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Sr. Resident Construction Manager / Infrastructure

Job Description and Requirements
Principal Objective 

Senior level project management position as the Authorized Representative (Owner’s Engineer representing the Royal Commission) to the Project Contractor for infrastructure construction projects (land development, roads, utilities, landscape, multi-story buildings, schools, and mosques). Responsible for construction management of the contractor to ensure project completion within established budgets and schedules - in accordance with design specifications and contractual obligations. Maintains and supervises team of Resident Construction Engineers and administrative support staff on assigned project(s). 

Organizational Relationship 

Reports to Owner’s Construction Section Manager. Frequent contacts with senior level of Owner’s upper management and other Owner departments – such as but not limited to; Engineering, Project Management Department, Finance and Budgeting, and End users / stakeholders. Provides direction and supervision to Resident Construction engineers, project administrative staff, and other specifically assigned positions to the project – as needed. 

Major Activities Performed 

1. Monitors and ensures Contractor meets and fulfills project goals, design specifications and contractual obligations – such as construction management activities and methodology, budget, schedule requirements, field operations, Owner’s procedures, quality control and Safety. 

2. Develops a close working relationship with contractor. Provides project management guidance in interpretation of specifications, procedures, methods, schedule, and productivity. Reviews problems with contractor to determine whether proposed remedies are adequate for resolution. 

3. Supervises the Resident Construction Engineers (Arch, Civil, Elec, Mech) and Administrative support staff. 

4. Receives initiates and routes all correspondence and submittals between Contractor and Owner. 

5. Reviews shop drawings / as-built drawings, material submittals and technical or contractual clarifications submitted by contractor, and coordinates and routes for various Departmental or End User approvals. 

6. Reviews and recommends approval of Contractor’s Monthly Invoices and Progress reports. 

7. Initiates, routes for approval, and presents packages of Letter of Instruction, Tacit Approval or Change Order/Modification packages as needed. Experience and Qualifications 

1. BS degree in Engineering, Project or Construction Management. 

2. 15 years of construction and/or engineering experience or Infrastructure works projects, of which at least 8 years must be direct Project or Construction Management responsibility of Infrastructure works and systems (Roads, electric, potable water, irrigation, sanitary sewer, etc.) 

3. Professional Registration or Project Management Institute certification is desirable. 

4. Working experience and general knowledge of multi-craft and multi-discipline construction practices – and in a multi-cultural environment. 

5. Ability to read and understand Technical Specifications, Design Drawings, Primavera Schedules, and Contract documents. 

6. Fluent in English – oral and written, is required. 

7. Knowledgeable with MS Office computer systems; MSWord, Excel, Power Point.