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Construction Manager

Company: Arcadis
Location: Clifton Park
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future. One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.Role description: This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join our team locally with support from one of the best-qualified municipal consulting firms in the country. The Construction Manager, with the support of a strong technical and project management staff, will utilize their experience and technical knowledge of construction to manage small to large construction projects and assist in project pursuits within the municipal and industrial markets of this region to help build and grow our practice. Typical project types include construction of civil works, energy projects, buildings and building systems, and environmental remediation projects, as well as water/wastewater treatment plants and related facilities. Role accountabilities: Providing construction leadership through all phases of projects up to and including managing project teams' daily construction activities, managing contracts, maintaining QA/QC requirements and approaches, all while providing clients with regular progress updates. Monitoring performance of contractors, overall site safety, subcontractors, and suppliers. Relaying any issues related to these to clients, including any changes or deviations from plan, on a regular basis. Client Management / Development activities will include: managing overall client expectations, assisting with project pursuit efforts, and identification of new projects to pursue. Assisting in development of scopes of work and budgets for various projects. Working with Project Manager to plan, manage, execute, and deliver various engineering projects on time, on budget, and to the performance expectations of the client. Supporting the work of others, including mentoring junior level staff. Utilizing knowledge of cost trends, change management, claims, and other construction-related matters to ensure success of project delivery while maintaining Arcadis' standards and specifications. Using both oral and written communication skills to effectively lead and conduct progress, project, safety, scheduling, and other contract administration meetings with client, contractor, local agencies, and the community. Value engineering such as recommending improvements to save project costs and/or shorten project schedules. Reviewing and processing of contractor submittals, shop drawings, RFIs, and change orders. Other responsibilities will include acting as liaison to design staff to obtain field information to answer design questions and respond to contractor RFIs. Other duties as assigned. Key Attributes: Client experience & knowledge in New York. Qualifications & Experience: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction, or a closely related field of study. 1+ years of construction experience as a Resident Engineer or Construction Manager (relevant experience preferred). Experience managing construction budgets and schedules, construction estimating, change order negotiation, and bidding Preferred Qualifications: Professional credentials, such as PE or FE or working towards obtaining a PE. Construction-related credentials, such as Certified Construction Manager (CCM). Construction-related training such as NYSDOH Asbestos Project Monitor, OSHA 30-Hour Supervisor and OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER. Active participation in regional or national professional association(s). Experience with Primavera P6 Professional Project Management and/or Microsoft Project and the Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Why Become an Arcadian? Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet. We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them. As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate. To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030. Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging: We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Transform Your World #LI-ES1#Resilience-NA #Water-NA

Keywords: Arcadis, Albany , Construction Manager, Executive , Clifton Park, New York

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