CE&I Project Manager - TxDOT Projects

ESP Associates, Inc. is seeking a Construction Engineering & Inspection (CE&I) Project Manager for TxDOT Projects to join our growing team in San Antonio, TX. To meet TxDOT requirements, this position requires a registered professional engineer (PE). The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of demonstrated experience on major CE&I highway and bridge construction projects within the Texas transportation / CE&I industry. As CE&I Project Manager for TxDOT Projects, you will provide on-site leadership, management, and inspection to oversee construction plans and constructability as well as anticipate and quickly resolve issues as they occur.


  • Initiate and maintain contact with key personnel and officials, including maintenance and development of client relationships as well as coordination with municipalities to obtain proper certifications/permits.
  • Administer contracts; manage projects; provide hands-on oversight to anticipate and quickly resolve on-site issues; and interpret, organize, execute, and coordinate assignments.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment with tight deadlines and ability to adjust to project priorities and demands of multiple clients.
  • Develop and monitor project scope, budget, schedule, and quality control for CE&I projects from the proposal stage through final deliverables.
  • Manage CE&I crew schedules and coordinate with other departments for proper allocation of personnel and resources to meet project deadlines.
  • Coordinate and assume responsibility for CE&I safety efforts.
  • Use appropriate project management software to track project tasks and timelines, ensuring timely completion of project stages following project schedule.
  • Travel typically 50%, mostly within TX with limited travel outside of Texas.


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in a related discipline
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration required to provide CE&I services for TxDOT
  • 10+ years of experience on major CE&I highway and bridge construction projects in the TX transportation / CE&I industry with at least 5 years of experience managing CE&I projects
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and verbal/written communication skills to effectively and professionally interact with clients, contractors, engineers, government entities, and the public
  • Excellent financial management skills
  • Experience preparing complete and comprehensive reports
  • Understanding and experience implementing safety practices in the construction industry
  • Must be proficient in SiteManager, Primavera, and Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to work flexible hours (travel required)
  • Candidate must be able to pass a drug screen, background check, and have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company’s driving (MVR) policy 


Corporate Information:

As a CE&I-focused firm, ESP’s CE&I and CM professionals work diligently on our client’s behalf to verify and document their project is built as intended. Our experience includes various types of construction contracting methods, including General Bid-Build, Design-Build, and Public Private Partnerships (P3). Our role is to be a valued asset to the project team, adding value through knowledge, communication, and experience.
 CE&I and CM Markets include: 

  • Highways & Bridges
  • Rail & Transit
  • Tollways
  • Municipal Trails
  • Streets & Roads

Through years of dedicated service to our clients, ESP has received a designation of 258 on the 2022 ENR Top 500 Design Firm rankings. For the firm's primary territory, the ENR Southeast Top Design Firms, ESP received a 2022 ranking of 43.

ESP offers an excellent employee benefits package including:   

  • Health & Dental Insurance 
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) & Holidays 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Flexible Benefits Plan 
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • 401(k) Plan


Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 10/19/2022 - 09:01