Federal Project Manager - Camp Lejeune, NC

Posted: 8/30/2023

Civil Works Contracting is currently seeking an experienced, technically proficient, Federal Project Manager at Camp Lejeune/Cherry Point in North Carolina.

Candidates must have knowledge about every stage of the construction process from scope development to project closeout. Typical projects are both design-build and bid build projects typically ranging from $250K - $10M.

The Project Manager will be responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and supervising construction to ensure an on-time, on-budget project execution with high quality and no safety issues.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Handle any issues that arise resulting from unforeseen conditions
  • Effectively manage and build teamwork within project execution team
  • Manage subcontractors through project completion
  • Coordinate with Quality Control and Safety representatives
  • Direct project activities to ensure conformance to project budget, plans, specs, and schedule
  • Forecast project cash flow in relation to project schedule
  • Track financial performance of projects
  • Prepare project reports for management and clients
  • Interface with Client
  • Maintain our excellent reputation
  • Manage overall project team activities
  • 10+ years of related experience or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Experience with Army Corps of Engineers or US Navy required
  • Management of Design Build and Bid Build projects
  • Ability to help decipher and solve technical issues relating to construction
  • Strong customer service ability
  • Skilled in conflict resolution
  • Able to maintain morale within group and foster an environment of strong team spirit
  • Support growth from within the company
  • Ability to recognize personal shortcomings and be open to assistance
  • Provide vision and motivation to team
  • Strong ability to delegate and put trust in team members
  • Ability to work independently without constant supervision
  • Maintain ability to see the big picture through the details
  • Cost consciousness
  • Be able to accept feedback from others and constructive criticisms
  • Focus on quality
  • Understandings of Business implications and decisions
  • Ability to assist with strategic planning
  • Excellent written, oral, and computer skills
  • Ability to prioritize and organize, work well under stress, meet deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to constant change
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required to meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills to assist and communicate with staff and clients background
  • US Citizenship, ability to gain security access and pass a drug test


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Problem Solving - Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gathering and analyzing information skillfully to develop alternative solutions.
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills - Write and verbalize clearly, informatively and effectively, able to read and interpret written information.
  • Diversity- Respectful and sensitivity to cultural differences. Promote a harassment-free environment, Build a diverse workplace.
  • Ethics- Work with integrity and ethically; upholding organizational values.
  • Strategic Thinking- Develop strategies to achieve organizational goals, Analyze market and competition, identifying external threats and opportunities and adapt strategy to changing conditions.
  • Professionalism- Treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position, accepting responsibility for own actions and follow through on commitments. Is polite, conversational, self-confident, comfortable to be with and non-assuming.
  • Innovation- Displays original thinking and creativity, meeting challenges with resourcefulness. Generate suggestions for improving work, develop innovative approaches and ideas. Present ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
  • Leadership and Interpersonal Skills- Has the ability to build effective teams, to inspire others to their best, and to coach and mentor. Has the ability to confront difficult situations and manage them to a successful conclusion. Is organized and produces a paper trail that can be easily understood by third party. Embraces life-long learning and strives to stay current with new industry trends and practice.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $90,000.00 - $115,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Camp Lejeune, NC: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Project management: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location: In person


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