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Design Phase Manager II (Preconstruction) Sports + Entertainment

Design Phase Manager II (Preconstruction) Sports + Entertainment

Job ID 
2017-3307
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MN-Minneapolis
Posted Date 
9/13/2017
Category 
Preconstruction

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Overview

Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

 

Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship.  Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work. It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade…

 

The Sports + Entertainment Group is committed to identifying, developing, and executing projects that reflect Mortenson's purpose of building structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society on a national level. The Sports + Entertainment Groups' goals are to provide our customers with a superior experience, enhance the performance of the facilities we build through our expertise, and perform at the highest levels of quality and safety on each project.

 

We focus on large, complex projects and seek to earn the reputation of the best and most respected sports builder in America. The Sports Group continually focuses on the growth and development of our team, processes, and operations by recruiting the best people in the industry to drive innovative construction solutions.

 

The company’s project sizes range from less than $1 million to more than $1 billion. Some of Mortenson’s more notable sports projects include:

  • Target Field (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Pinnacle Bank Arena (Lincoln, NE)
  • KFC Yum! Center (Louisville, KY)
  • US Bank Stadium (Minneapolis, MN)
  • HarborCenter (Buffalo, NY)
  • SunTrust Park (Atlanta, GA)
  • Sprint Center (Kansas City, MO)
  • Chase Center (San Francisco, CA)

 

Great Opportunity! If you have a passion for building large complex projects, this position may be the one for you. The Sports + Entertainment Group is recognized as one the leaders when it comes to building sport facilities. …What are you waiting for?!

 

Summary: 

Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Design Phase Manager II with the ability to interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, resourceful, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Aptitude to anticipate problems, critical issues and opportunities as they arise; along with the capability to creatively problem solve and bring together viable solutions. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are vital, with attention to detail equally important. The Design Phase Manager II will ensure the owner’s vision is translated into design solutions and construction parameters through leadership of the design process and team members. May work on two projects simultaneously or one larger project.

Responsibilities

Manage the design process

  • Work closely with customers/owners to define completed project expectations, including key factors to focus on within the design phase,
  • Facilitate the solicitation, selection, and contracting with designers for design build projects
  • Develop and/or lead the preparation and presentation of project proposals
  • Develop detailed project design phase and baseline construction schedules
  • Conduct detailed construction planning, including contract manual, subcontractor selections, MWD/BE participation, trade and site utilization planning, disruption avoidance planning, owner direct purchase planning, all within principles of Lean Design Delivery and utilization of BIM/VDC technology
  • Lead design team members in facilitating designs incorporating constructability, logistics solutions, identifying customers’ expectations, and critical success factors, providing meaningful input to project’s programming and conceptual design activities.
  • Lead estimating team members in development of technical design aspects of project including drawing, specifications and scheduling, in addition to cost documentation.
  • Manage costs of the design phase, including estimate preparation, technical estimating, valued engineering, life-cycle analysis and budgetary/financial management
  • Ensure regulatory approvals are obtained and risk management requirements are met for insurance, bonding, owner contract, and subcontractor T & Cs
  • Implement LEED tracking and analysis

 

Oversight and supervision of design phase team members

  • Mentor Design Phase Engineers and encourage career development and growth
  • Ensure team members have resources and support
  • Provide work direction and performance evaluations
  • Identify hiring needs and participate in hiring, discipline, and dismissal decisions if needed

 

Other duties as assigned

  • Model and set the tone for exceptional customer relations, gathering feedback and clarification during design process, as well as identifying future projects and collaboration
  • Manage site work and logistics efficiently, providing suggestions for improvement

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Strong teamwork orientation, initiative, communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills
  • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
  • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
  • Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
  • Proven positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
  • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
  • Minimum six years relevant experience
  • Experience working on larger projects ($50 Million plus)
  • Current driver’s license

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, Estimating, or equivalent field

 

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

 

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