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Skanska Design Build Manager (Heavy Civil) in Mountlake Terrace, Washington

Design Build Manager (Heavy Civil)

Requisition ID : SKA000DJ7

The Design Build Manager is the day-to-day lead over the three facets of Design Build (DB) procurements: Design, Technical Proposal, and Estimate. The Design Build Manager focuses on organizing, managing and leading the DB team towards a common goal, readily identifying and resolving issues, eliciting the team to develop a winning strategy, developing and executing a delivery strategy after award, clearly communicating the plan and status of the project, understanding owner requirements and representing Skanska interests to an owner and joint venture partners. The position reports to the various Project Sponsors.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work with preconstruction team to solicit, bid and analyze potential DB;

  • Thorough understanding of the design process, and independently identify and develop mitigation plan for risks;

  • Oversee and manage budget, schedule and compliance responsibilities for the procurement of DB projects, including an understanding of compliance regulatory requirements associated with the project;

  • Lead and manage a team in delivering a successful proposal working closely with and under the direction of a project sponsor;

  • If successful bid, continue on the project to manage the design development, serving as interface between design and construction, with the responsibility for design schedule and budget performance;

  • Work closely with variety of interested parties during the design phase of the project to ensure and issue determinations on the constructability of deliverables;

  • Work closely with construction management resources to monitor and drive subcontractor performance (safety, quality, schedule, and budget) during construction/installation;

  • Actively manage conflicts and risks with stakeholders;

We’re Looking For:

  • Good exercise of independent and precise judgment/decision-making on the ability to prioritize activities;

  • Thorough understanding of Lump Sum, Design Build;

  • Exhibits strong leadership qualities;

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills;

  • Computer proficient and the ability to adapt to new innovations and processes;

  • Strong math/accounting and estimating skills;

  • Exceptional understanding of construction industry;

  • Experience with managing Design Build projects between $250 million and $1 billion;

  • Broad understanding of industry and construction means and methods;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Ability to effectively work with multiple project teams simultaneously;

  • Excellent negotiation and problem solving skills;

  • Bachelor of Science in Construction or Engineering preferred, but experience may be considered in lieu of;

  • 8 year’s extensive experience in management of construction projects.

Developing Your Career at Skanska, You Will:

  • Contribute to a sustainable future improving the lives of people, communities and companies;

  • Collaborate in an open culture where sound values and dedicated people come together for greater results;

  • Thrive in a people-driven international company with countless opportunities to learn and grow.

Skanska is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination, harassment or retaliation. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge is based on job requirement, individual qualifications, merit, and business needs. Skanska does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability (includes physical or mental), citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, civil union or domestic partnership status, military or veteran status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other protected characteristics under federal, state, or local law .

Skanska is one of the world’s leading construction and development companies. Skanska’s core operations in the U.S. include building construction, civil infrastructure and developing self-financed commercial properties. In 2020, construction in the U.S. generated $6.5 billion in revenue, and as a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $2.8 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. With U.S. headquarters in New York City, Skanska has 29 offices with 7,600 employees nationwide. An industry-leading innovator in both safety and project execution, Skanska offers competitive solutions for traditional and complex assignments that build a more sustainable future for our customers and communities. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled approximately $17.2 billion in 2020.

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Job Project Management

Primary Location US-WA-Mountlake Terrace

Organization Skanska USA Civil West California District Inc.

Employee Status Regular/Permanent

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Please apply before : Ongoing

Req ID: SKA000DJ7