• Deputy Project Manager

    Job Location US-GA-Atlanta
    Job ID 1118-19961
    HNTB Job Title
    Construction Mgr I
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Program Management
  • Why Choose HNTB?

    For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

    At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

    For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


    Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at https://www.myhntbtotalrewards.com.


    The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!   HNTB Corporation is currently seeking a Deputy Project Manager in our Savannah Georgia location.  

    Job Summary

    Provides technical and engineering support to Project Management and Construction Management.

    Essential Responsibility

    • Responsible for gross revenue of <$1M.
    • Responsible for coordinating between Contractor and Architect in the timely resolution of technical field issues. Coordinates with Architects and Engineers for timely and accurate responses to requests for information.
    • Reviews submittals for conformance to plans and specifications. Develops strategies with the contractor to create submittal packages that conform to schedule requirements.
    • Confirms merit of change order request, develops estimates, negotiates costs and writes change orders.
    • Coordinates with surveying, testing and inspection staff.
    • Oversees staff in the maintenance and distribution of current contract plans and specifications.
    • Confirms contractor’s maintenance of record drawings prior to monthly progress payment to the Contractor.
    • Accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects appropriate to his/her discipline field.
    • Coordinates efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness of accuracy of design effort.
    • Serves as technical liaison with client on project efforts.
    • Provides cost control on projects and quality control within discipline.
    • Ensures completeness and accuracy of design team work.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Additional Responsibilities

    - Responsible to support the Project Manager in the administration of a $250M design-build project in Savannah, Georgia.
    - Coordinates daily activities within the GDOT project team for the timely resolution of technical and construction field activities.
    - Oversees and manages the timely review of design submittals for contract conformance.
    - Under the direction of the Project Manager, manages the deployment of project resources to ensure GDOT contract obligations are satisfied and work is performed efficiently.
    - Assists in the resolution of contract change orders, owner directed change, dispute resolution and claims. 
    - Oversees project auditing including process and product audits to identify opportunities for improvement and required corrective or preventative actions.
    - Gatekeeper for distribution of incoming project correspondence to ensure tasks are properly assigned to the appropriate discipline and completed.
    - Documents and reports on progress of the work.
    - Interact and coordinate with project stakeholders. 
    - Manages the compilation, documentation and incorporation of project lessons learned. 
    - Performs other duties as assigned.

    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management
    8 years project/construction management experience
    In lieu of education, Certified Construction Manager (CCM)

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    - 10 years’ experience
    - Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (pref. Civil)
    - Licensed engineer (PE) in the state of Georgia
    - Heavy highway construction experience
    - Design-build experience
    - Excellent written and oral communication skills
    - Excellent computer skills (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
    - Understanding of project design
    - Understanding of project management tools (eBuilder/SharePoint) desired

    General Work Conditions

    Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

    HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

    The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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