Grand Rapids office — We are looking for someone who will successfully manage construction observation and testing schedules, construction observer mentoring, MDOT certified office technician responsibilities, and ensure accurate documentation on all construction projects.
- Schedule time of Construction Observation (CO) staff in coordination with Team Leaders and Project Managers.
- Become familiar with the plans and specifications for each job being inspected.
- Create project binders for Construction Observation staff for each project.
- Perform all MDOT Certified Office Technician duties for Local Agency Projects (LAP), and communicate with Project Managers (PM) to facilitate their oversight of the project.
- Work with Project Managers to encourage Construction Observation participation in preconstruction meetings and ensure preconstruction video is completed accurately and on time.
- Review all plans at 90% completion for constructability issues and again once plans are final to assure edits have been made.
- Visit project sites, at a minimum every 2 weeks, and provide simple emails reports to CO and PM regarding items and performance of the contractor and CO.
- Must be able to delegate, follow, and carry out specific instructions on an independent basis.
- Field questions from CO’s. If questions are design intent related, questions shall be directed to the PM. If question is not design intent related, question should be answered.
- Review, understand, and enforce company safety policies.
- Depending on work load, manage projects not designed in-house.
Work Conditions & Environment
- The Construction Services Manager works approximately half time in the office and half time in the field. There is a considerable amount of travel to and from job sites. While performing certain duties of the job, the employee may be required to stand up for eight hours or more at a time, walk in rugged conditions, and work in adverse weather conditions. The noise level in the field environment can be loud. He/she must be able to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds or more.
Education & Experience
- High school diploma or GED
- MDOT Office Technician Certification
- Relevant work experience
- Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or Concrete Technology or 5+ years relevant work experience.
- Proficient in ProjectWise, Field Manager/ Field Book, and E-Construct.
- Must be able to read and understand construction plans, blueprints, and maps.