Facility Construction Project Manager

Indian Head, MD; Arlington, VA​​

Facility Construction Project Manager Job at Eastern Research Group, Inc. in Indian Head, MD; Arlington, VA

  • Support project planning and proposal efforts.
  • Track schedule and status of ongoing construction projects.
  • Develop cost estimates for projects and update with actual costs throughout the project.
  • Conduct site visits to document existing conditions, develop new requirements, and create preliminary scopes and cost estimates.
  • Perform design reviews for facility improvement projects provided by third-party design firms.
  • Manage the design review process, including coordination with project stakeholders such as the facility operator/owner, security, human resources, and safety. 
  • Review project submittals.
  • Monitor construction activities for compliance with the design scope.
  • Prepare technical memoranda/reports to document compliance with the design scope.
  • Identify and work to proactively resolve any compliance issues.
  • Provide post-construction support to assist with the building turnover process, including but not limited to ensuring that preventive maintenance plans and janitorial services are initiated in accordance with established processes. 
  • Interact with stakeholders as needed to ensure building turnover is complete for the end-user customer of the facility.

ERG is seeking engineers or architects with experience managing facilities projects, such as interior or exterior building renovations, building repairs (e.g., roof or HVAC replacement), and modification or repair to utilities and infrastructure. The position is located at a federal site in Indian Head, Maryland, and will involve working closely with program/construction management teams to support the full life cycle of projects from initial concept design through project completion and commissioning. Specific duties include:

ERG (www.erg.com) is a well-respected consulting firm providing a wide range of support to federal, state, and commercial clients. The successful candidate will be joining a growing team of engineering, facilities, planning, and explosive safety professionals that focus on quality work and fostering collaborative, long-term relationships. ERG has provided engineering, management, and planning services to this federal client for nearly 20 years.

This position will be full time at the federal site in Indian Head, MD, and will include interaction and support from ERG personnel at the federal site, as well as from ERG’s Chantilly and Arlington offices. Indian Head is approximately 30 miles from Washington, DC, 25 miles from Alexandria, VA, and 60 miles from Fredericksburg, VA. Alternative work schedules may be considered. The salary for this position ranges from $80,000 to $105,000, depending on years and type of experience. ERG also offers excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, educational benefits, flexible spending accounts, a generous 401(k) plan, profit sharing, an employee assistance program, paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, and more. ERG is willing to provide assistance with relocation expenses.


Candidates must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum GPA of 3.0).
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience. 
  • Strong project management skills and ability to manage an active portfolio of projects. 
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate/communicate effectively with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, problem solving, conflict resolution, and decision-making skills.
  • Experience with construction plans and specifications.
  • Expertise with at least one of the following, but preferably all: HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, electrical.
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret level security clearance.


Ideal candidates will have: 

  • Experience with design-build, engineering-procurement-construction, and design-bid-build types of construction projects.
  • Experience with vertical new construction, building renovation, and civil/site infrastructure construction projects.
  • Experience with construction building codes and permitting processes.