HNTB Interface Manager in San Jose, California
What We're Looking For
The Manager reports to the Engineering Support Services Manager in determining if a Design Change Request (DCR) review scope falls within an approved Work Authorization.
Primary Focus Will Include:
Facilitate review of DCRs across Subject Matter Experts and Third-Party contributors to the design change review process.
Oversee coordination between different procurement contracts, developed by VTA’s Consultant Team. The Interface Manager is also respons.
The design of interface management plans with third parties, interface management between contracts and teams, and change control.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
Experience with Design Build contracts.
Contract/change management experience.
What You'll Need
Mentors and supports project team members in all aspects of contract interpretation and compliance, risk management, and change management protocols. Coordinates and collaborates with the project team, DB Division Business and Project Controls group, and the Enterprise Operations Contracting & Claims (EOCC) and Risk Management (ERM) groups.
Develops and maintains a comprehensive knowledge of the project and all contractual documents, including Owner/Client, Client/HNTB and HNTB/Subconsultant agreements. Identifies unfavorable terms, risk allocation, and change and dispute procedures. Ensures development and implementation of a flow-down matrix for subconsultant agreements.
Establishes processes for change management within the project team and in cooperation with the client. Proactively captures, tracks, manages and reports all potential project changes and cost impacts utilizing the standard Change Order Log. Ensures contractual compliance of change procedures, including providing of timely notice to the client for all potential changes. Works closely with the Deputy Project Manager for Design and project controls staff to quantify all cost and schedule impacts due to changes. Serves as the project lead for advancing potential change orders and defending against back charges and claims. Develops merit arguments for submission to the design-builder in accordance with the contract requirements and HNTB interests. Advances disputes in a timely manner and in accordance with the contract requirements and HNTB interests. Engages EOCC for contract analysis and merit arguments for all disputes and as needed for complex changes.
Facilitates internal and external risk assessment exercises to identify and assign (i.e. to Owner, Contractor, HNTB) risks identified in the contract and scope of work requirements. Ensures that appropriate risks are passed through to subconsultants (coordinate with EOCC). Proactively captures, tracks, manages and reports all contract and potential project risks (negative and positive) utilizing the standard project-specific Risk Register.
Supports the development and review of all correspondence and other key communications between the project team and the client, and between HNTB and its subconsultants for contract compliance, liability considerations, transfer of risk, and potential changes or claims. Reviews design team and subconsultant project reports for commitment and liability concerns prior to submission to the client. Participates in scheduled Project Reviews to provide an update on project change order and risk status.
Supports the closing out of all contractual requirements. Assists the PM, EOCC and ERM in the resolution of disputes, claims and litigation issues.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Finance or related degree.
15 years related contract experience
5 years in a lead role working directly for the contractor or architect/engineer
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.
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