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Construction Manager

Suitland, MD
FosterThomas is a Human Capital Management firm based in Annapolis, MD with clients nationwide. We are seeking an experienced Construction Manager to assist our client, a government contractor, with the ability to be on-site in Suitland, MD and Washington, DC. This is a full time and permanent opportunity. 

Functional Responsibility:
The CM is the Contractor employee designated as the Contractor’s key, on-site representative. The CM is responsible for ensuring the delivery of day-to-day quality management and field inspection oversight services during the construction/build-out and turnover/occupancy phases of this program. The CM will oversee the approval/rejection of materials, workmanship, and equipment; monitor labor and safety issues; maintain logs and records of defects and omissions; and provide other necessary oversight activities.

  • It is preferred, but not required, that the CM be a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) from the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). The CM shall be from an appropriate architectural, engineering, or construction discipline, and have at least ten (10) years specialized previous experience.
  • Experience in preparing correspondence and maintaining official construction site records.
  • Experience in conducting meetings to resolve problems on construction projects, and briefing clients and management personnel.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction practices and workmanship, including experience in proper uses of construction materials and installation methods.
  • In-depth experience in interpreting construction drawings and specifications on construction projects.
  • Ability to accurately calculate construction costs and time impacts for changes.
  • Experience in making materials take-offs for construction work, pricing the value of needed work, evaluating proposals and Bill of materials, negotiating equitable contract adjustments.
  • Ability to interpret Architectural and Engineering plans and specifications, fluent skills in the use of all required software.
  • Knowledge of safety practices in the construction industry including a background of familiarity with OSHA safety requirements on construction projects.
  • Familiarity with removal/disposal of hazardous materials such as asbestos, PCB's, etc.
  • Knowledge of construction codes, means and methods, e.g., proper applications of construction materials and methods of installation in the Architect’s or Engineer’s area of expertise.
  • Ability to inspect materials, workmanship, construction, and installation of various systems in the Architect’s or Engineer’s area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of safety practices in the construction industry, including specifically, a background that indicates familiarity with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety requirements on construction projects.
EEO Statement: FosterThomas is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal employment opportunities in recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation and disciplinary action with regard to the terms and conditions of employment.  FosterThomas does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, age, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity genetic information, sexual orientation, or sex, including pregnancy and childbirth, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.


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