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Construction Project Manager

Date Posted:  Jul 8, 2024
Requisition ID:  446098

Fort Wayne, IN, US, 46808


Work for Indiana


Begin a fulfilling career with the State of Indiana by joining one of the largest employers in the state, offering a diverse range of opportunities across 60+ agencies. At the state, you'll find competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a commitment to work-life balance. Most importantly, you'll have the chance to make a real and measurable impact on the lives of Hoosiers across Indiana.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion—we make it our goal to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace with a workforce that is representative of Indiana's population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to complete the application and interview process as well as perform the essential functions of a role.


About the Indiana Department of Transportation:

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state’s quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you. 


Role Overview:

This position will supervise the daily submissions of Final Records by field employees and work with them to complete within 150 days of the Final Acceptance Date. This position will work with Testing and the contractor community to complete the Final Record process. Will work a normal shift 7.5 hours per day.



The salary for this position traditionally starts at $59,800.00 but may be commensurate with education or work experience.



This position is located in INDOT’s Fort Wayne District Office Final Records Officer.


A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Works with INDOT personnel and Contractor personnel to receive Final Construction Records documentation on a timely basis;
  • Provides training and direction with the goal of aiding the internal staff, consultants, and contractor compilation of necessary construction data for Final Contract Review(FCR) submission;
  • Reviews and audits all paperwork and documentation for accuracy and to ensure specifications are met;  Coordinates efforts between Construction and Materials & Testing for final reports required from Central Testing;
  • Prepares monthly progress reports on all completed construction projects which are being audited or scheduled to be audited;
  • Responds to inquiries from Central Office on audit progress, FCR questions, and District Review concerns;
  • Visits Field Offices as required for audit questions or paperwork transfer;
  • Ensures all final pay quantities and engineering computations on all contract work is accurate and in compliance with established policies and procedures before final payment is made;
  • Generates and forwards required legal forms to the contractor or other departments; insures legal forms are signed and returned to be included in the Final Construction Record;
  • Requests, reviews, and corrects Final Estimates to reflect final audited pay quantities in order for Final Payment to be generated by Central Accounting and Control;
  • Maintains District files for completed Final Construction Records, including long-term storage and cross references;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 


What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Bachelor's Degree, Associate’s Degree, or Certification in Construction Management, Construction Technology, or related field from an accredited college/university is preferred,
  • Four (4) years full-time experience in Construction Management, Construction Technology, or related field. 
  • A background in Accounting and/or auditing would be preferred.
  • Substitutions: Each one (1) year of education may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Accredited college degree may substitute for the required experience with a maximum substitution of four (4) years. Completion of an Associate’s Degree may substitute for the required experience with a maximum substitution of two (2) years. 
  • Broad knowledge of construction management methods, materials, safety, scheduling, specifications and contract documents, estimating and cost analysis.  
  • Knowledge of scheduling, computer – aided design and drafting (CADD), field layout, submittal review, project quantities, material procurement, equipment tracking, and building design and planning.  
  • Ability to manage projects, with emphasis on cost control, project delivery and scheduling.  
  • Ability to use and navigate construction management computer applications (i.e. SiteManager). 
  • Understanding of the impact of construction on the projects and environments.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively across projects between various internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Ability to delegate work, set clear direction, and manage workflow. 
  • Ability to effectively give feedback, provide guidance or corrective action, coach, and develop employee skillsets. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.
This role may provide direct supervision for one or more staff members.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness Rewards Program: Complete wellness activities to earn gift card rewards
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting, selecting, developing, and promoting employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodations to complete this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected].


The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.


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Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne