Project Manager Needed!

Job Location: Marion, Iowa

The Acterra Group has been around for 65 years providing equipment, manufacturing, consulting and specialized construction services to many industries. Our corporate office is located in Marion, Iowa, however, we maintain offices throughout the Midwest and Colorado, and service a diverse range of clients across the United States. Come work for a reputable company that is easy to work with, clear expectations and a fun environment.

Job Description Summary

The Construction Project Manager at Acterra Group plays a pivotal role within our dynamic team, dedicated to overseeing the installation of above ground fuel tanks for critical facilities such as airports and military installations. This role demands a proactive, strategic thinker who can align project management with Acterra Group’s long-term goals and operational strategies. Reporting directly to the VP of Commercial Services, the Construction Project Manager will be instrumental in driving project success, ensuring operational excellence, and fostering sustainable growth.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate the installation projects of above ground fuel tanks, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and client specifications.**
  • Collaborate closely with the COO, VP of Commercial Services, and other key stakeholders to develop and implement project strategies.
  • Utilize PMP-certified methodologies to manage project scopes, timelines, resources, and budgets effectively.**
  • Serve as a primary point of communication, ensuring clear and consistent engagement with team members, clients, and stakeholders.**
  • Adapt project plans and approaches to meet evolving needs, focusing on innovative solutions and operational efficiency.
  • Oversee the complete project lifecycle, from initial planning to successful execution and final review.**
  • Implement and refine operational procedures, driving continuous improvement in project delivery and performance.
  • Ensure adherence to safety standards and regulations, particularly in high-stakes environments like airports and military installations.
  • Foster a culture of excellence and accountability within the project management team.
  • ** These specific key accountabilities are tied to this position’s performance management.



  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, Engineering, or a related field.
  • PMP certification is highly desirable.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in construction project management, preferably with a focus on fuel tank installation or similar industrial projects.
  • Proficient in project management tools and software.
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously.



Work life balance, medical, dental, vision, vacation, paid holidays, referral bonus and continuous training and education.

Acterra Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity company. We do not discriminate based upon race/color religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or veteran status. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.