Construction Manager

Job Category Engineering
Position Construction Manager
Req Code 2016-27
Location Columbus
Full Time Yes
Primary Responsibilities Chester Engineers is a global leader and local partner providing sustainable solutions to change communities and improve lives.​​ Come join a dynamic and high performing team, where creativity and diversity are valued.​

Our Columbus, OH office has an exciting job opportunity for a Construction Manager.​​ This is an exciting opportunity to work in a growing professional consulting office.​​  The candidate will work with strong, nationally recognized, senior technical staff.​​ We are looking for someone who is interested in helping lead and develop the growth and profitability of the company.​​


Title: Construction Manager

Position Summary:

Ensure satisfactory completion of construction activities with project schedule and oversee, coordinate, and monitor subcontractors’ daily activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure satisfactory completion of construction activities with project schedule.
  • Oversee, coordinate, and monitor subcontractors’ daily activities.
  • Communicate daily with the subcontractor’s and Chester’s project management.
  • Chair and minute all site meeting with the subcontractors.
  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship with the client.
  • Oversee onsite quality including, inspection of work, sign-offs, review of subcontractors’ QA/QC programs and coordinate with subcontractors’ Quality supervisors.
  • Authorized to resolve onsite questions and use judgment to determine if engineering input is required.
  • Communicate onsite engineering questions to project management as needed.
  • Issue daily reports mainly consisting of subcontractors’ daily work records.
  • Maintaining appropriate field documentation and filing system.
  • Oversee the subcontractors’ receipt of Chester supplied equipment and maintain a log.


Education and Experience:

  • 10 + years of experience in Construction Management
  • Experience with water, wastewater and wet weather is preferred.
  • Project/construction engineering background dealing with medium and large construction projects and design engineering.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management


Salary is consummate upon experience and competitive.


Our firm does not discriminate in its hiring practices. Each person, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, handicap or disability, or veteran’s status, will be given equal consideration.



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