Construction Manager - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee


Job Summary

The Construction Manager for Physical Security 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 including project design to ensure the project is constructed for a security enhancement or construction contract, in accordance with the design, budget and schedule
  • Prepares a Request for Proposal for either a Design/Build enhancement or a construction contract. 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).

  • Creates, edits, and reviews Scope of Works (SOW) for multiple projects with attention to detail as a technical subject matter expert (SME).

  • 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 at all operating locations 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.

  • Provides leadership, mentoring, and professional development to assigned staff.

  • 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

  • Knowledge of cost controls, contractual and project management of international construction projects.

  • Knowledge of construction materials, processes, techniques, and methods.

  • Thorough knowledge of OSHA and related federal and state legislation and regulations.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

  • Effective leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Requires an ability to gain a thorough knowledge of practices, standards, and regulations as they apply to the design and build of U.S. Embassy security enhancements of leased facilities, residential properties, and offsite compounds.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential.

  • Has the ability to use Project and Construction Management planning and reporting tools such as Microsoft Project and Primavera.

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction technology, or construction management preferred.

  • Five(5) years of related work experience with a broad engineering and/or construction background.

  • 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.

  • Prior construction Project Management experience desired. 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.