Transportation Construction Services Department Manager - West Palm Beach, FL
at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 5/26/2019

Job Description

Job ID: #16419

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Construction Services Department Manager located in West Palm FL.  This is a full-time direct hire position with our client and relocation assistance is provided. 

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Business Enterprise specializing in the recruitment of professionals throughout the United States.  With two corporate offices, over 20 years of experience, and a presence in 30+ states, we are well-positioned to service employers, employees, and candidates across every discipline.  Our emphasis is on excellent work ethic, accountability, transparency, effective communication and safety.

Job Summary

This position will be accountable for the overall management of construction projects and staff utilization within the assigned scope of responsibility. Acts as the senior liaison between the field staff and the company’s operating staff. Serves as the senior management representative in client relationships relating to construction services.

Essential duties include:

  • Manages local staff of construction service personnel
  • Coordinates staff assignments including down-time assignments
  • Attends job site progress meetings
  • Acts as liaison between field construction service staff and design engineers
  • Oversees on-site staff’s work associated with project requirements such as document control, daily reports and monthly reports, submittal review, design modifications and project correspondence including Contractor Change Requests, Contractor Schedule Evaluations and Reviews, Request for Information (RFI’s), Instruction to Contractor (ITC’s), and Notice of Non-Compliance (NNC’s)
  • Promotes quality control procedures among staff members
  • Provides quality assurance checks for project compliance with SCI policies and procedures
  • Promotes safe project work habits and require member adherence to SCI and project safety requirements
  • Maintains client relationships and develop future project opportunities
  • Oversees project budget and prepare/negotiate/resolve contract change order requests with SCI clients
  • Coordinates acquisition, use, and maintenance of department equipment

Department Responsibilities:

  • Prepares project proposals, SOQ responses, and cost estimates
  • Assists Business Development Managers (BDM’s) with Client contacts, meetings, and sale of construction services
  • Prepares and maintains project budgets, loading calendars, and account receivables
  • Maintains department staff resumes and project write-ups
  • Develops department budgets in conjunction with the Office or Regional Manager
  • Coordinates staff training requirement in conjunction with Office Manager and Construction Services Chief
  • Maintains the local office safety compliance and member training
  • Provides assistance or staffing to other construction services departments within the Stanley organization
  • Promotes department members involvement with local professional organizations, technical presentations, and publications
  • Local area travel will be required as mandated by project assignments and work hours
  • Extended work hours should be anticipated as services must correspond with the project and Contractor work schedule
  • Minimal extended travel assignments are possible as project location or corporate demands require


  •  4-year engineering or construction management degree and a minimum of 10 years of construction related experience
  • Must possess at least one of the following certifications:
    • Professional Engineering (PE) License
    • Certified Construction Manager (CMAA)
    • Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA)
    • Or equivalent (Certification equivalency must be approved by the Construction Services Group Manager).
  • Applicant may also have no degree and a minimum of 20 years of construction related experience in a field applicable to the work assignment, a minimum of 10 years must be in a position performing field observation or construction management on behalf of the Owner and this experience shall be in the location of hiring office. (Lump sum general contractor experience does not qualify for the minimum of 10 years)
  • Non-degree applicants must possess one of the following certifications:
    • Certified Construction Manager (CMAA)
    • Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA)
    • Or equivalent (Certification equivalency must be approved by the Construction Services Group Manager).
  • 5+ years of relevant  DOT experience
  • State, Federal, and Government Knowledge is a must. 
  • This job requires excellent visualization, communication, and documentation skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet).
  • A specific knowledge of construction techniques for in-house project types and an ability to read, comprehend and recall details of plans and specs is mandatory.
  • The member must be able to quickly switch focus between projects and recall variances in the plan or specification details between projects.
  • In the course of business, the member will be required to operate a company vehicle.
  • A mandatory prerequisite to operating a company vehicle is maintaining an acceptable driving record.
  • The individual must possess the proven ability to distribute learned knowledge to other Construction Observers and Material Testing Technicians.

Opportunities with RCS change daily.  For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at

RCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. RCS provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, veteran or marital status.

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RCS Corporation specializes in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our recruiting specialties consist of Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

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