Construction Manager

Alpha Corporation established in 1979, is a full-service woman-owned firm, providing civil, structural engineering, program and construction management, project controls, and technology services for various building types, transportation and heavy infrastructure projects. We provide services to a broad spectrum of clients, including all levels of government agencies, public and private enterprises / partnerships.

Alpha Corporation’s vision is to be recognized by clients for responsive, innovative and quality services in the building, transportation and infrastructure sectors, and to be the employer of choice for professionals seeking stimulating and rewarding careers.

We are currently looking to hire for a full-time position as a Construction Manager for the VDOT Richmond area.


The Construction Manager will be responsible for providing management oversight and contract administration of VDOT projects, including oversight for Local Government projects as part of the Local Administration Program (LAP). This includes the steps necessary for a locality to proactively manage and close out projects from beginning of construction to completion. Duties will include, but not limited to:

· Oversight of construction activities at a frequency determined by the VDOT

· Perform project audits to include a review of all documentation such as DWR’s, Materials Notebooks, Buy America Certifications, Delivery Tickets, Test Reports, Certifications, LT assignments, etc. Audits will be performed at a frequency determined by the VDOT.

· Attend preconstruction meetings, project meetings, and all other meetings as assigned.

· Review change orders to ensure that the contractor is entitled to compensation and that the scope of the change order is within the project scope; coordinate concerns with the owner; then make recommendations to the VDOT as to the approval or denial of the change order.

· For LAP projects, coordinate project concerns between the locality and VDOT

· For LAP projects, respond to concerns, answer questions, and provide guidance to the localities regarding the LAP procedures and manual.

· For LAP projects, communicate and interact with team members and authorities involved in the LAP project requiring strong communication skills

· Report writing

· Perform oversight inspection of schedule milestones

· Review monthly payment vouchers submitted by contractor (for LAP projects by the locality), ensure all documentation is up to date, and then make recommendations for reimbursement. Coordinate with VDOT Civil Rights Division to ensure that all documentation is current before payment is recommended.

Job Requirements:


The Construction Manager is expected to have ten (10) years of experience in the management of highway construction projects (A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or engineering related field from an ABET accredited university may substitute five (5) years of experience. ) including considerable knowledge of:

  • ·         Roadway, structure, traffic engineering, construction methods, procedures, practices, plans, specifications, and contracts
  • ·         VDOT Road and Bridge Specifications, Road and Bridge Standards, Construction Manual, Inspector Manual, and Manual for Uniform Traffic Control Devices
  • ·        Materials used and performance, environmental, legal, and safety responsibilities related to construction of transportation facilities
  • ·         Use of electronic data processing equipment and contract management software

The Construction Manager is expected to be proficient with the following skills:

  • ·         Use of survey, nuclear density, and materials testing equipment
  • ·         Functional computer usage including familiarity with Microsoft office suite software

The Construction Manager is expected to have the ability to:

  • ·         Conduct constructability and bid ability reviews, and cost and schedule analysis
  • ·         Supervise and manage employee work groups
  • ·         Interpret roadway and bridge plans, specifications, and contracts
  • ·         Prepare technical, financial, administrative, and explanatory correspondence
  • ·         Proficient task and time management

Alpha Corporation offers excellent career opportunities for continued professional, educational and personal growth. We strive to offer our employees the opportunity to work on diverse and exciting projects in a collaborative team environment. All positions include a competitive benefits package and the opportunity for a stable and rewarding career.

Alpha Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females, veterans, persons with disabilities and an Affirmative Action Employer.

Full time
Virginia Beach, VA 23452, US