• International Senior Construction Manager

    Street
    3200 George Washington Way
    City
    Richland
    State
    WA
    Job ID
    2019-2204
  • Overview

    Sealaska Technical Services (STS) is seeking an International senior-level Construction Manager that is interested in traveling the world and working in fast-paced, exciting environments. STS is a growing, progressive business that provides environmental consulting, technology integration and deployment, engineering, environmental monitoring, and construction management services to a variety of governmental and commercial clients at job sites located around the world. This position is responsible at either a site or country level to ensure that construction is proceeding according to plan at assigned domestic or foreign locations. The Construction Manager will manage Health and Safety, QA/QC, local subcontractor performance, interface with key project stakeholders/partner country officials and have ultimate construction execution responsibility depending on the requirements at each site. We are looking for candidates that have experience managing construction projects in the Middle East.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage projects to ensure project scope is completed per approved plans and documentation; out of scope work is not performed without a change order; project schedule and budget are maintained; and planned technical quality is achieved. Specific duties may include preparation of regular progress reports; preparation of detailed project schedules; preparing requisitions for goods and services; reviewing invoices; tracking the project budget; and supervising project personnel and subcontractors.
    • Manage QA/QC or Health and Safety activities.
    • Work closely and provide technical oversight of foreign construction subcontractors to ensure local standards are being met and construction best practices are being followed.  
    • Consider suggestions to improve project schedules and productivity provided by project personnel and make recommendations based on thorough analysis. Successfully coordinate meetings and maintain good working relationships with clients and other project Stakeholders.
    • Demonstrate strong skills of diplomacy and interface with other technical and support personnel to ensure project objectives are met and fully meet project quality standards.
    • Support preparation of construction work plans, health and safety plans, sampling and analysis plans, schedules, estimates and other planning documents, as required, to meet the client’s scope, budget, schedule, and quality objectives.
    • Help develop existing and new client bases, and support preparation of proposals for new and follow-on work.
    • Monitor and promote project execution in compliance with program/corporate policies, procedures and guidelines.
    • Monitor baseline plans for potential changes; support timely invoicing; tracking of accounts payable; variance analysis and identifying corrective actions and need for contract modifications.
    • Monitor personnel performance in assignments to assist in efficient, economical, timely, productive, and profitable project execution; identify issues and alert senior management for assistance in resolution.
    • Other duties may be assigned as needed.

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to think strategically
    • Build and Foster Collaborative Relationships
    • Self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong diplomatic and interpersonal communications skills
    • Possess excellent data gathering and analysis skills.

    Training and Education:

    • Bachelor’s in Construction Management, Civil or Structural Engineering or another suitable engineering degree.
    • Ten to fifteen years of experience performing management of construction or environmental government/commercial projects either domestically or internationally
    • Experience managing construction projects in the Middle East is preferred/highly desirable. 

    Additional Skills or Certifications:

    • Broadly applied software including Microsoft Office and MS Project
    • OSHA 30 Hour Construction
    • First Aid/CPR/BBP

    Reporting to this position: Construction/Site Representatives, foreign subcontractors.

     

    Additional Requirements:

    • Position is subject to satisfactory completion of an annual overseas exam. A valid driver’s license is also required for this position.
    • Ability to travel internationally: 80-90%

    Physical Demands and Work Environment:

    The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bending or crouching; talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift/carry and/or move up to 25 pounds safely. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
    • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions and other elements prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
    • EOE M/F/D/V/SO

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