Project Construction Manager / Inspector

  • Full-time

Company Description

We are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible.

Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.

Job Description

As a Project Construction Manager, you will assume a crucial leadership role, applying a wealth of diversified knowledge in construction management principles and practices to a broad spectrum of assignments. Operating at an advanced level, you will independently make decisions on complex construction management issues, overseeing detailed tasks such as reviewing design specifications, coordinating construction activities, and ensuring project progress aligns with objectives. Your responsibilities will extend to preparing comprehensive project documents, adhering to project scope, schedule, and budget, and driving projects to successful completion through adept planning and coordination.

You will play a pivotal role in independently performing complex assignments that require the development of new and improved construction techniques and procedures. In addition, your collaborative efforts will span across various Olsson teams, where you will provide guidance and direction to team members on tasks ranging from constructability reviews to project completion. Working closely with project managers, you will report overall progress and proactively address potential problems, ensuring that project goals and objectives are met. Your expertise will be showcased in projects ranging from utility infrastructure and sewer lines to water distribution systems and roadway development. As a Project Construction Manager, you have the opportunity to contribute significantly to the success and excellence of diverse construction projects, making a lasting impact in the field of construction management.

You will travel to various job sites at different stages of construction and work in all types of terrain and weather conditions.


This position includes:

  • The use of a company truck for transportation to and from job sites
  • Applicable PPE (personal protective equipment) provided
  • Work boot reimbursement program
  • Company issued laptop
  • Cell phone reimbursement options


You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others
  • Having ownership in the work you do
  • Using your talents to positively affect communities

You bring to the team:


  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or other applicable field
  • A minimum of six (6) years of experience in construction observation or construction inspection on projects including roadway development, utility infrastructure, sewer lines, or water distribution.
  • The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
  • Valid drivers license with clean driving history 
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule

Preferred, but not required

  • OSHA 10 certified
  • Any applicable Department of Transportation (DOT) certifications

Additional Information

Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we’re here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As an Olsson employee, you’ll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you’ll:

  • Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities
  • Receive an excellent 401(k) match
  • Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles
  • Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance
  • Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements

Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.