Construction Manager

Gainesville, VA
Apr 11, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Full Time
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


Construction Manager

Dewberry is currently seeking a Construction Manager in the Gainesville, VA office. Successful candidates will work on projects in the Washington Metropolitan area of VA\MD\DC. The successful candidate will manage the assigned elements of a construction project to assure quality of the contractor’s compliance with the plans and contract documents, manage project inspection personnel\staffing and serve as Client’s representative.

Assigned project elements may involve structures, roadways and other transportation facilities.  Duties include analyzing and interpreting project plans and specifications to ensure project constructability, interpretation of unclear contract language, perform work order time impact analysis, maintain and report contractor’s daily production rates, prepare independent construction estimates, make recommendations for partial and final contractor payments, monitor project budgets, supervise and manage inspection personnel and make recommendations on project staffing, conduct pre-construction conference, utility coordination meetings, construction progress meetings, write project management correspondence and approve or reject recommendations made by project inspectors.

    Bachelor's degree, specializing in construction/engineering management10-15 years of experience in the management of roadway and/or infrastructure construction projectsCurrent Virginia, MD and/or DC PE license or ability to obtain such within 6 months of hireConsiderable knowledge of roadway, structure, traffic engineering, utilities construction methods, procedures, practices, plans, specifications and contracts, materials used and performance, environmental, legal and safety responsibilities related to construction of transportation facilitiesWorking knowledge of VDOT and/or MSHA Road and Bridge Specifications, Road and Bridge Standards, Construction Manual, and Inspector ManualKnowledge of the use of electronic data processing equipment and contract management softwareAbility to create, review and evaluate project/contractor schedules in accordance with the contract requirements. This ability will involve understanding and use of scheduling software programs such as MS Project or Primavera.Ability to supervise and manage employee work groupsAbility to interpret roadway and bridge plans, specifications, and contractsAbility to prepare clear technical, financial, administrative and explanatory correspondencesAbility to establish and work to project budgetsAbility to establish a detailed scope of work and identify and capture activities that occur outside of the defined scopeExcellent written and verbal communication skillsRegistered as a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) through the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) or similar Construction Manager Certifications preferred.VDOT/MSHA construction inspection experience/VDOT/MSHA certifications including knowledge of pipeline and utilities construction methods, materials, standards and specifications.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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