Posted 5 months ago

W.L. French Excavating, one of the area’s leading site subcontractors and a Boston Globe Top Place to Work, is looking for a talented Project Manager. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the PM is responsible for overseeing multiple projects. Come grow with us!


  • Establish and/or maintain WLF as a trusted partner to GC’s and other project stakeholders
  • Maintain a positive image with vendors, subs, clients, and teammates
  • Anticipate problems and proactively solve as win-win for company and GC
  • Develop preliminary job schedules for projects
  • Ensure all jobs stay on schedule
  • Attend and lead all project meetings
  • Visit jobs on a regular basis to review the effectiveness of site supervision, job progress, quality of work, and safety on the job
  • Be responsible for standard project administration tasks:
  • Price change orders
  • Read and understand construction drawings, specifications, and technical reports
  • Read and understand contract agreements
  • Track all submittals
  • Prepare all monthly requisitions
  • Work with accounting to approve all invoices
  • Update and review schedules monthly
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office including Project.
  • Knowledge of Carlson Earthwork Takeoff and B2W estimating software helpful.
  • Collaborate with safety department to ensure linkage to job


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or construction management
  • 3+ years of experience managing multiple complex commercial projects (up to $20M)
  • Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment, high energy, drive, desire to improve
  • Strong interpersonal skills (communication, tact, negotiation)
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Problem solver – innovative and initiative to get the job done

About Us:

  • Best-in-Class, industry leader, named a Boston Globe Top Places to Work in 2020
  • Contributor to large, high-profile, complex construction projects in Massachusetts
  • A family-based company culture with a paramount focus on safety
  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits including company-paid STD/LTD/Life and a 401k with company match
  • Brand new state of the art office including an on-site gym

WLF is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. WLF strives to provide a culture in which employees can build and grow their careers.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • North Billerica, MA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: On the road

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