Assistant Contract Manager

Sacramento, CA

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Job Description:

Fluor, together with its joint-venture partner AECOM, has been awarded a four-year program delivery support services contract for the California High-Speed Rail program by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, to provide program delivery and program management services to support one of the largest planned infrastructure projects in the U.S.

The system will connect the 500-mile stretch between the Los Angeles region with the San Francisco Bay Area, with up to 24 stations. The first phase of the program is currently under construction in California's Central Valley.

Under the general direction of the Supervising Transportation Engineer (Sup TE), the Licensed Engineer will serve as the Assistant Contract Manager and is responsible for overseeing the technical designs for preliminary and advanced engineering documents/deliverables, as well as managing and tracking specific tasks and deliverables within the design contract, ensuring that assigned contracts and agreements are administered and managed in accordance with the applicable policies and procedures of the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority), the State Contracting Manual (SCM) and the California Government Code (GC), as well as management of assigned contracts in accordance with federal and State of California laws and regulations, contract provisions, and the Authority’s policies and procedures. In addition, the incumbent will assist in the coordination of utility and local facility relocations impacted by the California High-Speed Rail Authority project.

• Provides oversight and guidance to consultants performing a wide variety of professional engineering work under contract with the Authority related to the high-speed rail project, holding them accountable for ensuring that assigned contracts and agreements are administered and managed in accordance with the applicable policies and procedures of the Authority, the SCM, and the GC. Performs required independent quality assurance and verification inspections of deliverables.

• Provides technical support, analysis, and interpretation of documents such as reports, studies, and plans to conform to structural engineering codes, third party, local agency design, and engineering requirements, amongst other requirements. These documents range from engineering, right-of-way, environmental services, rail operations, planning, and sustainability; also, the candidate will also work with the Sup TE to provide over the shoulder review, which is a concurrent review that is coordinated with the various functions of the Authority.

• Work closely with the project team to develop task orders, and annual work programs, and maintain contract documents to meet the Authority’s contractual requirements. Develop, track, and modify project deliverables/submittals review processes as needed. Works closely with the project team to monitor the timely completion of contract and task order scope, cost, schedule, quality, risk elements, and deliverable requirements and makes recommendations for resolution of contract discrepancies.

• Develop and maintain project schedules, estimates, and budgets. Assures the development and allocation of proper resources to execute engineering contracts and agreements in a timely manner. Provide support with managing the federal and state grants as necessary.

• Ensures that assigned statewide contracts and agreements are administered and managed in accordance with the applicable policies and procedures of the Authority, the SCM and the GC. Review and provide recommendations on the approval of monthly invoices, travel forecasts, personnel requests, and contract amendments and change orders.

• Performs complex, comprehensive, and detailed analysis of contractual documents.

• Provides innovative technical approaches to meet project milestones and to ensure quality deliverables.

• Initiates and drafts changes to configuration documents related to engineering design on project sections. Coordinates configuration item changes with internal stakeholders, including Real Property, Infrastructure Delivery, Rail Operations, Engineering Services, Environmental Services, Planning and Sustainability, and Contract Management.

• Identifies project risks and helps to identify mitigation as needed.

• Performs reviews of project and contract files to ensure that complete and comprehensive files, including records and logs of communication with contractors, are maintained with the assistance of the Contract Administrative Support Unit staff.

• Other job-related duties as required

Job ID: 144448BR

City: Sacramento

State: California

Country: United States

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