Construction Manager
Phoenix, AZ 
Posted 26 days ago
Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Our Phoenix, AZ office is seeking the position of an Construction Manager focused on supporting continued growth in our construction services market. The primary duties of the Construction Manager will include serving as our onsite representative for construction management and observation activities. The Construction Manager will be expected to lead construction management services on small to medium size projects, support construction management team efforts on large projects and provide periodic construction observation. The successful candidate will excel at communication and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, understand and interpret construction contract documents, and be an effective problem solver. This position will be expected to provide support to drinking water treatment business development initiatives.

In the role of Construction Manager, we'll count on you to:

  • Monitor construction activities, resolve problems and issues which arise, especially those pertaining to changes, deficiencies and/or contractor performance.
  • Maintain accurate daily record of construction site activities and produce required reports on progress, safety, quality, schedule and budget status
  • Meet with owner representatives, contractors, engineers, and other consultants to review project progress and discuss, resolve, and follow-up on issues that arise
  • Prepare progress meeting agendas, facilitate meetings, and prepare accurate meeting minutes
  • Review, comment, and recommend approval or rejection of submittals, RFIs, pay applications, and project schedules
  • Ensure project management documentation is properly administered, received, logged, and filed
  • Work on small projects, or as support to more-senior staff on larger, more complex projects
  • Coordinate with other project team groups such as design, procurement and accounting
  • Perform other duties as needed


Keywords: construction manager, construction management, water treatment, drinking water treatment


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction, Construction Science or closely related field
  • 5 years of experience in various aspects of construction planning and management, including but not limited to estimating, bidding, preparing and administering purchase orders and subcontracts, scheduling, and cost control
  • Ability to read to read and understanding plans, specifications, shop drawings, and contract language
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word and MS Excel
  • Experience with construction management software packages, such as Prolog, Procore, eBuilder, Primavera, etc.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
  • Ability to pass a background check to obtain security badge for secure facilities
  • Demonstrates exceptional oral and written communication competencies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with water infrastructure projects is strongly preferred
  • Construction or design certifications
  • Ability to interpret construction schedules
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in various phases of design and construction and provide timely responses to issues as they arise.
  • Excellent organizational skills


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Arizona-Phoenix
Industry: Water
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Water Treatment
Job Posting: Jan 26, 2023

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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