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Assistant Design Phase Manager

Company: Mortenson
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION Responsible for providing technical project leadership during the design phase as it relates to customer experience, financial performance, schedule, estimating, design and planning that results in a smooth transition to construction operations. Provide project leadership during the design phase of smaller scale projects and/or support Design Phase Manager with project leadership during the design phase of larger scale projects. May work on two (2) projects simultaneously or one (1) larger project. EXPECTATIONS OF ALL TEAM MEMBERS At Mortenson, we believe everyone is a leader. For that reason, every team member is expected to apply our leadership principles ---" Do the Right Thing, We Before Me and Inspire What's Possible ---" in their work. This means we act with dependability, initiative and a positive attitude to produce high quality work and deliver an exceptional customer experience. We are on time, productive and consistent in our attendance. We approach work as part of a team, listen to the opinions of others and cooperate to achieve project goals. We accept direction from supervisors and seek out constructive feedback. We follow rules and procedures to ensure quality work and safeguard the wellbeing of ourselves and others. We push to exceed the established goals, standards and accountabilities of our positions to increase quality, safety and innovation. All team members are responsible for supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment, as well as positively contributing to our company culture. This begins by aligning with Mortenson's values and ethical standards as stated in the Mortenson Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, in addition to abiding by the procedures and practices outlined in the Mortenson Operations Manual. __________________________________________________________________________________________ KEY RESULT AREAS (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)

  • Lead the Mortenson project team in achieving, schedule alignment, an integrated team experience, and construction readiness
  • Establish and manage project budget and scope expectations, budget trending logs, and any associated communications and resources
  • Support Design Phase Manager and/or Construction Executive with management of design phase cost issues
  • Create and manage project schedules and key achievements, hold team members accountable for reaching set achievements during the design phase
  • Ensure regulatory approvals and permits are obtained
  • Ensure proper alignment of design documents and project execution plan
  • Responsible for bid packages (designer and/or trade partner), third party reviewer bid packages, and contract manuals
  • Support Design Phase Manager and/or Construction Executive with negotiating agreements, including but not limited to owners, designers, trade partners, critical equipment purchase agreements and third party review consultants
  • Identify and resolve technical design and specification concerns
  • Ensure Mortenson project teams conduct timely constructability reviews
  • Assist in project margin plan development.
  • Foster an integrated team experience through communication and collaboration
  • Manage, mentor, and guide design phase team engineers and project/field engineers supporting pre-construction efforts to ensure clear direction and career growth
  • Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
  • Lead team members by example, offer effective coaching and feedback, and effectively manage performance
  • All other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
    • Strong teamwork orientation, initiative, communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills
    • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
    • Basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
    • Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
    • Shown positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
    • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
    • Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedback
    • Ability to travel up to 100%
    • Knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity, inclusive behaviors, and Affirmative Action plans and their intended use EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
      • Bachelor's degree in Construction, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical or Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, Estimating, or equivalent field
      • Minimum five years relevant experience ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS This position requires the following with or without an accommodation; sitting, seeing, hearing, and utilization of a computer and office equipment. The working environments consist of exposure to dirt, heat, noise, dust, and outdoor weather; as well as indoor and climate-controlled settings. This position description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position. The duties and responsibilities of this position may change without notice. Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

Keywords: Mortenson, St. Paul , Assistant Design Phase Manager, Executive , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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