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SCA Project Officer in New York, NY at Gilbane

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities across the United States and throughout the world that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.

 The Construction Project Manager will serve as the School Construction Authority's on-site representative overseeing one or more construction projects at various stages of development.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Provide the administration and coordination of activities for the design and construction of complex and highly visible construction and modernization projects under the guidance of a senior level Project Officer
  • Ensure the quality and high standards of performance and compliance in both design and construction by all consultants, vendors, etc.
  • Make decisions and take action in a timely manner to expedite the timely completion of construction projects
  • Correct mistakes and errors in design and construction before they can be extensively incorporated into the project or as early in the construction process as possible
  • Make decisions on phasing and scheduling and ensure preparation of schedules for planning, design and construction
  • Monitor schedules and take appropriate actions to ensure that project is completed on schedule and within approved cost limitations
  • Interact with contractors, construction managers, local school personnel and Senior Project Officers to minimize project concerns
  • Participate in the development and implementation of project procedures and policies
  • Provide guidance and advice construction staff
  • Resolve issues and problems listed in field reports made by architects and construction management
  • Work with architect/engineers regarding change orders, interpretation of contract documents, shop drawing submittals/approvals and other technical matters as required, to ensure structurally sound, code compliant and aesthetic facility
  • Issue field memoranda or directives to contractors to enforce contract
  • Advise senior management regarding the necessity for the assessment of liquidated damages and other contractual enforcement mechanisms, including default
  • Use independent judgment to make on-site change order decisions and negotiate with contractors
  • Review contractors claims or disputed work and advise senior management as to appropriate action
  • Compile contract and project documentation necessary for adjudicating or denying claims
  • Visit various job sites as required in the performance of the above
  • Perform other related tasks

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors'degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in one or more construction and design related fields
  • Minimum 2 years experience managing all phases of construction work valued at $5 Million +
  • Valid drivers license

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs.

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.