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Construction Manager
Dragados

Company Description

Dragados is a member of ACS Group’s Construction Division. ACS Group has earned worldwide recognition as an expert in the promotion, development, construction and management of infrastructures and services. The group shows a lasting commitment to contributing to the development of the countries in which it has a presence by bringing about improvements in their well-being and sustainable growth through:

• The development of infrastructures, civil engineering, industrial installations, energy plants, telecommunications systems and wastewater treatment plants;

• The provision of services for the purpose of the comprehensive management of urban, logistic and industrial infrastructures;

• Active participation in the sectors essential to the economic and social development of any developed country, such as infrastructures and energy.

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Construction Management
Last Modified:
10/17/2018

Construction Manager

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary:

Plans, directs, and coordinates engineering and scheduling activities of designated project to ensure that goals or objectives of project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Candidates must be used to large projects and able to oversee all field activities. Coordinates daily/weekly meeting with all the area superintendents and project engineer to develop means and methods, schedule contracting needs and long lead deliveries. Develops cost control closely with the Project Engineer to keep cost within budget.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with professional staff responsible for project construction.
  • Manage all field operations and work sequence in conjunction with the Project Manager
  • Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget
  • Assist subordinate supervisors in maintaining production on budget and schedule
  • Review project estimate or plan to determine schedule, estimated job cost, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project
  • Understand project documents ie: completeness or inadequacies.
  • Anticipate project needs with sufficient lead-time to avoid delay of production
  • Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project, work closely with Human Resources in recruitment efforts as necessary
  • Oversees coordination with project staff to outline work plans, assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority
  • Review status and modify schedules or plans as required and prepares project reports for management, owners, and subcontractors
  • Follow-up on directives to be continuously on the alert for situations that are not progressing productively and for opportunities to improve project performance
  • Confer with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems
  • Work closely with Company employees, project supervisors, owners, external teams and support people to get commitments regarding PM's managerial and supervisory requests
  • Provide positive safety leadership to the project
  • Review field operation and ensure that the project provides a safe workplace
  • Coordinate the preparation and updating of the formal project construction schedule as required by the contract documents
  • Coordinate resource use with project superintendent; for example, craft assignment, crew sizes and project layout for offices, traffic flow, and material storage
  • Responsible for claims documentation
  • Coordinate material purchases, assure that subcontractor agreements are prepared and change orders are accurate and issued to owners, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Develop, maintain business relationships and manage subcontractor, client/owner, engineers, JV partner(s) and unions if applicable
  • Maintain relationships with contracting and regulatory agencies & executive management
  • Participate in project presentations to elected officials, general public and other stake holders
  • Responsible for project closeout. Secure loose ends by finishing paperwork, obtaining retainages, supporting supervisors and expediting claims
  • Debriefing of project to review all positive and negative aspects after completion
  • Able to confidently negotiate any & all matters on behalf of the Company as they relate to cost, schedule & contract matters with Owner/Sub suppliers
  • Knowledge and understanding of prevailing wage rules
  • Perform other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

      Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field from an accredited four-year college or university, Civil Engineering or Construction Management preferred
  • Ten (10) years of heavy highway and bridge project experience; construction and management experienced required
  • At least 2-4 Roadway projects with the State DOT. High traffic arterial projects will be of value

       Preferred:

  • Professional Engineer License valued
  • Federal, state and local knowledge and experience

      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, Competencies

  • Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge with Primavera P6 Scheduling Software is a plus
  • Knowledge of the TXDOT Standard Specifications
  • Communication – excellent oral presentation and written skills
  • Goal oriented – able to set goals and achieve them
  • Interpersonal – able to work well and persuade people at all organization levels
  • Organizational ability – able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects. Able to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach.

 

 

Dragados USA Inc., in an Equal Opportunity Employer

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