Construction Manager - Mechanical Administrator - Full Time...

locationAnchorage - Alaska (AK),

atAlaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Estimated salary $86,657 - $112,659 a year

Job Description:

With minimal supervision, provides mechanical/plumbing services for rural sanitation construction projects for the ANTHC/ Division of Environmental Health and Engineering. Supervises and schedules journeyman plumbers in sanitation facility construction.
The following duties are intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities and ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
Conducts project review and planning. Reviews blueprints and specifications; ensures drawings and specifications will function as designed in environment intended for use. Provides material take-offs and equipment requirements for plumbing facilities and ensures to maximum extent possible consistency and standardization in material specification, type, and procurement. Rough in and finish plumbing of buildings, well houses, sewage lift stations, water treatment facilities, and water storage tanks. Coordinates or prepares shipment of materials and supplies for plumbing construction to the job sites.
Inspects and installs system components and piping in compliance with the UPC (Uniform Plumbing Code) set forth by the IAPMO (International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials), AHJ (Authority Having Jurisdiction), IPC (International Plumbing Code), and UFC (Unified Facilities Criteria Plumbing Systems). Proposes changes or modifications to plans to enhance operation and efficiency of systems, plans and specifications for sanitation facilities.
Plans and coordinates the implementation of designed facilities in accordance with approved agreements through field staff and village labor force. Assigns supervision and oversees aspects of new assignments. Schedules critical and non-critical activities effectively for project success. Coordinates project logistics for remote and limited-access construction sites.
Supervises and provides technical expertise to ANTHC journeyman plumbers. Manages and schedules assigned staff. Develops goals and priorities; assigns tasks and projects. Develops staff skills and training plans. Counsels, trains and coaches assigned staff. Inspects installation and workmanship, ensuring code compliance with respect to procedures, processes, and techniques. Implements corrective actions and conducts performance evaluations. Provides leadership, direction and guidance in accounts payable processing. Ensures accuracy and completion of assigned tasks and projects. Reviews coding accuracy of assigned accounts.
Provides plumbing systems training assistance for rural system utility operators. Provides technical assistance/emergency response for existing facility plumbing systems. Responds to sanitation facility emergencies as directed to protect life, public health, and property.
Pre-construction: Provide material take-offs for plumbing requirements of the project. Provide cost and time estimates for the construction/installation of plumbing for projects. Provide schedules based on project needs. Schedules appropriate resources to accomplish tasks in the most efficient manner.

Representative duties may include the following:
  • Clarifying submittal and technical design questions.
  • Provide constructability reviews during scheduled design review meetings.
  • Materials tracking, consolidation, and inspection at Shipping and Receiving yards.
  • Onsite inspection and reporting on active projects, and providing trip reports.
Construction: Provide plumbing skills. Train and direct skilled and unskilled labor
forces. Provide plumbing code inspection/installation of all plumbing work on projects. Conduct project activities in accordance with ANTHC guidelines. Develop project material take-off (MTO). Develop plumbing/mechanical schedules. Supervise and mentor employees.
Community Relations: Observe and comply with all Federal, State and local ordinances, and the ANTHC Standards of Conduct. Work with the project Construction Managers (CM), Project Superintendent (PS) , Engineer of Record (EOR), Project Manager (PM) and other Trades Leads, to promote the ANTHC Division of Environmental Health and Engineering mission.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of sanitation facilities (water and sewer) construction
  • Knowledge of rural Alaska logistics, conditions, and construction materials
  • Knowledge of cold weather construction
  • Knowledge of Alaska Native cultures
  • Knowledge of daily reporting, employee evaluations
  • Skill in interpreting written plans and specifications
  • Skill in preparing plumbing material take-offs for material ordering
  • Skill in communicating effectively with engineers, other field and community employees and residents
  • Skill in computer operations and programs
  • Ability to perform the full range of plumbing and mechanical tasks independently
  • Ability to interpret and follow plumbing code and specifications such as blueprints, manuals, sketches, and work orders
  • Ability to determine materials needed for the project and prepare cost estimates
Required Experience

High School Diploma or GED.
Non-supervisory – Eight (8) years skilled trade work experience in Plumbing and Journeyman certification
Supervisory – Four (4) years Supervision of Journeyman Plumbers in Commercial and Residential applications
  • Certificate of fitness as a Journeyman Plumber
  • Mechanical Administrator License in residential plumbing and hydronic heating
  • Valid State of Alaska Driver’s license is required.
Training or experience in scheduling program, preferably P6
  • Depending on the needs of the organization, some incumbents in this job class may be required to obtain additional certifications or training in one or more specialty areas.
The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:  Must be able to lift approximately 20 pounds.
  • Travels frequently within Alaska in small fixed wing aircraft; travels outside Alaska.
  • May be required to work outside the traditional work schedule.
  • May be called out to work off-shift in emergency situations.
  • Work can consist of working outdoors in all types of weather and field conditions such as rain, fog, snow, mud, and cold weather.
  • Daily activities and personnel actions will be under the direction and approval of the Construction Manager.
  • May be exposed to infectious diseases and hazardous working environments with heavy equipment and extreme weather conditions.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
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