Project/Construction Manager II
Fort Collins, CO

About $98,000 - $130,000 a year

The Project/Construction Manager (CMII) will be responsible for the project and construction management of water, wastewater, utility, heavy civil, and/or building projects. Work involves management of multiple projects at one time. The CMII is responsible for assisting their assigned Project/Construction Manager in the planning, management, project execution, client satisfaction, and financial outcome of assigned construction projects. CMII managed projects are generally smaller in contract size and value (typically < $5 million).

Supervision Received: Works under general supervision of the Senior Project Manager, SeniorConstruction Manager and/or Construction Manager III, when assigned.

Supervision Exercised: Does not directly supervise subordinates.

Job Classification: Full time, Exempt Employee.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Other duties may be assigned. Duties are varied in nature, and include:
  • OnSite Project Management of active construction projects.
  • Implement, manage and supervise project controls (cost, schedule, quality).
  • Develop and manage construction cost forecasts include cash flow analysis for various construction deliveries.
  • Perform internal and external job cost analysis on project budgets.
  • Perform project schedule analysis using Microsoft Project or Primavera P6 to track critical path, monitor float and project progress.
  • Prepare for and manage weekly project progress meetings.
  • Create, review, edit and distribute meeting minutes and overall job documentation.
  • Develop and manage construction quality control and assurance programs.
  • Perform regular construction inspection.
  • Write, develop and distribute monthly dashboard reports.
  • Manage the overall contract administration of various project types (GMP, Unit Price, Cost Plus, etc.) including development, review and approval of pay applications, change orders, field orders and change directives.
  • Manage overall project close out and commissioning activities including punch list, completion certificates, warranties, start up and testing, early project operations and final payment procedures.
  • Ensure accurate record drawings and as-built documentation is maintained throughout project delivery.
  • Perform field layout, construction grade surveying and advise senior management on quality issues related to all layout verification.
The successful candidate will work collaboratively with their teammates and assigned supervisor to help achieve their respective Project and Construction Management objectives.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications.
  • Minimum 3-years of experience in project or construction management with an emphasis on heavy civil construction.
  • Knowledge of engineering principles and construction practices related to heavy civil, commercial and public buildings, water, wastewater, pipeline, and road/bridge construction.
  • Ability to ensure compliance with, and follow standard safety practices and procedures common to construction work.
  • Understanding of construction phasing and practices and ability to implement this knowledge in accurate scheduling and project controls.
  • Ability to compile data and statistics and evaluate and write reports.
  • Ability to prepare budgets, proposals, and manage job costs.
  • Ability to prepare construction cost estimates for design and construction projects to a Class 3 level of accuracy.
  • Ability to effectively communicate using both oral and written communication to internal, external teams and clients.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, clients and the public.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects at one time.
  • Microsoft Project and Primavera P6 Scheduling Software experience.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or Engineering preferred.
Special Licensing or Certification: Certified Construction Manager or Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado preferred.
Experience: Minimum 3-years of increasingly responsible experience in engineering and construction with emphasis in the following areas:
  • Construction Management and Project Management
  • Project/construction management for municipal or federal agency projects
Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to communicate with clients and the public and respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively communicate with contractors and people in the construction trades to interpret plans, specifications and contracts in resolving construction related issues. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to management, public groups, and/or clients.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to apply mathematical concepts necessary to perform construction layout; geometric calculations necessary to verify any and all construction concepts and installations.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, uneven terrain, underground or confined space conditions, building heights and elevated work spaces. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud requiring appropriate hearing protection.