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DESIGN BUILD COORDINATOR at Granite Construction Incorporated

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Santa Clara, California





Job Description:

Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you’ve come to the right place!

Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long standing commitment to building some of America’s largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery.

At Granite, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you’ll see that we are building more than infrastructure—together, we are building your future.


General Summary

This position is responsible for the coordination of the interface between the Designer’s Discipline Leads and the Construction Team during the Preconstruction (procurement proposal and design) and post-design services phases of an Alternative Procurement Delivery Method (APDM) Project to reduce construction scope, manage risk, and manage engineering budgets. APDM includes Design-Build (DB), Construction Manager/General Construction (CMGC), Construction Management At Risk (CMAR), General Contractor/Construction Manager (GCCM) and Public Private Partnerships (P3).


Essential Job Accountabilities


  • Ensure that project scope meets the project’s prime contract documents, schedule, designcriteria, applicable codes, budget and agreements with designer (including design schedule and design budget) to ensure adequate preparation for efficient execution throughout all phases of the project. 

  • Act as the Pursuit Manager during the preconstruction procurement phase of the project with development of estimating deliverables to ensure budgets and schedules are met. 

  • Evaluate options for construction and design alternatives during the preconstruction phase to reduce construction scope and risk. 

  • Coordinate and perform constructability reviews, development, and approval of design improvements through the use of task force processes to improve constructability, and reduce construction scope and project risks.

  • Perform and coordinate quantity take-offs as necessary to monitor scope growth, impact of design changes, and final quantities to ensure project profitability 

  • Coordinate and track interface between the Designer, Quality, and Construction teams to insure that shop drawing reviews, design variations, information requests and non-conformance resolution are completed in a cost effective and timely manner. 

Education


  • BS degree required, Civil Engineering or Construction Management preferred

  • Registered Professional Engineering preferred

Work Experience

  • 7+ years’ experience in the heavy civil construction

  • Previous experience on an APDM (DB, CMGC/CMAR, P3) Project required with a value over $100 million

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiency with all MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Working Knowledge of Modeling Software (such as Microstation, Geopak, Inroads, HEC RAS, etc.)

  • Knowledge of construction operations

  • Strong quantity take-off skills

  • Estimating skills sufficient to allow comparison pricing of design alternatives at a conceptual stage

  • Working knowledge of Cost and CPM Scheduling Systems

  • Strong written and oral communication skills


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of
this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate orally. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is
occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability
to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Subject to outside working conditions and at times will be working around large construction equipment, must be safety conscience.

Additional Requirements/Skills


  • Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment

  • Ability and willingness to abide by the Company’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive for extended periods of time

  • Extensive overnight travel required

About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.