JOB SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, plans, directs, supervises and coordinates (usually through the superintendents) activities and personnel concerned with rural Alaska construction of sanitation and health facilities.
Participates in design review of engineering plan sets, and in the development of construction project activities to include organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Delivers high quality finished projects on time, within budget, according to approved plans, and in compliance with safety program requirements.
Works with Construction Leadership to establish construction priorities. Responsible for managing construction activities in coordination with superintendent to meet project deadlines, budgets, and in compliance with approved plans. Participates in design reviews. Manages and oversees the completion of material take-off’s, construction cost estimates, and procurement activities.
Responsible for project construction scheduling, including pre-construction, construction and post construction phases. Manages construction staffing needs, and coordination of heavy equipment, tools, and safety equipment needs. Prepares and updates project constructionbudget and reports. Monitors project construction activities performed by ANTHC, Tribal Health Organizations (THO), and private contractors, including constructioninspection, testing, testing certification documentation, and system commissioning of the finished product (plumbing, electrical work, buildings and structural work).
Coordinates and manages logistics of materials and equipment to and from project sites. Coordinates acquisition of the project office and or lodging for project staff. In conjunction with DEHE safety personnel and construction superintendents, coordinates and prepares written project safety plans using the ANTHC Safety Guidelines and assures regulatory compliance.
Coordinates, manages and documents the pre-final, final, and warranty inspections. Reviews record drawings to ensure completeness. Responsible for establishment of proper insurance policies, employee payroll and hiring documentation with regard to local force account construction labor force. Prepares payroll estimates for establishment of workmen’s compensation insurance.
Manages completion of periodic review and reconciliation of financial data to ensure proper job cost coding of construction expenditures. Evaluates field and office staff performance goals including budget, schedule and safety.
Analyzes construction costs for use in estimating future project costs. Performs ongoing quality assurance activities during construction projects constructed by ANTHC, THO, local communities and private contractors. Confers with supervisory personnel, contractors, design engineers, and technicians to
discuss and resolve matters, such as work procedures, complaints, design changes, and construction problems. Provides progress reports to Construction Leadership and project managers.
Provides direction, and guidance to assisting staff.
Performs other duties as assigned.
• Knowledge of reading, comprehending and communicating technical information to others using documents, drawings and interpersonal skills effectively.
• Knowledge of and ability to read engineering plans, contracts, and material specifications.
• Knowledge of and ability to interpret and use construction job cost accounting data.
• Knowledge of OSHA standards as applicable to the construction industry.
• Knowledge of construction cost estimates, materials, methods, tools, construction management and project scheduling.
• Knowledge of all applicable building and trades codes, formal training and experience in construction project management, cost estimating, and scheduling.
• Knowledge of developing and overseeing systems for coordination of equipment, personnel and long lead material procurement.
• Skill in excellent verbal communication, written communication, and organizational skills.
• Skill in computer usage (Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and MS Project software programs).
• Skill in learning other software for use in tracking and cost estimating.
• Skill in reading and utilizing Safety Data Sheets and communicating potential hazards to staff as necessary.
• Skill in managing heavy construction equipment on construction job sites.
MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
A Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering, or related field. Progressively responsible professional work-related experience, education, or training may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Non-supervisory - Eight (8) years of experience in construction administration or construction management, INCLUDING two (2) years constructionexperience in Alaska. An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or training may be substituted for experience.
MINIMUM CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION
• An Alaska driver’s license with a clean driving record is required.
PREFERRED EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
• Supervisory experience preferred.
• Training or experience in project management or scheduling.
• Bush Alaska and arctic experience.
• Experience in the fields of building construction, heating and ventilating, carpentry, plumbing, heavy equipment operation, electrical wiring, and earthwork.
PREFERRED CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION
• Current American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications.
• American Institute of Constructors (AIC) “Certified Associate Constructor” or “Certified Professional Constructor.”
• Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) “Certified Construction Manager.”
• OSHA certification for Construction Health and Safety.
• HAZWOPER Certification.
• Mechanical or Electrical Administrator certificate.
• Plumber or Electrician Certificate of Fitness.
• Depending on the needs of the organization, some incumbents in this job class may be required to obtain additional certifications or training in one or more specialty areas.
The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
• May be required to lift approximately 50 pounds.
• Travels frequently within Alaska in small fixed wing aircraft; travels outside Alaska.
• Requires frequent travel to remote locations.
• May be exposed to infectious diseases and hazardous working environments with heavy machinery and extreme weather conditions.