Sr. Construction Manager - Rail Transit

Alexandria, VA
Jun 15, 2019
Jun 19, 2019
Specialty Trades
Full Time
We are now hiring a Sr. Construction Manager who can lead a team of professionals overseeing the construction of major transportation project. We need an effective team leader who can mentor project team members and foster a working environment where project staff who are culturally diverse can work together cooperatively to deliver the project on-time and on-budget. In this role, you will be the primary point of contact to the contractors. The Sr. CM will be responsible to manage all aspects of the contractors performing the work. There may be night and weekend work, and occasional travel out of town to support the projects around the DC/MD and Virginia areas. Additional Responsibilities: Coordination between WMATA's departments, but not limited to: ENGA, DECO, IRPG, MCAP, RAIL, SAFE, QICO, as well as coordination between other stakeholders Development of the construction contract packages, packages for bidding, proposal evaluation and award recommendations Coordinating the work with all contractors, and shall be responsible for ensuring all project deliverables conform with the technical specifications and respective contract guidelines Communicate construction techniques to the contractor and implement changes where necessary to enhance job safety as directed by WMATA's Safety Department Lead weekly construction progress meetings, readiness review meetings, third-party coordination meetings, design coordination meetings and other construction meetings. Publish meeting minutes Recommend, if appropriate, construction techniques to expedite the SPRP Provide technical analysis, cost analysis support, and review of all requests for changes submitted by the construction contractor. Manage the activities associated with the changes to the construction contractor's work (request for change, change notices, change orders, contract modifications, etc.) Preparation and distribution of correspondence, memoranda, action lists and related material for the construction work Submission of the project schedule to the PM that meets all due dates cited herein, including all contractor schedules and integrated program schedules Ensuring compliance with the contractors' and WMATA's quality programs, as well as being responsible for all project deliverables and coordination of quality reviews of materials prior to delivery to WMATA Coordinate, manage and report on the overall SPRP budget, schedule, risks, risk mitigation strategies to the PMConduct all project meetings (weekly meetings anticipated) with contractors, and WMATA at Metro's offices, at Metro's discretion, to manage the program. Qualifications:Requires extensive knowledge of construction-related processes, as well as a thorough knowledge of industry practices. Must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in engineering, project management, construction management, business, or related field, plus a minimum of 20 years demonstrable experience managing large projects PE license is desirable but not required Must possess PMP and/or CCM certification Must have proven ability to manage complex budgets and schedules Must be able to work nights and weekends Must be able to successfully complete WMATAs RWP certification class Must have knowledge of working in a government environment and be able to pass a Government background check