Lead Construction Management Engineer in UNOPS Lake Mary, FL

Website UNOPS

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Functional Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Project Manager, the Lead Construction Management Engineer will provide technical services in all infrastructure activities

D. Reporting

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  • Technical Support
  • Facilitate the planning and implementation of infrastructure activities
  • Assist the Senior Project Manager with monitoring, control and assessment of designs produced by consultants
  • Assist the Senior Project Manager with the elaboration of the bidding documents for the construction of the works
  • Assist the Senior Project Manager with the evaluations of the offers for the construction of the works
  • Liaise with the Procurement Officer to schedule and coordinate all the necessary activities related to the bidding process and offer evaluations
  • General Construction
  • Provide technical assistant to the Senior Project Manager to monitor UNOPS implementation plan including quality, Health, Safety, Social and Environment
  • Supervise contractors to manage plan and coordinate daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly activities including monitoring site safety and construction
  • Monitoring and Progress Controls
  • Understand the scope of work and specification of each contractor
  • Support the Senior Project Manager in the implementation of quality plans for the project to ensure specified quality of work is achieved
  • Administer the contracts and supervise project activities to ensure work complies with design and specifications
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of progress and conditions on site
  • Prepare and submit to the Senior Project Manager reports of contractor activities, quality control issues, resourcing and scheduling issues, and any other pertinent information as required
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Participate in project evaluation process, highlighting challenges associated with the project and feedback into a continuous improvement cycle
  • Provide training and knowledge transfer to national &/ or contractor personnel including advice on good construction practices, environmental management practices and appropriate health and safety

Education/Experience/Language requirements:

  • Education
  • A Master’s degree preferable in civil engineering, construction management, project management, or related field
  • A Bachelor’s degree preferable in civil engineering, construction management, or related field in combination with relevant years of experience may be accepted in lieu of Master’s degree.
  • Project management certification (e.g. PRINCE2, PMI) would be an asset
  • Work Experience
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience (or more based on academic merits) in construction management or engineering of complex infrastructure projects is required.
  • Experience with infrastructure design and project management is required.
  • Experience with infrastructure bidding processes is required.
  • Experience with prison projects is an asset.
  • Experience in developing countries or post-conflict environments is an asset.
  • Experience in small island developing states (SIDS) is an asset.
  • Experience working with UNOPS in infrastructure projects is an asset.
  • Knowledge of FIDIC contracts is an asset.
  • Autocad or other technical proficiency is an asset.
  • Language:
  • Fluency in writing, reading, and speaking standard English is required.
  • Fluency in Spanish is an asset.
  • Fluency in Dutch / Papiamento is an asset.

Company: UNOPS

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Lake Mary, FL

Application Deadline: N/A

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