Transit Facilities Construction Manager
Herndon, VA 
Posted 4 days ago
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Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,800 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT is currently ranked #60 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

JMT's Herndon Office is seeking a Construction Manager to be responsible for managing a renovation on a Transit Facility Project.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Develop Project Management Plans (PMP) for assigned projects
  • Provide construction management oversight during all phases of the project
  • Maintain excellent relationships with clients, building occupants, architects/engineers, and contractors
  • Manage and coordinate inspection staff
  • Manage project schedule from inception to close out
  • Oversee project control staff and review products such as schedules and cost estimates
  • Run project job-site meetings
  • Review contractor work in place to ensure compliance with plans and specifications
  • Review and approve contractor monthly requisitions and invoices
  • Perform Change Order Analysis and provide recommendations to client
  • Efficient change order management and cost control
  • Report on project issues and provide status updates
  • Perform other duties as may be required

Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective leadership skills for managing and mentoring field staff
  • Ability to take charge and effectively manage contractors to meet project schedule
  • Knowledge of OSHA safety regulations with 10HR OSHA Safety card
  • The ability to work well with others, and willingness to learn in a team environment
  • Ability to evaluate contractor provided construction CPM schedules, including logic and sequencing
Required Experience
  • Experience with a heavy commuter rail such as Amtrak, MARC or VRE on facility and station projects
  • Light Rail experience for Transit Agencies such as WMATA will also be considered
  • Understanding of FRA requirements
  • Minimum of ten years of construction experience serving as a Construction Manager, Construction Management Representative, Owner's Representative or Construction Superintendent
  • Experience with renovation projects in federal courthouses involving high end finishes and building system repair and restoration that involved the active management, oversight and/or inspection of multiple construction trades and close coordination with the Government/Owner on construction issues
  • Knowledge and experience working with Federal Government Project Managers/CORs on project costs and budgets, processing change requests, requests for information, submittals, and field observation reports
  • Experience using SharePoint or related Government construction management software (ePM, ProjNet, etc.) to communicate construction progress and process documentation
  • Experience using MS Excel or related cost estimating software to develop Independent Cost Estimates for change order negotiations
  • Experience reviewing engineering designs, contractor shop drawings and/or vendor specifications and plans, or similar, to determine constructability and practicality of proposed work and adherence to established standards and requirements

Preferred Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management
  • Engineering in Training (EIT), Registered Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Construction Manager, or Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Previously trained in Rail Safety and Yard Operations
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30-hour construction safety training
  • Experience on Federal Courthouse Renovation projects
  • Familiarity with GSA policies and procedures
  • Project Controls Experience

Working Conditions

Work is performed in both an office and field (construction) environment. Office to field time is approximately 25% to 75% respectively. Field work requires climbing, walking and standing at a construction site and may be outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 50 lbs) may be required. Travel required.

Job Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Building Relationships and Teamwork
  • Client Focus
  • Communication
  • Job Proficiency
  • Quality Service
  • Results-Oriented

JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Job Location
Herndon, Virginia, United States
Position Type


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
10+ years
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