Job Description



  Capital investment and long-range planning are essential functions of the  District. Effective oversight of these functions ensures the future  viability of the organization, its assets and the service the District  provides to the community, and that the greatest value to our constituents  is achieved. 


  We are looking for an experienced construction professional to join our  Engineering Team as a Construction Manager II. The ideal candidate for this  role is experienced in the public process for construction, is solution  oriented, and can work independently while still being a collaborative and  communicative team member in a talented and dedicated group. 


  This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys undertaking projects at  varying levels of size and scope, working on $2000 to $20million projects.  This position plays a critical role in our community, making a difference  in shaping how Eagle River Water and Sanitation District provides service  to new and existing developments effectively, economically and securely. 


  The Day to Day: 


  • CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT: The Construction Manager II will  be the team leader during the following stages of CIP implementation  including: generation of projects, scoping/budgeting, planning, design,  permitting, bidding, construction, contract administration, testing and  startup, and close out/warranty.
  • STAKEHOLDER COORDINATION: The Construction Manager II will support  operations department managers and supervisors (e.g. water, wastewater, and  field operations) by facilitating budget requests, scoping, and scheduling  Capital Improvement projects. The CMII is responsible for contracting with  various consultants (e.g. design, permitting, surveying, etc.) at the  appropriate project milestone. The goal is to represent the best interests  of the operations division for scoping the project and maintaining  adherence to scope, schedule, and budget once a project is developed. The  CMII will also be responsible for coordination with other entities such as  municipalities, permitting authorities, government entities, regulatory  agencies, and other utility companies during design and construction.  Throughout the planning and design phases, the CMII will provide input on  project implementation schedule, budget, technical plan and specification  review, constructability, permitting, conformance with District  specifications, and integration with existing District facilities and  infrastructure. In addition to District Capital Improvements, the CMII may  coordinate with outside land developers for the construction of Major  Facilities (e.g. tanks, pump stations, etc.) on behalf of the District.  Attends project identification, budget, scoping and planning meetings for  assigned CIP projects and provides construction management input to project  team.
  • COMMUNICATION AND COORDINATION: Provides detailed plan and specification  review during design phase and constructability recommendations to the  design engineers. Creates a project implementation schedule, in conjunction  with operations staff, which includes planning, permitting, bidding and  construction phases, and keeps it up-to-date and available to all team  members throughout the project. Coordinates permitting information  collection, submittals and communication of approvals. Prepares reports for  District management and Board of Directors as needed. Manages the bidding,  award, contract administration, construction scheduling, requests for  information (RFI), field changes, communication with and coordination  between engineers and contractors, pay application negotiations and  recommendations, field observation and documentation, negotiation of change  orders, coordination with District operations, coordination with interested  property owners, regulatory agencies, other utilities, secures accurate  project as-builts and ensures they are added to the District data  management and recordkeeping.
  • CONSTRUCTION: Once the design phase is complete, the CMII will be  responsible for overseeing bidding, contracting, contract administration,  coordination of project timelines, schedules, and budgets with the  contractor, consultants and engineers, reviewing and recommending payment  of contractor pay applications, coordination with plant supervisors,  property owners and regulatory agencies, quality control and field  verification inspections and project close out duties. Job duties will also  include: coordination of District interests with town, county, and state  agencies, contractors, architects, engineers and other service providers.  The Construction Manager II will be responsible for documentation of all  project management aspects of assigned.
  • FINANCIAL, REGULATORY AND RISK ACCOUNTABILITY: Follows through with  permit requirements and conditions until complete. Monitors the project  budget and requests amendments as necessary. Works cooperatively with  contractors to foresee potential liabilities, risks, change orders and  delays and resolve conflicts on the District’s behalf. Required to follow  all District safety and security policies and wear Personal Protective  Equipment as required by the job duties.
  • THE BIG PICTURE: Collaborate with Operations Managers and Supervisors to  champion continuous improvement in project management processes and  procedures aimed at reducing District risk and increasing capital  investment value. Support the Operations Divisions in realizing capital  improvement goals.



  • Bachelor's or Associate’s degree in construction management or related  field; and five years construction and/or project management experience OR  equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •   Be able to perform each essential duty effectively.
  • Experienced in the management and implementation of infrastructure  projects.
  • Knowledge of design drawing, project manual, and specification  preparation processes.
  • Knowledge of public bidding processes and statutory requirements related  thereto.
  • Able to read and interpret contract documents, construction drawings, and  specifications.
  • Effective communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Effective leadership of project team.
  •   Able to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Able to read and interpret critical path method (CPM) construction  schedules.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Project, Excel, PowerPoint,  Project, etc.
  • Proficient with basic construction best practices.
  •   Knowledge of basic construction site safety procedures.
  • Able to effectively document communications, correspondence, and field  observations using photographic and written methods.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver's license within 30 days of full  time employment and be insurable under District's standards.
  • Must obtain CPR/First Aid Certification within the first six (6) months  of employment.
  • Required to follow all District safety and security policies and wear  Personal Protective Equipment as required by the job duties.



  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed  to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet  and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; electrical hazards,  heights; fumes or airborne particles; and toxic or caustic chemicals. The  noise level in the work environment is usually very loud. The employee may  be required to access elevated areas or confined spaces using appropriate  safety practices and PPE. These conditions are incurred during on-site  visits to operating construction sites. 




  The working conditions vary from general office conditions to outside field  conditions. Must be willing to work overtime, holidays and weekends. Must  be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Must be able to  identify, analyze and accomplish organizational objectives. A general  knowledge of construction and engineering ways and means is a must. 


  All District employees must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and  extensive background check. 


  For a full job description, email 


  All applicants must apply online at in order to be  considered. 


  The application window for this position will close February 28.


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