Sediment Diversion Program Engineering and Design Manager, Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
04 Aug 2016
18 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead engineering and design function on high-impact, large-scale sediment diversion program. The sediment diversion program is the premier element in the fight to maintain Louisiana's coastline - truly a career capstone project that impacts Louisiana and the US in a positive way.

Each day, you will provide overall management and leadership on a large-scale coastal sediment diversion program including engineering and design review and acceptance teams, providing responsive and collaborative reviews of alternative delivery contractors, managing the commercial and technical aspects needed in resourcing adequate technical staff from consultants and reach back support to meet program and project delivery needs.
The Sediment Diversion Program Engineering and Design Manager:
• Leads the Program Engineering and Design Team in delivery of two diversions using the collaborative delivery method, CMAR.
• Engages directly and regularly with the Sediment Diversion Program Construction Lead to deliver the diversion structure within budget and on schedule.
• Functions within the Program Management Team, interfaces with the client, contractors, design consultants, permitting agencies, and funding agencies.
• Is responsible for resourcing of consultant personnel, with support from the program Health & Safety team, for ensuring the designs identify and minimize Health & Safety risks appropriately, and meet project Health & Safety requirements.
• Is responsible for consultant scopes of work, contract procurement packages and resource projections of consultant personnel to provide leadership and project management over: design development, plans, specifications, schedules and quality, including compliance with the requirements of the program delivery plan (i.e., concept design including Hydraulic & Hydrology functional and operational requirements).
• Monitors, controls and reports against budget, forecast, progress, schedule and deliverables.
• Supports and work with others to develop scope and timing of deliverables which are inter-related with the contractor design, permitting, and land requirements.
• Identifies resource requirements for the review and acceptance of contractor designs.
• Supports the review of contractor design delivery schedule, design risk registers, and design team budgets and forecasts.
• Supports identification and control of design changes.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

• Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Coastal Engineering or a related engineering discipline
• Professional Engineer in the State of Louisiana or the ability to obtain license through reciprocity
• 12 years' experience with heavy civil and water resource elements of projects
• 12 years' experience in application of design control tools, processes and techniques, budgeting and forecasting

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

• Master's degree in Civil Engineering, Coastal Engineering, or a related engineering discipline
• Experience with design and engineering management of major, multidisciplinary works projects including alternative delivery such as design-build
• Familiarity and experience with USACE permitting and design requirements and practices
• Adept at interpersonal relationship building, conflict resolution, and participating in diverse teams
• Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)

At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Developing People through Challenging Projects, CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g. H1-B, etc.) for this position

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Job Location CH2M, Baton RougeBaton Rouge, LA US
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