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Construction Project Manager

Volkert Inc
Springfield, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Are we the road to your future?

Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + Engineering, Planning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management.

We are currently searching for an experienced Construction Project Manager to support our Mid-Atlantic Region in Washington D.C. or Springfield, VA.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Manage assigned elements of projects as an owner’s representative to ensure contract compliance for roadway, structure, and bridge construction projects
  • Manage operations including meeting client inspection staffing needs, provide staff supervision, provide technical guidance to staff and ensure quality of work product
  • Oversee day to day oversight of construction inspection activities in the field, progress estimates and payments, and project closeout
  • Review programs for conformance with Client standards
  • Managing projects so that schedules and budget are met
  • Maintaining relationships in the construction community to provide market intelligence as well as ensure consideration for future business development opportunities
  • Provides support with assigned elements of construction project
  • Use engineering principles to interpret project plans and specifications
  • Participate in various construction meetings, field inspections, concurrent engineering meetings, schedule review and notice of intent and claim analysis

What you need to have:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Valid Professional Engineering Licensure (P.E.) in the District of Columbia (D.C.) or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in transportation construction management
  • Experience in transportation construction projects either with Owner, Contractor, or Consultant CM team with demonstrated knowledge of construction means and methods
  • Contract development and project management process
  • Schedules, claims avoidance, claims mitigation, cost estimating and reporting
  • Demonstrated experience in QA/QC development and project implementation
  • CCM is a plus
  • Demonstrated skills in negotiating, coordinating, and directing work of subcontractors, and in developing strong working relationships with general contractor personnel, subcontractors, inspectors, and other related parties
  • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    • Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion,
    • Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    • Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    • Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    • Be able to multi-task in a team environment

Volkert Perks:

  • We offer a hybrid workplace which includes remote, hybrid, and in-office positions
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
  • Challenging and innovative projects
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Wellness incentives
  • Additional voluntary benefits

The words from our President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas A. Hand, PE, capture best how you can make an impact while working for Volkert.

For nearly a century, Volkert has done meaningful work that improves our infrastructure and quality of life. With our commitment to employee ownership and sustainable growth, you can build a career here that really makes a difference.”

– Thomas A. Hand, PE, President and Chief Executive Officer

Volkert does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services.


Volkert Inc


Springfield, VA
22150 USA



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