Construction Manager

San Francisco, CA

An established engineering and management company has a full-time opening for a Construction Manager Representative (CMR) for a project location in Fort Point National Historic Site, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco, California. This project will remove concrete paving from the barbette (roof) tier, install a new waterproof membrane, and reinstall a portion of concrete paving. Historically, the barbette tier was a sod surface which was replaced with concrete circa 1912. A sod roof would be installed over the membrane on a portion of the roof and a new gutter system would be installed. Work would include repairs and repointing of brick masonry which have deteriorated over time due to the leaking roof.

The Construction Manager Representative shall perform the following tasks:


  • Obtain CO’s written approval prior to releasing information to a party other than NPS.
  • Promptly notify CO of problems or issues observed.
  • Coordinate with NPS, Construction Contractor, and others as needed.
  • Draft project related correspondence for NPS review and issuance.
  • Document controversial issues encountered/problems experienced by or with Construction Contractor.
  • Participate in conference calls with CO and other parties as necessary.
  • Provide NPS with information needed to resolve disputes with Construction Contractor.
  • Reports: Provide to CO a report of findings and recommendations upon completion of all reviews listed below.
  • SharePoint: Upload to NPS/DSC SharePoint Project website documents noted below within one week of generating. Government Cost Estimates and documents containing Personal Identifying Information (PII) (e.g. certified payrolls) shall not be shared using the NPS/DSC SharePoint Project website.
  • Deliverables: Reports, reviews, evaluations, design work, etc. shall be delivered to CO within one week unless otherwise noted by CO.


  • Arrange, attend, and facilitate a variety of meetings including, but not limited to, weekly progress meetings at project site.
  • Chair meetings between NPS and Construction Contractor except for pre-construction conference which will be chaired by CO.
  • Prepare written meeting minutes.
  • Attend Contractor led weekly and monthly safety meetings.

Submittal Reviews:

  • Review, comment, and process Construction Contractor’s Division 01 Specifications and technical and informational submittals. Monitor Construction Contractor compliance with submittals.
  • Review Construction Contractor’s baseline and progress schedules. Prepare and submit DSC Baseline Schedule Review Checklist, Schedule Update Worksheet, and Schedule Update Log.
  • Confirm Construction Contractor’s certified payrolls have been submitted for on-site labors and mechanics. Review for accuracy and compliance with construction contract requirements and perform labor interviews periodically.
  • Review Construction Contractor’s requests for payments and associated documents. Complete DSC Construction Payment Request Checklist for each construction invoice. Upload draft pay estimate documents and completed Construction Payment Request Checklist to NPS/DSC SharePoint Project website.
  • Receive, log, and review Construction Contractor’s submittals for completeness, accuracy and compliance with construction contract documents. Track submittals as required through completion of process and update Submittal Tracking log on NPS/DSC SharePoint Project website.
  • Review and process Construction Contractor’s Requests for Information (RFI). Assist in resolution of, draft response to, track, and follow up on RFIs.
  • Review Construction Contractor Quality Control (CQC) Daily Reports for accuracy, completeness and compliance with construction contract documents.
  • Review Construction Contractor’s Operation & Maintenance (O&M) manuals, warranties, guarantees, and closeout requirements. Verify they are complete and in compliance with construction contract documents.

Construction Modifications:

  • Draft scoping documents for possible construction contract modifications. Scoping documents shall cite relevant Division 01 Specifications sections and shall include appropriate sketches illustrating work to be performed. Conduct fact finding as necessary.
  • Prepare Government Cost Estimates with breakdown of labor, materials and equipment costs for proposed construction contract modifications.
  • Review Construction Contractor proposals, requests for equitable adjustment, and claims for additional cost and/or time.
  • Draft written proposal analysis explaining cost difference between Government estimate and Contractor’s proposed cost for NPS review.
  • Draft written pre-negotiation objectives for NPS review.
  • Draft written record of negotiations for NPS review.

General Inspections:

  • Inspect work of Construction Contractor for progress, workmanship, quality and conformance with contract documents, applicable building codes, and safety standards. Complete Daily Report for each day of on-site construction activities. At end of each week, upload reports to the NPS/DSC SharePoint Project website.
  • Monitor Construction Contractor compliance with Accident Prevention Plans (APP) and applicable safety requirements. Document safety issues on CMR Daily Log.
  • Perform surveys of construction quantities.
  • Take appropriate photographs (sRGB (standard Red Green Blue) color images in JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) format at a pixel resolution of not less than 1600 x1200) that document construction progress and problems such as capturing items that will not be seen later, etc. Upload a minimum of three digital photographs of each work activity weekly to the NPS/DSC SharePoint Project website.
  • Review and verify Construction Contractor’s project record drawings are updated to reflect changes and work completed before each monthly progress payment.
  • Upon notification by Construction Contractor that work is substantially complete, perform inspection and draft deficiency list for NPS review. Generate cost estimate for each item on deficiency list.

Architect/Engineer (A/E) Inspections:

  • Coordinate critical point, special, beneficial, and final inspections by Design Staff or other Inspectors so construction work can be reviewed in a timely and efficient manner.

Period of Performance:

This position is subject to award of contract and is expected to last 310 calendar days and will consist of four 10 hours days per week (to follow construction activities). Exact dates of performance have yet to be determined and are dependent upon start of construction activities.

Position Requirements:

  • Must be knowledgeable in construction practices including applicable building codes, applicable safety regulations, cost breakdown estimating and negotiating, and technical writing.
  • Must possess, at minimum, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30-hour Construction Safety Training certification.
  • Shall be computer literate and able to open and manipulate Oracle Primavera Project and Microsoft (MS) Project, Word, Excel, and SharePoint.
  • Education and professional qualifications related to construction, architecture and engineering


  • Experience with National Park Service construction projects, processes and procedures.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently inspect the project and may be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions.

Interested parties please submit a cover letter, a resume, and a minimum of 3 professional references to dannie @

BCE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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