Doherty Staffing Solutions

Construction Services Manager

Mankato, Minnesota
Depending on Qualifications
Jun 01, 2017
Jul 02, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Doherty Career Solutions has partnered with a well-respected engineering consulting firm that is looking to directly hire a Construction Services Manager to add to their transportation group in Twin Cities. Work with a creative and hardworking team, who believe in client satisfaction and building relationships. For over 66 years our client has served public and private clients in the Upper Midwest with comprehensive planning, design and construction engineering and surveying services. Work for an employee-owned company that is ranked among ENR's Top 500 Design Firms. With over 400 employees and 16 offices in Minnesota, Iowa and North Dakota there are always new challenges and career development opportunities available. As a Construction Services Manager you will be responsible for leading the development of the Construction Services team within the Transportation Group. Envision yourself taking the lead for the overall planning, development and completion of heavy civil construction related project. We are looking for a strong relationship builder as this role will also be responsible for client contact and business development activities. This will be a role where you will grow and lead your team. You will be responsible for personnel management and daily business operations of the Construction Services team.

We are looking for someone with a strong desire to break free from normal, daily routine. If you are looking for new and exciting challenges, this position would be a perfect fit. Candidates who have the inner drive to contribute to the growth of our transportation group and firm by identifying and securing opportunities through effective leadership and management of projects while working with and supported by an excellent and diverse team is who we are looking to lead this group.

Essential Duties

  • Perform both in the office and in the field on contract administration duties including plan development, interpretation, budget management, schedule management, record keeping, change negotiations, quality and project documentation.
  • Responsible for contact with clients, residents, contractors, public agencies, and utility companies.
  • Manage and deliver successful projects while performing field visits, verify compliance with the plans and specifications, prepare pay estimates, and produce project documentation for private, municipal, county, DOT and federal projects.
  • Assist supervisors and employees with time management and short-term workload planning.
  • Responsible for employee development and career pathing. Providing ongoing coaching and feedback while ensuring over all vision and brand integration of staff.
  • Sustain and enhance technical expertise in the areas of Project Management and Construction Services.
  • Identify business opportunities within Metro Region Business Development group and/or Project Management and Construction service areas.
  • Work with Transportation Principals to prioritize business development pursuits including specific clients and specific projects.
  • Lead external business development pursuits including client reconnaissance (research) and strategy worksheets, assist in GO/NO-GO decisions on specific opportunities, and lead proposal development including the role as pursuit champion, lead writer and editor, and/or proposal contributor.
  • Responsible for Quality Control and Assurances while leading and managing the planning, scheduling, budgets and performance of multiple engineering projects
Education and Experience:
  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management from an accredited college.
  • 10 plus years of municipal or transportation engineering experience and construction management experience related to municipal and transportation related construction projects
  • Must understand contracts, plans, special provisions and documents as related to roadway and bridge construction and have a functional understanding and ability to learn contract administration and project management software
  • 4 or more years of experience with knowledge of material properties, MnDOT specifications and contract administration practices, prior design/build experience and Field Ops
  • Business development experience
  • Must possess valid drivers' license.
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