The Scheduler/Estimator will collaborate with the NAVFAC field offices relating to Project Management and Construction Engineering for various projects.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Review and analyze contractor's initial and monthly updated CPM schedules for logic, duration changes, milestone changes.
- Visit construction sites to monitor activity progress and develop cost estimates.
- Manage concurrent delays and determine whether delays are excusable and
- Identify and manage the need for a modification to scope, cost, and/or schedule based on collaboration with supported Command, designer and/or other entities.
- Collaborate with others on the issuance of the contractor request for proposal.
- Prepare independent government estimates (IGEs) when needed.
- Collaborate on the preparation of sketches and drawings in support of negotiations and issuance of the modification
- Prepare the final documentation and wording for the modification including justification for cost and time involved for final submission to the Contracting Officer
- Manage technical support for claims/disputes/terminations processing, negotiation and resolution
- Prepare correspondence, technical reports, estimates, fact sheets, status reports, and schedules as required to complete project assignments.
- Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering or related fields.
- 10 year of CPM scheduling and estimating experience of qualifications which include education/experience/certifications/clearances (quantifiable)
- Experience as a Construction Manager
- Extensive practical experience with the development and successful application of such techniques to specific contracts, projects, large-scale programs, and the detailed analysis of contractor requests for equitable adjustments and claims.
- Secret Clearance
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Extensive technical and practical knowledge, and experience as a Construction Manager
- Thorough knowledge of construction practices and methods as well as construction management
- Ability to review technical engineering specifications and statements of work covering complex and diverse engineering designs or changes
- Ability to prepare estimates for proposed Government changes.
- Expert level understanding of the scheduling techniques utilized by the construction industry such as P6
- Must possess a keen understanding of schedules utilizing network analysis and the potential impact of modifications to the critical path
- Must have familiarity with schedule delay/disruption analysis methods including the
advantages/disadvantages and correct application of each method.
- Ability to conduct a delay analysis to determine cause, effect. Responsibility for delay, determine relation hips to impacted activities.
- Must possess a thorough understanding of key issues such as float, concurrencies, constructive acceleration, impacts on unchanged work and the cumulative effect
- Possess a working knowledge of the legal aspects of schedules and the ability to
give expert testimony in defense of the government in claims.
- Ability to apply this knowledge towards contributing new methods and approaches to defending NAVFAC against construction scheduling claims
- Must possess expert level knowledge of computer scheduling software including Primavera P6 and Primavera Claim Digger, Microsoft project, Cost works, and RS Means.
- Expert level of knowledge to use computer applications to analyze and make informed decisions and projections on the general health of a project based on earned values and actual progress.
- A fundamental knowledge of computer applications such as word processing, spread sheet, presentation, electronic mail, Internet, and database software is required.
- In depth knowledge of the various types of construction contracts, project delivery methods, and regulations governing Federal contract administration
- Able and willing to traverse on construction jobsites (approximately 20% of the time)
- Able to communicate (both orally and in writing) effectively to all leadership levels
- Knowledge and experience with applicable Codes and Industry Standards
- Proficiency with industry standard software packages such as Primavera" P6", Microsoft project, Cost works, and RS Means.
- Ability to travel as required
- Ability to work nights, weekends and Holidays as required
- Knowledge of computer operations and software applications such as MS office (Word, Excel, Access and Power Point), Primavera P6