Construction Manager | Resident Engineer

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Engineering Solutions | Sustainable Benefits

Coastland | DCCM has an immediate opening for an experienced Construction Manager | Resident Engineer to oversee Capital Improvement Program construction projects for our public agency clients. The full-time position will be filled in our Santa Rosa office and require travel to serve our clients throughout the region.

The candidate will have a minimum 10 years of experience in all facets of public works infrastructure construction projects including 5 years of experience as a licensed Professional Engineer (PE).


  • Provide complex, paraprofessional engineering guidance to staff and clients.
  • Coordinate and assign inspection personnel to ensure appropriate assignment to jurisdictions/ projects.
  • Assign and coordinate inspector work priorities on a daily and weekly basis to ensure that assigned projects receive the appropriate amount of inspection in accordance with the contract.
  • Ensure that inspectors are completing the appropriate paperwork and daily reports for all projects and submit paperwork to the Santa Rosa office and the client.
  • Communicate and coordinate regularly with client representatives to keep informed of the project status and any upcoming issues, and provide updates for construction projects that are in progress.
  • Meet regularly with inspectors; visit contract jurisdictions to conduct site visits and progress evaluations for projects; ensure inspectors are performing satisfactorily and have the appropriate tools and equipment.
  • Identify training needs and provide training opportunities as appropriate.
  • Research and stay current on laws, technology, practices, and procedures as relevant to the position.
  • Provide timely and accurate service in response to client requests.
  • Ensure project budgets are adhered to; review draft invoices for assigned construction inspection and management projects and bring any problems to the attention of the Construction Services Manager as soon as possible.
  • Assist the Construction Services Manager, the COO and/or Marketing Staff in marketing the Construction Management and Inspection division.
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals and budgets for upcoming projects.
  • Assist the Construction Services Manager with training, supervision, and performance evaluations of inspectors and support staff.
  • Assist annually in setting goals and action plans for expansion of the Construction Management and Inspection division.

Knowledge of:

  • Methods used in effectively leading, directing the work of, and training others
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Surveying principles and practices
  • Materials sampling and testing methods and techniques
  • Engineering design and construction practices
  • Quantity and cost estimating
  • Customer service techniques
  • Principles of project planning and administration
  • Principles of statistics and mathematics as applied to engineering construction tasks
  • Construction methods, techniques, and materials used for public works projects
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations, and construction standards pertaining to public works projects
  • Public contracts and the Public Contracts Code and procedures
  • Safety and labor code compliance and applicability
  • Strong personnel, fiscal, organizational and time management skills
  • Construction administration and management systems, procedures and techniques
  • Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and to traverse difficult terrain.
  • Valid California driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • A California professional engineer (PE) license is preferred but not required.
  • Certified Erosion, Sediment & Storm Water Inspector (CESSWI) and/or QSP/QSD desired.


Coastland | DCCM offers a highly competitive compensation package based on experience. Our benefits package includes medical-dental-vision coverage, 401k plan w/ employer matching contribution, and continuing education programs.

Work Location:

  • Santa Rosa, California
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