Job Postings

1/26/2017

Senior Construction Supervisor

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Company Profile

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
3900 Euclid Ave 
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Phone: 2168816600
Fax: N/A
Contact: Talia Seals

Summary

JOB SUMMARY

Assists Project Managers on assigned projects and acts as a construction resource to support and/or manage the construction phase of a project, is a key resource to ensure the construction phase of a project meets the project goals. Provides lead construction support for up to two (2) projects at a time, and is functionally responsible for the construction support related to each project from within the department and cross functions throughout the District. Performs other duties of a similar nature as may be required.

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

- Monitors construction by others of a major public improvement contract, including organizing and coordinating all field engineering and inspection activities related to the contract; monitoring all construction activity in order to confirm the work being performed, and the materials and equipment being installed, conform to the contract requirements; performing all related work as required in order to ensure the smooth initiation, progress and completion of the contract.

- Reviews preliminary and final design plans from a constructability standpoint; advises whether the materials and equipment to be incorporated into the contract are suitable for the purpose intended; participates in value engineering and design reviews; reviews the engineer’s estimate and all addenda; participates in pre-bid site inspections and pre-bid meetings, and answers questions as necessary; reviews the Engineer's evaluation and recommendation and performs other tasks necessary prior to the contract award.

- Conducts construction meetings; receives, reviews and approves contractors' schedules of value and construction progress schedules; assesses the means and methods by which the Contractor proposes to construct the contract.

- Prepares cash flow projections for the contract and update on an annual basis.

- Assigns testing laboratory personnel to the contract and/or items of work making up the contract, and monitors progress of the work; acts as liaison between the Design Engineer, the District's office engineers and the Contractor; prepares daily reports outlining the progress of the contract, and composes correspondence and memoranda as necessary; receives and answers questions concerning the work from the Contractor, or forwards question(s) to appropriate entity for answer; acts as mediator in disputes over contract interpretation between Design Engineer and Contractor.
Senior Construction Supervisor

- Measures work in place and equipment and materials furnished for purposes of computing progress payments, reviews requests for payment and recommends approval thereof; drafts simple plan adjustments and prepares field sketches in order to speed progress of the work and perform calculations and field surveying services in order to monitor progress of work; direct or perform field tests using various gauges, meters and instruments.

- Requests proposals from Contractor for Change Orders and negotiates the price and scope of each.

- Investigates, analyzes and negotiates construction claims; monitors progress of a claim when placed on notice by the Contractor, and negotiates a price for value claims.

- Coordinates equipment training and start-up assistance for newly constructed facilities.

- Notes and has rectified poor standards of work by contractors, subcontractors and vendors.

- Administers and oversees completion and close-out of the contract.

- Coordinates project with various utilities, municipalities and agencies. Responds to and resolves complaints submitted by the public and municipal officials.

- Attends public meetings.

- Holds meetings with public officials to report on job progress.

- Writes change order reports, memos and correspondence.

- Observes safe work practices, and endeavors to ensure that contractors observe safe work practices, when applicable.

- Performs other duties of a similar nature as may be required.


MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

Civil
- Candidate must possess an Associate’ s degree in Civil Engineering or a related technical related field of study or sufficient coursework towards a Bachelor’s degree in declared major within a related field. Bachelor degree in Engineering or a technical related field preferred.

Electrical
- Candidate must possess an Associate degree or equivalent in Engineering (Electrical) or a technical related field or sufficient coursework towards a Bachelor’s degree in declared major within a related field. Bachelor degree in Engineering or a technical related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE

Civil
- Candidate must possess ten (10) years of experience in underground construction including tunnel work and large diameter sewer cut and cover, and construction management, which must include experience analyzing data and processes, making recommendations, and gaining input/agreement within an organization is required.

Electrical
- Candidate must possess ten (10) years of experience in construction management, which must include experience analyzing data and processes, making recommendations, and gaining input/agreement within an organization is required. Candidate must be able to demonstrate experience in large civil public works construction.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS
- Candidates must possess a valid state of Ohio driver’s license with a driving record in accordance with the District’s acceptable guidelines.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

- Candidate must have knowledge of engineering principles in the wastewater and/or stormwater industry, including applicable methods, tools, and software, and knowledge of current environmental laws.

- Candidate must be able to demonstrate experience in large civil public works construction. The successful candidates must possess strong technical engineering, leadership and motivation, team building, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, attention to detail, the ability to effectivelymanage multiple tasks and assignments and demonstrate strong organizational skills in a fast-paced work environment. Written, verbal, and presentation skills are necessary to be effective, in addition to proficiency with Microsoft Office software such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

- Please note a pre-employment and/or promotional physical examination will be required. Components of the physical examination may include but will not be limited to a substance test, hearing and vision screening, various blood tests, an OSHA respirator questionnaire, and chest X-ray. Candidates must not have facial hair that would impede the use of breathing apparatus and must not have tendencies toward claustrophobia or acrophobia.

Civil
- While performing the duties of the position the candidate must be able to spend up to 80% of time outdoors on construction sites and in potentially contaminated, noisy, dirty, dark, and/or restricted space wearing eye and ear protection, and breathing apparatus.

Electrical
- While performing the duties of the position the candidate must be able to spend up to 60% of time outdoors on construction sites and in potentially contaminated, noisy, dirty, dark, and/or restricted space wearing eye and ear protection, and breathing apparatus

DISCLAIMER: The information outlined in this job description indicates the general nature and type of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities or competencies required of employees within this classification.

TYPICAL SALARY RANGE: $75,031 - 93,789

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1/26/2017

Stormwater Design & Construction Program Manager

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Company Profile

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
3900 Euclid Ave 
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Phone: 2168816600
Fax: N/A
Contact: Talia Seals

Summary

JOB SUMMARY

Manages, directs, and controls successful execution, delivery, quality, and performance of stormwater design and construction projects under the District’s Regional Stormwater Management Program (RSMP). Ensures processes, procedures, practices, and outcomes are in line with the District’s standards and the goals and objectives of the RSMP. Directly supervises engineering, design, and construction teams and their efforts. Oversees the construction work of all RSMP projects to ensure work is within budget constraints, achieves schedule goals, and meets quality standards. Manages workload, resources, priorities, and multi-discipline project teams within the District, and acts as contact point for issue resolution. Directly supervises Design Manager, Construction Supervisors, and Construction Technicians. Performs other duties of a similar nature as may be required.

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

- Works closely with the Manager of Stormwater Inspection and Maintenance and the Manager of Watershed Technical Support to develop annual prioritization and selection of RSMP projects.

- Oversees and ensures the successful transfer of stormwater assets from design, through construction, and to long-term operation and maintenance with the Stormwater Inspection and Maintenance group. Monitors close-out activities for each project.

- Participates in the nomination and validation of individual projects as part of the annual Stormwater Construction Plan development process.

- Oversees the scope development for individual projects to support the Design Manager and Project Managers.

- Develops and presents long-term forecast (beyond one year) and staffing needs for the design and construction components of the RSMP.

- Develops and establishes program requirements for all Stormwater Construction Projects including standard operating procedures, audit items, and appropriate contracting mechanisms.

- Understands the funding source requirements for all projects.

- Works with the District’s Legal Department to secure all necessary project agreements, property, and easements in a timely manner for the successful implementation of the annual Stormwater Construction Plan.

- Reviews and approves the project plan and schedule for the individual projects as prepared by Project Managers. Monitors and evaluates for scope, schedule, and budget against project deliverables.

- Manages and performs resource allocation, loading, and projections. Assigns Project Managers and Construction Supervisors for individual projects. Assists Project Managers and Construction Supervisors with obtaining appropriate resources to deliver projects. Reviews and approves major changes in projects.

- Reviews and approves Request for Proposal (RFP) agreements, bid packages and/or contracts for projects under the Stormwater Construction Plan. Attends internal pre-bid meetings. Provides final recommendations for contract award and project completion. Partners with Legal Department to review language and terms.

- Resolves program level coordination issues with customers and stakeholders.

- Provides constructability reviews for each scope of work. Monitors quality services during construction and inspection activities and monitors weekly contractor progress. Establishes construction guidelines for the RSMP.

- Assists Project Managers and Construction Supervisors with resolving significant consultant and contractor issues.

- Supports weekly and monthly construction progress meetings.

- Establishes Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the design and construction components of the RSMP.

- Manages program-level change/risk, develops program-level change strategies, recommends changes, and makes necessary changes to the design and construction components of the RSMP to meet KPIs.

- Reports the status and progress of the design and construction components of the RSMP. Ensures that established Project Management processes, tools, and information systems are used by project team members on all projects. Ensures compliance with District health and safety guidelines for assigned staff.

- Manages the work of subordinates, and ensures work is completed correctly. Encourages cooperation between team members. Creates and fosters a positive team environment. Emphasizes the importance of accomplishing work objectives and stimulates interest in projects and achieving objectives.

- Oversees and monitors key contractual and financial activities associated with the RSMP including invoices and pay applications as well as the approval of work and change orders.

- Provides program coordination and arranges program review meetings as needed. Coordinates closely with the Deputy Director of Watershed Programs.

- Performs other duties of a similar nature as may be required.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

- Candidate must possess Bachelor degree, preferably in Engineering, Construction Management, or closely related field.

EXPERIENCE

- Candidate must possess ten (10) years of progressive responsibility in the execution, delivery, and performance of timely, high quality engineering and/or construction projects on or under budget. Candidate must possess experience in managing procurement processes, and vendor/contract interaction. Experience in the construction industry is preferred.

- Experience must include five (5) years of supervising, managing, and/or leading people, projects, and/or processes.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS

- Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license with a driving record in accordance with the District’s acceptable guidelines.

- Preferred possession of a Professional Engineers (PE) license or closely related technical license held in Ohio or another state that supports the technical aspects of construction.

- Preferred possession of a Certified Construction Management (CCM) certification or other related accredited certification.

KNOWLEGDE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

- Candidate must possess knowledge in engineering and construction applications, methods, and practices.

- Candidate must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, working drawings, and project schedules and tools is essential. Strategic project management skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, process improvement, and "what if" thinking are imperative for success, as is the ability to effectively present recommendations to stakeholders. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite software such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is required.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

- MENTAL: Candidate must frequently compare, analyze, and communicate information; must instruct, communicate, coordinate negotiate with others while exhibiting strong interpersonal skills.

- PHYSICAL: Candidate must possess the mobility to operate computers and office equipment, which may require repetitive arm and hand movements. The employee frequently sits and occasionally walks and climbs. The employee often talks with others.

- VISUAL: Candidate must possess near acuity (i.e., clarity of vision at 20 inches or less) to read printed material or material on a computer screen. Candidate must possess far acuity (i.e., clarity of vision at 20 feet or more) and depth perception (i.e., three-dimensional vision) when working in the field.

- NOISE: Candidate will typically work in a quiet environment, but at times may be exposed to loud noise.

- ENVIRONMENT: Candidate may be exposed to extreme weather, atmospheric conditions, wet and/or humid environments, hazards, and confined/restricted working environments up to 30% of a typical work day. Candidate must wear eye and ear protection and breathing apparatuses in the plant and/or field. Candidate may work in the field up to 30% of the time.

- RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Candidate must possess the ability to wear required respiratory protection devices in accordance with the Sewer District Policy, including not having facial hair that interferes with the face piece-to-face seal.

DISCLAIMER: The information outlined in this job description indicates the general nature and type of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive inventory of all

TYPICAL PAY RANGE $95,534- $119,417

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1/26/2017

Project Manager

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Company Profile

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
3900 Euclid Ave 
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Phone: 2168816600
Fax: N/A
Contact: Talia Seal

Summary

JOB SUMMARY

Manages and/or assists in the planning, design, and construction of stormwater capital improvement projects to meet the organization’s needs on time and within budget while improving effectiveness. The Project Manager is responsible for managing projects under the Stormwater Construction Plan, and is functionally responsible for the people related to each project from within the department and cross functions throughout the District. Performs other duties of a similar nature as may be required.

