Horizontal Construction Project Manager



Supports the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, honesty and open communication, team work and collaboration, innovation, respect for co-workers and guests, commitment to our guests and the guest experience, contributing to our community and conservation of our land, and accountability and ownership.


The Civil/ Horizontal Project Manager will serve as the primary manager of all civil, horizontal and land-based construction and development in Spanish Peaks Resort.  This position may manage other projects in the LMLC portfolio outside of Spanish Peaks. 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.


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


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science – Civil Engineering, CET or equivalent, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 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

Physical Capabilities

  • 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

Communication Skills

  • 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

Surveying Skills

  • Knowledge of surveying equipment such as levels, total stations, and GPS gear sufficient to perform minor surveying tasks

Computer Skills

  • Ability to use word processing and spreadsheet programs
  • Familiarity with GIS-based programs
  • 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


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified. 

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