Construction Manager

Michael Baker International
Linthicum Heights, MD
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
Specialty Trades
Full Time
As a part of our Construction Services Team, the Construction Manager will supervise the planning, coordination and implementation of construction projects relating to current contracts with the MD State Highway Administration, MD Transportation Authority, MD Aviation Administration and Baltimore City. Interaction with field staff, other consulting firms and the agency clients will be part of your duties. The types of projects vary including: highway projects; bridge repairs and maintenance; constructing taxiways, runways and terminal improvements; as well as providing oversight to field staff and their activities. Construction Managers ensure projects adhere to all plans and regulations and that safety measures are appropriately taken. A typical day may take place onsite of a project checking on field staff and having a conversation with the project site engineer and to returning to the office working with the department manager to coordinate and execute projects. The Construction Manager will coordinate with engineers, clients, contractors and field staff as necessary to ensure projects are completed in accordance with the contract documents, on-time, and within project budgets. Ability to prepare clear, concise and complete reports for construction observation including: correspondence, meeting notes, individual daily reports, summary of quantities, change orders, supplemental agreements, and project closeout documents. The Construction Manager with the Michael Baker Department Manager will provide in oversight of construction change order administration, inspector performance, and resolution of construction issues. Other responsibilities include: Support design teams with constructability reviews of the plans under development. Establish an estimated cost and what tools and technologies are appropriate for the job as well as timeframe for the work to be completed. Monitor construction progress. Supervise construction staff and ensure they're properly trained and certified in the job requirements and use of all equipment. Work with lead inspectors in scheduling the inspection resources. Interact with other consulting firms. Communicate and visit clients. Make sure projects adhere to all government and industry standards and guidelines. Prepare and implement construction management QA/QC Plans. May have to work non-standard hours, including some nights and weekends on occasion. You will implement and maintain document control management systems. PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS Four-year degree in Civil Engineering or related Engineering degree. You'll need 8-10 plus years of construction management and inspection experience. Familiarity with Federal and State Specifications for construction. Possession of a professional engineer (PE) in the state of Maryland is preferred but not required. Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook. Ability to plan, organize, assign, lead, motivate and evaluate the work of others. Construction observation experience with industry standards. Strong people management skills are required. Established relationships with state agencies a plus. Ability to organize and handle multiple project assignments. Excellent oral and written communication skills required for client interaction.