The Construction Manager provides day-to-day guidance and oversight to inspectors and contractors on heavy highway construction projects. This position is a "legacy position" on an $11 billion dollar program involving three Interstate highways. Can lead to partnership and or ownership of company.
- Assists in developing contract specifications, scope of work, and develops engineering estimates.
- Monitors and reports contract expenditures and budgets.
- Responsible for managing a project's technical effort for the client including leadership of project team and coordinating work with various project entities to meet deadlines and budgets.
- Coordinates and tracks multiple project activities on multiple projects concurrently and determines staffing requirements for projects to ensure adequate coverage.
- Acts as overall liaison between the Owner and General Contractors on specialized, multi-disciplined construction projects, including job site construction inspection.
- Plans, organizes, coordinates, directs, and manages multi-disciplinary work efforts.
- Oversees validation of products and materials ordered for projects to verify their conformance to specifications
- Monitors and assesses construction performance and record construction activities to ensure compliance with construction documentation requirements
- Inspects work in progress, to assure that methods, materials, and equipment conform to approved standards
- Maintains project documentation through review of Construction Inspectors' daily status reports; charts progress of contract schedules via regularly scheduled meetings; reviews and ensures utilization of shop drawing submittals; processes and ensures incorporation of RFI's; reviews contractor change orders and makes recommendations for changes; incorporates change orders into project record
- Facilitates regularly scheduled construction meetings
- Assists in training and providing technical expertise and guidance to Construction Inspectors
- Reviews punch list submitted by others and verify that items on the punch list have been completed and corrected prior to recommending substantial completion to the Owner
- Maintains a perspective overview regarding federal, state, and local laws regulating construction procedures, safety practices and working conditions
- Works closely with the Corporate Safety Manager to facilitate the highest level of safety in and around the work site
- Investigates complaints from landowners arising out of conflicts between construction and right-of-way agreements
- Provides customer service and acts with professional etiquette to the traveling public, adjacent property owners, and other project stakeholders
- Performs various administrative duties to include but not limited to: daily timesheet, monthly expense report, and monthly mileage report
- Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or Cnstruction Management
- NICET Level III or IV, agency certifications or advanced qualifications in areas such as surveying preferred
- Thorough knowledge of construction practices, principles of construction management and project controls. Working knowledge in areas including scheduling, cost estimating, documentation, contract administration, and construction techniques
- Knowledge of personnel and project management techniques including: budgeting, leadership, training and business development
- Must be able to develop, read, interpret, and apply construction contract, plans, and policies
- Must possess OSHA 10-hour or OSHA 30-hour certification or obtain within 3 months of hire
- Must possess the Certified Construction Manager (CCM) or Professional Engineer Registration.
- Material certifications are a plus (Asphalt, Concrete, Erosion Control, Earthwork, etc.
- Maryland SHWA experienced preferred but not required.