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Construction Manager


Posted: 8/31/2019
Job Reference #: 1433173
Keywords: construction

Job Description

HR Job Title
Project Construction Manager

Business Line
IN Infrastructure

Job Description
Arcadis seeks a Construction Manager with focus on Roadway and Bridge Construction for our Knoxville office. Successful candidates will have spent at least 10 years in progressively responsible positions in construction management of transportation infrastructure projects, including local, state, federal projects consisting of resurfacing, widening, etc., with the projects ranging from $100,000 to $100 million in value. Ideal candidates will have knowledge of TDOT, City of Knoxville, or other local Knoxville municipalities transportation industry, project controls (cost and schedule management) methods for construction, and commissioning & validation.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written. Independently write reports and correspondence.
  • Work collaboratively with the contractor (s), local government (s), and other agencies having jurisdiction and Owner to solve project challenges representing the Owner's best interest
  • Solve complex challenges relating to project schedule and budget as an effective member of the project Team (Owner, ARCADIS, and Contractors)
  • Observe and monitor contractor team to ensure that the project is being constructed in accordance with the approved plan and specifications and that critical project milestone will be met
  • Able to solve complex problems associated with the management of costs and schedules with the project team
  • Ability to track and manage General Contractors and subcontractors
  • Supervise inspection personnel and on-site construction for conformance with contract requirements
  • Write detailed daily reports of the progress of the project to be recorded by the Document Controls/Field Engineer
  • Highly organized in work habits to consistently and accurately support the team and manage a variety of critical tasks

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Time Type

Required Qualifications
  • Graduation from a university with a degree in Civil Engineering or from a four-year college with a degree in Civil Engineering Technology or Construction Management; or
  • Graduation from a two- year technical college with a degree in Civil Engineering Technology;
  • 10yrs.+ progressive infrastructure construction experience with a minimum of 3 years of relevant CM experience
  • Project and/or Construction Management experience required to include roadway construction – including local, state, federal projects consisting of resurfacing, widening, etc
  • Experience required in constructability review, design completeness review, construction, commissioning and validation.
  • Experience required in construction management services including construction oversight/inspection, project controls, project administration and project close out.
  • Experience required in the full suite of MS Office products

Posting Location
TN, Knoxville

Job Category
Construction Management

Business Title
Construction Manager

Preferred Qualifications
  • TDEC Level 1 Fundamentals of EPSC
  • TDOT Concrete Field Technician
  • TDOT Asphalt Roadway Technician
  • TDOT Soils and Aggregate Technician
  • TDOT Local Programs CEI Training
  • ACI Field Technician Grade 1
  • OSHA 10 hour or 30 hour certification

Employment Type

Required Driving Statement
This position requires a current valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Employer Statement
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Why Choose Arcadis
Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry’s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.

Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

About This Business Line
Transportation makes the world go around. Rapidly increasing urbanization, shrinking budgets and limited natural resources demand an innovative approach to shaping the future of mobility. Join us in developing advanced infrastructure while helping our clients get the most from their existing assets. We use cutting-edge technologies, emerging digital skills and global continued learning opportunities to deliver better solutions that transform communities. Together, we will solve some of the world’s most complex transportation and land development challenges. Help us improve quality of life today.

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Our online application is currently unavailable as we transition to a new system. Send an email to the Arcadis Recruiting team at to notify them of your interest. Please attach your resume to the email and include the requisition number located at the top of the job posting. We will respond with a link to formally apply and be considered for the position the week of July 15, 2019 when our new system is available.