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Construction Manager

Chenega MIOS
Washington, District Of Columbia
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Oct 26, 2023

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Construction Manager

Washington, DC

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large-scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

Chenega Worldwide Support (CWS) is a premier provider of Architecture and Engineering support services to federal customers around the world. Founded in 2016 to support federal operations OCONUS, CWS holds true to its mission that no matter the location, we are there to get the job done.

Your contributions will deliver mission-driven support to NAVFAC to deliver quality, timely, and cost-effective products and services to enable the Global Warfighter.

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


Work you'll do

As a Construction Manager within our Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command ( NAVFAC ) team, you will:
  • Review pre-final contract drawings and specifications, including technical RFPs with respect to constructability and compatibility with actual field conditions for both design-bid-build and design-build projects
  • Assist in coordinating mandatory post-award contract meetings, like post-award kickoff meetings as applicable, preconstruction conferences, informal or formal partnering meetings, schedule acceptance meetings, design review meetings as applicable, coordination and mutual understanding meetings, LEED coordination meetings as applicable, facility turnover planning meetings (NAVFAC Red Zone), and final inspections
  • Assist and recommend acceptance and rejection of contractor administrative submittals. Like schedules (both bar charts and networks), environmental protection plans design and construction quality control plans health and safety plans, and accident prevention plan
  • Coordinate review and approval of technical "government-approved" submittals, like shop drawings, product data, samples, design data, manufacturer's instructions, test plans/reports, certificates, and O&M data in a timely manner
  • Assist in managing the contractor Requests for Information (RFIs) and ensuring timely responses
  • Ensure effective communication and coordination between the project manager, design manager, contract specialist, contractor, project technical team, client, and others as appropriate
  • Assist in monitoring available project budget and time constraints, including relevant cost and schedule growth metrics, and initiate appropriate planning and corrective action as necessary, to ensure funding thresholds and impacts to operational needs are not exceeded
  • Visit construction sites to monitor progress and solicit daily input from the Engineering Technician/Quality Assurance (ET/QA) representatives and CQC reports
  • Attend QC meetings, including preparatory meetings involving critical work activities
  • Provide project status updates to senior personnel within the field office or Supported Command
  • Assist the IPT PM in the management of Post Construction Award Services (PCAS) when requested
  • Assist in coordinating delivery, acceptance, inspection, and installation of government-furnished equipment
  • Assist in coordinating the installation of collateral equipment and connection of phones, data, other communication systems, and utility service
  • Assist in preparing property record inventory documents, including DD 1354 Transfer and Acceptance of Military Real Property in accordance with NAVFAC Business Management System (BMS) and in coordination with IPT Project Managers and Installation Real Property Accountable Officer (RPAO)
  • Assist in identifying the need for a modification to scope, cost, and/or schedule based on collaboration with supported Command, designer, and/or other entities
  • Assist in the issuance of the contract or request for proposal
  • Assist in ensuring funds are reserved for the modification
  • Prepare Independent Government Estimates (IGEs) when requested
  • Assist in preparing or coordinating the preparation of sketches and drawings in support of negotiations and issuance of the modification
  • After negotiation, assist in preparing the final documentation and wording for the modification, including the justification for cost and time involved in support of the Contracting Officer
  • Assist in providing technical support for claims/disputes/terminations processing, negotiation, and resolution
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree, preferred in Engineering or Architecture, Construction Management Engineering, or related fields
  • 10+ years' experience as a Construction Manager with a strong background in mechanical engineering
  • Interim Secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Registration as a professional engineer or architect in a US state or US territory is preferred
  • 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
  • In-depth knowledge of the various types of construction contracts, project delivery methods, and regulations governing federal contract administration
  • Ability to communicate (both orally and in writing) effectively to all leadership levels
  • Knowledge and experience with applicable Codes and Industry Standards
  • Knowledge of EM 385-1-1, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and Safety and Health Requirements Manual
  • Ability to prepare cost estimates and assist in negotiations of change orders when requested
  • Knowledge of computer operations and software applications, like MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and Primavera P6
  • Travel as required to job sites

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their careers to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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Chenega Corporation’s Military, Intelligence, and Operations Support (MIOS) Strategic Business Unit (SBU) provides innovative solutions for federal, DOD, and commercial customers worldwide. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Lorton, Virginia, Chenega MIOS is a shared services division of Chenega Corporation. As an Alaska Native Corporation, 100% of our profits benefit our Native shareholders through preservation of culture and heritage or being reinvested in the business, truly making Chenega a “Corporation with a higher cause.” 

Chenega MIOS provides standard business services to its 20+ wholly-owned companies of Chenega Corporation and assists in managing contracts with a net value of over $600 million. Together, the companies aligned under the MIOS SBU offer a diverse range of capabilities that strengthen our capacity for shared knowledge and mission-focused service to our customers. These capabilities include but are not limited to information technology, systems engineering, records management, and staff services. 

As a 2020 Top Workplace, we are proud to be a Washington Post featured employer and are always looking for dedicated professionals in the DC Metro region. Still, our footprint reaches across the globe with work in 39 states, DC, Guam, and 11 different countries. Please find our DC Metro area positions below, and for more information on Chenega MIOS, our capabilities, and employment opportunities, please visit

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