BRAVO Group currently has an opportunity for an experienced Project Officer.
- Provide the administration and coordination of activities for the design and construction of complex and highly visible construction and modernization projects under the guidance of a Senior level Project Officer.
- Ensure the quality and high standards of performance and compliance in both design and construction by all consultants, vendors.
- Make decisions and take action in a timely manner to expedite the timely completion of construction projects.
- Correct mistakes and errors in design and construction before they can be extensively incorporated into the project or as early in the construction process as possible.
- Responsibilities are varied and include coordinative problem solving and managerial functions of these projects.
- Make decisions on phasing and scheduling and ensure preparation of schedules for planning, design, and construction.
- Monitor schedules and take appropriate actions to ensure that projects are completed on schedule and within approved cost limitations.
- Provide ongoing interface with contractors, construction managers, local school personnel and Senior Project Officers on project issues.
- Participate in the development and implementation of project procedures and policies.
- Provide guidance and advice to project team.
- Resolve issues and problems listed in field reports made by architects and construction management.
- Work with architect/engineers regarding change orders, interpretation of contract documents, shop drawing submittals/approvals and other technical matters as required, to ensure structurally sound, code compliant and aesthetic facility.
- Issue field memoranda or directives to contractors to enforce contract compliance.
- Advise senior management regarding the necessity for the assessment of liquidated damages and other contractual enforcement mechanisms, including default.
- Use independent judgment to make on-site change order decisions and negotiate with contractors.
- Review contractors claims or disputed work and advise senior management as to appropriate action.
- Compile contract and project documentation necessary for adjudicating or denying claims.
- Position requires swing (second) shift work.
- Visit various job sites as required in the performance of the above.
- Bachelors' degree or equivalent experience in engineering / construction or related field.
- CM experience with any public agencies in NYC is preferred.
- Minimum of five to eight years work experience in managing all phases of construction work.
- Valid New York or New Jersey State driver’s license.