Otak is looking to hire a Construction Project Manager to oversee public works infrastructure projects, including transportation and water/sewer/utility projects. We are expanding our Construction Management / Project Management team and looking for employees to join our team during this time of growth. You will be responsible for coordination with clients and construction contractors, internal construction inspection staff, and the project engineering team.
We employ staff skilled in construction management, inspection, administration, and engineering support. Our technical experts excel in implementing front-line techniques and methodologies to ensure successful project completion and that our clients' needs are met. Otak's inspectors are certified to perform all FHWA, ODOT, WSDOT, OSHA, and local agency required inspections.
What you’ll do:
Be responsible for all aspects of managing and administering a construction project as an owner’s representative
Utilize your prior experience in public transportation and utility construction projects to successfully manage and administer construction projects
- Provide technical expertise in constructability reviews, cost estimating, and scheduling
What you have:
Excellent communication skills and ability to work with a diverse group of people
- Ability to provide own transportation to project sites
What you might have:
At least 10 years of experience directly managing construction projects
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
Professional Engineering license in good standing
Previous experience managing and administering federal, state, and/or municipal construction projects
Why work at Otak?
When you work at Otak, you aren’t just joining a firm — you’re joining a community. We believe our best work happens in a culture of collaboration and inclusion, where the expertise of diverse individuals can thrive in a foundation of teamwork. The work environment we create is built on a simple concept: working on interesting projects with interesting people. However, we don’t just believe in cultivating our own community; we’re also committed to enriching the communities around us with smart, creative solutions. We know our employees make an investment in us, so we’re committed to making an investment in them. Seasoned experts and young professionals work together to encourage personal growth and skill development at all experience levels. Plus, we’re expanding — and we’re dedicated to developing an internal infrastructure with the strength and talent to support that growth.
Otak employees have a progressive mindset and sustainable community perspective. We encourage our staff to volunteer in their communities by giving them an option to earn extra vacation time for their volunteer hours. Otak combines the best of a small firm mentality with strong collaboration across disciplines with the plentiful opportunities to work on exciting projects offered by a growing firm. We also encourage life balance and foster a fun work environment. Our Northwest sensibilities are reflected in our commitment to sustainability and diversity. And believing that diversity fosters innovation and strengthens our skills, we embrace a culture of inclusion and equity in our company and in our communities.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.
Sound like a place you’d like to spend some time and advance your career? Join us! Please apply online and include a cover letter that sells your skills with your resume.