Construction Inspector - Military veterans preferred

2019-06-21
DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee



Kuwait

 
Job Summary
 
The Construction Manager provides on-site administrative, technical management, and leadership for the design and contract compliance, and construction of large multi-million dollar Government funded construction project at a specified project site.
 
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Supervises the total construction effort to ensure the project is constructed in accordance with the design, budget and schedule.
  • Ensures construction adheres to construction specifications.
  • Reads, interprets, and deciphers all construction documents (schedules, specifications, blueprints, schematics, diagrams, etc. Provides technical assistance and interpretation of drawings, recommending construction methods and equipment as required.
  • Logs, references, distributes, and files all related correspondence, drawings, and documents.
  • Plans, coordinates, and supervises on-site functions (scheduling, material control, and day-to-day direction of on-site administrative staff, when assigned).
  • Ensures all project staff and subcontractors employed to execute engineering-construction tasks conform to applicable work rules and SOPs for security, safety, environmental controls, hazardous materials and underground utilities.
  • Visits construction sites and submits required construction reports to monitor progress against schedule/timelines.
  • Cooperates with visiting Government and DI personnel conducting official inspection visits and surveys and participate in their briefing or orientation.
  • Performs surveying work as needed in the PWS.
  • Manages the work of teams to procure and construct work.
  • Leads, manages and mentors the assigned technical and professional staff responsible for the facilities construction management of tasks from contract development through construction completion.
  • Attends meetings as required including design and construction reviews and construction kickoff meetings.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Must be familiar with applicable US codes and standards for construction including ASHRAE, NEC, Plumbing Codes (IPC or NPC) and Building & Fire codes.  Knowledge of cost controls, contractual and project management of international construction projects.
  • Knowledge of construction materials, processes, techniques, and methods.
  • Effective leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of practices, standards, and regulations as they apply to the design and construction of the regional camps forward operating bases, and major civil projects.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential.
  • Has the ability to use Project and Construction Management planning and reporting tools such as Microsoft Project.

Experience & Education

  • Degree in Construction Management or comparable
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of inspecting construction related to utility systems, buildings, concrete and road construction
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of surveying and experience on AutoCAD 2007 or equivalent.
  • Experience in government funded projects in the Middle East and/or underdeveloped countries preferred.
  • An EIT or Professional Certification/Project Management Certification is desired.
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Works in a normal office environment with controlled temperature and lighting conditions.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.