Construction Manager

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Engineering Solutions | Sustainable Benefits

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

The candidate will have a minimum of 5+ years of increasingly responsible construction-related experience, including 1+ years as a construction manager/administrator and 1+ years as a construction inspector.


  • 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:

  • Fairfield, California

At Coastland | DCCM we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are open to the possibility that a great candidate for this job may not precisely meet all the stated criteria for this position, so if you’re excited about this role but don’t meet all the qualifications, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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