Project Manager Cleared Oconus

American International Contractors, Inc.
Arlington, VA
Oct 23, 2021
Oct 25, 2021
Specialty Trades
Full Time
American International Contractors (Special Projects), Inc. (AICI-SP) has established itself as one of the leading construction firms in the Department of State, Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) program. We continue to win important contracts and projects throughout this program and others. We have a culture of innovation where our employees can make a difference and are looking for like-minded, dynamic individuals to come and join our rapidly expanding team. Our employees are our most valuable resources, and we strive to ensure that every one of them is treated as such. In keeping with this philosophy, we offer a competitive benefits package including: Health insurance (medical, dental, vision), paid federal holidays, long- and short- term disability, life insurance, paid vacation, and a 401K matching program. We are currently looking for seasoned Project Managers with an active Secret level US Security Clearance and OBO experience working as the General Contractor on a US Embassy project abroad. The potential locations are Milan, Italy and Doha, Qatar with the possibility of other locations as well. The approximate duration of the project is up to 3-4 years. PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Project Manager is responsible for the overall success, safety and timely completion of a Design/Build project, and the performance, morale and welfare of his/her employees. This person will plan and manage project design, construction, commissioning and close-out activities and schedules and provide technical consultation to project teams, government agencies and clients. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: + Creates and executes project specific work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements + Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities + Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope + Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client + Effectively applies the company's processes and procedures, and enforces the project contract and standards + Prepares and reviews quality assurance procedures + Manages and minimizes AICI-SP's exposure and risk on the project + Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately + Manages project budget. The Project Manager is ultimately responsible for the project profit/loss. + Facilitates "internal" team (site, head and regional offices), and "external"; (client and other stakeholders) effective communication and meetings + Effectively and timely communicates project information to superiors + Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion + Develops lasting relationships with client personnel that foster client ties + Works in coordination with the home office to ensure all required materials and engineering services are delivered on-site in a timely fashion + Other duties as directed by the Operations Manager and the President KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED: Must be a US Citizen; which is a requirement for the US Secret security clearance and for the US State Department project contract. + Must have or be able to quickly obtain a US Secret security clearance + Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution in Engineering, Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Construction Science / Technology or Construction Management or Construction Management + 10-15 years of construction/project management experience; minimum of 8 years of professional employment managing large vertical design/build projects overseas. + Experience as Project Manager on US State Department (OBO) embassy design and construction projects valued at $100Million or higher + Primary experience working as the General Contractor on large construction buildings with high end finishes + Experience in all aspects of design/build contract execution + Experience on secured and high-end building design and construction, firm fixed price contracts + Knowledge of construction planning, scheduling and construction management, monitoring and control techniques + Experience working as the General Contractor on an overseas classified project from start to completion + Full knowledge and understanding of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) + FEBR experience, TSS, and Special Construction Experience + Must be able to successfully create and manage a multi-cultural project team and create a positive and strong work environment, as well as positively integrate with the local community when needed. + Possess strong leadership, communication and negotiation skills + Must be willing to work overseas + International construction industry experience interacting with various diverse cultures + Experience in contract management and construction risk management are required PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: The demands described here are not exhaustive, but are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions in accordance with applicable law, provided that the individual does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others when performing such essential functions. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, among other things, use hands to grasp and reach up with arms overhead, including manual dexterity to operate office equipment, filing, and perform specialized skills. The employee must have the ability to stoop, squat, stand, walk, twist, balance, climb (ladder and stairs of high-rise building), kneel, crouch, speak, carry, and hear. The employee must have the ability to lift, carry, push or pull and move up to 15 pounds of weight without assistance. The job imposes a demand for physical agility and mobility, including the ability to maneuver safely throughout the work site. This position will require the use of personal protective equipment while present in active construction zones. The employee must be able to hear warning sounds and alarms, communicate effectively with coworkers and follow spoken directions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Mental Demands: The position requires a high degree of concentration in a busy environment. There is a substantial demand for analyzing, perceiving, comprehending, rapid decision making and exercising sound judgment to ensure individual and coworker safety in a potentially dangerous environment. Ability to follow directions and meet deadlines is critical. Environmental Demands: The position entails working on a busy construction site overseas, generally away from the employee's family, and in countries whose laws and social norms may be much more restrictive than in the United States, with the potential for occasional periods of social unrest, military action, interruption of normal services such as electricity and water, natural disasters, and the like. Work involves a 60-hour workweek, 6 days a week/ 10 hours per day. Flexibility with hours/days is required. Individuals must have comfort working in a high-stress environment and be able to perform the above activities in extreme hot, cold, humid, and wet conditions depending on location and season. Exposure to construction equipment and sharp tools, including power tools, and materials. Some exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals, potential electric shock, significant heights and high noise level, including high-pitched noises. Some potential exposure to dust, fumes, smoke and airborne particles. NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by individuals assigned this position. They are not exhaustive lists of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, physical job demands and working conditions associated with the position. American International Contractors, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets EmployerPowered by JazzHR

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