Harris Corporation Construction Manager / Construction Project Manager in Lynchburg, Virginia

Construction Manager / Construction Project Manager 7/25/18--Supply ChainUSA - VA - Lynchburg




Job ID: CS20182407-26102


Job Title – Construction Manager / Construction Project Manager

Job Location – Lynchburg, VA

Job Code – CS20182407-26102

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at harris.com at https://www.harris.com/

Job Description:

  • Attend site visits and pre-bid meetings and other internal meetings to support shipment of customer proposals.

  • Compare and qualify subcontractor estimates; along with educate the business on strategic suppliers and provide direction to the business on supplier selection

  • Prepare and submit costs, estimates, weekly progress reports and cost tracking reports.

  • Analyze A&E drawings, site conditions and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials and labor estimates

  • Effectively communicate with internal customers, architects, subcontractors and/or suppliers to prepare estimates for all jobs, review quotes for accuracy and scope

  • To discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues submit proposals and bid packages within provided due dates

  • Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating price.

  • Review change orders and inform program manager(s) immediately of any issues and discrepancies

  • Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information

  • Develop a sourcing strategy for site development commodity that incorporates customer requirements, product requirements, market conditions, business risk, and supplier capabilities

  • Develop and maintain knowledge of best practices, market conditions, trends, sources of supply and supplier capabilities for materials, equipment and services within the site develop commodities

  • Resolve complex problems relating to supplier quality and service, contract disputes, and other discrepancies


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Construction Management or other related fields and a minimum of 9 years experience as an Construction Estimator/Assistant Project Manager, Procurement or other related fieldsorMaster's Degree in Business, Construction Management or other related fields and a minimum of 7 years experience as an Construction Estimator/Assistant Project Manager, Procurement or other related fields

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Demonstrated negotiation skills

  • Additional experience in all facets of construction

  • Organized and detail-oriented team player

  • Ability to communicate professionally, verbal and written

  • Flexible and comfortable with short deadlines

  • Ability to balance and maintain multiple projects

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project and PowerPoint)

  • PMP certification, Land mobile radio and/or cellular radio communications Industry experience preferred and knowledge of industry-specific construction and grounding requirements; Familiarity with small, minority, local business enterprise requirements relating to site development

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

Expertise--Supply Chain

LocationUSA - VA - Lynchburg