support subcontractor and supplier interests to the Owner or their representative.

  • Perform monthly labor and material budget analysis.

  • Coordinate and manage project detailing requirements, including concrete lift drawing, metal fabrication detail drawings, mechanical layout drawings. Ensure detailing is accomplished to facilitate timely purchase and delivery of materials to the jobsite.

  • Project closeout including as-built drawings, spare parts, O&M manual.

  • Documentation of substantial completion, final completion, and documentation of project warranty dates.


  • 5+ years of proven experience in managing construction projects with a track record of successful outcomes.

  • Experience with heavy water/ wastewater facilities.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering, Construction Management or a related degree or comparable work experience.

  • In-depth understanding of construction procedures, material, project management principles.

  • Along with the ability to understand project scheduling, cost control and to read and understand project owner specifications and engineering drawings.

Prospect is looking for individuals that exemplify our core values of passion, courage, team, and stewardship.

This position is based out of Missoula MT and will require out-of-town work for our projects located more than 1.5 hrs. from Missoula. Subsistence is provided to cover expenses when traveling. Depending on the complexity of the project, travel could be part time or for the full duration of the project. Projects typically range from 3 months to 1 year and our target areas for this office are Western MT and Northern ID.

Prospect Construction has a comprehensive benefits package: Employer paid medical coverage, Profit sharing/retirement program, and PTO.

Prospect Construction, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

Salary range of $100,000-$140,000/ year DOE.

Apply now!

Email your resume to [email protected]

Call us at (253) 446-1600 .

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