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Founded in 1969, Herzog is headquartered in St. Joseph, Missouri, with a satellite office in Fort Worth, Texas.


Over the course of our 50+ year history, Herzog has become a national leader in the construction, operations and maintenance of commuter rail, light rail, streetcar, and freight rail projects. 


We believe our culture is at the heart of our existence. It is that belief which empowers every member of our professional family to act with purpose and passion as they advance their career throughout their personal pursuit of excellence.


Backed by over five decades of experience, Herzog delivers exceptional customer service and elite results. 


Our success is the outcome of our relentless pursuit of excellence, our passion for our customers, safety without compromise, and a deep-rooted belief in the power of team.


We invite you to join us on our journey to excellence as we work to be better today than yesterday and better tomorrow than today.


Herzog Contracting Corp. is currently seeking a Closeout Manager in St. Joseph, MO. The Closeout Manager should collaborate with Project Managers, Clients, Stakeholder, Engineers, Subcontractors and Suppliers to elevate the closeout procedures of the Projects and companies.


This individual would be responsible for developing a Project Closeout Standard Operating Procedure (PCSOP) that would consist of the basic framework for closing out Herzog Projects.  The PCSOP would be customized for each project based on the contract requirements.  The Closeout Manager may be assigned to multiple projects, in various stages, where local project resources will be identified to champion project closeout.  This position would require assisting in the closeout of existing projects and driving closeout on new projects from the start, placing an emphasis on “begin with the end in mind”. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

*This is a non-exhaustive overview of the job duties for this position.

  • Possess the ability to digest contract documents and determine project closeout requirements.
  • Modify the PCSOP to conform to specific project requirements, inclusive of deliverable matrices and associated milestone(s).
  • Must be able to communicate/train project personnel on project closeout requirements.
  • Must be able to liaise with, and delegate closeout activities to project personnel and monitor progress.
  • Must be able to communicate (both in person and through reporting) plans and closeout status to project management and owner representatives.
  • The position requires working closely with project quality control, document control, systems safety and security, various project construction disciplines, subcontractors, project management, owners, etc.
  • Develop or identify a commercially available tool for managing project closeout, deploy and provide training for others.
  • Work with estimating during project pursuit to identify costs associated with project closeout requirements
  • Continually monitor project results refining/changing strategies and procedures to optimize productivity and effectiveness. 
  • Review and submit all O&M Manuals to owner.
  • Review and submit all CAD As-builts to owner.
  • Responsible for all reporting and monitoring of closeout packages for completeness and accuracy.
  • Escalates noncompliance through proper channels.
  • Develop, maintain and distribute “lessons learned” list as projects are closed out.
  • Regular and consistent engagement, participation and promotion of Herzog’s Culture and its essential behaviors are a requirement for this position
  • Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Travel Requirements:

  • Extensive Travel will be required.



  • Five-plus years’ experience in project management.
  • Understanding of project and companies’ closeout process and requirements.
  • Managing project closeout, experience throughout the entire project lifecycle preferred.
  • Development and management of project closeout plans and procedures.
  • Project management.
  • Technical reading and writing skills.
  • Familiarity with Project/Document Management Software (e-Builder, PROCORE, Project Sight, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to build, lead and mentor team members
  • Experience in project scheduling and Time Impact Analysis (TIA)
  • Team player; Thinking outside of the box; Solution based.


Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
  • Subject to pre-employment physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position.
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.


Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described below must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this role. This is a non-exhaustive overview of the physical requirements of this job.

  • Work primarily in an office environment.
  • Frequently sits for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently use a computer keyboard and office related equipment.
  • Requires occasional standing, walking, lifting, stooping or bending.



  • Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record which results from all employees at all levels, in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all. 



  • Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.


Why Herzog:

Led by our beliefs and executed through our behaviors, at Herzog we build upon each other’s contributions by collaborating to make great things possible.


When you join Herzog, we give you the ability and authority to do the same. We will help you take charge of your 20 square feet in a manner that you will facilitate your growth and advancement as a person, as a member of our professional family and in your career.


If you are interested in joining our team, click the Apply button below to start an application.


It is the policy of Herzog Contracting Corp. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.