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Construction Manager w/electrical + sub station experience

The Construction Manager is responsible for the onsite inspection and oversight of electric substation construction projects.

        Typical Duties:

  • Provide construction management, construction contract administration, and consultant contract administration for electric utility projects.
  • Proactively resolve project issues that have the potential to impact quality, cost, or schedule.
  • Perform inspections for compliance with plan and specification requirements for underground structures, below grade utilities, paving and other civil related work on the electric department projects.
  • Coordinate work by special inspector and 3rd party acceptance testing firm.
  • Keep daily records of work performed.
  • Perform quantity calculations and accounting.
  • Review and recommend progress and final payments.
  • Work with Key Customer Contacts insofar as projects that effect adjacent property owners and public use of area within project limits.
  • Provide first level review of RFI’s and product submittals.
  • Review contractor’s change proposal requests and make recommendations to Designer and City for approval.
  • Create contract change orders for processing by City.and provide project information to other City departments and to the general public as may be necessary to facilitate the work.

        Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Industrial or Environmental Engineering or Construction Management and
  • Five (5) year experience in Civil Engineering and/or construction management/inspection work.
  • Experience working in an Electric Utility highly desirable.
  • May be required to work shifts, weekends, and odd and unusual hours in the performance of duties and in emergency situations.

         Skills and Abilities

  • Engineering mathematics, hydraulics, strength of materials, and report writing 
  • Approved construction and field safety standards, practices, and procedures related to public works projects, including CalOSHA Construction Safety Orders and traffic safety procedures in construction area related to current work projects.
  • State and local laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, and policies pertaining to electric utility projects.
  • Computer applications (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, project management software, scheduling tools. Knowledge regarding geographic information system (GIS)). 
  • Consultant and construction contract administration.
  • Project cost estimating and project plan preparation.
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Perform quantity take-off work from construction plans.
  • Maintain electronic and paper records, logs and databases.
  • Interact, establish, and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including the public, other agencies, coworkers and contractors.
  • Work in a team based environment to resolve problems, achieve common goals, and successfully deliver projects.

Harris & Associates is an EEO/AA employer, including veterans and disabled.  We have excellent options for education and learning as well as full medical/dental/vision/Life and LTD coverages.


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