Gannett Fleming

  • Construction Program Manager

    Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Category
    Transit & Rail
    Employment Status
  • Company Overview


    At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.


    Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

    Gannett Fleming's Transit and Rail Business Line is looking for a Construction Program Manager to manage large project teams and is responsible for overall program performance metrics including safety, quality, budget, schedule and client satisfaction. The role of Construction Program Manager will be responsible for coordinating the work with joint venture partner and interfacing with client senior leadership. Duties include overall team management including mobilization of a workforce of 100+ staff.  Oversee resident engineering teams for multiple construction contracts in excess of $500M.  Supervise project controls teams including contract change management and documentation, field engineering, materials testing, survey, stakeholder coordination, and all other construction management activities.  Lead and participate in executive briefings, strategy, and progress meetings. Additional responsibilities are captured below: 


    • The Construction Program Manager leads all aspects of construction delivery major LRT/Rail Infrastructure project in the Southeast region
    • Leading Construction Manager for FTA funded Light Rail Transit Project
    • Responsible for planning, organizing, cost reporting and directing construction activities to ensure goals and objectives are accomplished within the allotted time frame and on budget.
    • Implementation of Project Management Plan in accordance with FTA guidelines
    • Stakeholder Coordination and Project Meetings
    • Oversight of teams for inspection, materials testing and verification surveys
    • Overseeing teams for commissioning and startup of transit projects
    • Oversee FTA governed cost estimating and scheduling
    • Manage client and joint venture relationship
    • Implement and deliver safety programs
    • Coordinate with department managers and senior leadership on the project



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management
    • Professional Engineer (preferred)
    • Fifteen (15) years’ direct experience working in AEC Industry
    • Experience in a leadership capacity for program/construction management on large scale Rail/Light Rail Transit projects with FTA funding
    • Resourceful self-starter with the confidence to lead in a new start environment with client not experienced in major projects
    • Adept at contract negotiations
    • Demonstrated ability to lead/oversee large teams
    • Direct experience working in a joint venture (JV) agreement and providing JV management
    • Excellent technical, communication, organizational, managerial and planning skills.





    Life at Gannett Fleming


    For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


    Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law. 


    Gannett Fleming will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.


    NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.


    Location: Raleigh, NC
    Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    Internal Requisition ID: 5571


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