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      Associate Director, Construction Advisory (Claims & Disputes)

      Houston

      $Negotiable

      Permanent

      A Global Consulting firm is actively seeking an Associate Director to join the Construction Advisory & Disputes Team that would be based in Texas. Of particular in interest are applicants that have a specialization in construction claims and dispute resolution. This position is for a professional who has knowledge or experience with contract and/or change order management, critical path scheduling analysis, preparation of change orders or claims, cost analysis and quantification of damages, review of drawings and specifications, and other engineering and construction-related documents.

       

      The work performed by the Associate Director may include the review and analysis of construction schedules, job cost reports, labor records, production quantities, earned values, project reports, change orders, contracts, correspondence, and other project records. The Associate Director typically receives direction from and reports to engagement leaders within the firms Construction Advisory Practice. The Associate Director may also create and maintain project schedules and assist clients in the navigation of project risks and claims.

       

      Key Responsibilities

      • Schedule delay analysis
      • Loss of labor productivity analysis
      • Change in scope evaluations
      • Review and analysis of change orders
      • Analysis of labor, equipment, and material costs
      • Calculation of escalated material and/or labor costs
      • Extended General Conditions and Requirements analysis
      • Analysis of unabsorbed home office overhead
      • Review and organization of project documents
      • Development of work product, draft memos, presentations, and reports
      • Travel as needed to project sites and client offices
      • Lead and develop teams of Consultants and Senior Consultants
      • Review work product of Consultants and Senior Consultants to ensure quality
      • Develop work product and present findings to engagement lead
      • Generate work product for internal and client reviews
      • Develop and deliver findings to clients
      • Represent the company at client meetings as necessary
      • Pursue professional development initiatives and industry certifications
      • Attend industry events and build a network of potential clients

       

      Skills, Knowledge & Experience

      • BacMinimum of bachelor’s degree in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Economics, Business, or Accounting
      • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in construction, some experience in claims and dispute resolution
      • Experience with the following technologies
      • Microsoft Office – Intermediate to Advanced Capabilities
      • Bluebeam or Adobe PDF management software
      • Oracle Primavera P6
      • Microsoft Project
      • Microsoft Power BI Desktop and Cloud

       

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Master’s degree and professional licenses
      • Industry certifications (PSP, PMP, CCP, CCA)

       

      Core Comptencies

      • Communication: Clearly and effectively communicates at all organizational levels in a timely manner. Maintains confidentiality of client and firm information.
      • Project Focus: Organizes tasks and manages analysis to completion, deals effectively with potential obstacles and exhibits the flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances. Ensures that work is completed timely and within designated timeframes. Takes proper action when time frames cannot be met to assure the work of others is not compromised. Uses non-billable time effectively.
      • Professionalism: Has a positive attitude, displays a sense of pride, enthusiasm, optimism and deep dedication for work with both clients and colleagues. Is a self-motivator and is prepared to take on new challenges and problem solve. Takes responsibility for increasing his/her own skills.
      • Teamwork: Works well within a team of other professionals; seeks out opportunities to take on additional company initiatives.
      • Quality of Work: Has strong work ethic and produces accurate and useful work product. Has mechanisms in place to check work and ensure the quality of work being produced is accurate and timely.
      • Administrative: Able to self-perform conflict checks for new engagements, draft engagement letters, and develop preliminary engagement budgets
      • Time Management: Able to manage multiple deadlines and easily adapt to changing priorities

       

      Company Benefits

      • Flexible work environment allows employees to work remotely, when needed
      • Flexible Time Off policy
      • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
      • 401k Match
      • Commuter Benefit

      Posted by

      Ben Kinley

      Group Managing Director

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