Current Job Opportunity

Construction Management Personnel

Washington, DC
Career Level
Delon Hampton & Associates, Chartered a minority-owned, professional consulting engineering services firm headquartered in Washington, DC, currently has excellent opportunities for talented and energetic, Construction Management Personnel.

Construction and Program Management personnel with experience in the transit/rail industry to include:

Construction Managers

Candidates shall be effective team leaders who can mentor project team members, as well as foster a collaborative working environment to deliver projects on-time and on-budget. Work with various stakeholders to develop construction contract packages, prepare packages forbidding, and participate in proposal evaluation and award recommendations. Coordinate work with all Contractors, and ensure all project deliverables conform to the technical specifications and contract. Coordinate technical analysis, cost analysis support, and review requests for changes submitted by the construction contractor. Manage the activities associated with the changes to the construction contractor’s work (request for change, change notices, change orders, contract modification, etc.) Coordinate preparation of project schedule that meets all due dates identified in the task order, including all contractor schedules and an integrated program schedule. Ensure compliance with contractors’ and clients quality programs. This includes responsibility for all project deliverables and coordination of quality reviews of materials before delivery to the client. Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in project and construction management, business, or related field plus a minimum of 20 years of demonstrable experience managing large projects, or at least have 25 years of demonstrable experience in specified fields, and experience in the construction of rail maintenance and facilities.

Cost Estimators

Candidates shall develop, monitor and report on the costs and overall budget for assigned projects. Prepare detailed cost estimates with minimal supervision. Collect information, assess, and evaluate current conditions of the job. Provide alternative concepts/approaches to complete the work based on the needs assessment evaluation. Create an estimated cost of the transit/rail program. Work closely with schedulers to develop a milestone schedule for the transit/rail initiative. Develop a database/matrix to track current and future project progress. Manage the transit/rail initiative project and ensure its timely progress and on budget performance.  Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering/construction management, or related field, plus a minimum of 7 years’ experience in developing cost estimates, evaluating price proposals, and contract negotiation. American Association of Cost Engineers (AACE) International Certification, Certified Estimating Professional (CEP), or equivalent designation preferred Ability to produce communications quickly, efficiently, and to a high standard. Ability to develop and comprehend various types and levels of technical, contractual and legal documentation.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office (entire suite) with specific knowledge of spreadsheet software for cost estimating and for historical data collection and resources. Ability to pass a government background check with reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. Knowledge of working in a government environment, experience with unions/unionized environment preferred. Familiarity with project management software system (PROCORE) is desirable.


Candidates will be responsible for the creation and management of the critical path method (CPM) schedules for projects throughout all phases of the project. Monitor and report on status, analyze schedules and associated changes for key risk areas and milestone impacts. Participate in scheduled risk analysis, including quantitative risk analysis to include critical activities, risk areas, key milestones and significant changes to the schedule. Perform detailed review of contractor schedule submittals, including base line and progress updates. Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering/construction management, or related field, plus a minimum of 10 years of project control experience in large civil projects. Strong customer experience/customer interface management experience. Expertise with contract management and coordinating with subcontractors. Proficiency in Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project is preferred. Certification as Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) is preferred, but not required. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.

Construction Inspectors

Candidates must have demonstrated experience as construction inspectors on transit or rail projects and possess the knowledge to assess the implementation of construction procedures as well as recommend courses of investigation and engineering solutions. Expertise in a wide variety of transit elements (e. g., trackwork, signal and communication, traction power, fan plants, structures) are sought. Candidates will be responsible for providing the client with reports summarizing inspection or investigative efforts, findings, conclusions, and recommendations, as appropriate. Reports are to include performance data,approval or rejection of work/rework, key performance indicators, and cost analysis and estimates, if required. Achieve and maintain full familiarity with specifications, schedules and plans, applicable safety regulations, and current shop and working drawings relative to assigned inspection duties.  Collect and compile electronic and hard-copy data to document the quality of work. Read, interpret and understand the terms and conditions of specifications and drawings as they pertain to the performance of inspection duties. Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field is preferred. American Quality Society (AQS) certification is preferred. Knowledge of working in a government environment with experience with unions/unionized environment preferred. Familiarity with AREMA handbooks is preferred.

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Delon Hampton & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer for VEVRAA protected veterans and all other protected classes. DHA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply. Click here for EEO law and policy.

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