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CA High Speed Rail - Construction Claims Manager

Ever dreamt of having the biggest, most innovative transportation project in the country on your resume? That dream can now be your reality. We are hiring for the $1.6 billion High Speed Rail project that is constructing the first high-speed rail system in our nation. Harris & Associates is managing partner of the joint-venture team working for the California High Speed Rail Authority to deliver the first 29-mile segment of this historic project—which has become a model for success across the United States. 

If you are interested, apply today for our Construction Claims Resolution Manager position!

Summary:

The Claims Specialist participates in the CP1 Design Build Contract Change Management Process, administering claims and change orders for the construction and design of California's High Speed Rail project.

Responsibilities:

  1. Mange the Coordination of Claim and Change Management Documents with the Contractor
    • Review and respond to Change Notices/Proposed Change Order Cost Proposals
    • Research contract documents in preparation of Change Notice Responses.
    • Research contract documents in preparation of claim resolution
    • Preparation of negotiation position papers/reports.
    • Provide support for Dispute Resolution meetings.
    • Assist in preparing Change Orders in support of all changes
    • Claim avoidance and management.
    • Proactive risk/claim assessment and management for site construction contracts.
    • Provide proactively recommendations & advice on how to avoid any additional cost and where not possible how to minimize the costs of legitimate claims.
  2. Attend Project Meetings as necessary.
  3. Interface with Project Contract Management team (PCM), including interfacing with project team leads including environmental, right-of-way, design, utility coordination, safety and construction in preparation of change orders for work outside of contract project scope.
  4. Interface with California High Speed Rail and Design Build Contractor staff as necessary for claim management and negotiation of change orders.

Requirements:
Must be able to work independently with limited supervision. Must be able to utilize independent judgment and initiative to achieve project objectives and work on a construction site with limited amenities.

Qualifications:

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would provide the required knowledge and abilities such as:

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of relevant claim management, civil engineering experience, but not limited to, construction management or project management experience
  • College degree in civil engineering required.
  • California Professional Engineering license: “Civil” preferred.
  • Caltrans experience or experience working with Caltrans standards.
  • Have proven claims experience in a Construction environment
  • Local Fresno candidates are highly preferred. 

Harris & Associates is an EEO employer committed to excellence through diversity. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.

 

 

 

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