Nov 03, 2019

Construction Project Manager

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Washington, DC, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

PARSONS

Ready to put your project management skills to work on complex, urban projects? Are you great with people and have a track record working with teams to get the job done?

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons as the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA's Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA's nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.

Parsons is now hiring a Field Project Manager with a desire to work on creating innovative, practical solutions while acting as a client representative. In this role you will: manage all onsite activities for a small project, or a subtask of a larger project, in accordance with the project schedule. This includes directing and coordinating subcontractor activities in accordance with project/client procedures, scope of work, and contract specifications. Serves as the primary point of contact with the client for all site activities related to assigned area(s) of responsibility. Willingness to relocate to job site is expected.Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience as a client rep at a field level will propel your career and leadership opportunities forward. We need our Field Project Managers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with Project Manager to establish project schedule and budget, and monitors progress in meeting schedule and budget requirements.
  • Develops project documents, processes, and procedures required to support quality control and final project deliverables.
  • Collaborates with Project Manager to determine number of hours required for successful completion of project tasks.
  • Anticipates project staffing needs, identifies and interviews available personnel, and makes staffing assignments in accordance with schedule requirements.
  • Establishes objectives and conducts performance appraisals for direct reports.
  • Establishes a project safety plan and ensures that it is communicated to all employees on the job site.
  • Actively promotes and supports safety policies and monitors the job site for good safety practices.
  • Posts all required legal notices at the job site.
  • Establishes site security measures and monitors site access by subcontractors and others.
  • Chairs weekly job meetings; prepares and submits summary of project progress and pending issues to Project Manager.
  • Submits monthly reports to client, and responds to client issues and expectations.
  • Assists Project Manager in pricing and negotiating changes to the scope of work with the client and subcontractors.
  • Reviews bid documents and assists with bidder solicitation activities.
  • Documents and executes changes in scope of project.
  • Anticipates problems and works with client, architects/engineers, subcontractors, and Project Manager to identify and implement corrective actions.
  • Keeps client and Project Manager informed of the day to day activities of the project.
  • Maintains accurate documentation of job progress through daily logs and other reports.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or construction related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 10+ years related work experience is required
  • 3 years in a leadership role at a field site
  • Enrollment in PM certification program is preferred, but not required.
  • Proven ability to perform in a lead capacity
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Familiarity of industry practices and regulations are required
  • Must be able to meet customer security requirements. A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.

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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.

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