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Brown and Caldwell is the largest engineering firm of its kind—solely focused on the U.S. environmental sector. With offices throughout the country, we have opportunities nationwide to work on some of our most exciting environmental projects.

Construction Manager (Field Engineer)

Work Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
ID: 3244
Job Type: Full Time
Travel: 10%

For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance.


Brown and Caldwell's Salt Lake City, UT office is currently looking for a Construction Manager to join our growing team!  Are you ready to take the next step in your career?  Are you an individual who takes pride in delivering exceptional work? When you join Brown and Caldwell you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture.  You will find that we offer a non-hierarchical, collaborative, and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. You will be trusted to do the right thing by our project managers and external clients and given the flexibility to manage your own schedule to achieve this.  The work we do is interesting, challenging and wide-ranging in nature, and so is our client base. 

  Position Expectations:

  • Serve as liaison in the interface between the design team and the projects’ construction teams (owner, contractor, construction manager, resident engineer).
  • Responsible for the management, conduct and oversight of Brown and Caldwell's construction management, resident engineering, and inspection activities for water and wasterwater treatment facility, infrastructure, and/or environmental restoration projects.
  • Directly interact with clients’ representatives to negotiate work plans, administer construction contract terms and conditions, resolve field issues, and provide management system reporting as needed by the clients.
  • Processing of contractor requests for information, submittals, payment, schedules, and change orders
  • Maintain project files, including correspondence and logs
  • Supervise other engineers, inspectors, and other assigned field and office staff.

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • 10 to 15 years’ construction related experience, at least five of which as a construction manager for water and wastewater construction projects. Requires working knowledge of heavy construction, including civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical construction practices for major projects ($10 million constructed value or greater).
  • Experience in engineering and construction management consulting industry and construction contracting is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with contractors, facility staff, client representatives, and all other project stakeholders to resolve construction issues in a timely and productive manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to use standard MS Office Suite; in particular Project, Word, and Excel; and industry recognized document tracking and control systems (EADOC, Primavera, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement a QA/QC program for construction projects as well as to review, analyze, and negotiate construction cost estimates, change orders, and contractor claims; advise design engineers regarding construction challenges; supervise construction managers, resident engineers, and inspectors on several concurrent projects.
  • BS in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical or Construction Engineering preferred



Join, Grow, Have Fun

We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally. We have a strong focus on employee development and offer defined advancement through our Career Path Framework; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentation as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider). Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.  

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