Construction Manager I (TS/SCI w/ Poly Required)

Fauquier County, Virginia
13 Jun 2019
11 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The purpose of this position is to oversee and direct the performance of all field construction activities for assigned projects (small to large) in conformance with plans, specifications, schedules, and cost estimates. This role requires a strong working knowledge and background of assigned work, while gaining the ability to appreciate and resolve complex situations with assistance, as necessary, and see actions as a series of steps. The mid-level Construction Manager directs 3rd party construction companies in their respective roles to meet or exceed all project objectives. This position requires the ability to coordinate and direct construction craftsmen in numerous crafts and/or to manage contractors/subcontractors for the same within the assigned area of responsibility.

Principal Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Perform on-site management, supervision and coordination of all self-performed and subcontracted construction work
• Execute field construction activities in conformance with project drawings, specifications, schedules, cost estimates, procedures, quality requirements, and safety standards
• Control project schedule and cost through the efficient use of all construction resources
• Provide input for the development of project schedules in cooperation with the construction engineers and planners
• Confirm that daily and weekly short-range planning is maintained
• Review design scope and approach with regard to construct-ability and submit recommendations for change
• Monitor productivity and cost and implement appropriate action to maintain maximum labor productivity and cost-effectiveness
• Control change/scope creep, ensuring that all scope changes are quickly and properly documented and that change orders are approved prior to the performance of work
• Implement the site safety and security procedures and project work rules
• Play an active role in the development of the safety culture on the project, making safety a natural part of all work performed
• Assist the Project Manager in the overall oversight of the project
• Manage the contractual commitments of contractors, including cost, quality, and schedule and coordinate their field activities
• Maintain quality of all work in accordance with the standards as specified in the design documents
• Remain knowledgeable of safety policies and procedures and perform assigned duties in a safe manner and, while supervising others, has responsibility for their safety and confirm that they comply with established safety policies and procedures and practice safe work habits
• Analyze situations, identify and forecast pertinent problems and evaluate realistic options; and recommend/implement appropriate course of action
• Organize and prioritize a variety of complex projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines
• Typically serve as lead person to coordinate all activities and communication within the site/project areas as well as between those areas and other offices and locations
• Coordinate and implement indirect activities, internal and external, required to support a productive project execution; including functional staff support, support craft activities, and any other resource necessary to assure a safe and quality project execution
• Generally responsible to assure all work undertaken is within approved scope boundaries and is in full compliance with all pertinent requirements
• Responsibility typically includes serving as the single point of accountability to senior management, the client

Basic Job Requirements:
Related Education, Experience & Skills
• Accredited four (4) year degree or global equivalent in applicable construction related field of study and ten (10) years* of work-related experience or a combination of education and directly related experience
• Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and other stakeholders
• Job related technical knowledge necessary to complete the job
• Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines
• Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner

Other Job Requirements:
TS/SCI w/ Poly Required

Preferred Qualifications:
Related Education, Experience & Skills
• Proven ability promoting outstanding customer service and client relations
• Excellent skills in interpersonal relations, conflict resolution, communication, and leadership; possess strong presentation ability to address senior management, client management, and total project personnel with command
• Strong computer and software skills to include the use of word processing, e-mail, spreadsheet, and electronic presentation programs
• Competency in administrative functions related to project and office operations is important
• Functional proficiency in project controls, human relations, and contract management as it applicable to assigned area of responsibility; possess the capacity to direct those functions as required to support the project execution while typically being well seasoned in most functions as they apply to management of the project
• Demonstrated strong decision making, critical thinking and problem solving skills with ability to remain calm while taking charge in critical situations

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