Jones Edmunds, one of ENR's top 500 design firms has an exciting opportunity for a Construction Administrator. The ideal candidate will have at least 5+ years of progressive construction administration or related experience. The Construction Administrator oversees the construction administration phase of construction projects typically from start to finish in accordance with the Jones Edmunds Construction Administration Manual. This position provides quality review on construction projects being constructed by others and assists in preparing construction project plans. This roles primary function is to use discretion and independent judgment in directing administration activities on projects, evaluating projects for construction document compliance, establishing project procedures, solving problems, reviewing and contributing to budgets, and observation of project work. The Construction Administrator initiates document revisions and project reviews, processes changes orders by coordinating with the Project Manager/Engineers of Record, identifies deficiencies and unfinished work and prepares punch-lists and close-out procedures, and performs post-construction services and investigations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Oversee construction administration of others’ projects.
Review construction plans, specifications, construction cost data and other contract documents to ensure compliance, and identify errors, omissions, code violations, and design problems.
Administer construction contracts.
Manage construction activity documentation.
Travel to construction sites for site observation, evaluation, problem solving, and progress meetings.
Evaluate and analyze costs and prepare cost estimates.
Participate in preparation of construction project plans and documentation.
Receive, identify, and evaluate problems, and evaluate, select, and implement appropriate solutions.
Communicate regularly with the Project Manager on project activities and track project progress on completed work relative to the agreed-on scope and deliverable goals.
Develop presentations concerning findings, changes, or other information to client staff.
Engage in continuing professional development.
Participate in internal and external observations of construction projects, and work to remedy any issues discovered.
Ensure Jones Edmunds complies with safety policies and regulations.
Quality Program Responsibility
Assume responsibility for the quality of work submitted. Review designs and documents before submitting them to the next review level.
Adhere to project deadlines and keep the Project Manager or other staff member informed of any difficulties encountered on assignments.
Responsible for proper quality assurance and quality control on projects in accordance with professional judgement, knowledge of industry practices and standards, and in compliance with the Jones Edmunds Quality Program and client standards and expectations. Provides constructability review on design projects.
May be responsible for reviewing Engineering Intern’s work that was completed under his/her direction.
Submit work for quality control review on time and in a complete format.
May act as a Task Manager.
Facilitate communication between client, contractors, and internal staff.
Observe and train Field Representatives.
Provide information to the marketing team and others in the Company as requested.
Will interact directly with clients on a regular basis.
Will interact with other professionals through membership in societies and technical organizations.
Present a professional and positive image of Jones Edmunds.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: BS in Engineering, Construction, or related field from an accredited college or university. Four years of directly related experience may be substituted for a degree
Registration: May require registration as a Florida Professional Engineer or registration in another state with the ability to obtain Florida registration within 6 months
Experience: 5+ years of progressive construction administration or related experience
MS from an accredited college or university in a related field may be substituted for 1 year of experience.
Other: Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable MVR
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Must have knowledge of and ability to apply design techniques, and principles involved in producing precise technical plans, drawings, and models. Must understand the practical application of engineering science and technology. Must have knowledge of the materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of a wide range of infrastructure types. Use critical thinking and mathematics to solve problems as well as identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. Must have the ability to choose the most appropriate action by considering the relative costs, benefits, and risks of the available courses of action.
Jones Edmunds & Associates will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.,) to fill this position.
As a condition of employment with Jones Edmunds & Associates any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen and motor vehicle report.
About Jones Edmunds & Associates
Jones Edmunds is a Florida-based consulting firm providing quality, professional services in engineering and environmental sciences. Dr. Richard H. Jones, Ph.D. and Robert C. Edmunds, P.E joined forces to form Jones Edmunds in 1974, after a fateful meeting over processing equipment in Germany. In the decades that followed, the firm expanded throughout the state of Florida, growing in size and expertise. Today, we provide solutions in areas ranging from water resource management to civil engineering. Our passion for problem-solving means we wake up every day thinking about the next infrastructural problem facing our country, whether it’s tackling flooding issues, water quality concerns, transportation improvements or developing asset management solutions for successful operations & maintenance or capital planning.