Head of Construction

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Vice President of Project Operations, the Head of Construction is responsible for managing construction activities for megaprojects. This includes oversight of the Authority’s contractors’ performance, management of the Authority’s construction staff, and other duties as necessary.

TYPICAL TASKS/DUTIES
  • Perform as a lead CM team and supervise the CM’s efforts
  • Perform Constructability reviews
  • Monitor CM for project execution and follow up progress
  • Review and approve cost estimates that include conceptual estimates prior to design as well as detailed time and materials estimates from design documents including independent estimates of construction change orders
  • Review and approve pre-bid CPM schedules from design documents.
  • Develop or implement existing policies and procedures for construction contract administration, performance reporting (cost & schedule), submittal review, quality assurance, progress payments, document control, change order/claim analysis, commissioning and project acceptance/close-out.
  • Develops work plans and manages Authority construction staff responsible for overseeing performance of Authority’s contractors
  • Reviews contract documents and assists with procurement, pre-bid conferences, and evaluations
  • Resolves field construction problems in coordination with engineering staff, third parties, and other agencies as necessary.
  • Attends progress meetings with both internal team and clients, develops status reports, and delivers presentations as required
  • Recommends policy and procedure improvements
  • Develops and implements a quality audit program, monitors contractor corrective actions, and ensures a quality project conforming to plans and specifications
  • Monitors claims, suggests ways to mitigate impacts, and develops workarounds
  • Supports Authority safety vision and complies with all safety rules, policies, and procedures
  • Perform effective change management negotiations and contract administration services. Prepare independent cost estimate, analyze proposed changes, prepare a negotiation plan, and negotiate change orders on behalf of the Owner.
  • Review and analyze construction claims and develop sound recommendations to the client.

Qualification

To successfully perform the typical tasks and duties of the position, the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities listed below are required:
  • This position requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering in any field
  • Age over 50 years old
  • Required Minimum: 10 years’ experience in construction manager (non-residential) and construction project management
  • Preferred: 10 years of leading work for mega and high tech projects budget 3,000 Million USD or above
  • Experience in heavy construction is desirable
  • Good communication in English, TOEIC 600 is preferred
GCME – GC Maintenance and Engineering Company Limited
GCME – GC Maintenance and Engineering Company Limited

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