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The Walsh Group Project Executive in Arlington, Virginia


Walsh is currently seeking a Project Executive in the Greater D.C. area for private and Department of Defense projects.

Do you want to invest in the growth and progress of the next generation of construction talent? Do you enjoy mobilizing people and resources to overcome challenges? Are you a Project Executive that inspires others to do their very best every day? Do you want to work for a company where, when you do these things, you will be noticed? If so, then keep reading.

The Walsh Group takes a family approach to business and we believe you do that best when you help other people realize their potential. Do you believe that when you invest in others, you increase the possibility that more work will actually get done? Do you also believe in hiring good people and giving them freedom to do their jobs? Walsh Project Executives know how to develop and how to empower.

As an industry leader in a variety of market sectors, Walsh expects ourProject Executivesto drive change and execute plans. When you speak, do people listen? Can you spurn others into action? We’re looking for someone who can actively drive progress and at the same time, deal tactfully with internal and external resistance.

Walsh is looking forProject Executives who can facilitate the work of others. Someone who feels a strong sense of ownership over both the process and the results. A motivator who can build a culture of flexible productivity. Project Executivesthat accomplish more than others because they plan their work, and then work their plans.

If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you. If you have what it takes, welcome to the family.


In this role, responsibilities include:

  • Lead interdisciplinary teams to deliver large ($200M+), complex, healthcare, multifamily high-rise, laboratory, and Department of Defense construction projects

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

  • 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


We are seeking professionals with the following qualifications:

  • Degree in civil engineering or construction management

  • Experience managing projects over $200M

  • Substantial experience in leading healthcare, laboratory, high rise residential, and Department of Defense projects

  • 15 - 20 years of construction management experience

  • Proficient in estimating, 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

  • Negotiation skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Talent management

  • Mitigating risk

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-MD-Chevy Chase | US-VA-Arlington

Requisition ID 2018-2688

Position Type Experienced - Full-Time

Category Operations

Division Building