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HNTB Construction Manager I in Bellevue, Washington

What We're Looking For

HNTB is a leading provider of professional construction management services both nationwide and locally here in the Puget Sound Region. The firm has been extremely successful implementing an aggressive strategic growth plan in CM across the Northwest. We continue to grow by adding the region’s top CM professionals and winning some of the region’s most exciting and complex transportation construction projects. The NW CM team is searching for CM professionals to join our teams managing projects such as: City of Seattle’s Waterfront Construction, Sound Transit’s Auburn, Kent, Puyallup, and Sumner Stations Parking and Access Improvements, City of Bellevue’s West Lake Sammamish Parkway, Seattle Department of Transportation’s Madison Street BRT Project, and Microsoft’s Pedestrian Bridge connecting the west and new east campuses over SR520 and light rail.

The Construction Manager I will lead a skilled team of office engineers, change management specialists, estimators, schedulers, and other project controls & document management staff on one of Seattle's most exciting construction management programs. This position will support the Project Manager and Sr. Resident Engineer in successfully delivering this large, complex construction management project.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Responsible for Construction Financial & Funding Management

  • Responsible for Change Management

  • Responsible for Contract Documentation & Record Drawings

  • Responsible for Cost & Schedule Reporting

  • Coordinate w/ Project Manager & Sr. Resident Engineer

  • Work with Contractor to negotiate and resolve issues

  • Manage and mentor a large staff of Office Engineers, Estimators, Schedulers, Project Controls, and Document Management staff.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Professional Engineer or CCM preferred

  • Understanding of construction methods, including standards, equipment, processes, and an ability to read and interpret complex contract documents

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to maintain good working relationships with clients, contractors, management, and coworkers

  • Proficiency with computer applications such as Bluebeam, Microsoft Word, Excel, Primavera, Project, Acrobat Adobe, and with mobile devices such as tablet computers.

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for gross revenue of <$1M.

  • Responsible for coordinating between Contractor and Architect in the timely resolution of technical field issues. Coordinates with Architects and Engineers for timely and accurate responses to requests for information.

  • Reviews submittals for conformance to plans and specifications. Develops strategies with the contractor to create submittal packages that conform to schedule requirements.

  • Confirms merit of change order request, develops estimates, negotiates costs and writes change orders.

  • Coordinates with surveying, testing and inspection staff.

  • Oversees staff in the maintenance and distribution of current contract plans and specifications.

  • Confirms contractor’s maintenance of record drawings prior to monthly progress payment to the Contractor.

  • Accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects appropriate to his/her discipline field.

  • Coordinates efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness of accuracy of design effort.

  • Serves as technical liaison with client on project efforts.

  • Provides cost control on projects and quality control within discipline.

  • Ensures completeness and accuracy of design team work.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management

  • 8 years project/construction management experience

  • In lieu of education, Certified Construction Manager (CCM)

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

Work Authorization

Applicants for U.S. based positions with HNTB Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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