Sr Construction Project Manager- Large Government Facility Construction

CB Richard Ellis Richmond , VA 23234

Posted 6 days ago


CBRE|HEERY is looking for a Sr. Construction Project Manager to support the construction of a large Government Agency building in Richmond, VA.

The purpose of this position is to monitor large, complex construction projects for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery.


Duties/Responsibilities include providing Construction Management services during the construction phase of the project to include, but not limited to: QA inspection services for all building trades, monitor submittals, provide documentation and reporting, coordinate building utility shut-downs, monitor contractor safety, observe testing activities, provide construction coordination with owner representatives, participate in monthly payment meetings, manage change orders, review contractors schedule throughout the construction phase advising owner of any descrepancies, and monitoring of contractors record drawing updates.

Conduct periodic site visits to monitor the progress of construction, review status of work completed during the period covered, review that work is generally proceeding in a good and workmanlike manner and in general accordance with the approved drawings and specifications.

Review contractors' direct cost payment requisitions and budget status, review of subcontracts, bonds/subcontractor default insurance, review of change orders, review of Developer's monthly Job Cost Reports, opine on adequacy of contingency, review of construction and disbursement schedules, review of lien waiver and other documentation submitted by the Developer.

Prepare Project Status Reports and recommend the release of construction funds.

Review contract drawings and specifications and opine for completeness and general compliance with commonly accepted architectural /engineering best practices.

Analyze the Developer's direct and indirect cost budget including cost estimate back-up and coordinate with the Cost Advisory group performing parameter estimates, spot quantity take-offs and review of supporting documentation submitted by the Developer, contractor and subcontractors.

Review and make relevant comments concerning the terms of the construction agreement, the submitted subcontracts, architectural and engineering design agreements, building loan agreement as well as review both Contractor and Architect's qualification statements.

Review and comment on construction and disbursement schedules as well as other submitted document including but not limited to: zoning approvals, certified surveys, building permits and approvals, utility company approval letters, soil and foundation engineering reports, and designer's certification of code and ADA compliance.

Prepare Construction Risk Assessment Reports.

Other duties as assigned.


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. Minimum eight or more years' construction administration, architecture, engineering or similar


Preferred: Experience providing construction phase services for public or private agencies and projects in the large government agencies.

Related construction of large federal, state or local government office buildings experience is a plus. Familiar with all building construction trades, good communication skills, computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite software, good written communication skills, and ability to be a team player. Familiarity with CPM scheduling and estimating.


Licensure as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect is desired.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills.

Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures.

Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.


Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.


Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings.

Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices. Knowledge of the entitlement/permitting process and construction delivery methods and

agreements. Familiarity with construction best practices, general building codes, and various building types and systems. Passion for being detail oriented and highly organized


Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in

judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.

Thank you for your interest in CBRE. Thisposition is being published in an effort to build our candidate pipeline forour upcoming opportunities.

If an opportunity opens that matches yourqualifications, we will reach out to you at that time. We are building aworld-class organization with a world-class team and appreciate your interest inCBRE

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