RK&K is seeking a Construction Manager for our Bristol, TN Office. As a Construction Manager on RK&K’s CEI team you will perform a dual role by managing complex highway / bridge construction projects and helping to mentor, grow and manage our construction inspection teams.
Manage, build and develop construction inspection teams
Manage assigned elements of projects as an owner’s representative to ensure contract compliance for roadway, structure, and bridge construction projects
Manage project personnel, inspections, materials quality control and quality assurance testing on behalf of the owner
Serve as a communication liaison between field staff, contractor, design team, federal and state agencies, and citizens
Determine inspection staffing needs, provide staff supervision and management, research and interpret contract requirements providing technical guidance to staff and ensure quality of work product
Update and track financial information including cost projections for projects. Make recommendations to owner related to partial and final contractor payments. Prepare and conduct entitlement determinations, independent cost estimates, time impact recommendations and documentation related to project change orders
Track project schedule and make recommendations to owner
Conduct project meetings to include preconstruction meetings, utility coordination meetings, progress meetings and pre-activity meetings
Prepare project management correspondence and reviews recommendations made by project staff.
Participate in Preconstruction Services (scoping, utility conflicts, constructability & bidability)
Manage the Project Close-out process, including as-builts, final quantities and final acceptance
Focus attention on the success of key project elements: Safety & Environmental, Quality, Schedule and Cost
Interact and build relationship with clients
Required Education, Skills and Experience
A minimum of ten (10) years of experience managing heavy civil infrastructure construction
Federal, state, local or municipal DOT experience
Construction management experience in roadway, utilities, and structures
Ability to read & interpret roadway plans & specifications
Understanding of contractor means & methods and materials
Understanding of QA/QC development and execution process
Understanding RFI and Submittal Processes as well as experience running project meetings and developing meeting minutes
Familiarity with interpreting contract specifications, standards, etc.
Functional computer usage including familiarity with Microsoft office suite software, data processing equipment and contract management software
Acceptable driving record
Ability to pass Criminal History Background Check (CHBC)
Preferred (but not required) Education, Skills and Experience
B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering or related field
Knowledge and understanding of project controls (CPM scheduling, cost estimating, claim analysis)
Both Design-Build and Design-Bid-Build experience
Certifications (TDOT/VDOT Asphalt, Soils & Aggregate, Pavement Marking, ACI, Traffic Safety, etc.) or ability to obtain within 6 months
Certified Construction Manager (CCM) or ability to attain credential within 6 months
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
What We Offer
RK&K offers excellent potential for career advancement and professional growth. We also offer attractive compensation packages commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including:
Paid time off
Hybrid work (home and office)
Health , dental , vision , life and disability insurances
Paid parental leave
Wellness programs and employee resource groups
Matching 401(k) plan
Much Much more!
As a full-service engineering and construction management firm, RK&K gives you the opportunity to directly impact the communities in which we live and work. What sets RK&K apart is an award-winning culture that has fostered a spirit of collaboration and trust for over 100 years. To its clients, the firm delivers concepts, processes, and outcomes that are designed for success. RK&K has earned its reputation as a trusted partner, responsive employer, and community steward.
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RK&K maintains a drug-free workplace. Employees of RK&K are prohibited from engaging in the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana
RK&K is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
RK&K is a full-service planning, engineering, environmental and construction management/inspection firm serving a wide range of clients in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States. Fueled by a talented and diversified staff, RK&K provides creative solutions to complex challenges that improve the quality of life in our communities. Setting RK&K apart is an award-winning culture that has fostered a spirit of collaboration and trust for nearly 100 years. The firm delivers concepts, processes and outcomes that are designed for success. RK&K has a reputation as a trusted partner, responsive employer and community steward.