Civil Construction Project Manager
Job ID
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Areas of Interest
Project Management
Redmond - Washington - United States of America


The role of Project Manager requires strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, ability to self-direct, strong background in project/construction management and client representation.  Current projects include the construction of a large pedestrian bridge, campus wide utility upgrade requiring boring for cable and fiber, as well as numerous outdoor amenities.

The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery. Candidates with a strong background in construction project management, particularly civil construction, are encouraged to apply.


Overall accountability for the planning, design, permitting, construction and turnover of construction projects.

Deliver projects on-time, on budget, and to mutually agreed expectations.

Lead or assist with creation and validation of budget documentation.

Lead or assist with developing and accessing procurement strategies and delivery of FF&E or other segments of the client’s budget.

Facilitate involvement of the project’s key stakeholders at appropriate levels and times.

Develop, coordinate and facilitate hand off of the facility to client’s operations personnel.

Develop or advise on development of warranty strategies.

Lead or assist with development and management of overall project budget to meet client requirements.

Guide design development and construction through the applicable client funding requirements.

Guide design development through applicable sustainability reviews or building certification preparations to meet project/client requirements.

Support client’s project administrative needs.

Contribute and own the development of program processes and tools that facilitate consistency and quality execution across the project/program.

Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to complex documents affecting construction projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.

Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification. 

Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard request for proposals; completes bid analysis; recommends resources to clients.

Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and Client requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated. 

Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.

Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk.

Demonstrates ability to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.

Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team. Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

BS in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited university. Foreign degree equivalent is acceptable.

Civil construction experience is preferred.

7+ years of related experience. 

Knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, Internet Explorer, Bluebeam Revu, Microsoft Project or other scheduling software.

Experience with web-based project management tools.


PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.


Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.


Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.


Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.


Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.