Design Phase Manager I - Solar Group

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  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • 11 Mar, 2019

Job Description

Design Phase Manager I - Solar Group Job LocationsUS-MN-MinneapolisJob ID 2019-5546 # of Openings 1 Category Preconstruction Overview Company 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. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. 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 is honored to receive 40+ Top Workplace Awards since 2002 What are you waiting for?! Summary: Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Design Phase Manager 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 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 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 ski