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  • Construction Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/28/2018 4:47 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Engineering - Facility/Construction
  • Overview

    The Construction Manager (CM) will provide technical services and expertise related to all phases of construction on a variety of projects within the AOR. Though work typically occurs in one of the following categories, it does not preclude that work from being performed in other categories as well.


    The Construction Manager will:


    • Coordinate mandatory post-award contract meetings such as post-award kickoff meetings, preconstruction conferences, partnering meetings, schedule meetings, quality control (QC) (5- part) meetings, design review meetings, coordination and mutual understanding meetings, weekly production meetings, LEED coordination meetings, Facility Turnover Planning meetings (NAVFAC Red Zone), final inspections, and all other meeting deemed relevant to the position.
    • Review contractor administrative submittals such as schedules, environmental protection plans, quality control plans, accident prevention plans, and coordinate review and approval of technical “Government-approved” submittals such as shop drawings, product data, samples, design data, manufacturer’s instructions, test plans/reports, certificates, and operations and maintenance (O&M) data in a timely manner.
    • Manage the contractor Requests for Information (RFIs) and ensure timely responses.
    • Monitor available project budget and time constraints, including relevant cost and schedule growth metrics, and initiating appropriate corrective actions, as necessary, to ensure funding thresholds and impacts to operational needs are not exceeded.
    • Incumbent must possess a keen understanding of schedules utilizing network analysis and the potential impact of modifications to the critical path.
    • Review construction progress at the site, daily production reports, and construction quality control (CQC) reports.
    • Attend QC meetings involving critical work activities. Take necessary action (including possibly recommending dismissal of QC Manager and/or other QC staff) to assure contractor’s quality control program is in accordance with the contract requirements and that three phases of quality control are being utilized.
    • Based on technical knowledge and coordination with designer and contractor, provide technical solutions to unforeseen problems during construction. This may include making recommendations to the official government liaison to approve field changes that have no impact on function of the facility or cost and schedule of the contract (no change in scope).
    • Assist the Integrated Product Team (IPT) Project Manager (PM) in management of Post Construction Award Services (PCAS).
    • Coordinate delivery, acceptance, inspection and installation of Government furnished equipment.
    • Coordinate installation of collateral equipment and connection of phone, data, other communication systems and utility services.
    • Provide technical support during negotiations.
    • Identify the need (and reason code) for a modification to scope, cost and/or schedule based on collaboration with the contractor, Supported Command, designer and/or other entities.
    • In conjunction with the Engineering Technician (ET), review Activity Hazard Analysis (AHAs) and ensure these are discussed by the prime contractor and their respective subcontractors prior to beginning each work activity or when a new work crew is to perform the work.
    • In conjunction with the ET, review and recommend acceptance of Accident Prevention Plan.
    • Prepare or coordinate the preparation of sketches and clarifying drawings in support of proposed changes and issuance of modifications.
    • Review and recommend approval of contractors' cost-loaded network analysis schedules as the basis for payments and subsequent invoices (including recommendations for retainage and/or withholding as required).
    • In conjunction with the ET, review and coordinate acceptance of Crane Critical Lift Plans along with crane operation qualifications and certificate of compliance.
    • Ensure contractor is conducting monthly site safety self-evaluations and submitting the information with the invoices.
    • Provide support to the ET in securing/coordinating outages.
    • Take appropriate, timely action to ensure contractor compliance of safety and health requirements, including recommended dismissal of key contractor staff due to non-performance or recurring violations.
    • Review, for technical accuracy, statements of work and requests for proposals or quotations.



    Prefered Candidates will have:


    • A degree in engineering from a four year accredited Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) university or an architecture degree from a National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accredited university
    • Experience as a CM on a contract with at least one (1) multi-story facility and a contract value exceeding $50 million, plus a minimum of seven (7) years as a CM, construction Quality Control Manager (QCM), and/or construction superintendent
    • Sound understanding of the overall supervision of construction operations
    • Sound understanding of engineering concepts, principles, and practices applicable to construction
    • Extensive technical and practical knowledge of construction management
    • Ability to review technical engineering specifications and drawings
    • Ability to prepare statements of work covering complex and diverse construction changes
    • Oral and written competency for briefings and presentations of a technical nature
    • Ability to monitor construction projects and implement effective controls to ensure a successful and timely completion
    • Experience with critical path method (CPM) construction scheduling software packages
    • Experience with safety and occupational health principles, practices, procedures, laws and regulations as they relate to construction


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