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Design Manager

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Founded in 1890, The Lane Construction Corporation is one of America’s leading construction companies, specializing in heavy civil construction services and products in the transportation, infrastructure, and energy industries. Lane has a unique combination of capabilities including public-private partnerships/innovative financing and joint ventures; large, complex design-build and bid-build projects; as well as the ability to produce and install asphalt, aggregates, and concrete. Lane Worldwide Infrastructure, Inc., an affiliate of The Lane Construction Corporation, manages Lane’s International Operations, which develops transportation and infrastructure projects in the Middle East.

Lane’s 5,600 employees team with customers and partners on diverse projects including highways, bridges, racetracks, mass transit, and airport systems, and the development of energy resources. With expertise in the fields of engineering, procurement, and construction project management, Lane has the proven capacity to handle multiple, large-scale projects and to quickly mobilize resources to staff any project. The company provides the resources, innovative solutions, and emphasis on safety and quality control that produce high-quality results. Headquartered in Cheshire, Connecticut, Lane has annual revenues of more than $1.7 billion. Lane is owned by global construction leader, Salini Impregilo. For more information, visit www.laneconstruct.com.

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Design Manager – Tunnel and Heavy/Highway


Reports to:  Senior Vice President


The Design Manager is responsible for the overall coordination of the design management process for the pursuit and execution of design-build and P3 projects. The Design Manager is involved in the Design, Technical Proposal, Estimate and Cosntruction. The Design Manager leads the team towards a common goal; identifying and resolving issues, developing and executing a delivery strategy after award, communicating the plan and status of the project, understanding owner requirements and representing Lane interests to an owner and joint venture partners. The Design Manager is involved in all project phases from inception to completion. The Design Manager is expected to work in a project office while assigned to a project and a corporate office between assignments.



Including but not limited to:

  • Responsible for the overall coordination and delivery of design on large complex alternative delivery projects to include Design-Build and PPP projects.

  • Manage the design development, serving as interface between design and construction and responsible for design schedule and budget performance.

  • Work closely with a variety of interested parties during the design phase of the project to ensure constructability of deliverables.

  • Manage/Coordinate the flow of design information between client, and consultants.

  • Monitor and review design consultant performance.

  • Effectively maintain diverse relationships with the Owner, design firm, and project stakeholders and influencers.

  • Works directly with project controls and scheduling staff to manage the project, analyze Earned Value and Schedule performance, and effectively work with various team interfaces to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters.

  • Directs and coordinates activities of Project Team, to ensure the project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.

  • Develops, reviews and obtains confirmation of financial and project delivery schedule activities of design and construction as they relate to all disciplines involved.

  • Establish/Define/Promote values, expectations, and performance standards for team and individual members in accordance with Lane’s mission, vision, and values

  • Represent Lane’s team and manage their relationships to:  Owners, Subcontractors, Suppliers, and other outside stakeholders to the project

  • Carry out job duties while maintaining Lane values

  • And other duties as assigned


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