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

- Develops and manages the scope of each assigned project. Critically examines, assesses, and evaluates data, current procedures, processes, and alternatives to improve environmental impact and costs. Makes recommendations for courses of action that further District goals to include scope, required resources, and outcomes.

- Manages and/or assists in the planning, design, and construction of stormwater construction projects by coordinating resources and cross functional teams, including outside consultants to meet objectives. Ensures work is carried out per project plan on time and within the specified budget. Plans short-term objectives, budgets, and schedules for each project.

- Manages procurement and administration of outside professional consultants, including developing consultant short lists and Request For Proposals (RFPs). Reviews consultant proposals and recommends award of consultant contracts.

- Analyzes data and processes to maintain the time line and integrity/quality assurance of current projects. Utilizes problem analysis and problem-solving skills, evaluating all feasible alternatives. Recommends best solutions and courses of action to meet current project objectives and to identify potential new projects.

- Identifies problems, researches possible solutions, analyzes, and critically examines the data researched, evaluates all possible alternatives, and recommends one or more solutions. Presents solutions for discussion to obtain agreement on a preferred solution.

- Builds and maintains strong public relations by encouraging support and participation in District-related activities that align with community environmental goals.

- Prepares agendas and conducts meetings within the project groups and status meetings.

-May act as a mentor to Engineers and Technicians.

-Performs other duties of a similar nature as may be required.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

- Candidate must possess Bachelor degree, preferably in Engineering, Construction Management, or closely related field.

EXPERIENCE

- Four (4) years of project management and stormwater experience is required. Industry experience in stormwater is required. Experience must include the use of project management tools, managing more than one small- to medium-project at a time, and proven success in completing projects on time and on budget with documented results. Experience within a comparable organization or a consulting firm is a plus.

- Experience must include one (1) year of supervising, managing, and/or leading people, projects, and/or processes with proven successful results.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS

- Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license with a driving record in accordance with the District’s acceptable guidelines.

- Current State of Ohio Professional Engineer’s (PE) License is preferred

KNOWLEGDE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

- Candidate must possess knowledge in Engineering principles, practices, concepts, methodology, planning, design techniques, and project planning tools/software. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint is preferred, as well as familiarity with project tools, such as MS Project or Primavera.

- Candidate must possess strong project management, leadership, and motivation skills; team building, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills; strong analytical skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail; written, verbal, and presentation skills. Must be able to make recommendations and gain input and agreement within the organization; and effectively manage multiple tasks and assignments in a fast-paced work environment.

- Candidate must possess the ability to be reliable and punctual in reporting to work as scheduled.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

- MENTAL: Candidate must frequently compare, compute, compile, analyze, synthesize, and communicate information; must instruct, communicate, and negotiate with others while exhibiting strong interpersonal skills.

- PHYSICAL: Candidate must possess the mobility to operate computers and office equipment, which may require repetitive arm and hand movements. The employee frequently sits and occasionally stands and walks.

- VISUAL: Candidate must possess near acuity (i.e., clarity of vision at 20 inches or less) to read printed material or material on a computer screen.

- NOISE: Candidate will typically work in a quiet environment, but at times may be exposed to loud noise.

- ENVIRONMENT: Candidate may be exposed to extreme weather, atmospheric conditions, wet and/or humid environments, and hazards up to 30% of a typical work day. Candidate must wear eye and ear protection and breathing apparatuses in the plant and/or field.

- RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Candidate must possess the ability to wear required respiratory protection devices in accordance with the Sewer District Policy, including not having facial hair that interferes with the face piece-to-face seal.

DISCLAIMER: The information outlined in this job description indicates the general nature and type of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities or competencies required of employees within this classification.

TYPICAL PAY RANGE: $67,241- $84, 051

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