• San Diego, CA, USA
  • Prevailing Wage
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Prevailing wage, generous PTO, Comprehensive medical benefits (employer paid), Employee Ownership & 401K

Psomas is a 100% employee-owned, award-winning consulting firm specializing in construction management, engineering, environment, surveying and geospatial. We're 600 employees strong with a rich 75-year legacy, and we're expanding our footprint for exciting growth -- which means plenty of opportunity and the added values of agility and flexibility that you can only get with a midsize firm.

Use your talents and passions to improve the environment for all humankind. We believe that Psomas is more than a company -- it's a place where each person becomes part of a team and has the opportunity to work on projects that make a difference. Psomas is a place where you can build a career -- from your first job through retirement and all stages in between. We foster collaboration, teamwork, and professional development at every level. 

Your Role:

As the Construction Manager - Water/Wastewater for our San Diego team, your responsibilities include providing day-to-day management of all construction related matters including supervision of staff, leading project meetings, drafting correspondence, contract administration, implementing technical solutions on construction/design issues, monitoring schedule, and managing budget. Additional duties include but are not limited to.


  • Serving is primary owner representative overseeing, performing, and coordinating daily construction management
  • Leading resolution of day-to-day construction issues
  • Interacting with clients, designers, owners, contractors, inspectors, and regulatory agencies including leading meetings and generating correspondence
  • Directing and supervising field construction activities and staff, material testing, surveying, and field contract administration
  • Administering construction contracts including review of contractor's schedules, responding to claims received from contractor, documenting progress of project and answering requests for information, submittals, and change orders
  • Monitoring that the project is constructed in accordance with approved plans, specifications, budget, and schedule
  • Enabling project success while facilitating the resolution of all project issues in a fair and firm manner
  • Coordinating and managing all Psomas sub-consultants

Required Qualifications:

  • Professional engineering license in California (PE)
  • Minimum of 10 years of related work experience - including a minimum of 5 years' experience as a Resident Engineer or Construction Manager.
  • Knowledge of Construction Management practices including project time management, cost control, documentation, quality management and safety.
  • Experience in the construction of pipelines, pump stations, flow control facilities, treatment plants, and hydro-electric facilities.
  • Must be able to speak fluent English, as well as write grammatically correct English.
  • Competent with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel; knowledge of Primavera
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team atmosphere.

Why Psomas

With a people-first philosophy, we continue to embrace initiatives for a forward-thinking, modern day workplace. From bright, flexible office spaces to diversity and inclusion efforts, Psomas is a company that leads with intention and embodies a set of core values. We offer competitive compensation and benefits including:

  • Strong pay + bonus programs
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Health, Dental & Vision (through Kaiser, Cigna and VSP) + FSA, Life Insurance, Long/Short Term Disability
  • Psomas Pshares retirement + 401(k) plans
  • Hybrid + flexible work schedules
  • Work + life balance with paid holidays + PTO
  • Mentoring, tuition reimbursement + career development
  • Psomas perk events, activities, celebrations, swag + more!

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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