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DescriptionPurpose    Serve as liaison in the interface between the design team and project’s construction teams (owner, contractor, construction manager, civil engineering and/or survey teams).  Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion while ensuring compliance with building and safety regulations, and review projects in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs.Key ResponsibilitiesLeadership and Direction    

Receive broad guidance from senior-level management relating to overall key objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters and general parameters for execution. Manage people and processes to ensure effective execution. Review work produced by staff for quality assurance.

At the Operational and Company Level    

Directly interact with clients’ representatives to negotiate work plans, administer construction contract terms and conditions, resolve field issues, and provide management system reporting as needed by clients. 

Assist with the marketing of the firm’s capabilities to establish new clients and enhance relationships with existing clients. 

Coordinate with other internal departments to meet project requirements.  

Do the Work    

Responsible for budgeting, organization, implementation, and scheduling. 

Coordinate with engineers and other design professionals.  Consult regarding modifications to plans and specifications. 

Coordinate the work of the development team and monitor the development process by attending and documenting regular project design and construction site meetings. 

Oversee the monitoring of utility, transportation, and other civil construction projects from conception to completion. 

Evaluate project constructability and construction cost feasibility through document review and design team interaction. 

Perform, coordinate, and direct the observation and inspection of civil construction projects. 

Make recommendations to the owner regarding conformance with the project requirements.  Should exceptions or deviations be observed, recommend corrective action. 

Evaluate proposed change orders from contractor for appropriate changes in scope, schedule, and pricing. 

Review the work progress of staff daily. 

Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status.

Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors.

Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory.

Meet contractual conditions of performance.

Review the work progress on daily basis.

Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones.

Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain permits and licenses.

Analyze, manage, and mitigate risks.

Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques.

Analyze, manage, and mitigate risks. 

Prepare and oversee the preparation of construction cost estimates, bid packages, and recommendations of construction contract award. 

Review plans and other documents for constructability and value engineering considerations. 

Evaluate project constructability and construction cost feasibility through document review and design team interaction.  

Assist owner to secure all necessary public approvals, permits, and public utility hookups for the project.  

Review the contractor’s cost estimates, change orders, and applications for payment, making recommendations for approval or revision, as necessary.  

Provide on-site observation of the quality and progress of the work and ensure that the general contractor’s submittals and requests for information are addressed in a timely manner.  

Assist owner in complying with reporting requirements of project financing sources.  

Success Metrics and CompetenciesIdeal candidate will consistently demonstrate…

Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.

Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization and external partners.

Highly motivated and problem-solving attitude.

Strong sense of urgency in responding to constituents.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Strong work ethic and commitment to quality.

Self-reliance and ability to operate independently with limited direction.  

Commitment to driving profitability and growth.

Commitment to becoming a “citizen” of the broader organization, breaking down barriers and silos.

Ability to effectively manage multiple time-sensitive tasks.

Data analysis and interpretation skills.

Education, Work Experience, Licensure/Certifications, and Technical Requirements

Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction management, architecture, OR a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in related fields with certifications and specified training in lieu of degree. 

Professional Engineering license preferred.

Fifteen or more (15) years of experience in utility, transportation, real estate development, water / wastewater, mining, or other civil construction projects.  At least five (5) years of supervisory experience and experience managing projects during construction phase required.

Experience in engineering and construction management consulting industry and construction contracting is highly desirable. 

Proven experience and expertise in construction administration or construction management.  

Thorough knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations, and quality standards.   

Professional level knowledge of construction business practices, including permitting, zoning, environmental testing and abatement, and construction and architectural contracts.   

Knowledge of CPM Scheduling.

LEED accreditation or evidence of comprehensive training in sustainable design and construction is preferred. 

Valid state driver’s license and ability to pass a motor vehicle check.

Physical Demands and Working Environment

Partly indoor professional office environment which may include bright/dim light, noise, fumes, odors, and traffic.

Mobility around an office environment.

Frequent and prolonged use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Partly outdoor work environment which may include adverse weather conditions, varying temperatures, excessive noise, and/or potential hazards.

Mobility around a job/construction site to include walking, bending, crawling, climbing, squatting, or kneeling and wearing of required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Primarily local travel during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be required according to the needs of the business.

Occasional lifting or carrying up to 20 pounds.

Occasional pushing or pulling up to 20 pounds.

Occasional reaching outward or above shoulder.

Note: While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, it is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary at any time with or without notice.#LI-AH1QualificationsBehaviorsPreferred

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group


Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility


Bachelors or better in Civil Engineering

Licenses & CertificationsPreferred

State Driver's License

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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