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Per Project Construction Monitoring Project Manager

Department: A&E Construction Services
Location: Shreveport, LA

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Use the following link to apply for the position: https://www.bvna.com/careers

Construction Services - Responsible for approving or disapproving monthly draw requests; monitoring such construction services as construction progress, and close out documents.  Davis Bacon Wage Rate worker interviews and payroll report review for housing construction projects assigned by the NYSHFA

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Construction Services/Davis Bacon Wage Rate Monitoring:

  • Read and understand plans, specifications and other construction documents
  • Knowledge and be able to interpret AIA Forms 702 & 703 or other draw request forms as presented by a contractor.
  • Compare actual percent of work completed with that presented by the contractor on his monthly draw request.
  • Identify deficiencies and or defects in the construction when compared to the plans and specs
  • Notify the client in terms related to a non construction person
  • Work with BV Accounting personnel to review Weekly Payroll Reports
  • Perform and document bi-weekly site visits to review progress and / or conduct investigations of General Contractor and subcontractors as may be necessary to ensure compliance with federal labor standards. 
  • Work with Program Manager in preparation of any DOL Section 5.7 enforcement report on behalf of HFA to be submitted to the Secretary of the DOL on all enforcement actions
  • Manages site review schedules and maintenance of the project reports and documents
  • Ensure the Certificate of Occupancy, health and fire dept inspection certifications are received
  • Enhances professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
  • May be required to climb ladder during onsite.
  • Ability to travel, on average, approximately 50% to 75% of time to client sites across the U.S. via plane and/or driving.  Common patterns of travel include two days on-site followed by three days at home per week; or one week on-site followed by one week at home.  The time at home is spent writing reports that communicate the field findings. Overnight stays away from home may be required.
  • Due to the possession of special skills or experience, may be assigned to perform various types of services such as, but not limited to: facility condition assessments, structural, mechanical, civil, or environmental surveys; pre-construction document reviews; construction monitoring; desk reviews; report reviews; or document review. This position may also be assigned to provide training programs.
  • Enhances professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
  • Complies with federal, state and local legal requirements by studying new and existing legislation; anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on necessary action.
  • Protects operations by keeping company information confidential.
  • Delivers outstanding customer service through timely response and proactive solutions to clients needs.
  • Demonstrates BV's guiding principles in support of the company's strategic goals.
  • Follows all documented policies, Standard Operating Procedures, and Work Instructions applicable to the position and support of BV's quality standards.
  • Maintains safe and clean work area by complying with all procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Ability to work from remote location.

 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Building Sciences, Construction Management, Architecture or Engineering.

 

  • Work experience in a related field can be substituted for 2 years of education; 5 years progressive experience with medium sized construction projects including experience handling multiple small to medium-sized projects in varying phases of development and experience managing the activities of architects, engineers, contractors and vendors; experience working with government agencies at all levels;  working professional knowledge of construction industry estimating programs and working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Microsoft Project.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

  • Current professional registration as a "Registered Architect" or "Professional Engineer" preferred
  • Valid driver's license is required
  • Personal credit sufficient to charge business travel expenses of up to $3,000 required.

 

Other Qualifications 

  • Must be willing to fly and live near (or be willing to relocate to) a major metropolitan area with reasonable access to a major airport. 
  • Ability to travel, on average, approximately 50% to 75% of time to client sites.  Common patterns of travel include two days on-site followed by three days at home per week; or one week on-site followed by one week at home.  The time at home is spent writing reports that communicate the field findings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications;
  • Excellent time management skills including ability to perform multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and ability to work independently.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to use and skillfully operate an electronic tablet efficiently in the field for live data collection is essential to this position.
  • A personal cell phone and supply your own internet service.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the on-site duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:

  • sit
  • stand
  • walk (for most of an 8-hour work day and up to 3 to 4 continuous hours at one time)
  • climb steps
  • Climb ladders (including vertical ladders up multiple stories) and/or steep roof stairs (for each building assessed, at least once per on-site assessment)
  • Ability to travel, on average, approximately 50% to 75% of time to client sites across the U.S. via plane and/or driving. 
  • balance
  • stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl (to observe basement and grade-level crawl spaces, and/or to read equipment data plates when necessary)
  • talk or hear
  • occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
  • use hands to finger, handle, or feel
  • reach with hands and arms
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

On-sites can occur up to one continuous week at a time, or typically at least one or two days per week.  As a general expectation, for approximately 1/3 to 1/2 of the PM’s time, travel and on-site work is anticipated and expected.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

 

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

EEO/AAE: BV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/V/D are encouraged to apply. BV is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, gender, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities, “disabled Veterans”, or Veterans with service-connected disabilities, are encouraged to apply. BV values the service Veterans have given to our country and we strongly support the hiring of returning Service Members. BV is a federal contractor and requests priority referrals of protected Veterans. Questions: Jennifer Dodson, 800-733-0660.

 

Please understand that this offer does not create a contract of employment for a definite term or a contract of continuing employment. BV is an at-will employer and either party can terminate the relationship at any time with or without cause and with or without notice.

 

 

 

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