Construction Manager- Transportation

Denver, CO posted on May 1

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About Us

Established in 1987, Vali Cooper and Associates, Inc. (VC&A), is a leading construction management firm providing professional services to a wide range of public and private sector clients.  Our firm employs more than 180+ licensed engineers, inspectors, and other support professionals in 9 offices in California and Colorado.  VC&A has the proven capabilities and consistency of service by local professionals to successfully manage the construction of virtually any project. For the past 15 years, VC&A has been listed by Engineering News-Record as one of the nation’s top 100 construction management firms. 


VC&A is seeking experienced and motivated Construction Managers in Denver, CO with a minimum of 5 years’ experience working on transportation projects such as highways, roadways, streets, interchanges, bridges, streetscapes, tunnels, rail/transit (track work, systems and/or facilities), airports (airside and/or landside) for projects in Denver and the surrounding areas.

The Construction Manager (CM) is an authorized representative of the Regional Manager and/or client representative and will exercise authority to the level assigned on a project by project basis. The Construction Manager is the Client’s representative, committed to making certain that the project progresses efficiently within contract specifications, that the Client’s interests are protected, and that there is teamwork, efficiency, and clear communication with Contractors, Agencies, VC&A staff, public, and others who may visit the project. 

The CM is ultimately responsible for the administration of the construction contract. The CM is the point of control for all aspects of the project and maintains the focus of the organization on the project level. All incoming and outgoing project documentation is channeled through the CM. The CM will have signatory authority for all project issuances to the client and contractor.



The principal duties and responsibilities of the Construction Manager include:

  • Ensuring the project is constructed on time and within budget per contract plans and specifications
  • Development and implementation of Project Management and Project Delivery services for designated construction management projects on a continuous basis.
  • Building and establishing business relationships for additional and ongoing company business
  • Maintains constructive working relationships with the contractor and client



  • Minimum of five years directly related experience
  • PE License required
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in the appropriate engineering area, plus related continuing education
  • Inspection certifications preferred (CDOT, CFLHD)


Compensation & Benefits

  • VC&A offers an attractive compensation package.  In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Life, AD&D, Long-Term Disability, Long-Term Care, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Profit sharing plan, including 401-K with matching funds feature
  • Physical fitness incentive
  • Educational and professional development opportunities
  • Reimbursement for membership in professional associations
  • Paid Time Off and holiday program