McDonough Bolyard Peck, Inc. (MBP)

Construction Manager

Job Locations US-PA-Villanova
Construction Management
Full-Time Regular



Extensive construction experience including functional leadership of project or task teams for a construction manager, contractor, owner, developer or designer.  Evidence of progressive career development.



Focused on providing technical work product of a high quality to the client including items such as on site representation, documentation, cost control and time management. Responsible for the organization of operations in the areas of Construction Engineering, Controls and Contracts Administration, and ensures that they are properly staffed. Ensures the proper coordination of the various groups within the Construction project. Provides timely group support services to assist the various construction projects. Ensures consistent application of construction engineering standards and practices between jobs. Coordinate and track multiple project activities on multiple projects concurrently and determine staffing requirements for projects to ensure adequate coverage.


  • Act as overall liaison between the Owner and General Contractors on specialized, multi-disciplined construction projects, including job site construction inspection.
  • Prior experience with Higher Education clients is preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate prior document control experience.
  • Plan, organize, coordinate, direct, and manage multi-disciplinary work efforts. Oversee validation of products and materials ordered for projects to verify their conformance to specifications.
  • Monitor and assess construction performance and record construction activities to ensure compliance with construction documentation requirements.
  • Inspects work in progress, to assure that methods, materials, and equipment conform to approved standards.
  • Maintain project documentation through review of Construction Inspectors' daily status reports; chart progress of contract schedules via regularly scheduled meetings; review, ensure utilization of shop drawing submittals; process and ensure incorporation of RFI's; review contractor change orders and make recommendations for changes; incorporate change orders into project record.
  • Facilitate regularly scheduled construction meetings.
  • Assist in training and providing technical expertise and guidance to Construction Inspectors.
  • Review punch list submitted by others and verify that items on the punch list have been completed and corrected prior to recommending substantial completion to the Owner.
  • Maintains a perspective overview regarding federal, state, and local laws regulating construction procedures, safety practices and working conditions.
  • Work closely with the Branch Safety Officer to facilitate the highest level of safety in and around the work site.
  • Demonstrated experience with relationship building, excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Performs various administrative duties to include but not limited to: daily timesheet, monthly expense report, and monthly mileage report.



  • Plan, administer and recommend policies to senior management.
  • Plans and develops projects or phases of projects concerned with unique problems.
  • Personnel management including: performance reviews, coaching, disciplinary issues, review/approval of timesheets, requests for time off, review and approve mileage and expense reports. 
  • Maintain certifications and re-certifications. 

Actively participate in company activities, including but not limited to branch and company meetings



  • General knowledge of MBP's diverse services with demonstrated expertise in one or more service areas or market sectors.  
  • Ability to provide leadership and training to other team members and manage project teams.  
  • Ability to provide direct client contact and client care. 
  • Able to communicate clearly and professionally with others including contractors, owners, and subconsultants regarding work assignments.   


  • Bachelors with 15 or more years of experience, or Masters with 10 or more years of experience or equivalent education/experience..
  • Knowledge of construction practices, principles of construction management and project controls, with working knowledge in areas including scheduling, cost estimating, documentation, contract administration, and construction techniques.  
  • Knowledge of personnel and project management techniques including:  budgeting, leadership, training and business development.
  • Must possess OSHA 30-hour certification or obtain within 3 months of hire.


Able to work independently and determine solutions with limited guidance.  Provides training and leadership to Construction Inspectors and other team members.  Receives overall guidance on emphasis and approach from Regional Transportation Managers, Project Managers, Senior Project Managers, and/or Branch Management.



Generally performs in supervisory role leading project teams and self-performs technical tasks.


MBP is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.


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