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Construction Manager at Akima, LLC

Posted in Real Estate 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Vienna, Virginia

Job Description:

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provides federal and Department of Defense customers streamlined access
to comprehensive Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment and initial
outfitting services. Our services can be procured in a fraction of the
time most federal procurements require. Talu’s combination of turnkey
solutions and a single point of contact – and accountability – offers
clients a seamless, stress-free move on time and on budget.

Construction Management

The Construction Manager acts
as an advisor to the Agency to assist with executing a project that is
properly constructed, on time and on budget to include the following

General Responsibilities
The Construction Manager’s responsibilities include the following:

  • Act as the Agency
    designated agent and maintains a coordinating relationship with the
    Agency, GSA, the architect-engineers, construction contractors and other
    contractors supporting the government.

  • Ensure
    work is performed in accordance with the contract documents, to guard
    the government agency against defects and deficiencies.

  • Review all certificates of inspections, test, and approvals required by laws and regulations or contract documents.

  • Review the construction
    constructor’s certifications for compliance with the contract documents.
    This review does not constitute an independent evaluation that the
    content or procedures of such inspections, test, or approvals comply
    with requirements of the contract documents.

  • Establish all necessary
    liaisons, coordination, and support with any project-related agencies
    and representatives of federal, state, regional, and local governments
    as appropriate.

  • Physically
    inspect work for adherence to construction contract requirements,
    recommend approvals or rejections of materials and workmanship and
    monitor labor and safety requirements.

  • Notify GSA and Agency when unsafe working conditions are observed.

  • Attempt to resolve problems,
    minimize claims, act to mitigate circumstances that could lead to
    claims, and advise Agency of any potential disputes.

  • Exercise due diligence to
    ensure that work is performed in conformity with applicable requirements
    (codes, regulations, standards, construction contract plans, and
    specifications, etc.).

Design Phase Services

These services may include, but are not limited to, the

  • Subject matter expertise

  •  Ensure requirements are documented clearly for
    the Program of Requirements (POR)

  •  Review and comment on the design documents

  • Constructability reviews

  •  Analysis of value engineering proposals or
    Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)

  • Review cost estimates (including independent
    check estimates)

  • Cost analysis

  • Cost control/monitoring

  •  Site investigations

  • Site evaluations

  • Review of design scope changes

  • Scheduling/Conducting/Documenting design related

  • Review market studies


Procurement Phase Services

These services may
include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assisting Procurement Contracting Officers

  • Assisting Contracting Officers in answering
    bid/RFP questions

  • Attending/Participating in Site Visits

  • Attending/Participating in Pre-Bid Conferences

  • Reviewing solicitation amendments for approval
    by the Government Contracting Officer

  •  Reviewing Cost/Bid/Proposal Analysis


Construction Phase Services

These services may
include, but are not limited to, the following:


 Construction Phase Administration

  • Setting up job files, working folders, and
    record keeping

  • Maintaining organized construction files

  •  Documenting actions taken and decisions made

  •  Monitoring the submittal of review process

  • Assist in the review of construction contractor
    payment requests (including preparation of necessary forms for payment

  •  Monitoring project financial data and budgetary
    cost accounting

  • Preparing regular project status reports

  • Providing for progress and/or final photographs
    of project work


Construction Phase Meetings

  • Attending pre-construction meetings

  •  Participating in regular progress meetings with
    all interested parties to review project status, discuss problems, and resolve

  • Review and prepare comments to construction
    related project meetings


Construction Phase Coordination

  •  Review and monitoring of project schedules for
    construction progress with emphasis on milestone completion dates, phasing
    requirements, workflow, material deliveries, test dates

  • Assisting in problem resolution and handling of
    disputed issues (including development of Government position)

  • Performing routine inspections of construction
    as work proceeds

  •  Taking action to identify work that does not
    conform to the contract requirements and notifying GSA and Agency when work
    requires correction

  •  Compiling, through site inspections, lists of defects
    and omissions related to the work performed and providing these lists to GSA
    and Agency for correction

  • Administration of construction contract change
    orders (issuing proposal requests, reviewing cost estimates, reviewing cost
    proposals, assisting GSA and Agency in negotiations, preparing change order
    packages for processing)

  • Monitoring construction contractor compliance
    with established safety standards (note and report unsafe working conditions,
    failures to adhere to safety plan required by construction contract)

  • Coordination of construction activities with
    customer managers and occupying agency personnel

  •  Monitoring the design and construction
    clarification process

  •   Participating in all "partnering"
    activities during construction (workshops, meetings, etc.)

  •  Evaluate site surveys

  •  Assist GSA with progress inspections

  •  Ensure appropriate permits are obtained.

  •  Review cost estimating

  • Pre-occupancy evaluations

Claims Services

The Construction Manager will provide claims services when
and as required by Agency. Talu will review disputes and claims from the A-E
and/or construction contractor(s) and render all assistance that Agency may
require, including, but not limited to, the following:

  •  Furnishing reports with supporting information
    necessary to resolve disputes or defend against the claims

  •  Participation in meetings or negotiations with

  • Appearance in legal proceedings

  •  Review of cost estimates for use in claims

  • Preparation of findings of fact and any other
    documentation required by the Government


Post Construction Services

At or near substantial completion of project construction,
the Construction manager will provide services including, but not limited to,
the following:

  •  Performing Post Occupancy Evaluations (POEs)

  • Assisting government agencies in the formulation
    of lessons learned


wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying
for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will
be contacted.



are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive
consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion,
creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran
status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.


are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable
accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.  If
you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in
applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our
website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053.  The
dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for
individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance.  Please
do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of
your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or
an accommodation.  Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.


order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations,
please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of
applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and
need assistance with the online application.