Pape-Dawson Engineers

Construction Manager

1 week ago
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Engineering Support


This position is responsible for field observations and construction coordination/oversight of engineering projects.


  • Assist in the preparation of contracts and propose and/or comment on revisions, changes, additions, or deletions to contractual agreements between clients and contractors
  • Conducting pre-construction meetings between owner, contractor, agencies, and testing professionals to setup and kickoff projects for construction
  • Observe activities involved with the construction of water, sanitary sewer, drainage, detention, and roadway facilities or systems
  • Study job specifications and observing construction methods to determine whether requirements are being met
  • Review projects to monitor compliance with codes or other regulations
  • Prepare and submit construction progress and cost tracking reports
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff and workers representing clients or contractor(s)
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractor, and/or design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work progress or construction problems
  • Track the project schedule in logical steps being mindful of key deadlines
  • Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site
  • Responsible for processing pay estimates from contractor(s) to confirm consistency with contract documents and construction progress in the field
  • Attend/conduct progress and/or final project inspections on behalf of Engineer/Owner and in conjunction with regulatory agencies
  • Prepare “punch-list(s)” noting project deficiencies that must be addressed prior to project closeout


  • 10+ Years experience in a similar role in Houston area
  • Knowledgeable in utility and paving construction specifications in the Houston region, including the Standard Construction Specifications for Wastewater Collection Systems, Water Lines, Storm Drainage, and Street Paving published by the City of Houston, Department of Public Works and Engineering and the Harris County Public Infrastructure Department Architecture & Engineering Division Index of Specifications


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