Senior Construction Manager - Orange County California

Orange County, California

Posted: 08/07/2020 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Construction General Job Number: real_street-2091 Pay Rate: 0.00 YEAR

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives in the construction industry to leading contractors working on commercial and government projects. As one of the leading firms in the country specializing in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's most successful companies enabling us access to great opportunities throughout the Continental U.S.

RealStreet currently has an opportunity for a Senior Construction Manager in Orange County, California.  This individual will support our client, a full-service engineering and construction firm that provides excellent growth opportunities over an extensive geographic footprint. In addition to a competitive salary, this position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid holidays, paid time off, an extensive insurance plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match (additional benefit details listed below).

Job Responsibilities

The Senior Construction Manager will be working on a new wastewater treatment plant project as part of an overall development program. This individual will be responsible for providing construction oversight, project management and contract administration on a variety of sub-projects. 

Additional Senior Construction Manager responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing all construction management activities (including claims management, project coordination, risk management and quality management) to ensure work has been executed in accordance with contract documents and quality standards
  • Interacting with parties involved in the planning, design and execution of construction activities
  • Overseeing the execution of project objectives including scope of work, schedule and budgets
  • Proactively managing construction contracts from inception to completion
  • Serving as the primary contact between client and corporate personnel
  • Managing resources and budgets effectively contributing to the overall profitability of the firm
  • Establishing processes and procedures to reduce cost, limit risks and provide a safe work environment for our staff and contributing to the firm’s knowledge management system
  • Mentoring junior staff

Job Requirements

Job Requirements


Specific qualifications for the Senior Construction Manager role include:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or construction management
  • Eighteen (18) or more years of construction management experience with municipal water and wastewater infrastructure, including experience overseeing contractors on projects valued at $75 million or more
  • Designation as a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) with the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) is highly preferred
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred
  • Excellent understanding of alternative delivery construction methods
  • Ability to prepare schedules, budgets and high-level reports to provide to clients and governing entities
  • Proficiency using the Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Project
  • Experience with Primavera Unifier




Our client offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Insurance Plan
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Award winning wellness program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Life Insurance & Long-term Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Commuter Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Work Options

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I had the pleasure of partnering with RealStreet Staffing in filling a permanent project manager position. The entire team at RealStreet listened to my needs, communicated effectively, and worked to find qualified candidates. We achieved a successful outcome and I look forward to working with RealStreet in the future.

Steven Z. Cratin, VP Asset Management

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