Construction Project Manager

Location: Vancouver, WA
Date Posted: 08-13-2018
MacKay Sposito is seeking a Part time Construction Manager with experience in electrical and facilities construction related to hydropower generation.  This position manages budget, scope, schedule and quality for construction of regulatory compliance projects, acting as an owner’s representative.  This position requires clear and accurate communication of project information to clients, the general public, regulatory agencies, and other agencies, peers, and managers routinely.  Candidates must be organized, proactive, detail oriented, and able to demonstrate brand personality throughout delivery of services. This position is part time and will work out of our Vancouver, WA HQ. This role manages projects remotely with occasional visits to the Spokane area.

Keys to Success:
  • Capable of managing multiple construction projects and inspection field staff simultaneously.
  • Able to track status, review and effectively process time sensitive construction documents including change orders, requests for information, submittals, and other documents. 
  • Effectively communicate with the project team including the owner, construction contractor, design team, and project stakeholders.
  • Conducts work in a very detail-oriented manner.
  • Driven to seek continual learning and improvement.
  • Demonstrates success in working independently to meet deadlines, act in an Owner’s Representative role, and execute a wide range of construction management activities.
  • Capable of maintaining composure under pressure and remaining flexible despite interruptions or changes.
  • Five years of work experience in construction management, project management, or civil engineering is preferred.
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering, construction engineering management or other engineering field is preferred, but not required.
  • Must have a working knowledge of most components of hydropower facilities, including transmission equipment such as transformers. 
  • Must be safety oriented and have a working knowledge of safety requirements.
  • Must have proficiency in the following key areas:  Word processing, spreadsheet and email software, and higher math (trigonometry and geometry).
  • Experience with Microsoft Project scheduling software is preferred.
  • Must be able to walk, lift, carry, stoop, bend, twist and work in the outdoors on uneven surfaces routinely. Typical work day may include exposure to weather extremes and rough or uneven terrain.
  • Current driver’s license and good driving record required. Ability to be insured to drive company vehicles required.
Our Values:
At MacKay Sposito, we’re serious about our work, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. We have a unique and diverse mix of employees who enjoy each other’s company. In addition to having first-rate technical skills, we search out people who are friendly, honest and dedicated to their work.
We believe in constructive candor with our clients - always telling the client everything they need to know to make fully informed decisions and within our relationships internally. By creating a positive, committed and supportive environment, we are able to challenge our people to be the best they can be, and to celebrate every success. 

About MacKay Sposito:
Providing consultation services to energy, public works and land development clients, MacKay Sposito’s expertise spans civil engineering, construction management and inspection, land surveying, planning and project management, and landscape architecture for both public and private sector.     
Whether connecting public and private sectors, helping our clients put together a complex mixed-use master plan development, getting power to a remote rural outpost, or improving a city’s facilities, MacKay Sposito is all about building lasting relationships and strong communities. At our core, we’re committed to honesty, dedication and relationships. These pillars make up the foundation of how we treat our people, and ultimately our clients.
We promise to challenge, inspire, and reward you.
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are also an E-Verifying employer.

Successful employment at MacKay Sposito requires passing a pre-employment background check and drug screening.
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