Design Build Manager

Location: Fresno, CA
Date Posted: 12-01-2017
Our client brings the necessary HSR experience to successfully complete the California High-Speed Rail Construction Package 2-3 Project. The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is responsible for the planning, design, construction and operation of the first high-speed rail system in the nation. The California High-Speed Rail System will connect the mega-regions of the State, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands.
 Construction Package 2-3 is a 65.5-mile route located within the counties of Fresno, Tulare, and Kings and the cities of Hanford, Corcoran and Allensworth. The Project calls for construction of a grade separated railway for a high speed train, relocation of existing BNSF and UPRR tracks, crossing of existing BNSF railroad tracks, construction of waterway and wildlife crossings, and roadway reconstructions, relocations, and closure as well as over a thousand utility relocations.
The almost $1.5 billion design-build contract will bring thousands of jobs to the Central Valley. The route will also provide environmental benefits, relieve roadway congestion, grade separate numerous railroad crossings and spur economic development.
Position: Design Build Manager
Summary: Provide overall coordination and contract administration of transportation design-build project from design conception through final construction acceptance. Ensures construction plans, plats, and specifications conform to all applicable standards and requirements.  Provide oversight and supervision over the technical work of the design team. Prepares and monitors project design budget and schedules. Coordinates project design and construction with CHSR, County agencies, non-county agencies (Irrigation Districts), utility companies, regulatory/approval agencies, and other stakeholders to resolve project issues. Duties are performed under the direct supervision of the Deputy Project Director.
  • Initiate, perform and coordinate design reviews
  • Responsible for final project design constructability review and optimization
  • Review calculations for optimization
  • Interface with Project Managers and coordinate drawings with the field
  • Interface with the High Speed Rail Authority reviewers and Designers to optimized processes, minimized times for comments resolutions and proposal of value engineering concepts and design variances.
  • Plans, directs and supervises the work of a group of engineers in the design and construction of heavy civil projects.
  • Ensures work performed under contract meets project standards and agreed upon specifications and timeframes, and permit and regulatory requirements;
  • Provides technical engineering guidance and input throughout the conceptual, preliminary and final design and construction phases;
  • Reviews and supervises proposed revisions to technical design standards and ordinances;
  • Maintaining and managing Design Schedule
  • Maintaining and managing Design Budget
  • Producing monthly Design Progress Report
  • Support the Survey Construction Manager and coordinate surveying requirements with the design team.
  • Responsible to coordinate monthly progress quantities and reports
  • Responsible to coordinate and timely delivery of as-built draw-ins, and substantial and final completion reports
  • Document control Supervision.
  • Maintaining organized and detailed project records
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Civil Engineering
  • 10-15 years of related work experience (Design – Built projects)
  • Experience in projects of more than 300$M or large infrastructure projects
  • PE preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with Scheduling software (i.e. Microsoft Project and/or P-6), Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with PC software packages typically associated with engineering.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated aptitude to understand engineering projects
  • Organizational ability – able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects. Able to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach.
Our client is the best at what they do.  They have a fantastic benefits package, better than market comp, and people are very happy working there.

If you would consider making a change for the right opportunity, please submit your resume in confidence for immediate consideration.
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