Construction Manager

Parsons Co.

Ridgecrest, CA

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Job Description:


China Lake Earthquake Recovery (CLRP) program will provide construction management support services to the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWSCL) in Ridgecrest, California.

If you’re Construction Manager looking for a challenge, then Parson’s has a challenge for you.

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Review contract drawings and specifications for constructability and conformance to base operations constraints and existing field conditions.
  • Participate in pre-award meetings.
  • Coordinate and/or attend post-award contract meetings, such as post-award kickoff meetings (PAK), preconstruction conferences, informal or formal partnering meetings, schedule acceptance meetings, design review meetings, weekly progress meetings, and Facility Turnover Planning Meetings (NAVFAC Red Zone).
  • Review contractor administrative submittals. such as: schedule s (both bar charts and networks), environmental protection plans, designs and construction quality control plans: health and safety plan: and accident prevention plan , and coordinate review and recommend approval or reject of technical "Government-approved” submittals; in a timely manner.
  • Visit construction sites to monitor progress and solicit input from the Engineering Technician/Quality Assurance (ET/QA) representatives, review CQC reports and attend QC and progress meetings. Recommend necessary action to assure contractor's quality control program is operating effectively and in accordance with the contract requirements
  • Provide technical solutions to unforeseen problems that arise during the contract duration in coordination with the designer of record and construction contractor.
  • Provide project status updates to senior Government personnel within the field office.
  • Coordinate property record inventory documents. DD1354 Transfer and Acceptance of Military Real Property and Disposal of DoN Real Property. in accordance with NAYFAC Business Management System (BMS) and in coordination with Project Managers and Installation Real Property Accountable Officer (RPAO).
  • Complete required items to assist in effectively closing out a contract, including tracking receipt and delivery of as-built drawings, O&M manuals /eOMSI and warranty documents for the Supported Command/facility manager or local Public Works Department. in accordance with NAVFAC BMS.
  • Keep the Government sponsor advised as to the stat us of projects.
  • Identify the need (and subsequent reason code) for a modification to scope, cost and/or schedule based on collaboration with the construction contractor. Supported Command, designer of record and/or other entities.
  • Support the issuance of requests for proposal by determining th e needed change and writing the scope of work.
  • Ensure funds are reserved for the modification.
  • Develop or coordinate the preparation of an independent government estimate (!GE), if the requirement exceeds the Simplified Acquisition Threshold.
  • Prepare or coordinate the preparation of sketches and drawings in support of negotiations and issuance of the modification.
  • Provide technical support for claims/disputes/terminations processing negotiation and resolution.
  • Review and recommend approval of contractors' requests for payments and subsequent invoices.
  • Notify the Contracting Officer immediately of any significant event or deficiency associated with contract performance.
  • Coordinate with the contracting officer to ensure no unauthorized commitments are enacted.
  • Review construction contractor quarterly reports to the Contracting Officer documenting the contractor's progress and identifying any problems/issues with the contractor 's performance and recommending possible notice or action to be taken by the Contracting Officer.
  • Note any significant quality and performance failures in a report to the Contracting Officer
  • Maintain a contract file to support the completion of requirements under FAR 1.604 and DFARS PGI 20 I .60 2-2(v).
  • Review Activity Hazard Analyses (AHAs) and ensure these are discussed by the construction contractor and their respective subcontractors beginning each work activity or when a new work crew is to perform the work in accordance with the three phases of QC.


  • BS in Engineering or Construction Management or related field: Architecture, Engineering Technology (or equivalent experience).
  • 7+ years of experience as a Construction Manager Project Manager, or Project Field Engineer on commercial/industrial type facilities contracts valued in excess of $IO million.
  • Ability and willingness to traverse construction jobsites.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) / Registered Architect (RA) desired.
  • Certification as a PMP with the Project Management Institute (PMI) or CCM with the Construction Management Association of American (CMAA) is highly desired.
  • Experience working on NAVFAC or ACOE projects or for NAYFAC or ACOE desired.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/NoneThis position is part of our Federal Solutions team.Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!