CDM Smith is pursuing a senior construction manager to join our established team of accomplished professionals. Construction management experience in wastewater is highly desired. As a member of our team, this individual will provide technical expertise to the firm, and leadership to a staff of construction representatives and project support staff. The individual will plan, direct, and coordinate construction projects ranging from large multi-discipline projects to moderately complex.
Coordinate and control all construction management activities including CPM scheduling, claims management, project coordination, risk management, and quality management on a large complex construction management assignment.
Communicate and interface with internal/external team members and authorities involved in the planning, design, execution and construction activities.
Create, manage, monitor, and track project definitions and objectives including scope of work, schedule and budget.
Prepare detailed statements of work with associated work breakdown structures and gains concurrence and approval from internal and external stakeholders regarding various project aspects.
Assess potential project risk and outlines risk mitigation solutions.
Ensures adherence to company and project management policies, procedures, and practices.
Serve as the primary contact for the Client and home office staff.
Responsible for ensuring timely client payment and follows up on outstanding client invoices to obtain payment. Reviews and approves subcontractor/vendor invoices to ensure timely payment to outside resources.
Coordinate construction projects at the Annacis Island WWTP site with plant operations and maintenance activities.
Track, monitor and apply metrics (Key Performance Indicators) to the response of RFIs and shop drawing submittals by the Contractor to the Design Consultant Construction Engineering Team (DCCET) and by the DCCET to the Contractor
Prepare monthly reports and other management documents as necessary and as requested by the client.
Interface with the client’s technical and operations staff.
Build the project team including sub-consultants and subcontractors and manage their duties and activities.
Plan and conduct work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and application of standard engineering or construction techniques, procedures, and criteria.
Provide guidance to drafters/designers, engineers, craft workers, other project team members, contractors or subcontractors.
Ensure that construction is completed in accordance with the Contract Documents and CDM Smith Quality Standards.
Manage resources and budget effectively contributing to the overall profitability of the firm.
Establish processes and procedures to reduce cost, limit risks and provide a safe work environment for our staff.
Mentor staff and contribute to the firm’s knowledge management system. Clearly communicate project deadlines, assignments and objectives to project team members. Assigns work and provides direction to project staff with regard to timeliness and completion of project objectives.
Assist in development of a construction management network in the Vancouver B.C. area. Build, maintain and manage strong client relationships. Ensure client satisfaction by delivering quality, on-time project outcomes as a result of good planning and organizational skills; manages client expectations. Identify opportunities for change orders and repeat business though pre-eminent project execution and developed client relationships
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management and 15 Years of experience in construction or Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and 20 years of construction experience or a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) from the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) and 20 years of experience of construction experience or27 years of construction experience in lieu of degree. P.Eng. desired.
Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.