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Scientific Research Corp

Construction Manager

Post Date:Dec 27, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/27/2017Salary:
Location:US-SC-North Charleston Job Reference:5000276195406
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Job Description:
Scientific Research Corporation is an advanced information technology engineering company that provides innovative products and services to government and private industry, as well as independent institutions. At the core of our capabilities is a seasoned team of highly skilled engineers and scientists with multidisciplinary backgrounds. This team is challenged daily to provide cutting edge technology solutions to our clients. This project involves repair/restoration of stone façade of the existing Embassy building in Havana, Cuba. PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Develops working knowledge of all technical requirements of projects
• Provides Quality Assurance for ongoing construction project
• Reviews contractor submittals
• Prepares responses to Requests for information (RFI) for questions related to engineering
• Evaluates proposed submittal substitutions with engineering implications; makes recommendations to the Project Director
• Coordinates the development of Independent Government Estimates (IGEs) for modifications and change orders
• Reviews and evaluates design calculations and data from an engineering perspective
• Prepares Monthly Progress Report summarizing project status, with emphasis on engineering
• Other related duties as assigned by the Project Director
• Performs a wide range of construction management functions
• Assisting the COR as a Construction Manager (CM) and management expert for planning, directing, managing, and coordinating the Department's overseas construction projects, and working with assigned project team members to achieve the highest possible priority and effectiveness in meeting the scope, schedule and cost goals of the OBO Construction Management projects
• Knowledge of architectural and structural work relating to repair/replacement of stone façade
• Demonstrated ability to work with contractor tradesmen and the supervisor
• Hands on knowledge of construction safety requirements
• Ability to coordinate work of a general contractor and interface with Embassy tenants
• Actual field inspection experience required
• Maintain daily logs, file weekly reports, facilitate weekly job meeting, coordinate with SPC Washington for all issues or proposed changes
• Works closely with the COR in coordinating the efforts of the OBO project staff providing leadership and guidance to the OBO project staff
• Ensures that an appropriate safety and accident prevention plan is implemented on each project contract
• Reviews, monitors and coordinates project safety issues with the Contractor, the Post Occupational Safety and Health Officer (POSHA), and the Safety Officer in CM's Construction Support Division, Controls Branch (OBO/CFSM/CS/CON), in accordance with the requirements of the US Corp of Engineers Safety and Health Requirements Manual and host country health and safety requirements when more stringent
• Assists post and/or manages the work of the OBO CM Project Contractor(s) in planning, coordinating, evaluating, and scheduling the work to ensure that Project Contractor(s) meet required standards of quality, civil schedule, cost goals, and contract compliance
• Interpret and explain plans and contract document terms to administrative staff, contractor superintendents, vendors, and OBO clients, representing the interests of OBO while ensuring the understanding of all that the Contracting Officer for the project contract is the only individual with authority to direct changes to the scope of work through written modifications
• Ensure that the project contractor(s) have obtained any necessary licenses and permits and that they are properly displayed with a copy in the project files prior to commencement of related works
• Ensures project contractors provide appropriate supervision and quality control inspectionsof the work
• Studies the International Building Code and job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods providing quality assurance inspections and field verification of all aspects of the contractor's quality control program; and supervises owner-sponsored field / laboratory tests as required to verify the contractor's quality control program
• Confer with supervisory personnel, Post clients, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems
• Receives contractor submittals and reviews for completeness and determines whether OBO project staff, OBO Design Engineer, or the Architectural/Engineering (A/E) performing construction phase services shall review and provide comments and recommendations for acceptance of the submittals
• Tracks the timeliness of submittals due from the contractor, their review by OBO, and response/return to the contractor
• Evaluates contractor's proposed submittal substitutions with construction engineering implications and makes recommendations to the COR concerning the disposition of the contractor's request
• Evaluates the necessity and accuracy of any contractor change order proposals
• Prepare Statements of Work and Independent Government Estimates for modifications and change orders as may be required
• Reviews and evaluates design calculations and data provided by the contractor(s) from a construction engineering perspective
• Ensures that the project contractors maintain as-built documentation
• Provides the COR with draft responses to the contractor's and other organization's requests for information;
• Reviews the contractor's monthly pay request accurately represents the work performed by the Project Contractors
• Ensures that materials for which payment has been requested are properly accounted for, in acceptable condition, and stored correctly
• Maintains a "Daily Project Log" as defined in the Construction Management Guidebook
• Prepares a CM Monthly Progress Report summarizing the status of construction project
• Publishes and distributes the CM Monthly Report as directed by the COR, maintaining progress photo albums for each contract project
• Implements and monitors project reporting in accordance with the Construction Management Guidebook
• Assists the COR in acquiring and utilizing local construction professionals and construction contractors; and ensures scopes of services required of local employee staff (LES) and local A/E firms are appropriately defined from an engineering standpoint
• Supports the COR in all contract administration matters, including negotiation of modifications and/or claims and interpretation of contract requirements
• Assists COR with review and analysis of project schedules, and with review and analysis of project contracts, specifications, modifications, change orders, and claims
• Develops and maintains an inventory of property to include domestic and overseas project property procured for the CM Projects, ensuring that inventory reporting complies with the requirements of the Department, the Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), and directions promulgated by the Office of the Deputy Director for Resource Management (OBO/RM)
• Assist with the development of presentations, special reports, and special projects as related to the engineering aspects of the overseas construction program
• Participates in project meetings and conferences as appropriate, and, when required, prepares minutes of project meetings
• Cooperates and coordinates with the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and other members of the project staff
• Undertakes other duties, similar to those described above, as may be assigned by the COR Scientific Research Corporation offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages excellence. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Scientific Research Corporation is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status. MINIMUM SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor degree or higher in Construction Management from an accredited institution in the U.S. + a minimum of 7 years of on-site vertical construction experience (such as field activities on buildings)
• A P.E. license may be substituted for the degree; your resume must clearly demonstrate this required background
• Shall have a Construction Management degree from an accredited university in the United States and a minimum of 7 years of experience in the commercial construction industry
• Design office experience shall not count toward an employee's experience. An active Professional Engineering License (PE) is acceptable in lieu of a degree.
• Minimum of 7 years of experience required on construction projects of similar scope and value to the project supported by this Task Order
• Must have Final Secret, Interim Top Secret (TS), or Final TS security clearance issued by the Defense Security Service at the time of consideration
• Knowledge of International Codes required DESIRED SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:
• Overseas experience preferred THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE DoD TOP SECRET CLEARANCE WORK LOCATION: HAVANA, CUBA (U.S. EMBASSY) PROJECT DURATION: 12 MONTHS WITH EXPECTED FOLLOW-ON WORK WITHIN THE PROGRAM Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled




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