Construction Manager – Water/Wastewater

HILGARTWILSON is seeking an entry-level Construction Manager to serve primarily on water/wastewater and heavy civil infrastructure projects. Construction Manager will provide on-site management of construction activities, maintain project documents, and coordination between project stakeholders (client/contractor/governing agencies). Assists the Project Manager (PM) with bidding, budgets, estimates, contracts, and oversight of Construction Coordinators.

Typical Duties

  • Maintain an on-site presence on projects actively under construction.
  • File, Log, and Distribute project communications: Submittals, RFIs, Field Directives, Change Orders.
  • Prepare and maintain schedules, budgets, and bid packages; with assistance from Project Manager.
  • Prepare and oversee monthly budget review and invoice approval by staff; field verification of quantity of work completed and approvals from governing agencies.
  • Support PM in review & client approval of Proposed Change Orders.
  • Ensure Contractor is meeting requirements of Plans/Specifications/Standards and all required inspections are being coordinated with governing agency.
  • Support PM in monitoring Safety Programs on construction sites.
  • Provide weekly Project Schedule update and Construction Report to project’s client.
  • Assist PM with the constructability review of plans for new projects, to reduce the chance for conflicts during construction.
  • Interact with owners/consultants/municipalities/contractors.
  • Assist PM with Progress Meetings and participate in client meetings.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field
  • 0-2+ years relevant experience
  • Familiarity with water/wastewater design and methods of construction
  • Ability to process and maintain field paperwork with high degree of accuracy
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, with proficiency in Excel
  • Highly motivated individual with willingness to research Plans/Specifications/Standards to resolve conflicts

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation includes competitive salary commensurate with experience and an attractive benefits package that includes:

  • Health Insurance – Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid Time Off/Paid Sick Time (PTO/PST)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Annual Profit Sharing Bonuses
  • Annual Reviews with Possible Merit-Based Pay Increases
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Supplemental Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Corporate Partnership Discounts
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement for Management Level
  • Participation in Professional Memberships/Affiliation Costs
  • Financial Reimbursement for Professional Testing Costs
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