Construction Field Representative

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jul 19, 2023
Oct 01, 2023
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Construction Field RepresentativeThe George Mason University Facilities Department is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for the position of Construction Field Representative. The Facilities Department ensures a quality physical environment supporting the mission of the university. We will be the technical and business experts of choice with the total trust and confidence of our students, faculty, and staff.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Position:This position is assigned to various projects within the university requiring construction field related functions. When assigned, this position works with and reports to the Project Manager that is in charge of the project and reviews/examines construction work to assure contract compliance with contract documents, monitors the job progress, supervises the testing of materials and systems, and reports on these conditions to the Project Manager.Required Qualifications:Demonstrated knowledge of the codes and standards referenced in the Contract Documents which stipulate the requirements for installation and workmanship on the trades involved in the Work. (e.g. ACI, SMACNA, NFPA, NEC, ICC, ASHRAE, etc.);Knowledge of construction inspection procedures;Knowledge of General Conditions of the Construction Contract;Computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft suite products, CADD, Revit, and scheduling software;Cost Estimating Skills;Ability to read and understand a construction bar chart schedule;Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;Ability to read and understand documents, plans, and specifications;Ability to maintain professional relationships with associates, subordinates, contractors and the University community;Trade specific or sign and construction training and education, required; andCompleted the OSHA 30-Hour Construction Training within the last 2 years or the ability to complete training within 6 month of hire.Preferred Qualifications:EIT or demonstrated movement toward professional registration. May be substituted with approval from the Director of Program Management based on knowledge, skills, and experience;Certified by the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) or by the International Code Council (ICC) in the specialty being reviewed/examined; andVirginia-licensed Architect or Engineer.Great Benefits:For you…Lots of leave, including annual leave, paid holidays, paid sick leave, paid winter break (please note - the break employees often receive during the holiday season is not regularly guaranteed and is subject to annual approval);Tuition exemption and professional development;Commuter Choice Transit Benefit;Virginia Retirement System Hybrid Plan; andPatriot Perks discounts to restaurants, events, and more.For you and your family…Health/dental/vision benefits; andTuition dependent benefit (restrictions apply).

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application, upload your resume and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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