The Construction Manager I position will support the Campus Planning Construction team in managing a high volume of projects. The Construction Manager will oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion in a timely and cost-effective manner. This position offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional with broad knowledge across the disciplines of residential, commercial, retail/restaurant, planning, and design.
The ideal candidate will assist in managing multiple construction projects that are in various stages of design and completion as well as new project initiation. The Construction Manager will be responsible for monitoring the progress of projects onsite to ensure the project is being managed properly and avoid delays. The Construction Manager will work closely with the Senior Project Manager.
What you will do:
Key Roles & Responsibilities
Oversee for Civil, Architectural, MEP, Fire Protection, BA, AV/IT, and FF&E’s
Day to day oversight of new construction projects from planning to completion
Work and develop vendors of owner supplied equipment and services
Review all work in progress for contractual performance and quality
Monitor and report on project progress
Commissioning and hand off to property management and ownership
Continuing development of community and professional relationships
Ensure the safety and security of the construction site
Communicate and negotiate with external partners
Demonstrate strong skills for project management, contract administration, budget development/tracking, communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
Collaborate with engineers and subcontractors to determine project needs
Plan inspections and obtain construction permits
Reviewing and becoming familiar with the schedule and budget, and ensuring adherence to both
Placing orders for materials, and being responsible for equipment and materials onsite
Following the project timeline to ensure deadlines are met
Attend OAC meetings
Research and estimating for architecture, structural, and construction for smaller projects, and cross departmental needs (internal pre-construction services)
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands 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 position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Sitting or leaning while on post will not be permitted.
Physical demands: Occasionally, while performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to travel independently regionally and in communities served. In the work environment described below, position requires works at a desk and utilizing a computer and a telephone for prolonged periods of time and good eye/hand coordination, bending, and stretching for filing, and physical stamina to life a minimum of 25 pounds to a height of at least three feet for art materials storage and preparation and as appropriate for the demands of the division office. Visual acuity to review written materials is required for this job.
Work Environment: Work will be performed in an office environment, museum spaces, and in communities served. Occasional evening and weekend hours are required. The noise level in the Museum work environment is usually low to moderate.
All offers of employment are contingent on your successful completion (where permitted by state law) of a confidentiality agreement and a background check. AWE requires all employees to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, or meet Arkansas state requirements, subject to accommodations. In addition, you will need to provide proper identification verifying your eligibility to work in the United States on your first day of work.
AWE is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status of protected veteran, among other things or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
Qualifications required for your success:
BS in Construction Management or equivalent experience in architecture, civil engineering, or related field
Demonstrated knowledge of construction management processes, means, and methods
Demonstrated knowledge of building products, construction details, and relevant building codes, regulations, and quality standards
Familiarity with construction management software packages
Ability to plan and see the “big picture”
Competent in conflict resolution and crisis management
Resourceful with a network of advisors and/or the ability to access appropriate advisors to institute best practices in serving the needs of the museum
Strategic thinker, with vision and entrepreneurial spirit, who anticipates issues, understands outcomes, and effects solutions on a proactive basis
Ability to serve as a trusted advisor to clients, colleagues, and consultants, and exhibit humility, integrity, and exercise sound judgement
Relentless in the pursuit of excellence and continuous improvement. Have a proven background of developing team members, enhancing processes, systems, and platforms to increase operational efficiency. Empower others to make a difference
A passion to serve in a way that demonstrates respect and care for guests and staff, exceeds expectations, and has fun along the way
Keen attention to details
Knowledge of Construction Best Practices and safety