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Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Construction Management Representative in Newark, New Jersey

Tracking Code 18130 Job Description Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 2,000 professionals that provides a full range of construction management, multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT's Facilities-CM team is seeking a Construction Management Representative (CMR) to be responsible for managing one or more of the following possible construction projects to include, but not limited to: building demolition, site restoration, building rehabilitation and/or new construction, utility work, paving, and waterfront construction. Candidate must be willing to travel to remote locations and work away from home for extended periods of time. A monthly allowance for living expenses (lodging, food, travel, etc.) will be included. The successful CMR candidate shall be knowledgeable in construction practices including applicable building codes, applicable safety regulations (must have a minimum of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30-hour construction safety training), cost breakdown estimating and negotiating, and technical writing. CMR shall also be computer literate and able to open and manipulate Oracle Primavera Project and Microsoft (MS) Project, Word and Excel. This is a full-time opportunity. Salary for this position will be commensurate with education and experience. Essential Functions and Responsibilities Maintain excellent relationships with clients, facility occupants, architects/engineers, and contractors Manage project schedule from inception to close out Lead project job-site meetings Review contractor work in place to ensure compliance with plans and specifications Review and approve of contractor monthly requisitions and invoices Efficient change order management and cost control Report on project issues and providing status updates Perform other duties as may be required Required Skills Strong verbal and written communication skills Effective leadership for managing schedule, cost and quality Ability to take charge and effectively manage contractors to meet project schedule Knowledge of OSHA safety regulations with 30HR OSHA Safety card (or can procure in 90 days) The ability to work well with others, and willingness to learn in a team environment Strong computer skills, experience w/ MS Windows Office, Primavera P6, etc. Required Experience Minimum five years of experience acting as a Construction Manager, Construction Management Representative, Owner's Representative or Construction Superintendent Experience using MS Excel or related cost estimating software to develop Independent Cost Estimates for change order negotiations and ability to evaluate contractor provided construction CPM schedules, including logic and sequencing Experience reviewing engineering designs, contractor shop drawings and/or vendor specifications and plans, or similar, to determine constructability and practicality of proposed work and adherence to established standards and requirements Preferred Experience Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architectural or Construction Management Engineering in Training (EIT), Registered Profession Engineer (PE) or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) Experience on federal government construction projects Familiarity with federal policies and procedures Experience with work on National Park Service projects Experience using cloud based project management software such as Procore, Sharepoint, etc. to communicate construction progress and process documentation Knowledge and experience working with federal Government Project Managers/CORs on project costs and budgets, processing change requests, requests for information, submittals, and field observation reports Candidate is willing to travel to various possible locations within the United States. Working Conditions Work is performed in both an office and field (construction) environment. Office to field time is approximately 25% to 75% respectively. Field work requires climbing, walking and standing at a construction site and may be outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 50 lbs) may be required. Travel required. Job Competencies Analytical Thinking Communication Client Focus Results-Oriented Building Relationships & Teamwork Integrity & Ethics JMT is an , and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce. Job Location Newark, New Jersey, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity