Construction Manager-510949

Stennis Space Center, MS

Purpose of the Position

The Construction Manager is responsible and accountable for implementing complex construction projects.  The Construction Manager works closely with the NASA customer, design engineers, and as well as contractors to ensure all construction work is completed to comply with design requirements, specifications, on time and within the assigned budget, with an emphasis on ensuring work is completed safely.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities

This position is going to oversee the efficient work of technicians to mitigate safety observations while performing basic corrective maintenance activities in the facilities they’re working.

Responsible for compiling of construction procurement packages, construction project planning, execution, control, and close out

Review plans and specifications to ensure that work is in compliance

Work with engineering, procurement, and project controls teams to ensure all phases of the project are successful

Obtain and manage adequate resources to meet all project objectives in the most efficient and effective manner

Responsible for overall project delivery (cost, schedule, quality, information, contracts) on multiple project assignments

Serves as best practices/quality resources within own discipline or as technical expert on functional or cross-functional teams or projects

Manages budgets, schedules, scope, construction contracts, documents, procedures and controls for assigned projects

Attends assigned meetings to cover weekly job progress meetings

Resolves complex construction related issues, disputes, and disagreements

Excellent communication skills as this position is client facing

Ability to multitask and work in a fast pace environment

Observe and inspect ongoing construction work

Performs other job responsibilities as assigned

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline, Construction Management, or Architecture preferred

10 or more years in a construction management role

5 years of experience as a Construction Manager in an Engineering, Environmental or Construction organization required

8-10 years experience in electrical knowledge in life safety controls, low voltage distribution, facility electrical system troubleshooting

Strong working knowledge of pre-design and pre-construction, building systems/components and technology, contract management, project delivery methods, team building and client relationship building required

Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite preferred

Certified Construction Manager (CCM) preferred

Experience in Preventive/Corrective Maintenance with a high degree of knowledge of facility safety systems, operating systems and general building architectural repairs is critical.

Other Requirements

Must be a U.S. Citizen in order to obtain required NASA badge.

Must be able to provide a certified Birth Certificate (with state seal), Passport, or INS Citizenship documents on date of hire. (Candidate will be sent home is this paperwork is not provided upon arrival on date of hire.)

Must have the ability to communicate the English language, both verbally and written, in an effective manner.

Must have a valid driver’s license.

S3 is a government contractor subject to the executive order requiring employees to be vaccinated unless they qualify for an exemption due to religious accommodation or for medical reasons. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email. 

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please indicate in your applicant section of your application and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.