Senior Design Manager - Alternate Delivery

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Overview T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) is a full-service, professional engineering firm focused on the planning, design, and construction of infrastructure solutions for public and private clients worldwide. The firm is an internationally recognized pioneer in solving the most difficult engineering challenges. Headquartered in San Francisco, California for over 65 years, TYLI has more than 3,200 professionals throughout the Americas, Asia, and Europe. TYLI is a member of Dar Group, a global, privately-owned professional services group, and its industry-leading family of Global Infrastructure companies. TYLI is seeking a Senior Design Manager, Alternate Delivery with significant experience delivering major civil infrastructure transportation projects (roads, highways, or rail and transit) using alternative delivery methods such as design-build. The successful candidate should have a technical background in design of one of the common major elements of these types of projects, such as civil highway and roadways, rail, transit, or structures. Key skill sets include relationship management with construction contractor clients and compliance with commercial and legal terms of design sub-contracts. Key measures of success include completing projects timely at or above profitability targets and avoidance of claims and legal issues. This position can be based out of any TYLI CA office. Responsibilities * Serve as the top-level Design Manager in charge of multi-disciplinary design teams for all phases of alternative delivery methods projects from the statement of qualifications to project close-out. * Coordinates the overall execution and design project development effort with a multi-disciplinary team including subconsultants partners and our contractor clients. * Effectively navigate and manage design subcontract commercial and legal terms and conditions including flow-downs from the prime contract with the Owner. * Participate in positioning meetings with owners, contractors, and other teaming partners. * Lead preparation of Technical Proposals during the procurement phase including identification and development of Alternative Technical Concepts ATCs, scope, schedule, and budget for delivery phase. * Participate in interview presentations for design build team selection. * Develop project communications plans and facilitate effective communications, coordination, and collaboration among the project Team and with the Contractor Client. * Serve as the primary point of contact with the contractor client and design team task leads and/or subconsultants. * Prepare and implement a comprehensive project work plan including scope, schedule and budget, detailed list of deliverables, staffing plan, and Risk Register. * Team Development, defining org. chart, lines of communication, roles, and responsibilities among the team members; preparing a detailed staffing plan, identifying need of support and technical leads according to the project needs. * Work collaboratively with the contractor client in identification of logical schedule of deliverables for design packages consistent with the contractor's sequence of construction. * Ensure delivery of complete milestone design packages in accordance with the contractor's updated schedule. * Oversee project controls throughout project delivery, implement risk management practices, development of Critical Path Method (CPM) schedules, resource loaded schedule, design budgets, earned value analysis, risk management and QA/QC. * Implement proactive and timely change management practices, looking for early resolution of any potential issues that arise during execution. * Coordinates regularly with TYLI's Alternative Delivery Methods Group ADMG and Project Delivery Center of Excellence PDCoE. * Supports design build or Alternative delivery methods projects in other locations within the firm as needed. * Attends events with clients to advance specific design build markets and projects. * Provides input on marketing plans and assists our business development manager with identification of potential alternative delivery opportunities and conducting initial due diligence to position the firm to compete for such opportunities. * Develop risk profiles for design build opportunities and pursuits. * Team Development, managing design build project staff including sub consultants. * Review in detail the contract documents, including identification of potential flow-downs conditions from the Owner to the design-build contract. * Perform the project timely, within budget, following corporate policies and QAQC procedures. * Manages and fosters contractor relationships. * Other responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in engineering. * State of CA P.E. license, S.E. license a plus for structural engineers. * DBIA and/or PMP Certifications are a plus. * At least 15 years' experience in roadway / highway / rail / structures design engineering. * Strong leadership, management, and supervision skills, with a strong commitment to team collaboration, morale, and camaraderie goal oriented. * Successful track record and extensive experience in project management for design services for multidisciplinary projects. * Successful experience serving as design manager for delivery phase on at least one prior major design-build project proposal and execution phases. * Demonstrated knowledge of resource-loaded CPM scheduling, earned value analysis, risk management and design contract commercial and legal terms and conditions. * Ability to co-locate in a project office as needed. * Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, and problem solving and analytical skills. * Strong commitment to innovation by creating new and better ways to solve challenging problems. * Experience dealing with the public and having excellent customer service skills, including skill in handling sensitive issues, and coping with conflict, and to do the right thing in an ethical, fair, and sustainable way. * Client focused, always striving to give clients the best solutions. * Strong commitment to innovation by creating new and better ways to solve clients' toughest challenges. * High levels of integrity, always doing the right thing in an ethical, fair, and sustainable way. * Demonstrated experience of collaboration in a diverse and inclusive team, working together toward technical excellence. T.Y. Lin International is an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type as protected by federal, state, or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. The Company requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to weekly COVID-19 testing prior to attending any Company or client locations or events, unless an applicable accommodation is approved on the basis of protected grounds such as disability (e.g.: for medical reasons), religion, or sincerely held belief (or creed).

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