Construction Manager

Posted Date 1 month ago(11/1/2022 7:16 PM)
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Project Management
Regular Full-Time


NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


The Construction Manager will have overall construction management, administration and inspection responsibility for municipal/public works projects including: street improvements; traffic signal improvements; and, water, waste water, and drainage improvements. The construction manager shall ensure the construction contractor’s compliance with the approved plans, specifications, and contract provisions, and shall be the primary point of contact with each client. Preference given to candidates with professional licenses, inspection certificates, and extensive experience in street improvement, water, wastewater, and drainage projects.


  • Interpret plans and specifications as necessary and confer with supervisory personnel, design professionals and client representatives to resolve construction issues in a timely manner and avoid and/or minimize cost or time impacts.
  • Review and recommend for approval Contractor’s baseline construction schedule and subsequent schedule updates.
  • Monitor contractor's work progress against approved baseline schedule and critical schedule milestones, and work with contractor to resolve potential schedule impacts.
  • Review and recommend for approval Contractor's request for time extension
  • Review and recommend for approval Contractor's proposed schedule of values.
  • Review and recommend for approval Contractor's application for payment. Monitor and track Contractor payments.
  • Review, evaluate, negotiate, and recommend for approval Contract Change Orders.
  • Monitor and track negotiated and fully executed Contract Change Orders
  • Monitor and track Contractor Requests for Information (RFI's). Facilitate review, response and resolution of said RFI's.
  • Monitor and track Contractor material submittals, shop drawings and other related project documentation (i.e. Traffic Control Plans, SWPPP, and WPCP's). Facilitate review, response and approval of said Submittals.
  • Work with contractor to ensure required advanced public notification is issued and act as project liaison to community residents and other community stakeholders and respond to and address project-related concerns and complaints.
  • Perform supplemental construction inspection of the Contractor’s work to ensure compliance with the project plans and specifications.
  • Prepare and submit daily inspection reports and Weekly Statement of Working Days.
  • Facilitate final project walk through; prepare, issue and monitor completion of project punchlist
  • Facilitate project closeout process, including compiling required contractor closeout documentation (i.e. Warranties, O and M Manuals, attic stock, etc.); preparing and submitting project closeout files; and, reviewing and recommending for approval final pay application and retention request.



  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering or related field

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience and working knowledge of municipal/public works construction principles/practices including latest edition of the Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction, Caltrans MUCTD, and Caltrans Construction Manual.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact with individuals in all levels of construction
  • Ability to coordinate and manage multiple, complex projects
  • Conflict Resolution - Ability to address an antagonistic situation and resolve issues ammicably.
  • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Working knowledge of and basic proficiency with computer software including MS Office, Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Working knowledge of construction scheduling software including Microsoft Project and/or Primavera; as well as web-based Construction Management software.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Preference given to 10 plus years related experience; and, possession of a Professional Engineering License and/or Project Management Certification, and QSP/QSD Certification
  • Ability to conduct on-site resident inspection a plus.

NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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