Landscape Construction Manager
at Parsons International Limited in
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Job highlightsPosted on April 29, 2021
Construction Manager – Landscape
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Through Parsons’ engineering and construction management services, we deliver innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait. Our focus is on delivering air, rail, road and highway transportation; water conveyance and/or wastewater treatment; and land development and public infrastructure to our clients and your communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world class infrastructure.
Provides all on-site field construction management activities associated with the completion of landscape packages. Monitors performance of the construction supervision team to confirm compliance with contractual requirements. Applies a comprehensive knowledge of various disciplines to be used during construction, as well as the methods and techniques to be utilized for installation; contractual obligations and technical aspects of all items to be constructed. Supports the Project Director in the management of construction projects to monitor on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations; and monitors risks/problems and helps develop options to resolve.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Works with the various consultants and contractors to manage and direct overall planning of construction activities to identify critical milestones and priorities.
Determines staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule. Monitors the services of subcontractors and major construction equipment required by the project will be available at the appropriate time to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.
Manages and reviews assignments for Construction Superintendents for various work areas of construction operations, monitoring progress and recommending corrective action as necessary.
Manages the assignment of manpower, materials, and equipment to maximize efficiency, maintain schedules, and to meet budget goals. Keeps alert to possible problem areas and takes preventative action to ensure that critical milestones are met for each phase of the project.
Provides leadership to confirm sound construction practices to attain required quality control at the maximum efficiency and minimum cost.
Prepares periodic reports summarizing progress of construction activities for higher-level management and clients.
Serves as the primary contact with client representatives, and subcontractors, and government representatives for construction-related activities. Maintains strong client and community relations.
Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.
Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents required from the construction contractor.
Coordinates RFI responses, monitors change orders, and makes recommendations to client for construction progress payments.
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