Oversees the Claim Management functions of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (DCMP). Helps ensure Phase 2 contractor claims are addressed fairly and expeditiously and in a manner that mitigates if not eliminates the Airports Authority’s unwarranted financial exposure. Performs related functions.
•Serves as advisor to the Vice President (Rail Project) and others on change order and claims related issues. Provides advice to Project management and staff and serves as the Project’s representative for any issues related to claims management.
•Assesses newly submitted Contractor claims for validity; coordinates with the DCMP management team to identify potential claims.
•Prepares and maintains a detailed register of Contractor claims and potential claims. Briefs senior management on the exposure and status of the claims register.
•Checks pre-qualifying claims received from Contractors to ensure claims are received within contractual deadlines and that Contractor has submitted reasonable initial substantiation of claim and determines whether claims are administratively compliant with contract. Notifies Contractor as appropriate.
•Conducts forensic analysis of claims and potential claims by reviewing Contractor claims and potential claims. Coordinates with project team to obtain relevant background information and documentation.
•Conducts forensic investigation of the technical construction issues, undertaking delay analysis of the program critical path.
•A Bachelor’s Degree in any field, or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that totals four years.
•A fully equivalent combination of education and training beyond what is needed to satisfy the education requirement may be used to substitute for up to two of the nine years of experience. For example, a Master’s Degree may substitute for two years of experience.
•Nine years of progressively responsible experience in construction management (with emphasis on construction claims management) that includes claims management; negotiations, contract administration, compliance, and issue resolution.
•Comprehensive professional knowledge of and ability to apply the concepts, principles and practices of design and construction engineering, with strong emphasis on change order and claims.
•Knowledge of and ability to apply design and construction management processes and requirements to construction contracting and contract administration.
•Skill in claim management for multiple, major projects involving risks, controls, contracts and procurements.
•Ability to administer multiple, major projects, concurrently, and in ensuring coordination and integration among related efforts.
•Ability to perform complex analyses of data and information and make recommendations.
•Knowledge of Federal and Virginia laws and programs affecting rail construction and grants/funding.
Internal Number: R0000289
About Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is a public body politic and corporate, created with the consent of the Congress of the United States by the District of Columbia Regional Airports Authority Act of 1985, as amended, and Ch. 598, Virginia Acts of Assembly of 1985, as amended. The purpose of this entity is to plan, provide and actively manage world class access to the global aviation system in a way that anticipates and serves the needs of the National Capital area.
The Authority's mission is to develop, promote, and operate safely Reagan National and Dulles International airports, continually striving to improve our efficiency, customer orientation, and the level of air service offered at National and Dulles. We will be the best managed airports in the United States.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is governed by a 17-member Board of Directors. The Board establishes policy and provides direction to management, and its authority is plenary. Members of the Board are appointed by the Governors of Virginia and Maryland, the Mayor of Washington, D.C., and the President of the United States.