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Construction Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

New York City Department of Transportation.

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Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Vessel Construction Manager The candidate will be responsible for or assisting in the planning, control and execution of structural, mechanical, and electrical marine engineering projects on all marine vessels operated by the Staten Island Ferry. Performs related work such as serving as, or assisting, the Agency lead and project manager for design, construction and commissioning of new marine vessels. Responsible for or assisting in the management of vessel design and construction contracts on behalf of the Agency, working independently in the field with decision-making authority. Researches and advises on the preparation of specifications and on projects connected with vessel (ferry/barge/etc.) dry dockings, conversions, modifications, and new construction. Provides cost estimates and monitors budgets for projects. Performs field surveys of assigned projects from prior to inception through completion to monitor progress, including, but not limited to: research of drawings/technical manuals, classification surveys, regulatory agency compliance and vessel reports. Incorporates required items into specifications. Ensures contractor compliance with project specifications. Prepares final/completion reports for projects. Tracks and monitors vessel/barge preventive maintenance systems, machinery and hull conditions for maintenance issues that may need to be addressed during dry dockings/projects/new construction. Monitors, updates, files and distributes all vessel/barge survey, certificate and regulatory requirements. Plans and schedules inspections of vessels and submission of reports and documentation to insure completion by required due dates. Monitors and documents dry dockings, new construction, miscellaneous projects, and specification submission time lines. Supervises and reviews the work of subordinate staff. Coordinates with ferry staff to ensure all design considerations are included in new construction or dry docking specifications and projects. Reviews contractors (designers and construction/shipyard contractors) work for compliance with contracts specifications; reviews and approves contractors requisitions for payment; identifies problems in construction and seeks resolutions; prepares and negotiates change orders, maintains contract files and written records of job progress; performs other related construction project management work as assigned by supervisor. Assume duties of the supervisor in their absence; perform related work.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration, and 5+ years of full-time satisfactory experience in the planning, administering or expediting of engineering design, and/or construction, or coordinating a very large engineering project, two years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity; or A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and nine years of experience as described in "1" above; two years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity; or An accredited Master's degree in one of the disciplines described in "1" above, a law degree, or a valid New York State license as a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect or Landscape Architect may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Experience in the design and construction of marine vessels, from concept through final construction, and in the management of large marine projects is preferred. Experience in construction and repair of marine vessels, with on-site shipyard experience is desired. Thorough knowledge of American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) & US Coast Guard (USCG) shipbuilding rules and regulations is helpful.

Additional info

Job ID: 303788

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York City Department of Transportation.
55 Water St
New York City, NY 10041