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Parsons Corporation Construction Director in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Can you build strong teams? Ready to take your construction experience to the next level to work on complex problems that will have a huge impact on the local community and be part of a project that will make history? Parsons is now hiring a Construction Director who can lead a team of professionals.

Parsons' extensive experience in this field, combined with your proven knowledge of construction policy and procedures, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We need our Construction Director to be versatile, experienced leading teams and who have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills. In this role you will be responsible for bringing together a multi-disciplined team of individuals whose qualifications and experience meet the expertise required to accomplish the assigned construction management tasks.

Responsibilities:

The Construction Director will work on behalf of Parsons and the client with responsibilities including: Acts as the representative of Parsons with the client, subcontractors and suppliers during the project execution. Represents the client in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings.

Oversees establishment of the Construction Management Plan, Site Specific Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.

Inspection - The selected candidate will have experience in and will be expected to supervise inspectors on assigned projects.

Procurement - Prepare purchase requisitions and procure items necessary for the operation of the field office.

Establish procedures for the administration of all field vehicles and equipment; maintain necessary status logs and reports.

Supervise the work of subcontractors.

Coordinates the drafting of requisitions, subcontract scopes of work, amendments, and task orders.

Review and approve subcontractor safety plans and quality control plans.

Ensure the subcontract files are maintained with current insurance certificates and correspondence. Monitor subcontractor expenses versus budget. Prepare draft amendments.

Ensure the prime contract file is maintained current with insurance certificates and correspondence.

Prepares and negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors.

Works to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work; advises the client and company management of any such changes.

The Construction Director is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.

Cost Engineering - Supervise the preparation of the client's monthly construction progress report and the client's contract status report.

Prepare WBS, budgets and forecasts.

Prepare monthly safety self assessment.

Accounting - Supervise development of the monthly Parsons invoices; review for accuracy. Review and approve subcontractor invoices.

Prepare quarterly construction management reports and coordinate meetings.

Quality - Establish the QA/QC Plan including development of the inspection & test plan.

Supervise setup and accreditation of the onsite materials testing laboratory.

Safety - Establish safety and emergency procedures. Inspect the construction site weekly with the contractor's safety representative.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a construction related field

15+ years of construction management experience with related projects

Prior experience in overseeing and managing the construction of major capital improvement projects

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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