Gannett Fleming

Construction Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax | US-DC-Washington D.C.
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Company Overview


At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.


Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do


Gannett Fleming is seeking a Construction Manager for Transit Facilities to join us in Northern Virginia - Washington DC location. This position is highly responsible, managerial, and supervisory to support construction program’s. This position requires an effective team leader who can mentor project team members and foster a working environment where culturally diverse project staff can work together cooperatively to deliver the project on-time and on-budget. The CM will be responsible to manage all aspects of the contractors performing the work.   


Responsibilities –


  • Development of the construction contract packages prepare all packages for bidding, proposal evaluation and award recommendations
  • Coordinate the work with all contractors, and shall be responsible for ensuring all project deliverables are in conformance with the technical specifications and contract
  • Communicate to the contractor construction techniques and changes where necessary to enhance job safety as directed by client’s safety department
  • Lead weekly construction progress meetings, readiness review meetings, third party coordination meetings, design coordination meetings and other construction meetings. Publish meeting minutes
  • Recommend, if appropriate, construction techniques to expedite the program
  • Provide technical analysis, cost analysis support, and review of all requests for changes submitted by the construction contractor. Manage the activities associated with the changes to the construction contractor's work (Request for change, change notices, change orders, contract modifications, etc.)
  • Preparation and distribution of correspondence, memoranda, action lists and related material for the construction work
  • Submission of a project schedule to the PM that meets all due dates cited herein, including all contractor schedules and an integrated program schedule
  • Ensuring compliance with the contractors' and client’s quality programs. Responsible for all project deliverables and coordination of quality reviews of materials prior to delivery to client
  • Coordinate, manage and report on the overall program budget, schedule, risks, risk mitigation strategies to the PM
  • Conduct all project meetings (weekly meetings anticipated) with contractors, and client at client’s offices, at their discretion, to manage the program.

Minimum Qualifications –


  • Qualified individual must meet the following conditions: Must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in project or Construction management, business, or related field, plus a minimum of 20 years demonstrable experience managing large projects, or at least 25 years of demonstrable experience in same, and experience in the construction of Maintenance Facilities
  • Experience with track and rail systems preferred
  • Must possess PMP, and/or CCM certification
  • Must have proven ability to manage complex budgets and schedules
  • Must have knowledge of working in a government environment
  • Must be able to pass a government background check
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • May be required to travel out-of-state to conduct manufacturer inspections of facilities, and witness any factory acceptance testing as required by the PM.


Life at Gannett Fleming


For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,500+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law. 


Gannett Fleming will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.


NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.


Location: Fairfax, VA
Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-time
Internal Requisition ID: 2018-5395


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