Leidos is seeking a Construction Manager (CM), who will be managing construction projects for the United States Antarctic Program at Palmer Station, Antarctica. The primary project will be the replacement of Palmer’s existing pier, a steel sheet pile cofferdam bulkhead backfilled with gravel, with a new pier which consists of a steel pile supported concrete deck structure, energy absorbing fender systems, and mooring structures as needed to serve the two primary vessels that service the pier facility. Construction efforts will be a mix of self-performed and subcontracted work.
The position is based in Centennial, Colorado and requires deployment to Antarctica to oversee construction of the pier. Construction of the pier is anticipated to occur between October 2021 and April 2022. Other projects or familiarization deployments may require deployment to Antarctica outside of this window.
While in Centennial, the CM will collaborate in the development and review of upcoming construction efforts. This includes the development of new and review of existing resource loaded schedules; development of material takeoffs for self-performed work. The CM will work with the engineering staff, planning and controls, subcontractors, and project managers to ensure that designs are complete, materials are procured, and resources are identified and hired as required to meet project requirements. The CM will also work with Engineering and other Stakeholders on constructability reviews and in developing innovative approaches to building design/construction for Antarctica. The CM in conjunction with the project manager will work with Safety to ensure project safety plans are thought out, and meet OSHA and other applicable safety standards and requirements.
While in Antarctica, the CM will oversee construction, trade supervisors, and tradespersons and is responsible for managing resources tied to construction activities and change control activities if needed. The CM will also oversee execution of subcontracted construction activities to ensure delivery of those scopes of work in compliance with specifications, schedules, quality and other project requirements.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
PHYSICAL AND / OR OTHER SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Deployment to Antarctica is required in this position at discretion of management. When required to deploy, the individual in the position must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations, as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action. Complies with applicable safety, environment, health, and waste management policies and procedure. US citizenship or permanent residence is required.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 50% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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