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Design Build Manager - Civil Engineering

Company: Kokosing Construction Company, Inc.
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Kokosing ( is one of America's 60 largest General Contractors and services a broad spectrum of clients in both the private and public business sectors. Kokosing's services include heavy civil/industrial construction such as highways, bridges, underground utilities, water/wastewater facilities, and marine construction. For 70 years, Kokosing has successfully attracted the most qualified technical personnel in the construction industry by offering visible challenges, superior quality, and attractive rewards. With over $1.5 billion in annual sales and a commitment to its workforce, Kokosing is the winning team.

We are seeking anAlternativeDelivery Managerfor our office in Annapolis Junction, MD or the Richmond, VA area office to service the Mid-Atlantic region.
Summary: Coordinate and manage design-build and other alternative contracting pursuits, including client and design partner relations, RFQ and RFP responses, and post-award project design coordination.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Pursuit Phase:

  • Maintain client and industry contacts while tracking future project opportunities using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software
  • Assist in selection of design consultants and negotiation of teaming agreements and design subcontracts
  • Analyze RFQs & RFPs, assist in developing winning teams, and compile pursuit schedules
  • Lead the proposal process with Marketing support, including technical writing, proposal reviews, and proposal production
  • Manage design consultants throughout pre-bid process to develop compliant designs and desired estimating deliverables on-time and within budget
  • Work with Estimating to evaluate alternative concepts and provide timely direction to design consultants
  • Identify and develop strategies to optimize project design while mitigating risk
  • Assist in preparing cost estimates and project schedules for alternative delivery highway projects
  • Compose, track, and manage pre-award correspondence with the owner

    Post-Bid Design & Construction Phase:

    • Participate in project design development Task Force meetings
    • Serve as Design Coordinator for alternative delivery projects in design stage
    • Develop cost and time saving alternative concepts
    • Monitor design process and performance to maintain project budget and schedule
    • Facilitate design comment resolution between design consultants and project owner
    • Review plans at multiple submission stages to ensure conformance to contract
    • Serve in project key personnel positions as needed

      Education and Experience:

      • Civil Engineering or construction related degree preferred
      • 10 years of design/construction management experience
      • Professional Engineer Licensure preferred
      • Virginia DOT design-build experience preferred

        Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

        • Understand construction contracts and terminology, as well as estimating strategies and techniques
        • Experience and knowledge with DOT contracting methods
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Bluebeam software, as well as HCSS and Primavera P6 experience, or ability to learn
        • Technical writing and editing skills
        • Ability to manage multiple assignments
        • Ability to manage SOQ/Technical Proposal development from conception through delivery
        • Working knowledge of design, procurement, and field processes and their inherent cost performance risks
        • Understanding of schedule techniques and principles, and ability to easily read and navigate engineering documentation and project plans
        • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, plus demonstrated ability to manage a team of varied disciplines

          Benefits: Kokosing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, life insurance, paid time off, and a 401K plan.
          Kokosing is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action federal and state contractor. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Kokosing Construction Company, Inc., Richmond , Design Build Manager - Civil Engineering, Executive , Richmond, Virginia

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