Assistant Design Manager - Active Projects at Flatiron

Posted in Design 18 days ago.

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Location: Broomfield, Colorado

Job Description:


Location: Broomfield, CO USA
Duration: Full-time Regular
Department: Construction & Engineering
# of Openings: 1
Req #: 2286


Provide overall technical support and supervision during the Design Phase in all active Design-Build and P3 projects in North America.
Work in coordination with the Division Design Leads and Flatiron Design Managers to make sure the Design is submitted as per schedule, is cost efficient, low risk, high quality, fulfill the requirements of the Contract. Work in coordination with the Technical Service Group and Construction Engineering Group to make sure the groups are engaged in the Design Stage whenever is required. This position will report to the Design Management Lead.

  • Monitor and provide support in the development of the Detailed Design for all active D-B and P3 projects in North America in direct contact with the Flatiron Design Managers and Division Design Leads to make sure the design is cost efficient, low risk and high quality
  • Understand the requirements of the Contracts
  • Travel to project site offices to work hand in hand with the Flatiron design teams and the design firms whenever is required
  • Ensure the Design meets the requirements of the Contract
  • Ensure the design teams deliver the required services on time and to cost/quality standards
  • Escalate any potential issues to the Management before they become problems, and work with them to resolve
  • Provides technical engineering guidance and input throughout the design stage
  • Produce along with the Design Managers the Design Progress Reports for the Design Controls
  • Plan and co-ordinate the activities of the design process with the Design Managers
  • Monitor and track the Design Schedule and Design Budget with the Design Managers to make sure that the design is submitted as per the schedule and within the agreed budget
  • Maintaining organized and detailed project records
  • Provide support to other areas of the Design Management Group whenever is required

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Civil Engineering
  • 5+ years of related Design Management experience in Infrastructure projects (Design-Build or P3 projects)
  • Oriented to cost efficiency and value engineering
  • Demonstrated aptitude to understand civil engineering projects in all the phases; tender, design and construction
  • Demonstrate excellence in Civil Design Engineering skills, particularly in Transportation Projects
  • Design experience in Structures or Roadways preferred
  • Design experience in projects of more than $300M
  • PE preferred highly regarded
  • Familiarity with PC software packages typically associated with civil engineering. Highly computer literate in Excel/Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to produce technical reports
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills
  • Organizational ability - able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects
  • Highly motivated, flexible and proactive
  • Able to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach


Some of the benefits you can expect as a Flatiron employee are:
  • Comprehensive compensation package and paid time off program
  • Industry leading 401(k)/RRSP
  • Medical/Extended Health Care, Dental, Vison and/or Provincial Medical
  • Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Flatiron is an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer.


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