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SENIOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Job ID: 50021754.12HRSTS
Date Posted: Feb 17, 2021
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Hitachi Rail STS USA is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Construction Manager who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable working with various stakeholders in order to deliver a signaling system upgrade on a large operating commuter rail system. The position is based in Boston, MA.
Who We Are:
Hitachi Rail STS is an international leader with a global presence in signaling and the implementation of integrated transport systems for freight and passenger railways, as well as mass transit systems.
Project Description:
MBTA Commuter Rail North Side Automatic Train Control Program includes the design and integration of a new train control system, improvements to existing signaling systems, and upgrades to the power network for the Commuter Rail lines on the Northern side of Boston.
Accountabilities:
Reporting to the MBTA NSATC Program Manager, the Senior Construction Manager will:
• Manage the installation of technological systems for the assigned Work Packages within the constraints of cost, schedule, scope, quality, safety and environmental requirements.
• Ensure the coordination and supervision of all site activities including civil and technological works in accordance with the Approved Installation Plan.
• Report on progress and status of work, forecasting risks and opportunities and reporting any deviations of scope, schedule, cost or quality
• Maintain the Project Installation Schedule throughout the life of the Project interfacing with the Project Planner to maintain the Project Master Schedule.
• Ensure compliance with the Approved for Construction Design and manage any non-conformances in accordance with the Quality Plan.
• Support the Engineering Department to resolve technical issues based upon knowledge and experience working in the field
• Represent the Project at site coordination meetings with the Client and liaise with various project entities, third parties and/or stakeholders
• Identify and implement recovery actions to maintain the delivery plan in accordance with the contract.
• Manage interface coordination efforts for site activities with other site stakeholders including railway operators and utility providers for timely completion of the installation works.
• Provide constructability reviews of plans and specifications to evaluate scheduled activities and staffing requirements for each phase of construction, and coordinate the availability of requisite equipment
• Direct personnel and sub-contractors with respect to planning the work, interpreting specifications and executing the work safely.
• Provide leadership onsite to ensure the health and safety of the workforce and community and meet all environmental obligations;
• Coordinate with the Commissioning Manager for handover of the installed equipment for test, commissioning and cutover activities.
• Support Engineering and Project Management for the timely processing of changes and release of revised plans to expedite progress of the work.
Required Skills/ Knowledge:
• Minimum Ten (10) years of relevant Construction Management experience.
• Demonstrated experience in managing sub-contractors of various tiers and key stakeholders on projects.
• Knowledge of the specifics attendant to installing equipment on an operating railway.
• Excellent communication skills
• Able to meet deadlines and successfully handle pressures associated with site construction works conducted 24/7.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, peers and third parties.
• Ability to maintain the integrity of confidential business information.
• Working knowledge of MS Suite tools
Desired Skills/ Knowledge:
• Understanding of Project Management techniques, planning, and scheduling skills
• Experience working with the MBTA
• Experience with MS Office tools
Education:
• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Construction Management is preferred
Languages:
• English

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