• Construction Manager

    Requisition ID 2019-10798
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Project Management
  • Overview

    Louis Berger is an Engineering News-Record top-20 ranked, $1 billion global professional services corporation that helps clients solve their most complex infrastructure and development challenges across over 50 nations. To this diverse client base we bring strategic vision and an entrepreneurial spirit, developing innovative solutions to the world’s most challenging problems.  We are driven by our passion for our work, our industry and for delivering on our promise to provide Solutions for a better world

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    With a proven track record in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Louis Berger are committed to delivering robust construction PM services for the Zayed National Museum Project. 

     

    The museum is intended to be a symbol of a progressive nation showcasing educational, environmental and social challenges of UAE’s past, present and future. It will be a centre of learning and discussion, as well as a popular attraction. The museum is also a beacon for the nation – the physical representation of a country which honours its heritage while looking to the future. 

     

    For this project we are currently looking for an experienced Construction Manager to join our project team.

     

    The Construction Manager is responsible in overseeing all construction works on site. Coordinate and lead the Main Contractor’s construction managers and the Construction Supervision Consultant’s team of engineers to ensure all works are delivered on time and with the quality expected by the Construction Supervision Consultant. Enforcing an efficient regime of field inspections and guaranteeing the implementation of the quality program.

    Responsibilities

    Construction Supervision:

    • Overseeing the overall coordination of the construction supervision team in monitoring all the Works associated with the Project in relation to quality, sustainability, HSSE, Site Workers’ Welfare and other requirements;
    • Act as Lead Construction Manager, coordinating with other three Construction Managers
    • Support and supervise various trades and discipline leads;
    • Manage and coordinate logistics issues and site based activities;
    • Lead initial Project Assessment Report for existing conditions;
    • Approve the Work Inspection Request in accordance to CSC requirements;
    • Monitoring the discipline engineers / Architect on the supervision of the Contractor’s performance against approved Method Statements and ITPs;
    • Monitoring the discipline engineers / Architects on performance related to Inspection and Testing, Look-Ahead Schedules and adjust resources as necessary;
    • Ensure that all testing and materials are witnessed by the delegate Engineer/Architect;
    • Coordinate the review and recommendation on RFI’s submitted by Contractor, along with Design Manager;
    • Coordinate the development and implementation of a Snagging Procedure that includes processes in addressing outstanding works or defects identified prior to issuance of the COC;
    • Coordinate the implementation of Handover Procedures and Project Close-Out;

     

    Cost/Commercial

    • Review, comment, and provide recommendations to the PCM on technical Notices of Change/Variation submitted by the Contractor;
    • Review Application for Payment (AFP), based on approved work executed on site submitted by the Contractor, and provide recommendation to PCM.

     

    Health & Safety, Security and Environmental

    • Advise the HSSE team on monitoring the compliance by Contractors to required standards;
    • Advise the HSSE team to report any violation;
    • Oversee coordination of the CSC team to monitor and inspect the site and construction activities to ensure all HSSE Standards are met. Issue NCRs for any non-conformances;

    Qualifications

    • Relevant degree in an Engineering field from a recognized University;
    • Minimum 12 years’ relevant experience;
    • Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience in the Gulf region.
    • Must have experience on an Abu Dhabi project
    • Must have majority of experience working on building projects
    • Must have experience working as a project management consultant (PMC)
    • Must have knowledge of Abu Dhabi authority approvals process
    • Resident of UAE, preferably Abu Dhabi 

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