Reporting to the Associate Director/Project Support Group Leader,
the Construction Field Representative will provide daily
inspections for quality assurance of capital construction projects.
Responsibilities include daily reports, coordination with
contractors for quality control/quality assurance, and coordination
with other third-party inspectors as required. The position will
ensure design compliance during project construction for multiple
concurrent construction projects, and that projects are constructed
according to the approved drawings from construction implementation
through post-construction. In addition, the position will monitor
the design and construction of projects for general conformance
with the programs as defined by the University, the requirements of
the "Virginia Tech Construction and Professional Services Manual
(VTCPSM)", building and life safety codes, and with internal
Virginia Tech design guidelines.
The Construction Field Representative will also:
- Assist in the development and management of construction project
delivery schedules and budgets in compliance with funding
authorizations, university program requirements, and project
- Apply professional design and construction knowledge to monitor
assigned projects through construction.
- Build consensus and teamwork with a disparate group of
stakeholders, consultants, and contractors.
Bachelor's Degree in Construction Technology, Engineering, or
related field and/or
training and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree.
Experience with complex building and infrastructure design and
construction, including all types of major building construction
Proven success in managing multiple, concurrent projects with
respect to technical, professional, and fiscal issues.
Demonstrated conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
Working knowledge of site/building design with a basic emphasis on
Ability to provide recommendations and construction oversight with
excellent communication skills.
Ability to interpret design/construction documents, drawings,
schedules, building codes, and construction means and
Experience administering design/construction/consultant
Experience managing "state-owned" projects with knowledge of
directives and higher education facilities requirements.
Knowledge of scheduling software (AssetWorks, MS Project, Suretrak,
Primavera, etc.) and Microsoft Office programs.
Experience with the Virginia Division of Engineering and
Commonwealth of Virginia Construction and Professional Services
Manual (CPSM) processes and policies.
Understanding of Erosion and Sediment Control measures and
installation practices with basic emphasis on compliance
inspections, reporting, and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan
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Work is performed primarily at construction sites, but also in
an office setting.
Must be able to travel to construction sites and traverse uneven
Outdoor site inspection is required which may include site visits
during all types of weather conditions.
Ability to safely and frequently move and handle heavy objects
weighing 50 pounds or more; maneuver materials up and down stairs;
ability to climb and work from elevated workstations such as
ladders and scaffolds; and work for long periods of time standing,
walking, reaching, bending, pushing/pulling.
Must be able to perform repetitive motion primarily through the use
of keyboarding. Must have an acceptable and safe driving
Must have a driver's license check.
May be required to work additional hours or modified work schedule
to meet the needs of the department or projects.
May be required to travel to non-Blacksburg work sites with
overnight stay required.
As needed, may be required to be on construction sites during off
This position meets the criteria for issuance of a mobile
communication device (such as radio, cellphone, Ipad, Ipod, pager,
etc.). Devices issued are the responsibility of the employee and
are to be returned in satisfactory condition upon separation of
employment. Devices are to be used according to supervisor
instruction and according to relevant policies.
About Virginia Tech
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim
(That I May Serve),
Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a
hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be
leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution
that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the
world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community
to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more
than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000
undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight
, a school of
, a veterinary
college, Graduate School
, and Honors College
. The university
has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus
in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in
Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices
. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech
conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or
applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including
pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic
information, national origin, political affiliation, race,
religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise
discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about,
discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of
other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by
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during regular business
hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.
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