Scheduler/Estimator

Location
Washington, District Of Columbia
Posted
Jul 21, 2022
Closes
Aug 25, 2022
Ref
22534
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Summary

The Scheduler/Estimator will collaborate with the NAVFAC field offices relating to Project Management and Construction Engineering for various projects.

Responsibilities
  • Review and analyze contractor's initial and monthly updated CPM schedules for logic, duration changes, milestone changes.
  • Visit construction sites to monitor activity progress and develop cost estimates.
  • Manage concurrent delays and determine whether delays are excusable and
  • Identify and manage the need for a modification to scope, cost, and/or schedule based on collaboration with supported command, designer, and/or other entities.
  • Collaborate with others on the issuance of the contractor request for proposal.
  • Prepare independent government estimates (IGEs) when needed.
  • Collaborate on the preparation of sketches and drawings in support of negotiations and issuance of the modification.
  • Prepare the final documentation and wording for the modification, including justification for cost and time involved for final submission to the Contracting Officer.
  • Manage technical support for claims, disputes, and terminations processing, negotiation, and resolution.
  • Prepare correspondence, technical reports, estimates, fact sheets, status reports, and schedules as required to complete project assignments.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, or related fields
  • 10+ year of CPM scheduling and estimating experience of qualifications, including education, experience, certifications, and clearances (quantifiable)
  • Experience as a Construction Manager
  • Extensive practical experience with the development and successful application of such techniques to specific contracts, projects, large-scale programs, and the detailed analysis of contractor requests for equitable adjustments and claims
  • Interim secret clearance required
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Extensive technical and practical knowledge and experience as a Construction Manager.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction practices and methods as well as construction management.
  • Ability to review technical engineering specifications and statements of work covering complex and diverse engineering designs or changes.
  • Ability to prepare estimates for proposed government changes.
  • Expert level understanding of the scheduling techniques utilized by the construction industry, like P6.
  • Must possess a keen understanding of schedules utilizing network analysis and the potential impact of modifications to the critical path.
  • Must have familiarity with schedule delay/disruption analysis methods, including the advantages and disadvantages and correct application of each method.
  • Ability to conduct a delay analysis to determine cause, effect.
  • Responsibility for delay, determine relation hips to impacted activities.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of key issues, like float, concurrencies, constructive acceleration, impacts on unchanged work, and the cumulative effect of changes.
  • Possess a working knowledge of the legal aspects of schedules and the ability to give expert testimony in defense of the government in claims.
  • Ability to apply this knowledge towards contributing new methods and approaches to defending NAVFAC against construction scheduling claims.
  • Must possess expert level knowledge of computer scheduling software, including Primavera P6 and Primavera Claim Digger, Microsoft project, Cost works, and RS Means.
  • Expert level of knowledge to use computer applications to analyze and make informed decisions and projections on the general health of a project based on earned values and actual progress.
  • A fundamental knowledge of computer applications. like word processing, spread sheet, presentation, electronic mail, internet, and database software is required.
  • In depth knowledge of the various types of construction contracts, project delivery methods, and regulations governing federal contract administration.
  • Able and willing to traverse on construction jobsites (approximately 20% of the time).
  • Able to communicate (both orally and in writing) effectively to all leadership levels
  • Knowledge and experience with applicable Codes and Industry Standards.
  • Proficiency with industry standard software packages, like Primavera" P6", Microsoft project, Cost works, and RS Means.
  • Ability to travel as required.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • Knowledge of computer operations and software applications, like MS office (Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point), Primavera P6.

#Chenega Worldwide Support, LLC

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