• Construction Services Manager - Water & Wastewater - Houston

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/9/2019 10:17 AM)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Start a conversation with Jones|Carter about your career in the civil engineering field.


    Jones|Carter continues to grow in Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin. Our Houston offices are expanding. Several of our Civil Engineering practices are actively recruiting for career growth opportunities.


    Jones|Carter is an award-winning, full-service civil engineering, planning, surveying, and professional consulting firm assisting public and private sector clients in design, development, implementation, and execution of infrastructure projects. For over 40 years, we have assisted our clients in a variety of projects including water and wastewater treatment plants, storm drainage, transportation, planning, construction management, and surveying. We have 9 locations across Texas: Houston, Plano, Fort Worth, Austin, The Woodlands, Rosenberg, College Station, Katy, and San Antonio. We currently employ over 500 experienced design professionals and support staff with plans for continued expansion and growth in our future.


    • Manage construction implementation process from start to final closeout. 
    • Strong knowledge of contracts, schedules, drawings, estimates and specifications to ensure relation and compliance to project requirements.
    • Obtain, maintain, and manage data, information, communications, and approvals required by the project and company between engineers, owner’s contractors/subcontractors, or other project related entities.
    • Coordinate, direct and monitor the activities of contractors/subcontractors, engineers, and related performing entities.
    • Manage project controls, cost, and performance activities and procedures.
    • Lead in project meetings to include documentation, administration and tracking of relevant information and statuses.
    • Provide overall administrative and technical direction for water and wastewater projects.
    • Manage construction to ensure the project is in accordance with the design, budget and schedule. Includes interfacing with client representatives, engineers, vendors, subcontractors, etc.
    • Plan, coordinate and/or supervise field activities of field personnel on assigned project(s).
    • Maintain official project log and documentation files.
    • Provide direction on planning, CPM scheduling, and engineering functions as required.
    • Responsible for obtaining signatures for contracts, processing pay estimates and change orders, coordinating inspections and pre-construction meetings.
    • Prepare bid tabulations and maintain files for bond issues.
    • Attend various bid openings and district meetings. 


    • 10+ years in management of construction in water and wastewater practices.
    • Must possess knowledge of construction estimating, cost, project controls, CPM scheduling, documentation, engineering and construction principles, techniques, materials applications and practices.
    • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft products, and experience with project related systems such as Procore, Microsoft Project. Deltek Vision experience is a plus.  
    • The ability to apply experience in areas of accounting, cost control, administrative and personnel interaction in a professional environment.
    • Successful candidates will apply good organizational skills and take charge of overall coordination of preparing and reviewing contracts.


    EEO Statement:

    Jones|Carter is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and its employees. The Company strictly prohibits all discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religious creed or belief, physical or mental disability, marital or familial status, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship status, protected activity or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.


    NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that Jones|Carter does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Jones|Carter will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Jones|Carter explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Jones|Carter.


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