9. Duties:

 

9.1 Assists project staff with the prevention, management, and defense of claims including the management of issues with claims potential

 

9.2 Claim Prevention- Periodic monitoring of, and feedback on, the management of projects and

the administration of construction contracts

 

9.3 Claim Preparation- Review of the project documents and records along with other pertinent

information to support the District’s position.

o Establishes entitlement

o Develops impacted schedule analysis

o Evaluates damages

o Delays impact analysis

o Standard care evaluations

o Productivity analysis

o Merit analysis

o Contract/entitlement analysis

o Cause/effect analysis

o Schedule of analysis

o Assessment of damages

o Report preparation

o Claim Resolution

o Negotiation and mediation support

o Arbitration and litigation support

 

9.4 Supervision

o Coordinates and provides leadership for claims team supporting District Construction projects

 

9.5 Claim Management and Defense

o Reviews and analyzes project documents and records along with other pertinent information to establish support for the District’s position

 

9.6 Issue Management

o Assists project staff with the management of issues affecting time and cost

o Reviews drawings, specifications, submittals, RFI’s, etc., to determine issue merit

o Evaluates contractor’s standard of care in managing issues

o Evaluates issue contribution to the cause / effect of impacts such as disruption, resequencing and delays

o Recommends issue management approaches to mitigate impacts

 

9.8 Schedule Analysis

o Analyzes contractor time extension requests

o Evaluates entitlement to time extensions

o Evaluates compensability

o Prepares owner’s time extension evaluation alternate to contractor’s proposals

 

9.9 Damage Assessment

o Evaluates requests for increased, extended and unabsorbed field and home office

overhead

o Evaluates requests of productivity loss reimbursement

o Evaluates contractor’s direct cost claims

 

9.10 Claim Resolution

o Negotiation and mediation support

o Arbitration and litigation support

 

9.11 Other Skills

o Written report preparation

o Verbal presentations

o Graphics preparation in support of analysis conclusions

 

Required Experience:

 

9.12 15 years full time paid professional experience in managing a Claims Department responsible

in analyzing construction claims on large commercial or public projects or programs

 

9.13 Minimum of 8 years directly managing and supervising a technical team of varying skill levels

in support of construction claims

 

9.14 General working knowledge of the California Contract Code

 

9.15 Experience with Primavera 15.1 or higher

 

Required Education:

 

9.16 Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture,

Engineering or Construction Management or Law

 

9.17 Possession of a valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential may be substituted

for the required education

 

9.18 Completion of 10-hour Cal OSHA Occupational Safety and Health