The Construction Management group is an organization within the SLAC Facilities and Operations Directorate, (F&O), responsible for management and delivery of SLAC construction subcontracts. The Field Construction Manager 2, (FCM2), reports to the F&O Construction Manager and is assigned to report to various Project Managers. The FCM2 will assist in effectively managing the assigned subcontracts in accordance with SLAC ES&H requirements, Procurement requirements, and customer needs while balancing and managing ambiguous priorities. Additional responsibilities include assuming the lead position in complex projects that include up to three other members of the FCM team. The Field Construction Manager participates in constructability, cost and schedule review, and provides frequent and clear communications and advice on contract schedules, cost containment, and reports on subcontractor performance. The Field Construction Manager will assist Projects in monthly financial progress accruals, and earned value performance reporting. The Field Construction Manager must be well versed in construction contracts management and advises on appropriate responses to subcontractors as an advocate for the University. The Field Construction Manager advises on efficient alternative courses of action and contractual conflict resolution. Goals include project safety, cost, and schedule performance, developing excellent customer relations with stakeholders and excellent business relations with subcontractors. Commitment, ownership, diligence, persistence, and integrity are required.
Note: SLAC is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory operated by Stanford University and based in Menlo Park; CA. Due to COVID-19-related curtailment of on-site activities, the job duties for this position may be required to be performed from home until full site access is restored.
Your specific responsibilities include:
Lead and oversee construction activities from project initiation through completion. Responsible for safety compliance, technical compliance, and quality assurance of construction projects. Serve as a technical lead for a field construction management services.
Perform and oversee all phases of field inspections and quality assurance for capital projects.
Develop and implement internal controls and provide recommendations for process improvements. Oversee and conduct review of job safety analyses, as required.
Provide daily construction reports and maintain up-to-date files of all construction documents.
Lead and/or participate in project review meetings to keep Project Manager apprised of project progress, status, quality and schedule.
Identify and evaluate potential new observed hazards and implement controls as project's scope of work changes; ensure work is authorized and released in accordance with approved guidelines and processes prior to commencing work activity.
Monitor the work of subcontractors. Document and report all contractor deficiencies to Project Manager.
Represent the field construction management aspect of the project at the university level and/or to external constituencies.
Other duties may also be assigned
Note: Due to COVID-19-related curtailment of on-site activities, the job duties for this position may be required to be performed from home until full site access is restored. Given the nature of this position, SLAC is open to both telecommuting and remote work options.
To be successful in this position you will bring:
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field with minimum ten years’ experience in construction superintendence or management, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
Extensive experience in construction and construction management.
Extensive experience planning, directing, and coordinating activity on construction sites.
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to influence and motivate.
Demonstrated excellent planning, and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend construction documents, including plans, specifications, contracts, regulatory requirements, Request for Information (RFI), Critical Path Method (CPM) schedules etc.
Working knowledge of testing, special inspection, permitting, Request for Information (RFI), submittals, change order, and scheduling policies and procedures associated with construction contracts.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong presentation skills
Demonstrated competency in computer operation including Primavera Construction Manager and P6, Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project Schedule, Outlook, and SharePoint.
Certifications and Licenses:
Valid California non-commercial Class driver’s license.
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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is one of 17 Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories. Operated by Stanford University on behalf of the DOE, SLAC develops and operates some of the world’s premier science facilities, including the first hard X-ray free-electron laser. Researchers from SLAC and other premier institutions around the world use our facilities to investigate some of the most exciting and important problems facing our society in areas such as clean energy, environmental science, biomedicine, and advanced materials.