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Risk Manager

Company: David Evans and Associates
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

DEA's Program Management Group is seeking to recruit a Risk Manager to support the firmwide development of the Program Management service nationwide. Current assignments include, but not limited to, providing support to the oversight for the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA's) Projects. Additional assignments include the support of DEA's projects nationwide, and the development of DEA's firmwide Program Management practice. We are open to the location of this position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling
  • Review the baseline schedule and oversee scheduling activities
  • Review and critique monthly schedule updates by verifying the updates versus the work accomplished
  • Analyze look-ahead schedules for potential problems or delays
  • Recommend work around plans, such as workforce acceleration, extended work week or multiple shifts to keep the project on track

  • Cost
  • Review Project Estimate at Completion (EAC)
  • Assess project cost performance
  • Document and report identified performance issues and potential cost overruns
  • Review the cost system for the efficiency of collecting, analyzing, and reporting cost data, and provide recommendations and options for the improvement

  • Risk Assessment
  • Maintain and update cost and schedule risk register
  • Structure cost and risk models
  • Support risk-based contingency and float management
  • Assist in risk workshop facilitation

Skills, Abilities and Attributes:

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent technical review and writing abilities
  • Self-motivated, customer driven with results oriented approach
  • Preference to accomplish assignments by working in peer groups
  • Experience with Project Management and Risk software i.e., Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, @ Risk suite, Pertmaster, Microsoft Office

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related field
  • Minimum 10 years experience in project risk assessment/modeling, project scheduling and/or construction cost estimating and controls on passenger rail or related transportation programs.
  • PMI-RMP (Risk Management Professional) certification is desirable but not required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMI-RMP (Risk Management Professional) certification
  • Experience with FTA oversight

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings and Lifestyle Spending Account with employer contribution
  • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule
  • Holistic Wellbeing Program with a focus on physical, emotional, financial, career and community health
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals

Transportation Jobs with DEA:

The increasing complexities of modern transportation include growing demands, aging infrastructure, rising costs, funding challenges, and environmental concerns. Agencies and communities faced with improving their transportation systems must do more with less. From initial investigations through planning, concept development, final design, and construction, DEA responds with solutions that serve today's transportation needs while accommodating tomorrow's growth. Our Transportation Business Unit focuses on five markets: Bridges and Structures, Roads and Highways, Transit and Rail, Smart Mobility and Construction Engineering.

Keywords: David Evans and Associates, New York , Risk Manager, Other , New York, New York

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