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Construction manager/resident engineer

Company: Mott MacDonald Group Limited
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Mott MacDonald is looking for a construction professional to join our ever-expanding transportation team in Southern California. Specifically, we are looking for an qualified Construction Manager/Resident Engineer with experience in one or more of the following--rail transit, highway, bridge and/or other heavy civil construction--projects.

The candidate will be responsible for project management activities and will be the primary point of contact during the construction phase. The candidate will apply their comprehensive knowledge of market and various construction disciplines to manage staff, schedule, budget, risk, quality and contractual aspects to successful delivery projects for our client.

Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to:

  • Extensive background in civil construction, multiple areas a plus.
  • Lead construction management pursuits and fill a key role in delivering projects
  • Understanding of the construction market and opportunities
  • Identification of key staff for hire
  • Directs and reviews the overall planning of construction activities to identify critical milestones and priorities
  • Develop and establish efficient office and field procedures
  • Review/analyze engineering related materials, reports, documents, plans and specifications.
  • Develops and presents contract administrative tasks including reports, pay quantity calculations, estimates, labor compliance reviews, change orders, claims review and resolution, schedules, etc.
  • Make significant and final determinations regarding contract administration.
  • Coordinate all construction activities including Assistant Resident Engineers, Construction Inspectors, Office/Field Engineers, Material Testers, Subconsultant Staff and Administrative/Project Personnel.
  • Has knowledge of the pertinent contract documents and references specific to the project.
  • Assist with scope of work changes - confirm that contractor is constructing project per the approved plans and specifications.
  • Ability to write and prepare clear and concise reports and correspondence.
  • Exercises sound engineering judgment and follows through on determinations made during oversight of all field operations.
  • Resolves or facilitates the resolution of all discrepancies or problems with contract documents and issues arising from field operations.
  • Use technical knowledge to furnish comprehensive constructability analysis and review construction documents.
  • Review and comment on contractor schedules and develop schedule mitigations which keep the project on track
  • Determines and reviews budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule
  • Manages and reviews the assignment of workforce, materials, and equipment to maximize efficiency, maintain schedules, and to meet budget goals
  • Reports monthly to the client on the status of the project
  • Prepares and/or reviews cost and risk analyses and extra work claims for the client
  • Provide analysis of claims and recommendations for the client
  • Will be the primary contact and required to maintain a strong client relationship
  • Manage the project to the standard safety and quality assurance requirements for the client Candidate Specification Mott MacDonald's association with the transportation industry dates back to the 1900s. We're looking for individuals to join us as we continue to grow in the North America region. Applications shall demonstrate the following minimum qualifications and experience:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or another related field.
    • CA PE License in Civil Engineering.
    • Minimum 20 years of experience overseeing major heavy civil, highway and rail transit projects.
    • Minimum 10 years of supervisory experience in the management of major heavy civil construction contracts.
    • Minimum 5 years' experience with alternative delivery; Design-Build, Progressive Design-Build, CMGC.
    • Ability to effectively manage teams and communicate with clients.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Possess a valid driver's license with clean driving record. Job Profile Here at Mott MacDonald, we are experts in engineering, management, and development services supporting multisector project work in over 150 countries. One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, we pride ourselves in our ability to deliver exceptional outcomes through the connected thinking of our 16,000+ talented consultants. Sustainability and innovation are at the heart of all of our sectors which, in North America include Advisory, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation, and Water. Other Information Equality, diversity and inclusion
      We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.
      Equal employment opportunity is the law.--English--version ,--Spanish--version ,--Chinese--version .
      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status or disability status.
      Agile working
      At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.
      More about Mott MacDonald
      We're a global engineering, management and development consultancy.
      Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients' businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.
      A fundamental part of this is respecting each person's differences and striving to meet their needs.
      Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence Job Ref 54019BR Country United States Region/State California Project programme and commercial management, Surveying inspection and field services Sector Transport Website Region North America Website Sector Project management, Rail and metros, Transportation

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