Construction Administration Support

Various Locations | Full-time


Planate Management Group is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and Orlando, Florida USA with a technical support center in South East Asia and East Africa, that provides program management and facilities engineering services worldwide. Planate is a small business provider of planning, design, infrastructure management, technical consulting, engineering, and construction management services in support of the US Department of Defense (DOD) and its Service (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps) missions, along with other US federal agenciesall over the world.

The Construction Administration Support will be responsible for coordinating requests from the construction Contractor for outage requests, excavation permits, burn permits, haul routes and other similar items. Also, will participate with the Government in CQC meetings with the construction Contractor.

This position is contingent to the award of the contract. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Review and analyze the proposed Baseline Schedule, weekly 3-week look-ahead schedules, monthly schedule updates, monthly Schedule Variance Control diagrams and associated reports
  • Ensure Contractor compliance with contract scheduling requirements and accepted scheduling practices; validate Contractor schedule default settings are consistent with contract requirements
  • Verify that the construction schedule accurately documents activity progress
  • Verify that the construction schedule accurately shows the current plan to complete the remaining work
  • Confirm that the Contractor is following the plan for construction shown on the construction schedule
  • Provide schedule review comments and recommendations for acceptance
  • Provide early warning when projects begin to slide off schedule
  • Identify schedule delay factors
  • Provide possible solutions for mitigating schedule impacts
  • Monitor resolution of scheduling issues by the Contractor
  • Attend project scheduling meetings with CO or COR staff and/or Contractor
  • Prepare and submit project schedule status reports monthly
  • Perform required analyses on schedule impact assessments and provide a request for contract modification and equitable adjustment
  • Review the network for a logic of dependencies, for a logic of the critical path determined by the construction Contractor, and logic of durations, activity start, and finish times and costs assigned to individual activities
  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications To be successful in the role:

  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural or Engineering degree (four-year degree minimum) from an accredited college or university
  • Construction technical competencies and qualifications to verify that a specific level of workmanship was obtained.
  • Minimum of five years construction engineering or construction management experience
  • Knowledge of construction scheduling methods and familiarity with the use of scheduling software, including but not limited to Primavera Suretrak/P3/P6 and Microsoft Projects
  • Proficiency in computer software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; Adobe Acrobat Professional; and RS Means/CostWorks
  • Ability to communicate effectively, concisely and authoritatively in English both orally and in writing. Experience in preparing correspondence, written reports, and in briefing management personnel
  • Completed the 30 Hour OSHA Construction Training within the past 2 years
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Must lawfully reside in the United States and be eligible for employment (Planate does not sponsor visas or work permits)

Planate Management Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity EmployerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Why Planate?

Joining the Planate team opens you to an experience working for a Global company where you are among a team that is considered a premier trusted partner for planning, design, engineering, asset management, and professional service solutions anytime, anywhere.  We Take Care of Our Own; Personally and Professionally, Up and Down The Line.  

We’d love for you to be a part of our Global workforce, helping us serve as an effective and integrated partner to advance every client's mission!