Design Build Coordinator / Manager - Large Projects

11 - 15 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18
Virtual / Travel
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18

As a key member of our Corporate Design Management Group, the Design-Build Coordinator/Manager will work to support Flatiron’s growing workload of complex alternative delivery projects across North America.  Reporting to the pursuit Manager, you will take a lead role in the coordination of project stakeholders during the pursuit stage of large scale Design Build and/or P3 projects.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the lead design firm’s services during procurement and establish a design budget and cost tracking system.
  • Generate design deliverables list and design schedule for the pursuit.
  • Establish required level of pre-bid design and review and approve all design-related questions/clarifications to Owner (in conjunction with the Lead Estimator and/or Pursuit Project Manager).
  • Monitor design development against procurement schedule and budget.
  • Establish and track the development of design deliverables, ensuring quality and on-time completion.
  • Assure that the Proposal document includes intent, enhancements and benefits generated in the design process.
  • Ensure constructability of design and compliance with RFP specifications.
  • Lead all task forces associated with the design and coordinate the interface between design and estimating teams, both in-house and external. Participate in all peer reviews, and evaluation of construction means & methods meetings.
  • Lead Value Engineering workshops at the outset of the bid in close coordination Flatirons in-house Technical Services and Construction Engineering groups.
  • Lead/manage the brainstorming and development of Alternative Technical Concepts (ATCs) with task forces.
  • Organize and lead coordination meetings between estimators and designers to review the Release for Estimating (RFE) design documents, ensuring information is clear and complete.
  • Determine where independent design checks are required (typically for high risk structures and foundations).
  • Draft and gain approval from the Business Development Manager for post-bid design scope and fee with Designer.
  • Develop post-bid design schedule with Designer, and coordinate/integrate with constructionschedule through estimating staff.
  • Provide support to other areas of the Design Management Group whenever is required.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering from an accredited institution and 10+ years related industry experience in Heavy Civil Construction
  • 5+ years of related Design Coordination/Management experience on alternative delivery projects valued at $300M+ (Design–Build or P3).  Professional Engineer (PE) preferred.
  • Demonstrated aptitude to understand civil engineering projects in all the phases; tender, design and construction
  • Demonstrated excellence in Civil Engineering Design skills, particularly in Transportation Projects, preferably including structures and roadways
  • Oriented to cost efficiency and value engineering
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills with the ability to produce high quality technical reports
  • Exceptional organizational ability – able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities, teams and projects effectively.  Prior experience will include the leadership and/or coordination of large multidisciplinary teams.
  • Proven leadership ability, with the capacity to work well in a group environment, fostering a team approach and mentoring environment.
  • Proven ability in successfully working with external partners on alternative delivery projects, including design and engineering firms, joint venture partners, owners etc. in an effective relationship focused way.

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