Aug 24, 2019

Construction Manager / Field Engineer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Syracuse, NY, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description

PARSONS

Construction Manager/Field Engineer - Syracuse, NY; Alternate East Coast Locations Would be Considered

Parsons is majority owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust with comprehensive benefits, paid training, and opportunities for advancement. This is a great place to express yourself, expand your career, and apply your energy and dedication to building a better world. Through our construction services, we've built a stellar reputation to match our world-class projects. Now let us help you build your career today. Parsons is an industry leader in delivering technology driven solutions to promote safer, healthier and sustainable world class infrastructure to communities throughout the world. Our landmark projects and capital improvement programs support global initiatives in infrastructure, water, energy, power, renewables, environmental, healthcare, education, and communications. In today's rapidly evolving alternative project delivery and design-build markets, Parsons offers extraordinary career opportunities based on our existing projects and backlog; financial strength; bonding capacity; and inclusive design, construction engineering, and construction services - all under one roof. Parsons constructs world-class projects.

Position Overview:

Parsons is seeking Construction Managers to manage subcontracted construction and/or self-perform heavy civil construction projects. The candidate will support or directly manage all project construction activities depending on project size and complexity. Candidate should be familiar with interpreting contractual obligations and technical aspects of typical construction contracts. In addition to construction supervision, the incumbent will also be responsible for coordinating safety, field administration, procurement, quality and field engineering. May serve as the primary point of contact with the client, subcontractors, and regulators. Willingness to travel and/or relocate is expected

This position would be based out of the Syracuse, NY office, however willingness to travel to supplier, client, site locations or construction site locations will be required (i.e., long-term out of town assignment). Alternate base locations on the East Coast would also be considered.

Specific Responsibilities:

Bid and Proposal Support

  • Interpret contract documents, drawings and specifications for the purpose of determining the most appropriate and required means and methods to construct and deliver the work
  • Work with estimators to develop and generate cost estimates with sufficient detail to properly and competitively price the work using Company resources and guidelines
  • Define scope, schedule and budget requirements for specific elements of work
  • Review drawings, specifications and site conditions for constructability and safety risks
  • Lead the construction team in detailed reviews of construction documents, estimates and schedules
  • Support buy-out strategies of material vendors and subcontractors.

Construction Management

  • Review subcontractor planning of construction activities to identify critical milestones and priorities.
  • Determine budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule. Ensure that the services of subcontractors required by the project will be available at the appropriate time to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.
  • Establish assignments for quality assurance/quality control for various work areas of construction operations. Monitoring progress and recommend corrective action as necessary
  • Direct the overall planning of construction activities to identify critical milestones and priorities.
  • Manage the assignment of manpower, materials, and equipment to maximize efficiency, maintain schedules, and to meet budget goals. Keeps alert to possible problem areas and work with subcontractors to drive preventative/corrective action to ensure critical milestones are met for each phase of the project.
  • Ensure the use of sound construction practices to attain required quality control at the maximum efficiency and minimum cost.
  • Prepare periodic reports summarizing progress of construction activities for higher-level management and clients.
  • Ensure effective implementation of all Company and client policies and procedures, including safety and labor relations policies.
  • May serve as the primary contact with client representatives, subcontractors, and government representatives for construction-related activities. Maintains strong client and community relations
  • Oversee and direct subcontractors. Manage vendor and subcontractor performance from inception through final pay applications and closeout. Review and process vendor and subcontractor RFI's and submittals
  • Coordinate with design team to process relevant construction documentation such as construction directives, change orders and RFI's
  • Able to take information from the baseline project schedule, cost budget, and construction execution plan to create detailed work packages for use in managing performance of the craft labor crews
  • Able to measure and monitor physical progress to track production performance against plan
  • Understand the task-specific hazards that occur during execution of a project and assist with monitoring work site safety to prevent accidents or incidences on the job site
  • Additional Duties for Construction Management on Self-perform Work (Preferred)
  • Determine budget estimates and crew/staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule. Ensure the services of subcontractors and major construction equipment required by the project will be available at the appropriate time to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.
  • Establish assignments for Construction Superintendents for various work areas of construction operations, monitoring progress and recommending corrective action as necessary
  • Direct the overall planning of construction activities to identify critical milestones and priorities.
  • Manage the assignment of manpower, materials, and equipment to maximize efficiency, maintain schedules, and to meet budget goals. Keeps alert to possible problem areas and coordinate with project management on preventative/corrective action to ensure critical milestones are met for each phase of the project.

Preferred Education / Experience:

  • 4-year degree in construction-related field (or equivalent construction-related work experience), as well as 10 to 15+ years of experience in civil/environmental construction work. Engineering background and self-perform experience would be a plus
  • Strong knowledge of environmental remedial construction processes, as well as industry practices
  • Should be able-bodied as the work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing; and walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces
  • Maturity in interaction and ability to operate self-sufficiently in the field
  • Demonstrated effective managerial capability, as well as strong written and oral communications skills
  • Manufacturer Gas Plant (MGP) site remedial construction experience preferred
  • Self-perform construction

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Ready for action? We're looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don't hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

For more about Parsons, visitparsons.comand follow us onFacebook,Twitter,LinkedIn, andYouTube.

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