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The Walsh Group Area Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah


Archer Western Construction, a member of The Walsh Group, is seeking an Area Manager in Salt Lake City, UT, to join our Water Division.

Archer Western is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction management company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Archer Western employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex projects

  • Creative and innovative problem solving environment

  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success

  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development

  • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want


In this role, responsibilities include:

  • Lead interdisciplinary teams to deliver construction projects

  • Actively participates in the design and execution of project safety and quality control activities

  • Assumes responsibility for project staffing and budgetary controls

  • Assists in the bid package development, pre-qualification activities, and budget preparation

  • Leads preconstruction meetings and coordinates answers to RFIs

  • Leads efforts to analyze risk and define schedule related issues, including analysis of long lead materials or equipment which may impact cash flow

  • Maintains relationships with customers

  • Analyzes and presents project delivery approaches, develops alternative approaches and facilitates implementation

  • Oversees project close-out and claim resolution

  • Serves as the primary contact for senior leadership relative to critical business initiatives


We are seeking professionals with the following qualifications:

  • Degree in civil engineering or construction management preferred

  • 10+ years of construction management experience

  • Water/wastewater expertise highly preferred

  • Willingness to relocate as needed

  • Proficient in estimating, business development, scheduling, budgeting cost, field supervision, financial reporting, and client relationships

  • Ability to interface with a variety of technical and business personnel with courtesy, tact and diplomacy

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) to direct organize and communicate with team members at all levels

  • Business development

  • Negotiation skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Talent management

  • Mitigating risk

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Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City

Requisition ID 2020-5177

Position Type Experienced - Full-Time

Category Operations

Division Water