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Construction Manager - Transportation

Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP
Virginia Beach, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

At Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP, we are "People Focused and Project Driven". We have been in business for more than 100 years and we are known for our quality work and quality employees. This is your chance to join our team - help us to design the infrastructure and buildings that improve the world! 

As we enter our 106th year in consulting engineering, we are seeking individuals who are eager to work in a fast-paced environment where creativity, energy, and innovation are rewarded with promotions and challenging roles on interesting projects.  


Job Description: 

 We have an immediate opening in the Richmond area for a qualified transportation Construction Manager, assigned to manage inspection staff and perform a Construction Manager role on a VDOT Richmond District Wide Construction Engineering and Inspection Contract, as well as area local government transportation projects. The Construction Manager will be responsible for managing staff and managing large VDOT and locality projects, including design-bid-build and Design-Build projects. Must have significant experience in roadway/bridge construction. Experience on local government projects preferred. Capable of leading a construction staff, be proficient at reading and interpreting plans, specifications and shop drawings as well as overseeing construction document controls and enforcing contract compliance. Full VDOT materials certifcation preferred.


Duties and responsibilities may include:    

  • Construction management  
  • Managing and leading a construction staff across a region, interpreting plans and specifications, understanding and implementing requirements from the Minimum Guidelines for QA/QC on Design Build and PPTA Projects document  
  • Ensuring compliance with VDOT’s LAP Manual  
  • Resolving field conflicts and disputes  
  • Coordinating and running meetings 
  • Ensuring staff is trained  
  • Overseeing documentation  
  • Performing field inspection as required  
  • Reviewing Contractor schedules including initial CPM and monthly updates  
  • Communicating effectively with the Engineer, Owner and Owner's operational and field staff on a regular basis  
  • Keeping them apprised of field conditions and maintaining active communications and excellent rapport with the Owner and the entire project team throughout the construction process   
  • Coordination with various stakeholders and the traveling public   
  • Oversee project safety   

Requirements / Qualifications:  

  •  Minimum of ten (10) years of specific field construction and management experience in the specified areas listed below 
  • Management Skills:  
    • Applicants must have demonstrated inspection and management experience with roadway and bridge construction, particularly on VDOT projects, utility construction, and related pavement rehabilitation projects requiring monitoring a contractor's work for conformance to the design plans, specification and general permit requirements  
    • Experience in coordinating an inspection staff and assigning inspection duties   
    • Applicants must have demonstrated experience resolving field conflicts, coordinating with Contractors and Owners/Engineers, and overseeing a variety of project types and sizes   
    • Previous inspection experience preferred  
  • Additional Training or Certifications:  
    • VDOT materials certifications including Asphalt, Concrete, Soils & Aggregate and Pavement Marking 
    • ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I certification  
    • DEQ Erosion & Sediment and Storm Water Management certifications 
    • Intermediate Work Zone Safety/ATSSA TCS Certification preferred  
  •  Must have a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle for travel to and from assigned construction sites 
  • Must have good communication skills 
  • Must be able to read/interpret plans and specifications 
  • Writing and drawing skills are necessary to complete inspection reports and sketch books 
  • Basic computer skills (Word & Excel) are required for completing electronic inspection reports 
  • High School Diploma or State Equivalency Certificate - Bachelor's Degree or other advanced certificate desirable   
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certification through the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) preferred  


WRA recognizes that employees play an important role in its success. Our commitment to full-time employees is reflected in the comprehensive benefits package we offer: Competitive salary, Leave accrual and paid holidays, Healthcare benefits, Group Life Insurance, as well as additional optional Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursement, 401(k) Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Free parking. WRA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws.  




Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP


Virginia Beach, VA
23462 USA



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