Construction Manager
Atlanta, GA 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR is looking for a Construction Manager to join our Water Business Group in Atlanta, GA. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years' progressive experience in the delivery, management, and oversight of construction projects which could include water and wastewater treatment facilities and linear infrastructure projects. They will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of individual projects as well as a portfolio of construction projects in multiple states for our growing municipal water business while coordinating and engaging directly with project, design, and client management teams working on the delivery of these projects. They must be comfortable in a position of authority, with effective communication skills. They must also be an organized, detail oriented problem solver capable of working in a team environment. They will partner with our design teams and technical staff for the construction phase of projects to ensure the successful implementation of designs into installed infrastructure. This will include the coordination of submittal review, RFI response, change and field order documentation and issuance, resolution of construction claims, and day to day coordination with general contractors on schedule and quality of work. This position will require continuous contact with clients and general contractors regarding ongoing construction projects. It may require occasional field construction inspection and frequent on-site visits to active construction sites.



Required Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering, Architecture, Construction, Construction Science or closely related field

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in construction related field

  • Microsoft Office Suite experience is required

  • Excellent communication, leadership and planning skills, and ability to thrive in a team environment

  • Position requires very strong skills in working with general contractors and managing the overall construction process

  • Attitude and commitment to being an active participant of employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with construction management software packages and Microsoft Office, Prolog, Primavera, and related programs is preferred

  • Hands on experience working with construction documentation preferred

  • Local candidates are preferred


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Atlanta
Industry: Construction, Project Controls & Design/Build
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Construction Services (HDRE)
Job Posting: Nov 18, 2022

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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