Construction Manager I

at Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.
Location Memphis, Tennessee
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


A leading comprehensive engineering design and consulting firm, SSR provides innovative solutions for clients with facility and infrastructure challenges. To achieve client needs, SSR has multiple locations across the US. Working with a diverse group of individuals in a variety of markets, our team of experts partner with our clients to deliver advanced solutions that last.

SSR is committed to providing opportunities and benefits to colleagues that promote living fully. Through various competitive benefits and programs available, SSR supports the health, well-being, and personal growth of its employees. SSR offers benefit options including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a generous contribution to employee-owned Health Savings Account, 401(k) with matching up to the full IRS maximum, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other employee incentives and wellness programs. SSR is a 2019 A/E/C Building a Better World Award Winner which recognizes our commitment to community outreach and improvement.

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Looking for a Construction Manager I for Memphis

The Construction Manager I is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and budgeting multiple projects, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel. These activities are related to the construction and maintenance of transportation projects. Maintains communication between client, inspectors, and engineers for progress reports and problem resolution. Ensures projects are completed on time and to the client's satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

Determines labor requirements and dispatch workers to construction sites
Prepare and give presentations
Directs and supervises the work of colleagues on the construction sites
Studies job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods
Communicates with inspectors regarding proper interpretation of specifications
Responds to client suggestions and complaints on a timely basis and ensures resolution of such suggestions and complaints
Maintains communication with client regarding progress and project issues
Resolves contractual disputes between owner and contractor
Implements and maintains quality control programs
Engages in self-education and training in order to keep up with current industry trends and changes
Performs responsibilities consistent with ethical engineering standards in the company handbook
Writes staff reports, letters, and reports on construction activities at office or at job site if needed
Performs any other duties or responsibilities as assigned

An ideal candidate will possess the following requirements :

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management with four years of experience OR
Technical school graduate with six years of experience (some experience specifically in Construction Management)
Possession of a valid state-issued Driver's License and required auto insurance
Basic knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
General knowledge of state and/or local construction and building guidelines
General knowledge of construction practices relating to roadway reconstruction, rehabilitation, and pavement management

SSR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

EOE Disability/Veteran

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