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Herzog companies was founded in 1969 by William E. Herzog as a heavy/highway construction contractor in the Midwest. Herzog now specializes in Railroad Construction, Transit Operation and Maintenance Services, Civil Construction and Railroad Services nationwide. Our team consists of people who are innovators at heart, continuously exploring new ways to improve our products, services, and, ultimately, the industry. By always challenging ourselves - and each other - to push for more, we keep Herzog at the forefront of the rail industry.

 

Herzog Contracting Corp. is currently seeking Contract Manager for the MBTA Green Line Extension (GLX) Project in Boston, MA.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer moderately large and complex contracts
  • Negotiate contract terms and conditions, analyze commercial sections of proposals and technical proposal evaluations, and coordinate technical scopes of work including interface with all project disciplines (including project controls, legal services, project management, construction, engineering, finance/accounting, and client)
  • Participate in proposal development activities including preparation of required proposal response, develop final proposal evaluations and prepare contract recommendations, and present recommendation to project team and/or client
  • Perform contract management post-award activities through evaluating and status of contractors’ productivity, schedule adherence, contract change management, invoicing and claims avoidance
  • Perform closeout of contracts, finalize outstanding contract issues, issue of final modifications, invoices and coordinate completion of contractor performance evaluations
  • Conduct and maintain continuing review of progress of each contract and provides management with information pertaining to any financial, technical, or commercial difficulties
  • Develop project standards and procedures, provide project staffing solutions, and develop effort-hour estimates
  • Develop client relationships through interfacing with representatives, providing reports, and conducting superior execution; lead client and contractor presentations and meetings
  • Review and provide prime contract flow-down language; prepare select sections (e.g., Special Terms) and obtain legal approval
  • Review and approve Project Contracting Plan and award recommendations
  • Develop waivers for Bonding policies
  • Lead internal Request for Proposal (RFP) and RFP explanation meetings, contract pre-award meetings, final negotiations, and drafting/finalization of contract documents
  • Prepare bid evaluation plans for large engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction (EPFC), lump sum turnkey (LSTK), Request for Proposal (RFP) participate in the bid evaluation
  • Typically manage personnel and provide an environment for the development and professional advancement of staff members, including on-the-job and formal training and development opportunities, and timely performance feedback
  • Leverage internal and external resources to administer policies and procedures consistently across all business lines, functions, and locations
  • Analyze situations, identify and forecast pertinent problems and evaluate realistic options; and recommend/implement appropriate course of action
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of complex projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines
  • Maintain compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and global standards
  • Effectively develop and apply the Core Skills to the job
  • May need to travel to attend to business related matters
  • Meet expectations on attendance and punctuality
  • All other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Accredited four (4) year degree preferred, but not required.
  • Twelve (12) years* of work-related experience or a combination of education and directly related experience equal sixteen (16) years* if non-degreed
  • Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and other stakeholders 
  • Job related technical knowledge necessary to complete the job
  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines  
  • Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner  

 

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
  • Subject to pre-employment physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.

 

Safety:

  • Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all.

 

Benefits:

  • Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, click the Apply button below.

 

It is the policy of Herzog Contracting Corp. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.