Construction Quality Assurance Field Manager-Building/Site

Crawford Consulting Services - Pittsburgh, PA4.3

30+ days ago

Crawford Consulting Services (Crawford) has an excellent reputation for furnishing exemplary personnel to augment client staff in assuring construction projects meet overall client objectives, design intent, schedule, quality requirements and budget constraints. Crawford will augment the PMO at a large health care provider, furnishing CQA personnel capable of ensuring the owner's interests are maintained throughout the project lifecycle and ultimate occupancy at one or more specialty hospitals.

Crawford is seeking both mid-level and senior-level CQA Field Managers - Building/Site with strong backgrounds in observing site development and building construction, focusing on the site and overall structure including structural components underground utilities, and the building envelope. To be considered for these positions, candidates must have direct hands-on field experience with health care or commercial sector construction projects.

Senior-Level CQA Field Manager - Building/Site: Candidates will have a minimum of 10 years direct experience in overseeing construction projects working for a contractor, owner or CM. Additional experience in design, planning or scheduling is useful, but will not substitute for on-site construction oversight. A B.S. Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management (with preference for civil, structural or architectural) is required.

Mid-Level CQA Field Manager - Building/Site: Candidates will have a minimum of five (5) years direct experience in overseeing construction projects working for a contractor, owner or CM. Additional experience in design, planning or scheduling is useful, but will not substitute for on-site construction oversight. A B.S. Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management (with preference for civil, structural or architectural) is required.

Certified Health Care Constructors, certified by the American Society of Healthcare Engineering, will be given a strong preference in hiring. This certification indicates a good knowledge of working in a health care environment in close proximity to patients and treatment areas.

Any applicant considered for hire must pass a pre-employment background and criminal history check as well as a drug screen.

In addition to the knowledge and skills listed in other sections, the successful candidates must possess and demonstrate good communications skills, both written and verbal, and have a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and be flexible to respond to changing conditions and priorities. Must be able to communicate directly with contractors and designers concerning constructability, project cost, staffing, and scheduling, prepare project status reports and actively monitor submittals to ensure plans adhere to contract specifications.

As a successful candidate, you will become an integral part of the client's PMO, serving in an owner's representative role. You will work closely with the client's project director and senior project managers to establish daily, weekly and longer-term needs and reporting requirements, recognizing that resource commitments will shift as projects progress through their lifecycle.

These positions will entail a varying blend of office and field work. Office work may require long periods of sitting and computer use. Field work may require long periods on your feet, possibly on ladders or scaffolding. Active construction sites may be dusty, loud, or dusty. Heavy lifting should not be required. Compliance with safety assurance plans is mandatory.

Successful candidates must be able to perform a range of tasks commensurate with the project phase, from participation in early planning and design discussions and reviews, through documented daily QA field observations, resolution of punch list issues, commissioning and start-up. The owner will be relying on the CQA Field Manager to apply their construction knowledge to help the designer and contractors prevent construction issues, monitor progress and contractor quality control plan implementation, and observe key commissioning activities to ensure systems are functioning as designed and intended.

Selected candidates for CQA professional roles will be responsible for providing any or all of the following representative services over the course of their assignment(s):

  • Technical Reviews of Contract Documents
  • Technical submittals
  • Construction plans and schedules
  • BIM Models
  • LEED Studies
  • Specifications
  • Scopes of work
  • Draft RFPs
  • Contractor RFI's
  • Addendums and bulletins
  • Contract Administration to Include Quality Assurance
  • Prepare daily QA reports, documenting QA inspections and QC tests observed
  • Ensure daily Punch Lists are maintained and items are closed out in a timely manner
  • Coordinate Testing and Inspection Agency activities
  • Interpret Plans & Specifications
  • Observe and document QA Testing
  • Observe and document construction activities
  • Observe Health and Safety plan conformance, including any asbestos abatement
  • Review and comment on Contractor daily QC reports
  • Review and comment on Contractor baseline and monthly schedule updates
  • Review and comment on Contractor progress payment requests (pay app reviews)
  • Prepare meeting minutes for meetings attended
  • Review Contractor proposals
  • Review Contractor schedule submissions including complete and incomplete work items
  • Prepare and submit cost reports as needed
  • Conduct market research, identifying suppliers, typical costs, past performance
  • Observe and document startup, turnover and commissioning activities.

Crawford Consulting Services, an equal opportunity employer, is a woman-owned small business that provides full service construction consulting services for commercial, federal government agencies and private sector organizations on a worldwide basis. We build dynamic teams dedicated to excellence and the pursuit of success. At Crawford, we offer a competitive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending plan, life insurance, short/long-term disability and 401K savings plan with company match.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40.00 to $50.00 /hour

Experience:

  • field healthcare or commercial sector construction project: 5 years (Required)

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Location:

  • Pittsburgh, PA (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)