NANA Regional Corporation Construction Manager in Herndon, Virginia

Construction Manager


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Talu provides federal and Department of Defense customers streamlined access to comprehensive Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment and initial outfitting services. Our services can be procured in a fraction of the time most federal procurements require. Talu’s combination of turnkey solutions and a single point of contact – and accountability – offers clients a seamless, stress-free move on time and on budget.

Construction Management

The Construction Manager acts as an advisor to the Agency to assist with executing a project that is properly constructed, on time and on budget to include the following efforts:

General ResponsibilitiesThe Construction Manager’s responsibilities include the following:

  • Act as the Agency designated agent and maintains a coordinating relationship with the Agency, GSA, the architect-engineers, construction contractors and other contractors supporting the government.

  • Ensure work is performed in accordance with the contract documents, to guard the government agency against defects and deficiencies.

  • Review all certificates of inspections, test, and approvals required by laws and regulations or contract documents.

  • Review the construction constructor’s certifications for compliance with the contract documents. This review does not constitute an independent evaluation that the content or procedures of such inspections, test, or approvals comply with requirements of the contract documents.

  • Establish all necessary liaisons, coordination, and support with any project-related agencies and representatives of federal, state, regional, and local governments as appropriate.

  • Physically inspect work for adherence to construction contract requirements, recommend approvals or rejections of materials and workmanship and monitor labor and safety requirements.

  • Notify GSA and Agency when unsafe working conditions are observed.

  • Attempt to resolve problems, minimize claims, act to mitigate circumstances that could lead to claims, and advise Agency of any potential disputes.

  • Exercise due diligence to ensure that work is performed in conformity with applicable requirements (codes, regulations, standards, construction contract plans, and specifications, etc.).


Design Phase Services

These services may include, but are not limited to, thefollowing:

  • Subject matter expertise

  • Ensure requirements are documented clearly forthe Program of Requirements (POR)

  • Review and comment on the design documents

  • Constructability reviews

  • Analysis of value engineering proposals orEarned Value Management Systems (EVMS)

  • Review cost estimates (including independentcheck estimates)

  • Cost analysis

  • Cost control/monitoring

  • Site investigations

  • Site evaluations

  • Review of design scope changes

  • Scheduling/Conducting/Documenting design relatedmeetings

  • Review market studies


Procurement Phase Services

These services mayinclude, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assisting Procurement Contracting Officers

  • Assisting Contracting Officers in answeringbid/RFP questions

  • Attending/Participating in Site Visits

  • Attending/Participating in Pre-Bid Conferences

  • Reviewing solicitation amendments for approvalby the Government Contracting Officer

  • Reviewing Cost/Bid/Proposal Analysis

Construction Phase Services

These services mayinclude, but are not limited to, the following:


Construction Phase Administration
  • Setting up job files, working folders, andrecord keeping

  • Maintaining organized construction files

  • Documenting actions taken and decisions made

  • Monitoring the submittal of review process

  • Assist in the review of construction contractorpayment requests (including preparation of necessary forms for paymentprocessing)

  • Monitoring project financial data and budgetarycost accounting

  • Preparing regular project status reports

  • Providing for progress and/or final photographsof project work

Construction Phase Meetings
  • Attending pre-construction meetings

  • Participating in regular progress meetings withall interested parties to review project status, discuss problems, and resolveissues

  • Review and prepare comments to constructionrelated project meetings

Construction Phase Coordination
  • Review and monitoring of project schedules forconstruction progress with emphasis on milestone completion dates, phasingrequirements, workflow, material deliveries, test dates

  • Assisting in problem resolution and handling ofdisputed issues (including development of Government position)

  • Performing routine inspections of constructionas work proceeds

  • Taking action to identify work that does notconform to the contract requirements and notifying GSA and Agency when workrequires correction

  • Compiling, through site inspections, lists of defectsand omissions related to the work performed and providing these lists to GSAand Agency for correction

  • Administration of construction contract changeorders (issuing proposal requests, reviewing cost estimates, reviewing costproposals, assisting GSA and Agency in negotiations, preparing change orderpackages for processing)

  • Monitoring construction contractor compliancewith established safety standards (note and report unsafe working conditions,failures to adhere to safety plan required by construction contract)

  • Coordination of construction activities withcustomer managers and occupying agency personnel

  • Monitoring the design and constructionclarification process

  • Participating in all "partnering"activities during construction (workshops, meetings, etc.)

  • Evaluate site surveys

  • Assist GSA with progress inspections

  • Ensure appropriate permits are obtained.

  • Review cost estimating

  • Pre-occupancy evaluations

Claims Services

The Construction Manager will provide claims services whenand as required by Agency. Talu will review disputes and claims from the A-Eand/or construction contractor(s) and render all assistance that Agency mayrequire, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Furnishing reports with supporting informationnecessary to resolve disputes or defend against the claims

  • Participation in meetings or negotiations withclaimants

  • Appearance in legal proceedings

  • Review of cost estimates for use in claimsnegotiations

  • Preparation of findings of fact and any otherdocumentation required by the Government

Post Construction Services
At or near substantial completion of project construction,the Construction manager will provide services including, but not limited to,the following:
  • Performing Post Occupancy Evaluations (POEs)

  • Assisting government agencies in the formulationof lessons learned

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance.Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation.Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

Job: Real Estate & Property Management

Primary Location: US-VA-Herndon

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: TAL00173