Construction Manager


148 days ago

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Construction Manager

Dubai, UAE

Parsons' engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.

Position Overview:

Provides all on-site construction management activities associated with the completion of contract packages of a landmark project consisting of multiple pavilions, souks, parks and entertainment venues. Monitors performance of the construction supervision team to confirm compliance with contractual requirements. Supports the Project Director in the management of construction project to monitor on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations; and monitors risks/problems and helps develop options to resolve.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works with other consultants and contractors to manage and direct the overall planning of construction activities to identify critical milestones and priorities.
  • Provides the required leadership to the team for proper execution of the work. M anages the assignment of manpower, materials, and equipment to maximize efficiency, maintain schedules, and to meet budget goals. Keeps alert to possible problem areas and takes preventive action to ensure that critical milestones are met.
  • Establishes, monitors, and maintains construction engineering quality control in the field.
  • Prepares periodic reports summarizing progress of construction activities for higher-level management and clients. Prepares technical reports and conduct high quality presentations when needed.
  • Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.
  • Establishes and maintains a close working relationship with project design engineering, client representatives, and contractors.
  • Reviews material submittals, shop drawings and method statements. Recommends approval, forwards to the Client for final approval and follows-up with the Client, as applicable.
  • Monitors contractor performance pertaining to schedule and conformance to plans and specifications. Performs technical reviews and evaluations.
  • Maintains project control documentation, design drawings and specifications, back-charge documents, change orders, etc.
  • Conducts performance evaluations for assigned personnel.
  • Frequently interfaces with upper-level management and client personnel. Keeps them informed of the progress and relay potential problem that may affect the project so a prompt action can be made.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Experience and Qualification:
  • Degree in Civil or Landscape Engineering.
  • Minimum 15 years of experience providing construction and project management services.
  • Multi-disciplinary experience including landscape, water features, structures, MEP and buildings. Experience working on a fast-track, landmark project is ideal.
  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are also required.
  • Knowledge of contract language, standard contract conditions such as FIDIC.
  • Experience in the construction of large civil/infrastructure projects in Dubai is required.
  • Commitment to quality and safe work practices.