Horizontal Project Manager


Position Summary: 

The Lone Mountain Land Company, with its headquarters in Big Sky, Montana is looking for a Horizontal Project Manager to join the team. The Lone Mountain Land Company, LLC was formed by CrossHarbor Capital Partners to manage the planning, entitlement, building, marketing, and sale of premier real estate communities around Big Sky, Montana. The company supports world-class club operations at Spanish Peaks Mountain Club and Moonlight Club and oversees real estate activities at Spanish Peaks, Moonlight Basin, Town Center, and other projects in the Big Sky region. LMLC also owns The Wilson Hotel, The Montage Big Sky and other, in-process, hotels and operations.

LMLC is comprised of professionals with decades of combined experience developing resorts across North America. Each member of the team is passionate about what they do. Collectively, the company supports the thoughtful growth of our community and believes the best development is done responsibly and sustainably, both in terms of environmental protection and the long-term economic prosperity of our community.  We love Big Sky and are eager to be a part of its vibrant and dynamic future.

The Civil/ Horizontal Project Manager will serve as the primary manager of all civil, horizontal and land-based construction and development in Moonlight Basin.  This position may manage other projects in the LMLC portfolio outside of Moonlight. Projects may include, roads and utilities, dry utilities, ski access and amenities, forestry, trails and other civil projects.  The Horizontal PM will serve as the coordinator between 3rd party civil engineering, civil contractors and ownership. The project manager will work with company vertical Project managers when civil and vertical construction accompany each other.  Other duties will include the procurement and oversite of all environmental permits, site remediation as well as some surveying and minor CAD drawings.


Job Duties:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Horizontal Project Management and Design
    • Lead Civil/ Horizontal planning
    • Manage Civil engineering contractors
    • Manage construction plans, specifications, and bid documents
    • Development of construction cost estimates
    • Construction inspections
    • Coordination with regulatory agencies on all necessary permits (310, 404, Stormwater, etc) and compliance
    • Ensure site remediation
    • Project budgeting/scheduling/tracking
    • Closely work with vertical PM’s on all project crossover
  • Surveying and Mapping Support
    • Procure and manage survey subcontractors
    • Support vertical PM’s with project and site survey
    • Manage easement exhibits
    • Manage all maps and drawings
    • Produce some maps and drawings
  • Other Planning Department Tasks
    • Land planning
    • Business unit planning
    • Stream and spring monitoring
    • Environmental Stewardship Program
    • Manage any and all civil/ horizontal projects and all tasks required to meet the needs of LMLC staff
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science – Civil Engineering, CET or equivalent, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience
  • Thorough understanding of the materials and methods used in the construction of infrastructure
  • Thorough knowledge of Blue Beam or equivalent and ability to develop/ manage project plan management, workflows, work plans and schedules
  • Experience developing and managing critical path schedules
  • Experience developing and management safe work zones, safe work habit enforcement and ability to recognize unsafe practices

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to give concise oral and written instructions
  • Ability to interact in a positive manner with the public, customers, contractors, and suppliers
  • Knowledge of surveying equipment such as levels, total stations, and GPS gear sufficient to perform minor surveying tasks
  • Ability to use word processing and spreadsheet programs
  • Familiarity with GIS-based programs and PDF Software
  • CAD experience a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to solve difficult and unique problems
  • Dependability
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to produce high quality work
  • Safety minded


Physical Demands:

  • Ability and willingness to work in a variety of weather and job conditions

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and assist others in lifting heavier amounts
  • Ability to perform work that may require bending, stooping, crawling, and climbing
  • Ability to traverse terrain with substantial elevation differences



Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.




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