Segment Manager

State: California
Job Category: Project Management Leadership
Job Code: 1231
# of Openings: 1


The Segment Manager will be responsible for a Segment Territory of a portion of the Construction Package 2-3 for High Speed Rail Project and DFJV – Dragados Flatiron Joint Venture.  The Project calls for construction of a grade separated railway for a high speed train, relocation of existing BNSF and UPRR tracks, crossing of existing BNSF railroad tracks, construction of waterway and wildlife crossings, and roadway reconstructions, relocations, and closure as well as a multitude of utility relocations.  The Segment Manager will be primarily responsible for team working on particular segment and the operations, construction work, and oversight of its assigned employees (Engineering Teams).

  • BS/MS in Civil Engineering Preferred

  • 10-15 Years of Relevant Work Experience

  • Minimum 8+ years experience working for/with Major Contractor.

  • Demonstrated experience applying knowledge of project accounting, project controls (cost, schedule, change management, etc.), materials management, contract management, subcontract management, safety and quality.Track record of successfully planning and executing projects on schedule and within budget.

  • Ability to apply, interpret, and understand contract law and language.

  • Experience in building at least one or more of the following: roads, highways, bridges.

  • Experience at Planning for Large-Scale, Multi-faceted projects.

  • Capable of Developing an execution plan in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.

  • Schedule and Plan Staffing Requirements, Materials, Equipment, Subcontractor Needs, and other Services necessary to deliver the project on time and within budget.

  • Able to take appropriate action to minimize the impact of deviations, including actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction sites.

  • Monitor and oversee the efficient use of materials and equipment and the contractual performance of the project.

  • Interpret design drawings and contribute to optimum, innovative and efficient solutions for execution.

  • Provide technical assistance and Recommend construction methods and equipment.

  • Anticipate potential roadblocks and Develop solutions to prevent future obstacles.

  • Reviews Project contractual documents to gain an understanding of the project requirements (timeframe, budget, safety, quality, staffing, materials, and equipment requirements), necessary to complete the project within the required timeframe.

  • Prepare and negotiate contracts and revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.

  • Analyze, manage and mitigate tasks.

  • Demonstrate ability to control costs and schedules.Must be able to verify estimates based on detailed review of proposal specifications.

  • Proven track record of strong problem solving abilities to address and solve design and build challenges associated with construction operations.

  • Coordinates with department managers to establish work plans and staffing for each phase of the project/segment.

  • Organizes and Conducts meetings with segment staff and management to communicate information related to each functions needs concerning project requirements. Ability to communicate with a vast range of support entities.

  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, operators, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.

  • Experience in leading multiple crews, superintendents, engineers and operations including associated QA/QC and safety requirements.

  • Leads project activities to ensure that the project is executed in accordance with the designs, budgets and schedules.Confers with project staff to ensure the assigned duties and responsibilities are performed per agreed upon expectation.

  • Monitors and oversees onsite activities, quality, productivity, progress and safety of employees and subcontractors.While performing these essential job functions, the employee is required to frequently inspect and supervise job operations and may be exposed to ongoing construction. Ability to access all areas of a jobsite is required for the position to review the work progress on ongoing/daily basis.

  • Develops and manages customer relationship and expectations, progress reports, communication, paperwork, meetings, etc.

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise; employment in this job is an “at will” employment relationship.



Dragados USA Inc., in an Equal Opportunity Employer


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