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Department Manager - Construction Management

Company: Michael Baker International
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

DESCRIPTION Michael Baker International is seeking a Department Manager - Construction to join our Harrisburg, PA office. The successful candidate will be responsible for the Vertical Construction Management Department's day to day management and operation. They will be responsible for oversight of all projects being undertaken by the Department, including adherence to project scope, schedule, budget, and quality control/quality assurance, staff utilization, and the safety of the team. Duties also include developing and growing the team as well as developing and maintaining positive client relations.

  • Responsible for the Department's operations through planning, delegation, execution, and review of work objectives
  • Coordinate business development activities of Project Managers within the Department, including go/no-go decision inputs, client outreach and marketing, teaming arrangements, proposal development and review, and interview preparation and delivery
  • Responsible for direct labor ratio and utilization goals at the Department level
  • Oversee project requirements by ensuring that quality standards and project deadlines are met
  • Responsible for winning work (NNWA), backlog, and growing/expanding the business
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining client relations and management, including monitoring client satisfaction; clients include both internal and external
  • Fully engage on key Department pursuits and participate in development and execution of Capture Plans with the objective of increasing the win probability of targeted pursuits
  • Assist in the strategy and messaging for targeted pursuits, including all elements to craft a winning proposal
  • Provide input to annual budgetary development process in coordination with finance and upper-level operations management
  • Review analyses of project activities, costs, operations, and forecast data to determine department progress toward stated goals and objectives
  • Lead Department compliance and adherence to quality management and quality assurance practices
  • Maintain current knowledge regarding applicable regulatory, legal, industry practice, and company/client standards of procedure (SOPs)
  • Ensure projects within the Department adhere to Michael Baker Quality Management requirements including Project Management Plans, and Quality Verification Forms
  • Expected to be billable on projects as appropriate
  • Solve sensitive administrative issues that surface within the department as required
  • Assist with/perform preconstruction activities, estimating, constructability reviews, and value engineering efforts
  • Assist with/develop bid documents and bidding activities
  • Develop and issue contracts
  • Manage and ensure Federal and State funding compliance requirements
  • Review, manage, and maintain construction phase functions such as, but not limited to, project schedules, project budgets, submittals, RFIs, pay applications, various contractor provided certifications, and disadvantage business enterprises
  • Coordinate with contractors to resolve issues
  • Oversee construction acceptance procedures and construction progress along with approving contractor invoices
  • Manage a Department of up to 9 team members
  • Execute personnel management duties to include hiring, training, timekeeping approval, performance assessment, promotion/career progression recommendations, retention, voluntary turnover, disciplinary action, and employment termination
  • Occasional to moderate travel may be required PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Building Science, or related field
    • 7-10 years of proven construction project management experience
    • In-depth understanding of construction procedures, materials, and management principles
    • Experience with MS Office Suite of products
    • Experience with BlueBeam Software or Adobe Pro
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills

Keywords: Michael Baker International, Harrisburg , Department Manager - Construction Management, Executive , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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