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Construction Manager - Water Infrastructure

Company: Freese & Nichols Inc
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Freese and Nichols, everyone on our team gets to make a meaningful difference in our communities. For more than 125 years, we have been planning and designing the infrastructure our society needs: developing water supplies, designing roadways and bridges, preparing for natural disasters, and much more. We've built our business on long-term relationships with clients and employees alike, resulting in financial stability, career opportunities, and a nationally recognized workplace culture.We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) matching, paid overtime for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement, and much more. Our unique culture creates an environment for professional growth where we focus on caring for our clients, coworkers, and the communities where we work. Join our team of 1,000 employees as we continue to expand our services throughout the United States. Learn more about working here at and Nichols is looking to add a Construction Manager who has an emphasis in Water Infrastructure to their team in Atlanta, Georgia.Purpose:The construction manager will be for responsible administering the construction contract by managing, observing, and reporting on ongoing construction on a variety of transportation, water and/or facilities infrastructure projects to verify compliance with approved plans and specifications. Provide support, day to day guidance, and limited supervision of other team members.Major Accountabilities:

  • Supervise the observation and inspection of ongoing construction work including material sampling and testing as well as measuring qualities and communicate with contactor about non-conforming work
  • Review contractor's work for compliance with contract documents and clarify contract documents for the contractor
  • Oversee the development and management of:
    • Change/Field orders
    • Updates to construction schedule
    • Submittals
    • Request for Information (RFI)
    • Claims
    • Pay requests
    • Construction meetings
    • Construction closeout process
    • Prepare for and facilitate construction meetings including minutes
    • Correspond with client, contractors, and other employees
    • Read plan and specifications to be able to ensure construction is in accordance with plans and specifications
    • Serves as PM or technical lead on large complex projects requiring intergroup skills and other consultants
    • Work to develop teaming relationships with other engineering firms, contractors, and sub-contractors
    • Collaborate with design teams to facilitate responses to RFIs and submittals and/or construction issues
    • Communicate with owner to understand owner's needs and clarify owner's objectives and relay information to Freese and Nichols and contractor
    • Conduct pre-bid and pre-construction conferences
    • Support the design phase process as assigned
    • Directly manage staff and the execution of their daily work including hiring/firing, performance reviews, and development
    • Support risk management efforts for projects
    • Responsible for tasks related to sales and marketing including leading business development efforts
    • Other duties as assigned Required Qualifications:Education:
      • Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent experienceExperience:
        • 15+ years relevant experience in the construction field serving as a construction manager or superintendent
        • Fully proficient and ability to mentor others using project management information system (Example e-Builder, Buzzsaw, FNI Manager, Site Manager, etc.)
        • Good written and verbal communication skills
        • Understanding of Alternate Project Delivery Methods
        • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.) Preferred Certification/License:
          • P.E.
          • CCM
          • CCCA Physical Demands: Daily job functions may require ability to stand and/or sitting for long periods of time, minor lifting, potential exposure to various chemicals, exposure to hot/cold environmental conditions, exposure to confined spaces, (permit required confined space entry is possible), minor climbing, navigation of fall/trip hazards. F reese and Nichols is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws. We recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we strive to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. As a Federal Contractor, Freese and Nichols is an equal employment, affirmative action employer.

Keywords: Freese & Nichols Inc, Atlanta , Construction Manager - Water Infrastructure, Executive , Atlanta, Georgia

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