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Black & Veatch Construction Manager - Water/ Wastewater in Burlington, Massachusetts

Construction Manager - Water/ Wastewater

Date: Apr 8, 2024



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Req Id : 101516

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Job Summary

The Construction Manager will be responsible for leading projects through construction phases. Project types could include water transmission pipelines, water pump stations, wastewater collection systems, wastewater pump stations, water / wastewater treatment facilities and related infrastructure. Skillset shall include coordinating and communicating with the EOR, sub-consultants, utility owners, contractor and other stakeholders performing office and field services during construction. They will also be expected to direct staff and perform client management activities to support our Water/Wastewater team.


Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and distribute weekly and monthly progress reports

  • Prepare and review documentation for disputes, such as RFI responses, change order development, and issues or claim

  • Successfully assist owner managing and delivering projects on time and on budget

  • Utilize internal Project Management Information Systems. Procore experience preferred.

  • Present findings to clients and design team through effective oral and written communication

  • Communicate effectively and coordinate with EOR, Contractor and clientsthrough frequent interactions

  • Attend, and lead when appropriate, monthly progress meetings and preconstruction meetings with the owner, contractor, and engineering design team

  • Lead and manage construction administration phases of projects for owner including schedule and submittal reviews, requests for information, correspondence, change requests, pay application processing, for ongoing construction projects

  • Coordinate and manage staffing efforts for field and field office staff Take technical and management responsibility of tasks and delegate effectively to junior staff

  • Forecast upcoming staffing requirements and other project needs for efficiency

  • Manage and coordinate subconsultant firms for the program and monitor costs and invoices

  • Assist in preparation and review of client fee proposalsand construction phase budgeting

Management Responsibilities

Acts as a project manager. Among responsibilities is management of a project team. The individual comprising this team may vary by project.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS in Construction Management,Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering.

  • 15 + years of water/wastewater project experiencepump stations and pipelines

  • Excel, Bluebeam, Microsoft Suite, and Procore experience preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction, engineering, or related field preferred, or relevant field experience.

  • 10+ years construction supervisory experience required.

  • OSHA Training

  • All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


OSHA Training

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Physical Demands:

• Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds.

• Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move, and Walk long distances in and around confined, cluttered places, and uneven areas.

• See and hear naturally or with correction.

• Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties.

• Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure.

• Requires repetitive movement.

• May require work above 5 feet in height.

• Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.

• Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions.

Work Environment:

• Typical construction site environment:

• Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions.

• Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc.

• Requires working in extremely bright or low lighting conditions

• Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.

• Work around hazardous equipment.

• Typical office environment.

• This position is considered a safety sensitive position.


Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services

Job Grade


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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