Transit Facilities Construction Manager
Richmond, VA 
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15762

Job Description

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,600 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, currently ranked #52 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

JMT's Richmond Office is seeking a Construction Manager to be responsible for managing a renovation on a Transit Facility Project.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Develop Project Management Plans (PMP) for assigned projects
  • Provide construction management oversight during all phases of the project
  • Maintain excellent relationships with clients, building occupants, architects/engineers, and contractors
  • Manage and coordinate inspection staff
  • Manage project schedule from inception to close out
  • Oversee project control staff and review products such as schedules and cost estimates
  • Run project job-site meetings
  • Review contractor work in place to ensure compliance with plans and specifications
  • Review and approve contractor monthly requisitions and invoices
  • Perform Change Order Analysis and provide recommendations to client
  • Efficient change order management and cost control
  • Report on project issues and provide status updates
  • Perform other duties as may be required



Required Skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective leadership skills for managing and mentoring field staff
  • Ability to take charge and effectively manage contractors to meet project schedule
  • Knowledge of OSHA safety regulations with 10HR OSHA Safety card
  • The ability to work well with others, and willingness to learn in a team environment
  • Ability to evaluate contractor provided construction CPM schedules, including logic and sequencing


Required Experience
  • Experience with a heavy commuter rail such as Amtrak, MARC or VRE on facility and station projects
  • Light Rail experience for Transit Agencies such as WMATA will also be considered
  • Understanding of FRA requirements
  • Minimum of ten years of construction experience serving as a Construction Manager, Construction Management Representative, Owner's Representative or Construction Superintendent
  • Experience with renovation projects in federal courthouses involving high end finishes and building system repair and restoration that involved the active management, oversight and/or inspection of multiple construction trades and close coordination with the Government/Owner on construction issues
  • Knowledge and experience working with Federal Government Project Managers/CORs on project costs and budgets, processing change requests, requests for information, submittals, and field observation reports
  • Experience using SharePoint or related Government construction management software (ePM, ProjNet, etc.) to communicate construction progress and process documentation
  • Experience using MS Excel or related cost estimating software to develop Independent Cost Estimates for change order negotiations
  • Experience reviewing engineering designs, contractor shop drawings and/or vendor specifications and plans, or similar, to determine constructability and practicality of proposed work and adherence to established standards and requirements

Preferred Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management
  • Engineering in Training (EIT), Registered Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Construction Manager, or Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Previously trained in Rail Safety and Yard Operations
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30-hour construction safety training
  • Experience on Federal Courthouse Renovation projects
  • Familiarity with GSA policies and procedures
  • Project Controls Experience

Working Conditions

Work is performed in both an office and field (construction) environment. Office to field time is approximately 25% to 75% respectively. Field work requires climbing, walking and standing at a construction site and may be outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 50 lbs) may be required. Travel required.

Job Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Client Focus
  • Results-Oriented
  • Building Relationships & Teamwork
  • Integrity & Ethics

JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.



Job Location
Richmond, Virginia, United States

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
10+ years
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